Start out playing shows at small dive bars and then move up the ranks to playing in brand-name venues, all the while watching your star-meter rise to the top. You'll be living la vida Diddy before you know it.
"Platinum Life on Facebook lets players fully realize their fantasy of having it all and showing their friends just how high they're riding," says Anthony Castoro, CEO of Heatwave Interactive.
A similar Facebook game, Diva Life, lets you go from struggling artist to a Beyonce-style triple threat, a total diva who can sing, dance and act. The game from LOLapps launched in late October, and has almost tripled in popularity in November (AppData).
Platinum Life: Web Edition is the social game counterpart to Platinum Life, a full-fledged MMO for that's currently in development, release date is still unknown. PL:WE arrives on Facebook in the beginning of December. We'll drop more details as soon as we have them.