Entirely accustomed to interacting online, Gen Y has changed the way we communicate with each other. With email, online games, online journals, Facebook, MySpace, messaging and countless other ways of interacting it is obvious that the internet has become an essential part of our day to day lives. If you’re not connected, you’re missing out! But having a Virtual Life brings with it responsibilities and commitments – just like Real Life. Age of Avatars explores the real and virtual lives of some Gen Yers struggling to obtain a balance. Can they really have the best of both worlds?