In this week’s newsletter, read how a sci-fi comic uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to make the reading experience more interactive, and how Web3 musicians view NFTs. See how big names like Bandai Namco, Sega, and Square Enix are taking notice of blockchain gaming. In other news, he finds out how a metaverse-focused company has integrated NFTs into Minecraft despite their ban. And don’t forget this week’s Nifty News with the first metaverse wedding in The Sandbox.
A sci-fi NFT comic project lays the groundwork for the development of a CCG
An NFT comic project created by former game developers is working to bring their vision of a GameFi comic series to life. Speaking to Cointelegraph, Dušan Žica, CEO and COO of 2142, described the premise of the comic as an AI battle in the year 2142 AD, just after the last Bitcoin (BTC) is minted and the wallet wakes up. inactive by Satoshi Nakamoto.
Within the project, users can mint, collect, and compile pages from the comic series and participate in a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that decides the course of history.
Web3 is creating a new genre of NFT-powered music
One of the most popular use cases for NFTs is music. Therefore, Cointelegraph spoke to various creators in the musical NFT space to ask what comes first: the music or the desire to create musical NFTs.
Reveel CEO Adrien Stern described musical NFTs as “anti-genre” as it promotes diversity and freedom, while NFT musician Thomas Pipolo said NFTs are a tool to sell the product.. For his part, Jeremy Fall, founder of a Web3 record label, said that it is not about hype, but about using technology.
Bandai Namco and SEGA are some of the video game giants that are interested in the blockchain
Gaming giants Bandai Namco, Sega, and Square Enix have been looking into blockchain gaming, according to Ryo Matsubara, a representative director at Oasys. In an interview with Cointelegraph at the Tokyo Games Show 2022, Matsubara said that these gaming companies, which are also his partners, have a long-term vision for blockchain gaming.
The executive also mentioned that the firms are not just looking to make a quick profit, but are interested in creating the future of gaming.. The executive mentioned that this new game model needs more time to mature before getting broader integrations into traditional games.
The Metaverse company implements NFTs on its Minecraft and GTA 5 servers
A metaverse-focused company has managed to implement NFT integrations on its Minecraft and Grand Theft Auto (GTA) 5 servers. In an interview with Cointelegraph, Oscar Franklin Tan, CFO of Enjin, and MyMetaverse CEO Simon Kertonegoro shared how they were able to integrate NFT into Minecraft despite their NFT ban.
According to Kertonegoro, they do not have any paid NFTs, and their best NFTs are free, and this is how they have NFTs on their server without violating the terms of service. The executive also said that they are looking to start a conversation with Mojang studios, the creators of the game. Meanwhile, Tan also expressed that Enjin supports MyMetaverse’s efforts to reach out to Mojang.
Nifty News: The Sandbox Hosts First Wedding, Hollywood Actor Auctions Eye Photo Like NFT & More
The Sandbox has celebrated its first wedding within its Metaverse. A Singaporean couple, Joanne Tham and Clarence Chan, celebrated their union in a digital replica of Alkaff Mansion, a popular spot in Singapore. Meanwhile, actor Javier Bardem donated a photo of his eye as NFT to raise funds to help restore people’s sight.
Thanks for reading this roundup of the week’s most notable developments in the NFT space. Check back next Wednesday for more reports and information on this ever-evolving space.
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