How to protect civil rights in the metaverse

Kenya Wiley is an adjunct professor in Georgetown University’s communication, culture and technology master’s program. As the internet has revolutionized our way of life in the last 30 years, the metaverse is poised to shape our future by seamlessly connecting our digital and physical worlds. The metaverse is virtual film and fashion, VR workrooms, new … Read more

Leveraging The Power Of Gaming During Economic Downturns

Video games have blossomed into an enormous industry, presenting marketers with a valuable new opportunity for audience engagement. Here’s how ‘gCommerce’ — commerce via gaming — can reward both brands and gamers during a period of economic decline. With annual revenues of $200 billion — larger than all other entertainment industries combined — and with … Read more

Corporates Taking a ‘Meaty’ Slice Of Metaverse

You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. While the world is now raving about the new buzz word metaverse, the term was coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 novel Snow Crash. The term was introduced to describe a virtual world in his imagined future, a 21st-century dystopia. According to Polygon, a … Read more

Could Apple Help Speed-Up The Adoption Of The Metaverse?

Will Apple continue its long history of impacting existing product markets when it enters AR/XR … [+] market with its own device? getty Late last month, the Pew Research Center released a fascinating study in which they asked 624 technology innovators, developers, business and policy leaders, researchers, and sought to share open-ended responses to a … Read more

Gaming blockchain Oasys attracts game developer Neowiz as initial validator

[Courtesy of Neowiz] SEOUL — Neowiz, an online game publisher in South Korea, joined Oasys, a gaming blockchain designed to build a decentralized metaverse by connecting different play-to-earn games within its ecosystem. The Oasys team focuses on solving the problems faced by game developers when building blockchain games on Ethereum. Neowiz hopes to share overall … Read more

How Metaverse Can Bridge the East And West Cannabis Cultures

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur Asia Pacific, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Although the percentage of Asia’s population using cannabis in 2019 was a low 2 per cent, that translates into 85.5 million people, twice as many as the US count of 48.2 million users during the same … Read more

Gen Z gamers help industry reach $222 billion

To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here. The popularity of mobile games is leading to a more diverse demographic of gamers. Gen Z gamers are still the biggest demographic in gaming, but Gen X and Baby Boomers now account for a quarter of the top-grossing US games, helping boost the industry’s valuation to … Read more

Qtopia — The First LGBTQ Metaverse — Arriving on AlphaVerse

NEW YORK, May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, French games, technology, and blockchain product developer Crypto Blockchain Industries (CBI), together with Crypto Meta LLC (CM), announced the creation of the first LGBTQ-focused Metaverse — Qtopia. Set for release in early 2023, Qtopia will offer a welcoming online space for its community within CBI’s Alphaverse. … Read more

With Unreal Engine 5, Epic wants to transform how games and movies get made

Hello, and welcome to Protocol Entertainment, Your guide to the business of the gaming and media industries. This Tuesday, we’re discussing Epic’s release of Unreal Engine 5 and what it means for both gaming and Hollywood. Plus: Monkey Island is back, and Coca-Cola now makes drinks that taste like pixels? Sure. Unreal Engine 5 is … Read more

NextNav, Widow Games Bring First-Ever 3D Geolocation

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NextNav (Nasdaq: NN), a leader in next generation GPS, has partnered with Widow Games, a gaming development company closing the gap between the physical and the digital worlds. Through the partnership, Widow Games will bring NextNav’s 3D geolocation capabilities to their applications, enabling more immersive virtual experiences … Read more