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

Holographic art, NFTs, gaming pods in Denver offer serious fun

Ray Kallmeyer rushed down the center of a former Victoria’s Secret store last week clutching a trio of iced lattes as dance music blared overhead. Around him, two dozen people in HoloLens 2 headsets pored over 3D images that could only be seen through semi-transparent eyepieces. “It’s opening day, so we’re trying to get some … Read more

Mblaza the Modern Hangout Metaverse Spot for Web2 and Web3

Grand Ledge, Michigan, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Overview: Mblaza is a unique project in the BSC that allows users to create their own NFT games, build a community, or drive sales. The project combines cryptocurrency and metaverse features to develop a decentralized and innovative platform. Mblaza promises its initial investors registering in the … Read more

Turkey’s share in world gaming industry rises to $1.2 billion

Turkey’s share in the gaming industry has increased to $1.2 billion as the number of digital players continues its climb to around 42 million, esports agency Gaming in Turkey CEO Ozan Aydemir said Monday. In an interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), Aydemir cited a 2021 report on the gaming industry in Turkey released by the … Read more

Nike and Rtfkt take on digital fashion with first “Cryptokick” sneaker

To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here. Nike and Rtfkt’s first digital sneakers are here. On Friday, the digital fashion and 3D creation studio, which Nike acquired in December, revealed a collection of co-branded digital sneakers on Discord and Twitter. The shoes, called Nike Cryptokicks, are modeled after the Nike Dunk sneaker and … Read more

The promise and potential of play-to-earn games, with Wilderness P2E

The Burning Question is a column that tackles some of the biggest questions in the intersection of science, technology, geopolitics and culture that shape the world as we know it. The column will soon be expanded into a newsletter, and you can subscribe here. Subscribers will receive updates via email, Telegram. Write to editor@theweek.in With … Read more

Metaverse Gaming Platform Manufactory Launches NFT-Based

ROAD TOWN, Virgin Islands (British), April 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Manufactory, a PvP-based competitive and skill-based game, is now inviting all players and engineers to the public sale events for its NFT-based virtual lands scheduled on the 19th of April. These lands within the ManuFactory game will form the crux of the gameplay and … Read more

Blizzard Activision Surveys Players About Crypto, VR, Metaverse — NFT Coming?

Activision Blizzard asks its players regarding their take on emerging gaming trends, such as non-fungible tokens or NFTs, and cryptocurrencies — to name a few, in a recent survey. (Photo : by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Activision)LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 14: DJ Z-Trip performs at the Activision E3 preview held at Staples Center on … Read more