Connect with us

Blockchain

Anomura partners with Atari, integrating in-game assets from Atari’s IP catalog

Published

on

 

Anomura, a gaming experience fusing wildlife conservation awareness through compelling gameplay, partners with Atari, a founding member of the arcade game, game console, and personal computer industries. This is a mutual opportunity to showcase the capabilities of both the gaming industries and blockchain technology. Through this partnership, Atari creates an exclusive mint experience for Anomura integrating assets from games like Asteroids®, Adventure™, PONG®, Centepede®, Atari Arcade, Atari 2600, and more while also exploring future in-game integration of elements and games to explore interoperability within Anomura and beyond.

Atari evokes nostalgia as one of the first at-home gaming systems created in 1977. The Atari 2600 became one of the most popular gaming systems in history, with sales of over 30 million over the span of three decades.  In recent years, Atari has entered the blockchain gaming space by launching Atari X, a robust blockchain ecosystem that intertwines gaming, community, and utility. Atari X consolidates Atari’s blockchain interests into a unified operation that is wholly controlled by Atari.

Anomura leverages its retro style to help facilitate Atari’s push into the forward-looking world of Web3 gaming. In celebration, Anomura will be increasing its NFT supply by 800 to provide additional opportunities for minting. The scheduled launch date for this collection sale is September 13, 2022, with a mint price of 0.075 ETH.

Created and built by NFT Game Director Long Do, Anomura is the by-product of years of research that combines experiences Do has encountered as both a developer and longtime gamer himself. Anomura sits under the wing of Virtually Human Studios (VHS), creators of ZED RUNVHS continues diving into supporting projects promoting accessibility and inclusivity in the Web3 space. The entertainment brand’s recent launch of Human Park—a metaverse experience with extremely low entry barriers—was its first venture into bridging the gap between the masses and Web3, and the backing of Anomura continues the trend.

Advertisement

“Anomura is proud to be the bridge between the original gaming console and blockchain gaming,“ says Long Do, Game Director of Anomura. “ By partnering with a gaming giant like Atari, we hope to build a completely new gaming adventure. We hope to leverage Anomura’s unique style with Atari’s technology to create the most immersive in-game experience that pushes forward the gaming industry.”

“Fans of Atari will love to see their favorite classic games integrated into Anomura’s Web3 games,” says Tyler Drewitz, Director of Atari Xof Atari X. “We are excited to collaborate with Anomura as they create the next generation of blockchain gaming.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Blockchain

XBO.com covers the bases FTX didn’t, all assets held 1:1 and always accessible to users

Published

on

 

XBO.com, the cryptocurrency exchange making the benefits of crypto more accessible to everyone, reassures its users their funds are safe with the exchange, promising no mishandling of funds is possible. XBO.com is working on a proof-of-reserves protocol and is holding all assets of their users 1:1 in segregated accounts through its collaboration with Fireblocks, on its recently launched platform, which merges gaming-inspired UI and top security solutions to offer traders a user-friendly and reliable alternative to existing exchange platforms.

With Bitcoin and Ethereum reaching new lows that were not seen since 2020, the crypto world is licking its wounds from the FTX crash. When Binance backed out of its rescue deal for FTX over reports of mishandling of customer funds, investors’ trust in centralized crypto exchanges dropped drastically. As many have noted, however, it was poor management that led to FTX’s downfall, not a failure of the centralized-exchange business model or underlying technology. Sam Bankman-Fried’s trading firm Alameda Research heavily invested in the FTX exchange’s FTT token, essentially inflating the token’s price using investors’ money to back it up.

Today, XBO.com reassures users that such a prospect isn’t even possible on its platform. XBO.com doesn’t have a native token. XBO.com meets the need for a user-friendly and accessible crypto trading platform. Leveraging an intimate familiarity of crypto users’ pain points and a deep understanding of social gaming UX, XBO.com makes buying and selling digital assets simple and enjoyable for both amateur and experienced crypto users who find traditional crypto trading platforms intimidating.

“The FTX crash is unfortunate first and foremost to investors on the exchange, but the mistrust users have for centralized exchanges now is harming the whole crypto industry,” says CFO of XBO.com, Dor Maman. “We want to ensure users who invest through XBO that their assets are safe and held 1:1 with zero exposure to currency rate fluctuations. We comply with the highest industry standards in terms of safety and security, and always believe our users come first.”

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Blockchain

Tomi’s DAO-governed ‘free web’ offers dark-web anonymity while prohibiting violence

Published

on

 

Tomi, an anonymous project led by eight big names in crypto, unveils TomiNet, a secure and encrypted protocol empowering journalists, activists, and ordinary citizens to surf the web free of government and corporate surveillance. The network leverages DAO governance to foster community-driven censorship of the more illicit activities that run rampant on the most prominent alternative internet networks today.

Tomi team is anon

If Satoshi Nakamoto’s real name were known, would Bitcoin’s creator be banished to the fringes along with Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Alexey Pertsev? Or would he be right up there with Elon Musk and Balaji Srinivasan as one of the best known entrepreneurs of our time? We’ll never know, because Satoshi wanted the world to judge the creation, rather than the creator. Tomi’s founders agree with that approach.

TomiNet kicks off a clean slate for the Internet, one where Google and Facebook don’t have power over people’s identities, Amazon doesn’t crush small businesses and host more than a third of the world’s data, and government and corporate surveillance is impossible. TomiNet threatens businesses, fiat currency systems, and power and data brokers around the world. As such, there are many reasons for which the 80+ Tomi team members feel their safety may be at stake and choose to follow Satoshi’s footsteps in remaining anonymous.

The project

TomiNet is almost fully built and synchronized with its alternative blockchain DNS service (tDNS). Users will be able to download the TomiNet browser or create a browser that points to tDNS, buy .tomi domain names, and vote on the DAO that governs the network. Through TomiNet’s browser, users surf the network with a built-in VPN that allows them to access uncensored information in countries that censor and hide IP addresses.

Advertisement

The network is governed by a community-led DAO, which votes on decisions via “Pioneer” NFTs and Tomi tokens about running TomiNet and censoring content that doesn’t meet the network’s “blacklist” community guidelines. Terror, child porn, and other forms of violence are among the categories on the blacklist to be voted down by the DAO.

The Tomi team holds weight equal to average users in voting about the community guidelines and censorship, though it will hold enough tokens to have stronger influence over the technological direction of the project in the initial stages. TomiNet is structured in a way that creates a path for the citizens of the new web to out-vote the core developers and technological leadership within three years. That’s intentional on the part of Tomi, which doesn’t seek the kind of power held by the leaders of projects such as Ethereum or Cosmos.

Continue Reading

Blockchain

REVEALED: Searches for ‘Ronaldo NFT’ skyrocket 206% after Cristiano Ronaldo launches first-ever NFT collection on Binance Marketplace

Published

on

 

Analysis of Google search data reveals that online searches for ‘Ronaldo NFT’ exploded 206% worldwide on 15th November, as news broke that Cristiano Ronaldo has launched his first NFT collection, which was unveiled on Friday 18th November in collaboration with Binance Marketplace.

New insights by CoinGecko reveal that as soon as the launch was announced via Twitter by Ronaldo, fans of the legendary football player caused an explosion of searches on the web to find out more about his new partnership with Binance.

The arrival of the partnership has been available to consumers since Friday 18th November. It will be the start of the multiyear collaboration with one of the largest crypto exchange platforms and one of the most iconic professional athletes on the planet.

Over the past day, searches for ‘Ronaldo’ have also increased by 191% in the UK and 47% worldwide.

Advertisement

Searches for ‘Binance’ in the UK saw an explosion of 499% due to fans’ curiosity to know more about the cryptocurrency marketplace.

It is not unusual for celebrities to dabble in the NFT world of cryptocurrency, and the surge in searches for ‘celebrity NFTs’ over the past week has seen an increasingly large amount of interest worldwide. Over the past seven days, Google searches for ‘celebrity NFTs’ increased by 1,251% worldwide.

“Given the level of influence and popularity of celebrities, they have become integral to the success of NFT projects,” Bobby Ong, COO and co-founder of CoinGecko, said. “Fans and followers want to spend on collectibles and experiences created by their favourite stars, and this includes digital collectibles, like NFTs.”

Continue Reading

Trending

Get it on Google Play

Copyright © 2022 The Virtual World Today (VWT). Registered in Romania under Proshirt SRL, Company number: 2134306, EU VAT ID: RO21343605. Office address: Blvd. 1 Decembrie 1918 nr.5, Targu Mures, Romania