GameStop Sold NFT Games Without ‘Consent,’ Dev Claims

GameStop Sold NFT Games Without ‘Consent,’ Dev Claims

Image: Gamestop / Krystian Majewski / Kotaku GameStop has once again proven with their NFT shenanigans that an unregulated market built on planet-destroying technology is, and this may shock you, not a terribly great idea. In a thorough report from Ars-Technica, the GameStop NFT marketplace is yet again the topic of controversy as an NFT … Read more

Tiffany’s Creates Cryptopunk ‘NFTiff’ Diamond Necklace for $48k

Tiffany’s Creates Cryptopunk ‘NFTiff’ Diamond Necklace for k

Let the world envy your overpriced IRL CryptoPunk NFT with a diamond encrusted necklace from Tiffany & Co. It seems like it was just yesterday when NFT proponents were busy trying to justify spending buckets of money on digital collectibles—and spewing tones of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere of our struggling planet—that could largely be … Read more

GameStop Removes $7,500 9/11 NFT After Backlash

GameStop Removes ,500 9/11 NFT After Backlash

screenshot: GameStop Shortly after GameStop launched its NFT-marketplace earlier this month, one creator started selling an NFT called “Falling Man” mimicking the infamous photograph from September 11, 2001. It changed hands dozens of times, eventually fetching hundreds of dollars, until GameStop quietly removed it sometime over the weekend. GameStop launched its NFT marketplace just days … Read more

Reddit Releases Cursed NFT Avatars In New Crypto Foray

Reddit Releases Cursed NFT Avatars In New Crypto Foray

screenshot: Reddit Reddit just announced and opened a “Collectible Avatar” storefront. In this hub you can buy artists’ renditions of the social site’s congenial alien mascot Snoo, except they’re all NFTs. Hold for applause or for a little vomit to come out of your mouth. Reddit has been shouting its crypto love for years, but … Read more

The British Army’s YouTube and Twitter Accounts Were Hacked

The British Army’s YouTube and Twitter Accounts Were Hacked

Over the weekend, while many in the United States were pre-gaming today’s Fourth of July holiday celebrationsin the UK, the British Army was scrambling to regain control of its Twitter and YouTube accounts that had both been hacked to promote NFTs and other crypto investment scans. According to the BBC, at one point over the … Read more

OpenSea Employee Charged for Alleged NFT Insider Trading

OpenSea Employee Charged for Alleged NFT Insider Trading

Image: Justin Tallis (Getty Images) Watch out intrepid web3 entrepreneurs, the feds are cracking down on insider trading. Former OpenSea product manager Nate Chastain was arrested by the FBI early Wednesday morning in New York City and charged with wire fraud and money laundering in connection with an elaborate NFT insider trading scheme. In a … Read more

134 NFTs Stolen After Bored Ape Yacht Club Instagram Hacked

134 NFTs Stolen After Bored Ape Yacht Club Instagram Hacked

Photo: Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto (Getty Images) The Instagram account belonging to the popular NFT Collectible Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) was hacked on Monday. According to BAYC itself, the hacker used the access to launch a phishing scheme that stole millions of dollars in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) from the account’s followers. BAYC, run by the cryptocurrency … Read more

$2.9 Million NFT of First Tweet Ever Secures Bid of Just $277

.9 Million NFT of First Tweet Ever Secures Bid of Just 7

Charles Ponzi, the grandfather of the NFT, photographed in Jacksonville, Florida on November 12, 1925.Photo: Bettmann (Getty Images) Crypto investor Sina Estavi bought an NFT of Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey’s first tweet ever for $2.9 million in March of 2021. And after a year of constant hype for NFTs, most people would naturally assume Estavi … Read more

Celebs Invest in Crypto Exchange MoonPay

Celebs Invest in Crypto Exchange MoonPay

Justin Bieber on his phone at Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California.Photo: Kevin C. Cox (Getty Images) MoonPay, a tool for buying cryptocurrency and NFTs, announced on Tuesday that it has collected $86.7 million in a new investment round. The list of investors names more than sixty celebrities including Bruce Willis, … Read more

Sega Says Future Of Gaming Includes NFTS And Streaming

Sega Says Future Of Gaming Includes NFTS And Streaming

screenshot: Sega/Paramount/Kotaku It seems, like some other big video game publishers, Sega is also interested in adding NFTs into future games as revealed in an interview with various executives and producers. During that same interview, Sega talked more about its “Super Game” projects, confirming that it will be more than one game and some of … Read more