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How A Fake Bitcoin Transaction Is Tied To The GTA 6 Leak

Bitcoin scammers took advantage of the drama around the leak of popular videogame series Grand Theft Auto (GTA). The game is currently under development in its sixth installment by legendary studio Rockstar, but a bad actor was able to infiltrate their network and steal critical data on the project. Rockstar Games confirmed the hacked via their official …

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Brevan Howard leads  million round for crypto analytics platform Messari

Brevan Howard leads $35 million round for crypto analytics platform Messari

QUICK TAKE Messari, a crypto data and analytics company, has raised $35 million in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Brevan Howard Digital, according to a press statement. Crypto data and analytics company Messari has raised a $35 million Series B funding round led by Brevan Howard Digital. Other new investors …

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Yuga Labs Hires Chief Gaming Officer to Further Web3 Gaming Push

Yuga Labs Hires Chief Gaming Officer to Further Web3 Gaming Push

Yuga Labs has hired Spencer Tucker as its first Chief Gaming Officer, the company behind the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection announced Friday. At Yuga, Tucker will supervise the development of the firm’s Web3 gaming projects, starting with Yuga’s “Otherside” metaverse. Earlier this year, Otherside made waves on Ethereum when it saw a massive surge of transactions and $561 million worth of NFT land sales within …

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How GameFi contributes to the growth of crypto and NFTs

The GameFi sector has achieved unprecedented growth over the past couple of years and is attracting investors. ANALYSIS   The crypto industry has grown tremendously over the past couple of years, and one of its biggest drivers is the GameFi industry. GameFi — a portmanteau of gaming and finance — enables gamers to earn rewards while playing. …

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Crypto’s 1st VR All-Girl Idol Group ‘Fantasia’ Set For Debut In X World Games

Crypto and the metaverse – and yes – virtual reality featuring cute girls, they share lots of interesting stuff. Just when you thought you’ve seen it all in the virtual reality scene, now you can rave and be in a fan girl mode, with this new all-girl idol group, in the X World Games metaverse. …

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Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming to smart TVs, so users don’t need a console

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming to smart TVs, so users don’t need a console

KEY POINTS Microsoft said it will first bring the Xbox app to Samsung’s 2022 smart TVs and then expand distribution to other manufacturers. With the rollout, Microsoft is focused on bringing its gaming services to people who don’t have consoles. Gamers will be able to play the Xbox app with Sony’s Bluetooth-connected DualSense controllers as …

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SEC Launches Game-Show Campaign to Educate Investors in ‘a Playful Way’ – Crypto Included

SEC Launches Game-Show Campaign to Educate Investors in ‘a Playful Way’ – Crypto Included

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a game-show campaign to help investors make informed decisions “in a playful way.” One of the contestants in the game show chose to listen to a celebrity and invest in crypto. SEC Debuts ‘Game Show-Themed Public Service Campaign’ The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy …

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Axie Infinity Dominates Crypto Games Sector: Crypto Head

Axie Infinity Dominates Crypto Games Sector: Crypto Head

Five crypto games have a market cap in the millions, and two in the tens of millions, according to a report from Crypto Head. The report added that the diluted market cap, referring to the total value of the crypto at the price if the entire future supply of coins were in circulation, that Axie Infinity recorded $15.81 million,  which is …

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Game Studio Blizzard Is Polling Players About Crypto and NFTs

Game Studio Blizzard Is Polling Players About Crypto and NFTs

Blizzard, a game studio and part of the Activision-Blizzard company, has started polling some gamers about the use of NFTs and cryptocurrency elements. The survey, which was only directed to some of its players, raised rumors about the possibility of the company introducing some of these elements into its games. However, Mike Ybarra, head of …

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Axie Infinity Delays Launch of ‘Origin’ Game Following Massive Hack

Axie Infinity Delays Launch of ‘Origin’ Game Following Massive Hack

The new “Axie Infinity: Origin” was originally supposed to debut on March 30. Axie Infinity developer Sky Mavis is delaying the launch of its highly anticipated “Origin” upgrade from March 30 to April 7 after hackers stole $625 million from the underlying Ronin blockchain earlier in the week. “While the game is ready for soft launch, we’ve decided to …

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