NFT projects saw another month this year when Google searches hit an all-time high. News from the last seven days is worth checking out. Let’s take a look at these stories and more:
Spencer from Xbox shares his thoughts
Microsoft’s Gaming EVP Phil Spencer talked to people at Axios last week to share their skeptical thoughts about NFTs in gaming. The result is that as the market matures, large companies in the gaming industry will compete for integration.
Mars Attacks NFTs launch
Topps is launching ‘Mars Attacks’ NFTs powered by Curio. Iconic trading cards first hit the market in the 60s. The futuristic cards will also be printed next February, and pre-orders are already sold out on the Topps website.
NFT ranked first in Google searches
NFT-based projects continue to have rising prestige. This week NFTs and Dogecoin hit record levels of search, according to CoinGecko data
Tezos’ NFT market returns
Probably the biggest focus of NFTs is the sense of community. This week, the NFT community around Tezos came together and demonstrated exactly that after the sudden shutdown of HEN, the blockchain’s largest NFT exchange.
Tarantino’s ‘Push Fiction’ NFTs
Earlier this month, he shared never-before-seen footage of legendary director and writer Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Push Fiction’ with The Secret Network. Also this week, Hollywood film production and distribution company Miramax is suing Tarantino over NFTs. The Miramax lawsuit alleges that the sale of content as any NFT will only be permitted and controlled by Miramax. Tarantino’s representative responded by stating that it was within Tarantino’s rights.
The ‘Pirate Bay’ of NFTs
Looking for a 15TB+ file with a ton of Ethereum and Solana-based NFTs? If your answer to this question is yes, it is surprising. However, it appears to be courtesy of an Australian artist and programmer who started ‘NFT Bay’, which mimics the historical torrent site The Pirate Bay. The site brings a whole new level to the ‘right click, save as’ memes that have become a staple in the NFT community.