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The Future Of Gaming Is Play To Earn With Altura NFT

With over 40,000 Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) sold daily and over $80 million in transaction volume per day, NFTs are here to stay and become mainstream. This year, NFTs took the world by storm, from recording artists launching their own NFT collection to CryptoPunk #8359 selling for $1.07 million. Altura NFT, an NFT gaming platform launched earlier this year, now has more than 50,000 holders, days after touching its all-time high. Altura’s recent rise in popularity comes on the heels of its NFT loot box functionality launched on Nov. 10. The upward trend has been driven by the…

The massively popular CryptoPunks NFT collection was buggy and unnoticed at launch – until all…

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When the now popular CryptoPunks NFT collection launched, it went largely unnoticed.
A Mashable article about the collection launched the digital art into the public eye.
But the creators soon had to fix a bug in the digital art pieces, according to a Wired article.
When the now-iconic CryptoPunks NFT collection launched in mid-June of 2017, it didn’t make much noise. In fact, the public reaction was near silent, according to a Nov. 11 Wired article titled “The 10,000 Faces That Launched an NFT Revolution.” Just a few people grabbed up several dozen of the…

How to launch an NFT or DeFi project without technical skills

Anyone can be behind the next Shiba Inu token (recently overtaking Deutsche Bank with a $30 billion market cap), Safemoon, or NFT collection – their very own competitor to Cryptopunks or Bored Apes.
How Unity Project WorksNFTs and Cryptos are here to stay – there’s no doubt about that, with Bitcoin making a new all-time high this week approaching $70,000 – but today only a few technically skilled developers can launch projects on the Blockchain, which is unfair. Unity solves this.Unity Project has been launched by serial entrepreneurs in order to bring non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and…

The Andy Milonakis NFT Show, EP. 12 – How Andy Got A Bored Ape & A Cryptopunk

Tonight, on The Andy Milonakis NFT Show: A series of fortunate events lead our hero to finally buy the Bored Ape he’s been craving for. And after that, he got a Cryptopunk. Milonakis is finally in the big leagues as a collector. But, how did he get there? It all started in the live minting that we covered in this show’s previous episode. The Bright Moments DAO hosted it, and they released this video that summarizes the whole thing and puts the event into perspective:

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— Bright Moments (@brtmoments) November 3,…

Which NFT Tokens Can Replace Famous Pixel Heroes

In early 2021, the NFT market was exploded by the emergence of pixel cryptopunks by LarvaLabs. Pixel images of heroes were sold almost instantly, and the cost of some tokens reached $8 million. Today, cryptopunks is one of the most popular NFT collection on the market. But it is unknown how long these tokens will hold the leadership. They are being replaced by more practical and technologically advanced NFTs that are able to generate income for their owners in the GameFi sector. We have collected the top NFT tokens that can throw cryptopunks off the pedestal.
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Let’s Create Some Art Out of This Planet: Mars4 & Sketchar Martians888 Art Contest

If you ever heard of CryptoPunks and always wanted to create an NFT yourself – now it’s your time! Let’s create 888 unique Martians!
Collaboration of Mars4 and Sketchar announces exclusive Martians888 Art Contest. Open up your inner Leonardo da Vinci to create a one-of-a-kind Martian avatar.
Best 888 Martian NFT avatars will form an exciting component of the Mars4 Metaverse – P2E gaming ecosystem where you can explore a geographically exact 3D virtual Mars, own and customize your land and even reap the rewards of the world’s first revenue-generating…

Crypto DeFi protocols lost $1.4 billion this year but recovered over half of it

Decentralised finance (DeFi) lost $1.4 billion to exploits and bugs this year so far, but more than half of that has been returned.
The net loss comes up to around $680 million, according to The Block’s Data Dashboard.
Flash loans are the most common exploits of DeFi protocols as seen during the sale of a’ CryptoPunk non-fungible token (NFT) for an eye-popping $532 million last week.
Decentralised finance (DeFi) applications have been growing multi-fold this year, and so have the…

CryptoPunks NFT Sells for $500 Million In Unusual Sale

CryptoPunks #9998 has sold for more than half a billion dollars in a sale that may not be legitimate.
It appears that the token’s original holder moved the item between two of their own accounts for unclear reasons.
Explanations for the questionable sale include money laundering, attention-seeking, and metric inflation. In a questionably large sale, CryptoPunk #9998 has sold for more than $532M, according to the project’s sales feed.
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NFTs ‘on Bitcoin’: Yes, That’s a Thing!

The Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are all the rage right now. From CryptoPunks to Bored Apes, millions in crypto are exchanging hands for pixel art, tokenized memes, and crypto collectibles. For the most part, the action takes place on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, which has made some hardcore bitcoiners skeptical of this new crypto market segment. However, there is also a market of NFTs secured by the Bitcoin…

VISA MOVES INTO NFTs WITH CRYPTOPUNK PURCHASE

Money talks…and so does money-making.

The surge of consumer money into cryptos, DeFi and NFTs is happening fast, and the pace of traditional Big Finance and Big Tech looking to buy into the action is happening just as fast.

Credit card giant Visa on Monday announced that it had purchased one of the original collectives of NFT artwork for 150 thousand dollars.

Cuy Sheffield, head crypto specialist at Visa, who happens to be an NFT enthusiast, explained his thoughts on the market’s rapid development over the last few years, and Visa’s intentions, in a blog post:

“We need a first-hand knowledge of the infrastructure needs for a global brand to buy, store, and utilize an NFT to enable our customers and partners to participate…

“The capacity to monitor and use a digital asset in various settings may imply exciting new possibilities in tickets, gaming, music, art, and beyond.”

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