To rejoice the thirty fifth anniversary of the Castlevania franchise, all people’s favourite firm Konami has deigned to launch a ‘Memorial NFT’ assortment of largely NES media (pixel artwork, bgm, and sequences) for public sale. And you understand what? They might, wouldn’t they. For those who had informed me a yr in the past that Konami…
January sixth, 2022
In a flip of occasions that looks like additional proof that actuality is a simulation managed by a capricious adolescent who kinda simply likes making issues wild, Megalovania — the Undertale hit and most instantly recognizable meme music since “Never Gonna Give You Up” — has now been carried out in…
January sixth, 2022
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January fifth, 2022
To rejoice the thirty fifth anniversary of the Castlevania franchise, all people’s favourite firm Konami has deigned to launch a ‘Memorial NFT’ assortment of largely NES media (pixel artwork, bgm, and sequences) for public sale. And you understand what? They would, wouldn’t they. For those who had informed me a yr in the past that Konami would rejoice the thirty fifth anniversary 5 months after the precise thirty fifth anniversary (in September 2021) by releasing an NFT assortment, I’d reply, “What’s an NFT?” After which while you defined I’d go, “Yeah, that sounds like Konami alright.”
The public sale consists of 14 objects – the pixel artwork for Dracula’s map, 5 NES-era BGMs, two visible arts for Circle of the moon, and 6 gif units of sub-weapons and executives from the unique recreation. In different phrases, none of it’s precise unique content material, you’re merely paying to your identify showing on Konami’s web site because the purchaser, mainly (and just for the rest of the yr plus perhaps a little bit longer in the event that they really feel prefer it). All of it goes on public sale from January twelfth at 2 p.m. by way of January 14th at 6 p.m. (each PT).
Whereas that is a particularly Konami transfer, let or not it’s recognized they don’t seem to be the primary recreation firm to dive into the extremely contentious NFT house — Sq. Enix, Sega, EA, and Ubisoft have all introduced some kind of dedication to the thought. Whereas there’s little house for a whole breakdown, NFTs are hotly controversial on-line attributable to — amongst different issues — environmental impact, the thought of digital shortage within the first place, and the seeming needlessness of buying a token for an merchandise you may simply save to your laptop with a proper click on. Anyway, you may take heed to “Vampire Killer“on YouTube proper now free of charge.
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