This Week in Web3 and NFTs: Doodles, Gunzilla Games & more!

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This Week in Web3 and NFTs: Doodles, Gunzilla Games & more!This Week in Web3 and NFTs: Doodles, Gunzilla Games & more!


This Week in Web3 and NFTs: Doodles, Gunzilla Games & more!

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This Week in Web3 and NFTs: Doodles, Gunzilla Games & more!
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Welcome to the OpenSea digest. Let’s look back through the biggest NFT and web3 news of the week.

Doodles announces animated film featuring Pharrell, Lil Wayne

The latest web3 film collaboration is set to make a colorful splash: Doodles just announced “Dullsville and the Doodleverse,” a new animated movie featuring an unforgettable soundtrack produced by music industry giants.

Heading up the musical contributions will be rapper, producer and Doodles chief brand officer Pharrell Williams. Rapper and songwriter Lil Wayne will also be featured on the soundtrack, along with rapper and singer Coi Leray. The album will be released via Doodles Records, a sub-label under Columbia Records

And that’s not all for the Doodleverse: Just days after announcing the film, the project launched fans into the cosmos with “Doodles: Space Mission Season One.” The quest invites community members on a gamified journey in which they can accumulate and track daily “Space Miles” through its online hub, Doodles Stoodio.

OpenSea adds support for GUNZ

Gamers eager to try out the upcoming first-person battle royale shooter Off The Grid will be happy to learn they will be able to buy and trade in-game items on OpenSea. 

Gunzilla Games, the developer behind Off The Grid, announced the integration of its GUNZ blockchain with the OpenSea marketplace just weeks after announcing a $30 million funding round at the end of March.

All parties expressed their interest in creating an interoperable gaming ecosystem in which digital keepsakes, skins and other gear collected during gameplay will be transferable throughout various environments and marketplaces. Welcome to the new era of gaming commerce!

Coachella launching NFT quest game 

The festival is rolling out Coachella Quests, a new immersive reward experience developed in partnership with Ava Labs, the company behind the Avalanche blockchain.

Festivalgoers will have the chance to complete quests, collect stamps and unlock exclusive Coachella perks, from VIP lounge access to unreleased music, and even a rare NFT unlocking two passes to next year’s event. 

The Coachella Quest experience takes music fans on a journey from stage to scavenger hunt, with plenty of surprises along the way. Interested attendees must register for a Canvas Card, which allows them to start documenting their experiences and collecting digital proof of their quests once they arrive at the festival. 

Christie’s New York showcases first-ever Bitcoin art auction

Historic fine-art auction house Christie’s debuted its first-ever Bitcoin ordinals auction, showcasing unique one-of-one artworks by pioneering artists Tony Tafuro and berkin bags, curated by ZK Shark.

Running from April 9 to 16, this sale highlights the collection’s historical significance as a traditional auction house presenting artworks inscribed directly on the Bitcoin blockchain

Sasha Stiles takes over NYC with AI-powered poetry for National Poetry Month

Crypto language artist Sasha Stiles kicked off National Poetry Month in high fashion with two captivating installations: “REPETAE: AGAIN, AGAIN,” which will grace the Gucci storefront on New York City’s Wooster Street through the summer, and the immersive, media-rich “FOUR CORE TEXTS” installation at Bang & Olufsen, a Danish high-end audio and electronics store located on Spring Street, just a block away.

Stiles’ poetry merges the influences of AI, music, American literature and her own Kalmyk-Mongolian heritage into a cutting-edge display of futuristic language inquiry. If you’re a deep thinker or simply AI-curious, be sure to check out one or both of these exhibitions to experience the futuristic fusion of digital art and language.

NFT FEST 2024 to be held July 7-8 in Brussels 

Get ready, Europe! Brussels is gearing up for NFT FEST 2024 at the Mix Hotel on July 7 to 8. 

This community-centric gathering will feature heavy-hitting presenters from all corners of web3, from gaming to AI, to digital art, fashion and more. Expect panels and sessions with leaders from companies like Animoca Brands, Adidas, The Sandbox and more. There will also be opportunities to pitch your startup to investors and network with entrepreneurial peers. 

Read all the details and register here

OpenSea hosts web3 arcade night during NFT NYC 

During NFT NYC we hosted a web3 arcade night with Parallel, Pixel Vault's BattlePlan, Grapes, and Wanderers

While playing leading web3 games, attendees were able to meet and connect with various web3 communities from around the globe. They were also able to enjoy vintage arcade machines like Pac-Man and NBA Jam. 

We loved celebrating the hottest Web3 games, the teams who power them, and the communities who play them.

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