Karl Zimmerman

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Axie Infinity, Play-to-Earn’s Poster Boy, is Nearing Collapse

Axie Infinity, which rode the NFT bubble to soaring heights in 2021 is nearing collapse. AXS, the game’s cryptocurrency token, has fallen from an all-time high of $160.36 down […]

byKarl Zimmerman|14 May 2022|Featured

Square Enix NFT

Despite NFT Crash, Square Enix Continues to Offload Legacy Franchises to Focus on Blockchain Gaming

The NFT market is experiencing a crash driven mostly by a loss of value in the NFT art and collectible sectors. A cryptocurrency price index showed a drop in […]

byKarl Zimmerman|10 May 2022|Featured

Elden Ring

From Software’s Cryptic Game Design isn’t a Beautiful Mystery. It’s Just Frustrating.

Spoiler Warning: contains character-quest spoilers Intentionally Cryptic Elden Ring is a phenomenal game. That almost goes without saying at this point. The scale that From Software has achieved, while […]

byKarl Zimmerman|20 Mar 2022|Featured

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The Economy in Escape from Tarkov is Crashing due to Sanctions on Russia

The Escape From Tarkov Rouble NATO and its allies have placed withering sanctions on the Russian economy after the developments in Ukraine. The Russian economy was disconnected from SWIFT, […]

byKarl Zimmerman|02 Mar 2022|Featured

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NFTs Industrialize the Gameplay Loop… That’s a Terrible Idea

The Commodification of Games NFTs will destroy video games if industry-wide adoption occurs. This is not, well mostly not, hyperbole. NFTs mean the ability to commodify things that were […]

byKarl Zimmerman|17 Feb 2022|Featured

The Growing Integration of the Games Industry, or, Why the Free Hand of the Market isn’t Working

An Underregulated Industry As the entertainment industry grows and the amount of capital available multiplies, by an order of magnitude, year-on-year, the risk of consolidation and toxic business practices […]

byKarl Zimmerman|18 Jan 2022|Featured

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Star Citizen Developers Predict Launch is a Maximum of Five Years Away

Star Citizen has had a troubled development cycle. The game has now been in development for nearly a decade. To give some perspective: a close friend of mine who […]

byKarl Zimmerman|17 Jan 2022|Featured