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Don’t believe the hype: The NFT revolution in gaming is a downgrade


Since making major headlines near the start of 2021, NFTs have evolved from the fad everyone expected would die off to become the latest unstoppable arm of the crypto-driven machine.

NFTs are creeping into everything, with all forms of art and entertainment at risk of becoming yet another commodity. The latest casualty in what is becoming NFT big business is the video game industry: every week, yet another big-name studio, publisher, or games storefront is incorporating NFTs into its 2022 business plan.

But what can NFTs offer video game players? Companies promise these digital assets will enhance players’ experiences, but the truth is that video game NFTs aren’t an upgrade to our current system at all - and here’s why.

What are NFTs?

Talk of NFTs is widespread these days so most of you probably know what they are. Still, for those of you who aren’t up ...


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