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Animoca Brands buys Quidd for up to $8 million as it moves into blockchain collectibles

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Animoca Brands buys Quidd for up to $8 million as it moves into blockchain collectibles

Skelly NEWS! Animoca Brands has agreed to acquire Quidd, a maker of a digital collectible marketplace with 6.8 million unique users. The purchase price is as much as $8 million. The move is part of Animoca Brands‘ long-term effort to marry blockchain technology — the transparent and secure digital ledger — with sellable digital merchandise such as collectible characters. By adding blockchain, Animoca Brands will be able to uniquely identify digital items, enabling true digital ownership for users and guaranteeing item rarity. Above: Quidd has billions of digital collectibles.Image Credit: Quidd “Blockchain is certainly one of our main strategies and we are...


Super Nintendo World will be the cornerstone of Universal’s third Orlando theme park

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Super Nintendo World will be the cornerstone of Universal’s third Orlando theme park

BIG SKELLY NEWS! Above: Super Nintendo World.Image Credit: Orlando ParkStop   Tomorrow, Universal will announce its third theme park for its Orlando, Florida resort. According to rumors from theme park news sites like Orlando ParkStop, this will be home to Super Nintendo World, a land based on the beloved video game company. Although this park hasn’t been announced, it has been the subject of rumors and leaks for years (Update, August 1 8:20 a.m. Pacific: Universal has announced the project). Universal is already building the property and has been clearing land for months. Right now, Universal Orlando consists of two theme parks, a water park,...


TV Academy Announces 2019 Honorees for Individual Achievement In Animation

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TV Academy Announces 2019 Honorees for Individual Achievement In Animation

Baobab Studios’ ‘Crow: The Legend,’ Disney Channel’s ‘Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures,’ Netflix’s ‘Spirit Riding Free’ and Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf’ among the honorees for outstanding achievement in animation. By Jennifer Wolfe | Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 9:57am NEW YORK -- The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the honorees for outstanding achievement in animation who will be honored at the 46th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Friday, May 3. The presentation will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California. “The incredible leaps in innovation and production design of these animators continues to show the life, breadth and growth of...