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Yasushi Akimoto is working on the J-pop virtual world project with local crypto company Overs.

Yasushi Akimoto is a Japanese music producer with a successful track record in promoting girl groups AKB48 and Nogizaka46.

It is reported that Akimoto will serve as the chief producer of the project, which will launch a new idol band on the virtual platform in 2023.

Fast-food chain Taco Bell and metaverse platform Decentraland have teamed up to provide a metaverse wedding experience for newlyweds in the United States.

It is reported that engaged couples can enter the contest between August 25 and September 6 to win the brand’s first legitimate Decentraland metaverse wedding package, and receive NFT after the conclusion.

Neopets Meta will launch its Metaverse Alpha on Friday. Those holding Neopets Metaverse, Pizzaroo’s Unique Pizza and Masterpiece NFTs will be able to sign up and access the platform.

Throughout September, the team will be releasing features that allow interacting with Neopets, decorating Neohomes, and battling other players.

Several classic mini-games on the initial virtual pet online gaming platform will offer the Web3 experience, including Turmac Roll, Meera Chase, Ultimate Bullseye. But Neopets Meta said the project is not intended to replace the original Web2 platform.

Meta launched the Metaverse identity system Meta Accounts and Meta Horizon Profiles to replace the use of social media accounts to log in to the Meta Metaverse, but still allow users to create Meta accounts with Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Meta Horizon Profiles will replace the Oculus account in the future, and logging in with an Oculus account will expire on January 1, 2023.

P2E metaverse meme coin Tamadoge raises $1 million in beta. Beta sales began on July 25 and are scheduled to run until August 31.

Tamadoge’s eventual goal is to raise $10M to build its GameFi ecosystem of making money from games, with $2M coming from an ongoing test sale, of which 1 TAMA can be purchased for 0.01 USDT. The beta sale also accepts ETH and fiat currencies.

The Sandbox has announced a partnership with 11:11 Media, a company owned by Hilton Hotel Group heir Paris Hilton, to create the virtual mansion Malibu Mansion in its metaverse.

Her community will be invited to events like a rooftop party at the virtual Malibu building. Players will also be invited to a Halloween event.

Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA Dallas Mavericks, said on the Altcoin Daily podcast: People buy lots in the metaverse sucks — it’s the dumbest thing ever, and it’s super super dumb, Because in the crypto industry, it all comes down to the community, and after you create the community, you can figure out how crypto works.

However, Mark Cuban himself is an investor in Yuga Labs, which has successfully auctioned more than 55,000 virtual parcel NFTs in the Metaverse Otherside.

In this regard, Mark Cuban explained: I am an investor, but I think it is stupid, although they (Yuga Labs) make a lot of money, you call it virtual real estate, but it is really just a right of access.

Rugby World Cup winner, former England captain, and World Rugby Hall of Fame legend Lawrence Dallaglio has been appointed global strategic advisor by Caduceus, a protocol for decentralised edge rendering of the metaverse, working on bringing sports into the metaverse.

As one of the few players to win both the Rugby World Cup and the Sevens World Cup, Lawrence Dallaglio said: “I’m only interested in collaborating on top-notch projects in the industry, and Caduceus is the only project I’ve seen that is suitable for collaboration in the Web3 space, and it’s far ahead of others. Project, I believe this cooperation will be a very exciting journey.

As an open infrastructure platform for the metaverse and digital world, Caduceus has been favored by many sports superstars.

It has previously received investment from football legend John Terry, and has reached in-depth cooperation with Ian Botham, the godfather of British cricket, in NFT and the Metaverse.

According to official news, the star metaverse project MetaCity developed by the NFT incubator company Tlabs, Gate.io has also decided to land on MetaCity after the Canadian rock star Avril Lavigne and the Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder announced that they would land on the metaverse project MetaCity.

It is reported that MetaCity has launched several Twitter Spaces with different partners in the past week, including NFT trading platform GateNFT, NFT secondary market trading platform LooksRare, Gate.io, and the former head of Decentraland in China.

The co-speaker said: “MetaCity is a project that can be held for a long time.” At present, in addition to Gate.io, Double-A Chain has also officially announced a strategic cooperation with MetaCity, which will be launched on the iNFTspace market in the near future. Double-A Chain (AAC) issued.

French cognac brand Martell will launch the Metaverse on The Sandbox, where users will be able to visit Martell Castle and meet important figures in Martell history.

In addition, Martell will issue NFTs including Vineyard Grapes, Martell Cordon Bleu, Castle Deer, and Martell Stills.

Speaking at TechLaw Fest 2022, Edwin Tong, Singapore’s Second Minister of Law, believes that even highly personal, intimate events such as wedding ceremonies can be performed on the Metaverse.

“It is not unthinkable that, apart from marriage registration, other government services will soon be accessible online through the Metaverse,” Tong said. Regarding legal services on the Metaverse, the minister added: “There is no reason why legal services cannot be conducted on the same day. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to us that even the dispute resolution process, once considered a high-contact, physical contact, can be held almost entirely online. It is believed that such a comprehensive platform will make the entire dispute resolution process more convenient, efficient, and compatible with The rest of the world is developing in sync.”

DappRader data analyst Pedro Herrera said at the Metaverse Summit in Paris that since 2021, the total funding of metaverse or Web3 gaming projects has exceeded $10 billion.

A new economic system has been realized in this field, and in the future, the Metaverse will create a number of new jobs, such as digital artists, virtual designers, digital real estate brokers, developers, etc.

Solana-based game metaverse Star Atlas has announced the Star Atlas DAO. The DAO will utilize Star Atlas’ governance token, POLIS, to enable members to participate in the decision-making process.

To achieve the long-term vision, the POLIS lock-up period will be as long as 5 years.

The Yuga Labs metaverse project Otherside has completed the “First Trip” technology demonstration early this morning and released a Litepaper.

This document serves as an introductory guide for Otherside, covering the platform’s fundamental principles, developer capabilities, and community co-creation possibilities. The content of Litepaper will grow and change over time.

Eventually, it will be replaced by The Codex (the second stage of Voyager’s journey) and the Otherside dynamic documentation. As previously reported, Otherside plans to deploy technology demonstrations from the first phase of the Otherside roadmap. This First Trip experience will be limited to Otherdeed lot owners, known as Voyagers. The platform describes it as “celebrating what’s to come and giving Voyagers an opportunity to gather, explore and plan”.

According to Samsung’s official report, the company has launched a metaverse game for Generation Z, Space Tycoon, where the gameplay is to collect virtual themed accessories and virtual electronics in a virtual world. Players can collect raw materials in mining areas in the virtual world, and then combine them to create finished products in the laboratory area. Covers gadgets such as mobile phones, TVs, watches, etc.

Plus, the Space Tycoon game supports 14 languages including Korean, English, Chinese, and Spanish, with tons of extras for interacting, participating in virtual parties, and more.

It is reported that this is not the first cooperation between Samsung and Roblox. Earlier this year, the two sides held a Superstar Galaxy / Charli XCX virtual concert together.

The art metaverse ArtMeta has partnered with VP Bank, an international banking group. The partnership with VP Bank will expand their services, such as digitizing high-value art collections and presenting them in the ArtMeta virtual world.

With offices in Vaduz, Zurich, Luxembourg, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tortola (BVI), VP Bank has served ultra-high net worth clients for over 65 years and is renowned for its banking services.

According to Jiho, the co-founder of Axie Infinity, on social media, Axie Infinity will start the virtual land staking “Land Staking” on July 1, and AXS rewards will be accumulated on the virtual land that has been pledged about an hour after the completion.