SEGA Backtracks on NFTs, Mario Kart 9 In Development, new Pokemon Arceus and Kirby Gameplay!

SEGA Backtracks, new Nintendo Releases! Mario Kart 9 in Development!

Today's news was a bit slow this week, as I'm preparing both my review for River City Girls and an undisclosed project that will be annouced this coming week!

🕹️ The Console War Rages On

  1. Sega temporarily halts plans to introduce NFTs based on their various (Sonic, Yakuza, etc.) game franchises. According to the CEO of SEGA, they don't want to release NFTs if the perception is that it is just a money making scheme. (Source)
  2. Rumors started last week about a potential Mario Kart 9, it seems industry insiders have continued to double down on Mario Kart 9's development. This would be the first entry since 2014's Mario Kart 8. According to the reports Mario Kart 9 would will have a 'new and interesting' twist to the core gameplay loop. (Source)
  3. Nvidia continues to release new GPUs while nobody can get their hands on another other GPUs. A new RTX 3080 is set for release, now with 12GB of Ram. (Source)
  4. Nintendo Dropped a lot of trailers, chief among them is the new Kirby trailer. (Kirby Source) (Pokemon Arceus Gameplay)

✨ Going to Events Spiritually

  1. Releases from CES are still coming out.

🎮 Where's My Controller?

  1. Started playing Blue Reflection: Second Light, and  wow does this improve on the original in every way possible!

🎵 Turn it up to 11!

  1. You've heard it on TikTok or YouTube, but Kirby's entire franchise has a huge array of fantastic songs. Here's one (Source)

📝I don't know what a pen looks like.

  1. Half-way done with the River City Girls Video.

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