Gamers are really (really) angry about Konami's NFT reveal

A screenshot of Konami's Castlevania NFT homepage
(Image credit: Konami)

Game developers have been having a hard time of it lately. From the debacle of Rockstar Games' glitch-riddled GTA 'remasters' to Cyberpunk 2077's infamously botched launch, it seems some companies are doing all they can to alienate gamers. And now Konami has joined the party with an ill-received NFT announced.

The company has launched a worldwide auction for screenshots (that's right, screenshots) from the Castlevania series, designed to celebrate its 35th anniversary. But thanks to the seemingly slapdash nature of the offering, and the gaming community's suspicion of NFTs in general, the whole thing is going down like a lead balloon. Confused? Check out our handy explanation of NFTs

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.