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PILLZ LAUNCHES NFT WEARABLES OF THE FUTURE: PHYGITAL STARTUP FUNDED BY XSOLLA MERGES WEB3 WITH REAL WORLD

Pillz pioneer of wearable devices for NFT collectibles and NFT gaming, has raised a pre-seed round from industry-leading Xsolla, the gaming payment platform founded by Aleksandr "Shurick" Agapitov that is used by developers to create, monetize, and scale video games globally.

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Pillz is an extension of a digital identity - the device makes NFT collectibles and NFT games tangible, so users have a deeply immersive experience interacting with their NFTs in physical reality. Users can upload their NFTs to Pillz without transferring the token to the device, requiring verification of its ownership.

Wearables of the future are phygital: Pillz enables people to wear their NFTs as an accessory – whether it is a necklace, bracelet, keychain, or anything else. The leading fashion and jewelry brands can collaborate with Pillz to create limited NFT collections and produce unique accessory designs.

The device's functionality allows users to interact with characters from NFT games. Pillz presents its own game – featuring an environment to breed, grow and progress digital pets unique to each device.

"Pillz represents what I always look for in teams - a passion for changing the world and a vision to do it. The next evolution in web3 is happening in hardware, and I'm happy to be a part of it with the team at Pillz," Aleksandr Agapitov, Xsolla founder and Pillz Board of Directors member, said. "Together with our strategic partner Xsolla, we are laying the foundation for web3 infrastructure, merging digital with physical." Marat Saakyan, CEO of Pillz, added.

Furthermore, 2023 will see an SDK for developers worldwide to create original content for the device. Any existing NFT game may also get an additional dimension of gaming mechanics with Pillz.

Pillz aims to be the leading phygital ecosystem for people to interact with their NFTs in real life, extending their digital identity. Pillz will launch sales in Q2 2023 following a beta-release of 100 devices dropped earlier in December 2022 , available for secondary sales at market.pillz.tech .

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About Pillz
Pillz Inc., funded by Xsolla, developed a wearable device for NFT-collectibles and NFT-gaming, making them tangible so users have a deeply immersive experience interacting with their NFTs in physical reality. Pillz enables people to wear their NFTs as a phygital accessory – no matter whether it is a necklace, bracelet, keychain or anything else. The functionality of the device also allows users to interact with characters from NFT games – Pillz presents its own game with possibilities to breed, grow and progress unique digital pets. Developers from all over the world will be able to create content with the Pillz SDK as well. Pillz aims to be the leading phygital ecosystem for people to interact with their NFTs in real life, extending their digital identity. For additional information and to learn more, please visit: pillz.tech

About Xsolla
Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in game commerce, Xsolla's mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Xsolla is headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California , with offices in Berlin , Seoul , Beijing , Kuala Lumpur , and cities around the world. Xsolla supports major gaming companies like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, Pearl Abyss, NCSoft, and more.  For additional information and to learn more, please visit: xsolla.com

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The Office: Somehow We Manage Mobile Game Available Now

East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (" ESGG " or the " Company "), Canada's leading free-to-play mobile game group, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms, announced today the worldwide launch of The Office: Somehow We Manage on iOS and Android. The free-to-play idle game is inspired by NBC's critically acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning U.S. version of The Office which is now streaming exclusively on Peacock.

Watch the launch trailer here .

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Intella X, Neowiz's Web3 gaming platform reveals its ecosystem partners

- Following the recent announcement of $12 million in private funding, Intella X, Neowiz's Web3 gaming platform, has revealed its initial ecosystem partners.

Intella X reveals its Web3 gaming platform's initial ecosystem partners

The platform's initial gaming ecosystem consists of 30+ top-tier global partners from various sectors that include games, investments, blockchain services, and security to accelerate and bolster Web3 gaming through Intella X.

The partners of Intella X include Polygon, Animoca Brands, Magic Eden, Big Brain Holdings, Planetarium Labs, Global Coin Research (GCR), ConsenSys (Infura), Neowiz, Arumgames, Blue Potion Games, Hidea, Massive Gaming, Modori, Ozys, Web3Auth, CertiK, Haechi Labs, Theori, Block Crafters Capital, Kross Lab, Bora, Crit Ventures, JoyCity, Kaura, Kracker Labs, Mobirix, Neon Games, Pearl Abyss, Widus Partners, Wemix, Swapscanner, and XL Games.

An official from Intella X commented, "Through the support of our top tier ecosystem partners, Intella X will be built as a global, Web3-centric gaming ecosystem hub that exercises the fundamental values and philosophy of Web3 and leading innovators in Web3 gaming."

Each partner from their respective industries is committed to the acceleration of mass adoption of Web3 and the long-term growth of the Intella X gaming ecosystem by joining forces in providing the highest quality of gaming experience to Web3.

Intella X will make it's global debut on Polygon in the first quarter of 2023 with its proprietary mobile wallet, DEX, NFT marketplace, launchpad, and game lineups for 2023.

Follow Intella X socials for news and announcements.

Homepage - https://www.intellax.io

Twitter - https://twitter.com/TeamIntella

Discord - https://discord.com/invite/ATbzFeM4C4

Medium - https://medium.com/@intellax

Telegram - https://t.me/intellax

About NEOWIZ
NEOWIZ (KOSDAQ:095660), founded in 1997, is regarded as a pioneer and one of Korea's leading game companies. Since 2003, the company has successfully published a wide range of PC and mobile games via https://www.pmang.com/ , as well as co-developed and launched wildly successful titles such as FIFA online, Brave Nine, DJMAX Respect, Skul: The Hero Slayer, Cats & Soup, and the highly anticipated, three-time Gamescom award-winning title, Lies of P.

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"First of its kind" collaboration between Liithos and CoinZoom, built on the Hedera network, reinvents Sunday Comics for a Web3 generation

Mega-TikTok Influencer Michael Le Partners with Liithos to create Ashfall, The TikTok Creator Series and Innovative 5-Episode Digital Collectible, Premiering Sunday, January 29

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Liithos, a AAA gaming and entertainment studio led by PlayStation veterans Michael Mumbauer (The Last of Us) and John Garvin (Days Gone) and Web3 marketplace CoinZoom have partnered with mega-influencer Michael Le (52.2 million followers on TikTok) to create an innovative narrative series to launch exclusively on TikTok. Starring Le along with TikTok influencer Slider Jesus ( 257k followers on Instagram), the epic adventure will introduce the world to Ashfall, the first transmedia IP announced by the Liithos team earlier this year that will launch as a comic book series in March and with a AAA video game currently in development,  built on the highly respected, low-cost, and sustainable Hedera network.

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The Week in Canadian Press Releases: 10 Stories You Need to See

A roundup of the most newsworthy press releases from Cision Distribution this week

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on Cision. To help journalists and consumers stay on top of the week's most newsworthy and popular releases, here's a recap of some major stories from the week that shouldn't be missed.

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Blockchain Casual Golf Game "BIRDIE SHOT : Enjoy & Earn" opens for Global Pre-registration on Google Play

- By launching globally through Google Play, " BIRDIE SHOT " will improve user accessibility

- A variety of in-game rewards will be given to users who have pre-registered on Google Play

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Ultra PRO and Critical Role Join Forces to Launch a New Line of Gaming Accessories

Ultra PRO International LLC ("Ultra PRO"), a California -based manufacturer known for high-quality gaming accessories, has partnered with Critical Role, a media company dedicated to storytelling and worldbuilding, to introduce a new line of accessories that both Critters and newcomers will love. That's right: for the very first time, the fan favorite adventuring parties from Critical Role are getting a gaming accessory collection of their very own, featuring characters from every Critical Role campaign. Vox Machina (Campaign 1), Mighty Nein (Campaign 2), and Bells Hells (Campaign 3, currently airing) will all see their own gaming accessories, perfect for tabletop RPGs of all kinds!

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InventHelp Inventor Develops Immersive Video Gaming Accessory

"I thought there could be an improved way for gamers to control their characters when playing first-person combat-style, fighting, and sports games," said an inventor, from Taylorsville, Utah "so I invented the OMNI DIRECTIONAL TRACK. My immersive design enables you to use your feet and legs when playing video games."

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The invention provides a new piece of equipment for video gaming applications. In doing so, it allows the user to control the movements of his onscreen character by walking, running, or moving his feet. As a result, it enhances realism and could make the gaming experience more immersive and enjoyable. The invention features an innovative design that is easy to use so it is ideal for video gaming enthusiasts.

The original design was submitted to the Salt Lake City sales office of InventHelp. It is currently available for licensing or sale to manufacturers or marketers. For more information, write Dept. 21-SGJ-193, InventHelp, 217 Ninth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or call (412) 288-1300 ext. 1368. Learn more about InventHelp's Invention Submission Services at http://www.InventHelp.com .

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