Web3 Games: State and Prospects on the Road to a New Era (Or Not)
Let’s start with the well-known fact: the crypto-winter is still in session. While traditional game developers are slowly and ungracefully rolling towards an interest in cryptocurrency games, those who develop “playable” variations are still playing around with various crypto schemes.
Blockchain project Oasys partners with Yield Guild Games to boost Web3 gaming in Japan
Japanese GameFi project embarks on a mission to promote Web3 gaming in the country along with the blockchain gaming guild Yield Guild Games. More than that, the union intents to attract more developers and investors globally to Japan’s gaming market. How do they see these leadership strategies?
Korean game dev studio WeMade attracted major investment from Microsoft
Korean game developer WeMade is raising substantial amounts through convertible bonds with Microsoft and other major players, so let’s see how it scales up its Web3 efforts and if a new Web3 project awaits the gamers’ community.
Final Fantasy developers delve into Web3 with their upcoming game
Japanese gaming company Square Enix is preparing its first full-scale NFT product – a new interactive game Symbiogenesis. Is that just another major gaming brand rushing into the Web3 world, or should we expect a qualitatively new experience?
Crypto companies Galaxy Digital, BitMEX, and DCG claim mass layoffs
Three major cryptocurrency companies almost simultaneously announced the mass layoff of their staff by up to 30%. The three begetters are Galaxy Digital, BitMEX, and Digital Currency Group. What’s actually going on and if one may still call it a coincidence – let’s observe.
Animoca Brands to empower teachers with its first education Publisher NFTs
Animoca Brands and its own learning platform TinyTap will auction the first education Publisher NFTs on OpenSea. These NFTs are aspiring debutants on the marketplace, which promise to innovate the Web3 education model and facilitate financial rewards for the content made by educators themselves, so let’s see how exactly it will work.
How Sims’ Will Wright integrates Web3 into his recent game, VoxVerse
The Sims and Spore creator Will Wright is back in the game business with the new metaverse project VoxVerse promising “a unique and immersive” cross-game experience. Let us see what his team is preparing for gamers and whether it will astound the well-nourished Web3 game industry.
What are the new CC0 type NFTs and how will they tackle the IP issue
NFTs evolve, and new kinds of tokens emerge, introducing more advanced features. The CC0 type is the industry’s newcomer, so let’s see what makes it special in the market and how it may help creatives establish, manage, and profit from their work.
NFT card game Calvaria pursues to innovate the trading card game world
Calvaria is one of the up-and-coming names in the gaming market that already managed to catch the attention of many media and investors such as Unity Capital Ventures in less than a year. With its versatile features, the developers promise to expand the NFT card game niche, which also drives us to check what opportunities the game will actually provide.
Web3 game MIR LIST launches globally after collecting 10k registered users
MIR LIST is a newbie in the gamefi niche, yet it has all the chances to become a remarkable Web3 product. With the recent launch of their NFT collection and the announcement of a global release, the game team is reaching out to a big market, so let’s see how they are making it.