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The Walking Dead are invading The Sandbox

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The Sandbox has announced a partnership with The Walking Dead, which will see themed NFTs from the TV show available in the user-generated blockchain-based metaverse.  One element of this will be a large interactive The...

Blockchain esports platform Community Gaming raises $2.3 million

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Blockchain esports platform Community Gaming has raised a $2.3 million seed round.  The US company will use the funds to expand its business into Latin America and South East Asia.  Investors included CoinFund, Dapper Labs, Animoca...

Blockchain game distro platform Ultra launches mainnet

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Steam-on-the-blockchain platform Ultra launched its mainnet on 29 June. Running on a customized version of the EOS SDK, Ultra will be launching with seven block producers including Ubisoft.  Following the launch, anyone will be able to...

Bitkraft leads $4 million investment into play-to-earn Yield Guild

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Decentralized blockchain gaming guild Yield Guild Games has raised $4 million in a Series A round.  The investment was led by Bitkraft Ventures.  Other investors included A.Capital Ventures, IDEO CoLab, Mechanism Capital and ParaFi Capital. Existing investors...

Animoca is bringing gaming – including a soccer NFT title – to Hedera Hashgraph

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To-date we haven’t heard much about gaming on Hedera Hashgraph but that looks like it’s changing.  Animoca Brands has announced it’s working on an NFT-based soccer game that will use the IP of famous clubs.  No...

SkyWeaver and Guild of Guardians devs enter Ubisoft’s Entrepreneurs Lab

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Ubisoft has announced the sixth season of its Entrepreneurs Lab.  Eleven game companies have been accepted into the six month program, of which five use the blockchain. In terms of blockchain games, the key companies are...

Magic: The Gathering company Hasbro sees NFTs as a ‘substantial opportunity’

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In its current earning call with analysts, Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner commented that “NFT is a real opportunity for us”. He also revealed that Hasbro already has a team on the west coast of the...

Sega goes NFT; will launch first items in summer 2021

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Iconic Japanese gaming company Sega Sammy has announced it will start selling NFTs “related to its classic IP” from summer 2021.  As part of the announcement, Sega has revealed a partnership with local Japanese game...

Dark Country launching on Flow with land NFT pre-sale in May

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Trading card game Dark Country has announced it’s coming to the Flow blockchain. Previously announced for the WAX blockchain, the American Gothic-themed game will launch on Dapper Labs’ blockchain with a pre-sale sometime in May.  Interestingly,...

Dapper Labs’ valuation triples to $7 billion on rumors of new investment

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Canadian outfit Dapper Labs is rumoured to be raising more funding on a $7.5 billion valuation. The surprise here is the Dapper Labs announced a $305 million round in March 2021 on a $2.6 billion...

Trevor Jones, Don Diablo, and Alotta Money Launch ΞTHΞRΞAL on Origin’s...

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It’s not every day that the boundaries of art can be pushed to new heights. Today, we’re excited to announce that Origin has partnered...

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