Virtual Property Sells for $1.5M in Ether, Smashing NFT Record

A piece of virtual land on blockchain marketplace and gaming platform Axie Infinity has just sold for a record-breaking sum in cryptocurrency. At around 23:00 UTC on Monday, one of the platform’s newest community members, “Flying Falcon,” purchased the digital estate of nine adjacent Genesis blocks for 888.25 ether, roughly $1.5 million at the time. … Read more

Most popular blockchain games in 2020

So how did 2020 shape up for the most popular blockchain games? If we consider the four top games in January – Splinterlands, My Crypto Heroes, Prospectors and Crypto Dynasty – the picture is mixed.  Splinterlands was the obvious winner; it started the year with around 4,000 daily active wallets and ended the year at … Read more

Axie Infinity Launches Public Testnet of Ronin Sidechain to ‘Scale Even Faster’

A Pokemon-inspired digital pet universe that has grown to be the most-played game on Ethereum is testing new ways to scale. Announced Wednesday, Axie Infinity has launched the public testnet of its Ronin sidechain. The new sidechain will “give us room to breathe and scale even faster,” co-founder Jeffrey Zirlin said in an interview. “We’ve … Read more

Expensive game NFTs: Kylian Mbappé card sells for $65,000

Welcome to our roundup of the top game NFTs sales.  Most expensive game NFTs $223,000 – Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2020 1A (F1 Delta Time) $170,000 – ‘Dragon’ (CryptoKitties) $130,000 – ‘Angel’ (Axie Infinity) $111,000 – ‘1-1-1’ F1 car (F1 Delta Time) $77,000 – ‘Bahrain Edition 2020’ F1 car (F1 Delta Time) $72,000 … Read more

All blockchain games in beta – Blankos’ open beta now live

What you should be playing, testing and spending on Nothing is more exciting or more dynamic than the blockchain games market. Each day throws up new projects, each with their own roadmap in terms of alpha and beta testing. Keeping track of all that activity is hard, but that’s what we’re attempting to do in … Read more

Most popular blockchain games — November 2020

Who’s up, who’s down, and why Welcome to our regular look at the most popular blockchain games, using data from DappRadar. While longer term trends in force, November has demonstrated that high quality blockchain games – notably Axie Infinity and Upland – can continue to grow their audiences. Splinterlands remains the #1 blockchain game in … Read more

DeFi Protocol Aave Partners with Axie Infinity, a Pokémon Inspired Digital Pet Universe Game, so Players can Earn Rare NFTs

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, have teamed up with Axie Infinity. Through the partnership, both organizations aim to bring you a “hot new collab” featuring DeFi, (non-fungible tokens) NFTs, and gaming products. As mentioned … Read more

Player Spotlight: OWL

Axie Infinity Oct 14 · 4 min read We sat down with Axie moderator and community developer to pick his brain on his vision for Axie, what it’s like building tools for the Axie community and more! Owl is a great example of how Axie can introduce traditional gamers to Blockchain technology and even jumpstart … Read more

September Development Update!

Axie Infinity Oct 5 · 4 min read September was possibly the best month so far in the history of Axie Infinity! The pieces are coming together and we are firing on all fronts. The community is growing at an astounding rate, marketplace volume is exploding, and here at Axie HQ, we’re getting very close … Read more