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

Blockchain Game Investment List – Sorare raises $9 million seed round

Welcome to our master list of investments in blockchain games.  Regularly updated, this is a list of every investment – whether from VCs or token sales – into blockchain game companies.  If you think there’s a deal we’ve missed, please email [email protected] Total investments to-date during 2020: $71 million Total investments to-date: $604 million Total … Read more

Fandoms on blockchain – Manchester City coming to The Sandbox

With an increasing focus on fandom and collectibles, we’re seeing a surprising number of consumer IP holders adopting blockchain technology to better engage with their audiences.  This constantly updated list is an attempt to provide a comprehensive overview of what IP deals are being announced.  If you’d like anything to be added, please email [email protected] … Read more

Blockchain game sales – Splinterlands’ final land presale on 19 December

Presales provide the first opportunity for blockchain game fans to prove their commitment, as well as hopefully getting some exclusive in-game items and currency at a heavy discount.  Of course, the eventual value of such items remains uncertain, and no-one should buy into a presale in the expectation of making money.  Nevertheless, the ability to … 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

When will blockchain gaming be worth investing in?

This is a guest column from early stage games investor LVP. It is currently invested in companies such as Unity, Coda Games, Double Loop Games, and Bossa Studios, and recently closed a $80 million fund for new investments.  It has also invested and exited from companies such as Supercell, NaturalMotion and Playfish.  From 1962’s Spacewar! onwards, any advance in the IT industry has been … 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