Blockchain Gaming Growth 148% in Q1 2021

During Q1 2021 there was 148% user growth for blockchain gaming compared with one year ago. According to the BGA Blockchain Game Report Q1 2021 by DappRadar there was an average of 73,512 active wallets per day. While they reported 29,563 wallets back in the first quarter of 2020. The increase of wallets doesn’t only … Read more

Axie Infinity Working on Fiat On-Ramp for Ronin

Sky Mavis is working to create a fiat on-ramp for their game Axie Infinity, which runs on their custom sidechain Ronin. The idea is that gamers will be able to buy Axie Infinity NFTs without ever having to buy crypto themselves. It seems like that Sky Mavis is looking at a creditcard or payment processor … Read more

Axie Infinity Making Progress on Starter Axies

Sky Mavis is getting closer to finalizing the design of their free starter Axies for the strategy game Axie Infinity. In their latest newsletter Sky Mavis revealed that archetypes and talents for the different classes have been further define. In addition players will be able to upgrade body parts. Soon players will be able to … Read more

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