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Shiba Inu Partners With Former Activision Executive For A Shiba Inu NFT Game; Metaverse Efforts In…

Meme crypto Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB), which has had a terrific run this year, could soon venture into gaming.
What Happened: Shiba Inu has joined forces with David Volk, former Vice President of Technology at Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), to create a play-to-earn NFT game, Shytoshi Kusama, project leader of Shiba Inu, said in an article posted on Medium.
Kusama also said the team has landed a partnership with a game studio to develop the Shiboshi NFT game. Volk will lead the game design, implementation, and completion of the game being developed by the game…

Asmongold slams “ridiculous” people who spend thousands on NFTs

Twitch star Asmongold isn’t afraid to voice his opinions on topical matters, and now, the rise of NFTs has moved into his crosshair. However, his views on blockchain technology aren’t sitting well with everyone.

The exponential rise of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology has become a daily topic of conversation the internet, with views about them being split across the board.
Many influencers have gotten involved with Bitcoin, Altcoins, and NFTs – with the latter being a major source of controversy for some, especially as they creep further into the gaming…

Josh Williams interview — How Forte raised $725M for a platform for blockchain gaming

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.

Forte raised $725 million on the expectation that it will provide the building blocks for triple-A game companies to make NFT games.
The San Francisco company is creating a blockchain game platform which will enable game companies to create blockchain games that are both compliant and interoperable.
The Forte deal was announced this month not long after other NFT…

Crypto catch-up: CGU’s Sergei Sergienko is ‘giving the little guy a chance, one game at a time’

Play-to-earn gaming is one of crypto’s hottest “narratives”, and it’s a trend that’s spawned the rise of a new wave of gaming guilds, including Crypto Gaming United (CGU). Stockhead caught up with its Sydney-based co-founder, Sergei Sergienko.

Before we delve into that, though, a short-ish explainer… 
What are gaming guilds?
A gaming guild is a collective of gamers that organise to play video games together and share strategies, tips and data. Some are set up with the goal of shared revenue.
The boom in esports has increased the popularity of gaming guilds in…

Funganomics® Completes Seed Investment Round As It Readies For Nov 30 Presale

Funganomics® has successfully completed its first seed investment ahead of its presale. The completion of the investment round was announced on November 18th and the source of the funding came from a private U.S. investor. This funding will go towards staffing efforts, software enablement, and additional technology infrastructure for the project as it looks to accelerate development in the NFT and Play2Earn gaming space.
Funganomics® had been fully independent and self-funded since the beginning. However, as the project expanded, the need for more funding had…

Virtual economy aims to create a Disneyworld of NFTs for adults

Today’s population has grown up largely as digital citizens, enjoying the amazement that comes with computer entertainment from a young age. For children, this might be online games, whereas for teens, it was virtual social interactions, and for adults, a combination of work and entertainment. However, time and time again, social interactions have proven to be the most successful form of online entertainment, taking gaming to new and more authentic experiences.Consequently, the line between real and virtual has become blurred, a reality further accelerated by tokenization. With…

A metaverse mega yacht that just sold for $650,000 is the most expensive NFT sold in The Sandbox…

The Amarula Sun in the Bahamas.Courtesy of Fraser YachtsA mega yacht just sold for around $650,000, making it the most expensive non-fungible token ever sold in The Sandbox virtual gaming world.The Metaflower Super Mega Yacht was purchased for 149 ether, according to etherscan. It is described as an ultra-luxury megayacht, featuring a DJ booth, two helipads, and a hot tub, among other amenities. HypeBeast was the first to report.The digital asset was released by Republic Realm, a metaverse developer, for The Fantasy Collection line of luxury NFTs designed for The Sandbox. Other…

Play and Earn: How the GameFi Industry Will Change the World of Traditional Finance

The GameFi sector continues to rapidly evolve and reshape the world of traditional finance. And if earlier the main tools for making money on cryptocurrencies were trading and investments, today you can get a reward in cryptocurrency for completing tasks in a computer game. How GameFi works today and what the sector will face in the future, consider the example of the Cypherpunks project.
Second life of NFT tokens
The creation of non-fungible tokens has become the main trigger for the development of the gaming finance market. In fact, their appearance closed…

MetaSoccer Extends Its Partnership with Blackpool

Metasoccer announces its partnership with Blackpool. BlackPool is the world’s first decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) dedicated only to trading and NFT gaming. They refer to themselves as collective since there is no distinction between the community and the NFT contributors. The platform is for everyone, built by everyone. It’s also worth noting that BlackPool has been a significant supporter of Axie Infinity, purchasing their NFTs and providing scholarships for their game. They were first drawn to our concept by the many parallels and similarities between the two plays…

The Future Of Gaming Is Play To Earn With Altura NFT

With over 40,000 Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) sold daily and over $80 million in transaction volume per day, NFTs are here to stay and become mainstream. This year, NFTs took the world by storm, from recording artists launching their own NFT collection to CryptoPunk #8359 selling for $1.07 million. Altura NFT, an NFT gaming platform launched earlier this year, now has more than 50,000 holders, days after touching its all-time high. Altura’s recent rise in popularity comes on the heels of its NFT loot box functionality launched on Nov. 10. The upward trend has been driven by the…

More Than Just P2E, PlaceWar Creates a Gamified Multi-chain and Open Internet Culture Metaverse

From east to west, PlaceWar is a global phenomenon!
PlaceWar is a multi-chain decentralized strategic play-to-earn social gaming universe with fascinating artillery gameplay that allows players to develop and define the view of the in-game world via conflicts and alliances.
PlaceWar, inspired by Worm and r/place, is a gamified and open Internet culture metaverse that puts users in charge. You may expect a gaming experience unlike any other Play-To-Earn game you’ve played before. They blend warfare and creativity while also ensuring that an incentive structure…

Battle Of Guardians: The First Real-Time Multiplayer NFT Platform Partnered With Cryptominati…

 
Battle of Guardians is the new big deal in the world of NFT gaming and the metaverse. Multiple players can simultaneously play this real-time NFT-based combat game to earn rewards. Additionally, the developers used the Unreal Engine and Solana Network to build the game.
The Vision Behind the Game
Battle of Guardians is not just some whimsical game launched by amateurs. Instead, it…

New Play-to-Earn Altcoin on Ethereum Soars 15,000% in Just Four Months, Shatters $1,000,000,000…

A new alien-themed gaming token is leaving earth’s atmosphere as the overall metaverse trend continues to sizzle.
Decentralized social gaming platform UFO Gaming (UFO) is built on the Ethereum network and features a “Dark Metaverse” where users can create their own clans, own and trade virtual land and earn crypto or non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Data from CoinGecko highlights UFO’s meteoric rise since first launching in July, jumping 15,379% from its initial price of $0.000000350110 to today’s value of $0.00005418.
The altcoin has surged 150% in the past week alone.
The…

OneRare Onboards Top Celebrity Chefs into An Exciting Foodverse GamePlay

OneRare, a blockchain gaming project, is seeking to establish the perfect combination of gaming, NFTs using the unique theme of Food in their metaverse. Now, they are growing their Foodverse concept by bringing celebrity chefs into the space to create an exciting food adventure for Web3 buffs.
According to the official announcement, Celebrity Chefs Arnold Poernomo, Saransh Goila and Jaimie Van Heije, are collaborating with the OneRare project and its foodverse to celebrate their culinary journey and signature dishes on the blockchain.
By working with celebrity…

South Korean Gaming Watchdog Won’t Budge on Tough Anti-NFT Stance


Source: AdobeStock/velirinaSouth Korea’s gaming regulator has reiterated its stance that games that feature tradeable non-fungible tokens (NFTs) cannot be distributed in the nation.As previously reported, in 2019, the Game Rating and Administration Committee (GRAC) refused to issue a rating to Infinity Star, a game developed by the domestic firm NodeBrick – citing NFTs as its main reasoning.Critics at the time claimed that the GRAC had essentially “sentenced” the domestic blockchain gaming industry “to death.”Since then, NFTs and blockchain gaming have taken off around the…

Metis Announces Innovative DAC Staking Program Starting from 29,000% APY

Metis, an Ethereum Layer-2 scaling protocol supported by Rollup Tech, recently announced the launch of its mainnet Andromeda, while establishing a $100M Ecosystem Fund to support emerging dApps, gaming, and DeFi solutions. In addition to these recent announcements, Metis has unveiled a unique Staking program.
Metis, an Ethereum (ETH) Layer-2 platform for dApps, DAOs, NFTs, and consumers active in the Web 3.0 space, has confirmed that the Metis DAC Creation and Staking program starts on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 3 pm UTC. The Metis team has released a…

Gaming Token Gala Jumps Amid Increased Gaming Sector Bullishness


Source: AdobeStock/master1305GALA, a crypto token issued by blockchain gaming firm Gala Games, is continuing to soar higher in price amid increased bullishness across the entire crypto gaming and metaverse sector.As of 10:43 UTC on Thursday, GALA has risen by 70% over the past 24 hours and 196% over the past 7 days, trading at a price of USD 0.687. The gains today have positioned the gaming token as the day’s top performer among the top 100 cryptoassets by market capitalization by a wide margin, data from CoinGecko shows.Source: CoinGeckoIn addition to GALA, other gaming and metaverse…

Completes First Seed Round to Accelerate Develoment of Gaming & NFT Ecosystem


On November 18th, Funganomics made it known that its initial seed round of funding had been completed successfully, with the round itself being led by a private investor from the United States. The funds will be used to support various aspects such as software enablement, personnel increases, supplemental technology infrastructure and more, according to the company.Funganomics is the main provider of a fully customized P2E (Play To Earn) gaming platform and NFT community. Both the NFT and gaming industries have steadily been working more closely together recently, so the efforts of…

Blockchain And Nfts Are The Future Of Video Games

Blockchain and utility tokens are increasing in popularity within the gaming industry. However, entrepreneurs often face legal complications associated with using this funding mechanism when launching a game because of its rigidness and legal complexity. Crowdfunding is a helpful tool for developers to fund their projects, but it’s not always successful. Creators using crowdfunding platforms often lose the opportunity to finish their project upon failure to meet an initial goal, and even worse, many projects end up failing entirely due to investors losing faith.Blockchain and NFTs are the…

Gaming and metaverse tokens surge once again as ‘The Sandbox’ nears launch

Crypto metaverse and gaming tokens are having another strong day, even as the overall market remains tepid, as excitement builds for the release of Animoca Brands’ The Sandbox virtual world.
The Gala Games token was up 23.7 per cent this afternoon to US53.8c, and had earlier hit an all-time high of 59.6c. In early September, the ERC-20 token was trading for just 2.3c, and it started the year at just 0.15c.
The coin is used as in-game currency in the Gala Games blockchain gaming ecosystem, founded by gaming legend Eric Schiermeyer.

I know i sound like im shilling but $gala…

Assessing Blockchain’s Brightest Innovations for 2022 and Beyond

2021 has been a banner year for blockchain. While much of the global news agenda revolved around lockdowns, vaccines and other byproducts of the pandemic, the total market value of cryptocurrencies rose above $2 trillion, fell back – then retook the milestone.
Elsewhere, decentralized applications (dApps) flourished on Ethereum and multiple rival networks; non-fungible tokens (NFTs) brought a legion of new users to the industry; bitcoin set a fresh all-time high after the appearance of the world’s first bitcoin ETF; blockchain-based gaming took flight, and…

Why Arbitrum And Rollups Are Dominating Ethereum Scaling

Ethereum has seen massive growth this year with the network now supporting over 2,000 decentralized applications (dApps) spanning decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), gaming and more, according to State of the DApps. 
The number of Ethereum users has also soared. Monthly active users of the MetaMask non-custodial wallet product have surpassed 21 million — a 38-fold increase from 2020. There are now 3.4 million Ethereum addresses interacting with DeFi protocols and over US$170 billion in total value locked in DeFi protocols, according to DeFi Llama.
But Ethereum’s…

Learn the World’s Most Popular Programming Language

Python is one of the world’s most popular programming languages for good reason. Its general-purpose nature makes it useful in fields as diverse as web development, data science, and even gaming. Plus, due to its relatively straightforward syntax, it’s considered one of the easier programming languages to pick up. Because of this versatility, power, and accessibility, Python is one of the best languages for entrepreneurs to learn.
This 12-course bundle includes training from some of the web’s best instructors, including Ardit Sulce (4.6/5-star instructor rating), Nick Walter…

DoragonLand Gears Up for a Big Move this Nov. as It Announces Its $DOR IDO

DoragonLand, the 3D card game that caused ripples across the blockchain gaming community recently, will conduct its IDO on two launchpads, KoiStarter and Oxbull, on November 30, 2021.
After building great curiosity and gaining immense traction in the blockchain gaming community, the blockchain-based game DoragonLand is prepared to conduct the IDO of its native token $DOR on November 30, 2021.
DoragonLand is backed by some of the most popular names in the blockchain space, including Lucid Realm, X21 Digital, Exnetwork Capital, OIG, Axia8 Ventures, Oxbull, MEXC…

Blockchain gaming guild Avocado raises $18 million

Avocado Guild, a blockchain gaming startup similar to a16z-backed Yield Guild Games, has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round.
Animoca Brands and QCP Soteria Node (QSN) co-led the round, with Solana Ventures, Three Arrows Capital, Polygon Studios, and others participating. The round brings just the six-month-old Avocado Guild’s valuation to $200 million.
This is the startup’s first fundraise, and it is an equity round, its founder and CEO Brendan Wong told The Block. But the investors will also get some AVG tokens, he said. AVG is Avocado Guild’s native token that is yet to be…