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Polygon and BoomLand Partner to Launch Blockchain Games

BoomLand, a mobile gaming company, has partnered with Polygon Studios to create the first dedicated Web3 publishing gaming platform, metaverse, and play-and-earn ecosystem built on Polygon’s Supernet technology.  BoomLand’s first title to launch will be Hunters On-Chain, a play-and-earn mobile game supported by an NFT lending a borrowing marketplace to…

Metaverse and Blockchain Gaming Trends to Watch in 2022

Metaverse and blockchain gaming trends have started to dig its claws into the general video game space. While the debate on things like NFTs still continue, even as the crypto-verse pushes through heavy dips, there are several developments worth watching in 2022 (and beyond). Gamers will start to accept Blockchain…

Project Eluüne: StarGarden Revealed as Blockchain Franchise

Project Eluüne: StarGarden, a blockchain gaming franchise developed by Arrivant, is a free-to-play and play-to-own title intended for long-term play. StarGarden exists in the Project Eluüne universe where players embark on a quest to repair a destroyed world. StarGarden is a Guild versus Environment and Guild versus Guild auto-battler RPG…

HyperX Welcomes Team Liquid Co-Owner Hungrybox as Global Ambassador

HyperX today announced the addition of Team Liquid co-owner and player Juan “Hungrybox” DeBeidma as a global ambassador. Along with the signing, HyperX has renewed its sponsorship with Team Liquid as the organization’s Official Peripherals Partner. As part of the organization’s sponsorship, HyperX will support a variety of initiatives, including…

Jack in the Box Opens Virtual Drive Thru on Twitch

Jack in the Box is launching the first-ever interactive drive-thru experience for viewers on Twitch. From May 10-17, Twitch viewers can drop by the 24/7 livestream to claim free food and rewards on their way to watch their favorite content creators. “We’re excited to launch Jack in the drive-thru and…

Belong Gaming Arenas to Support Scholastic Esports

Belong Gaming Arenas today announced partnerships with two local school districts – the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District in Dallas, Texas, and Williamson County School District in Nashville, Tennessee. The partnerships will help establish scholastic esports programs and support the nationwide development of the amateur esports ecosystem. Belong will provide dedicated…

Complexity Gaming Expands into Web3 With First-Ever NFT Drop

Complexity Gaming is making its push into Web3 with its first-ever NFT drop. The digital collectible, called the Genesis drop, is a collaboration with ARterra Labs, a digital collectibles platform hyper-focused on the esports and gaming market. The drop will feature 2003 free-to-mint digital tokens designed to commemorate the organization’s…

Square Enix Sells Western Division to Enter Blockchain Space

Square Enix has held firm on its motivation to enter NFTs and blockchain. Now, the company has sold the entirety of its western division, including game studios and intellectual property (IP) rights for $300 million. Embracer Group has acquired ownership of Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montreal, and Square Enix Montreal. This includes…

Reggie Fils-Aimé Finds Blockchain in Gaming ‘Compelling’

Reggie Fils-Aimé, former President of Nintendo, spoke about his interest in blockchain technology and how it can change gaming. Fils-Aimé sat down at SXSW to answer questions about the current state of the video game industry. Naturally, it was a conversation that turned toward blockchain and crypto. “So I’m a…

How do we make Web3 more sustainable?

What are Web3 platforms doing to help protect our environment? Web3 and its influence on our environment is one of the largest arguments against blockchain technology. NFTs immediately became targets of criticism, and in some ways, rightfully so. Ignoring the detrimental side of Web3 will only halt its progress, but…

Web3 is Changing the Gaming Landscape

Gaming is evolving whether we want it to or not. Originally published at Ether/Or. Web3 is changing the gaming landscape. It’s inevitable. Whether it succeeds in taking over technology as we know it or it crumbles and fails, the future of gaming has forever been shifted. Whether you’re for or…

Are NFTs a Natural Extension of Video Games?

The discussion around NFTs, particularly in video games, is still a major debate in the community. However, many game developers and publishers are embracing the new Web3 universe. We’ve seen the backlash surrounding publishers like Square Enix, which still believes in a NFT-based future, and we’ve seen others completely dismiss…