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…

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…

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…

Square Enix Still Motivated to Create Blockchain Games

Square Enix still wants to create play-to-earn (P2E) blockchain games despite the community backlash. In an interview with Yahoo Japan, Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda reiterated his mission to create P2E titles, stating that focusing on traditional games would not be enough. He described his vision for future blockchain titles…

Rainmaker Games Releases Blockchain Gaming Discovery Platform

Finding blockchain games is about to get a lot easier.  Rainmaker Games announced the launch of the first discovery platform for blockchain games. The platform will make it easier to access and review hundreds of play-to-earn (P2E) games. These games will specifically be based on blockchain and will reward players…

FootEarn Announces Partnership With Polygon

FootEarn, one of the first online 3D esports football games to implement blockchain and NFTs, has announced a strategic partnership with Polygon and Polygon Studios. FootEarn boasts an “engaging and accessible gameplay that attracts gamers from all ages, genders, and countries.” The game’s multiplayer mode will allow players to compete…

What is the Metaverse?

The Metaverse is claimed to be the future of online connectivity, but what exactly does that mean? What is the Metaverse? The buzzword has begun sweeping the internet as companies and developers gear up to create their own “OASIS” in the gaming universe. While titles like Fortnite have already created…