GameFi continues to grow despite crypto winter: DappRadar report

Blockchain games were the subject of the latest DappRadar x BGA Games Report #5, published on Tuesday. The report looked at healthy ecosystems and investments coming into the GameFi and metaverse markets. Several projects were covered in detail in the report, which outlined their continued success and growth. Splinterlands, Illuvium, Galaverse and STEPN have continued … Read more

Wild West-Based Battle Royale Blockchain Game Grit Gets Listed on the Epic Games Store – Blockchain Bitcoin News

On June 6, the Web3 entertainment company Gala Games announced that the Wild West-focused battle royale blockchain game Grit will soon be available via the Epic Games Store and accessible to 194 million users. The well known company Epic Games is the producer of the Unreal Engine and the popular online video games Fortnite and … Read more

South Korean government becomes an early investor in metaverse

South Korea, a nation known for its strict crypto regulatory stance, is betting big on the metaverse. The government will invest over 223.7 billion won ($177.1 million) directly in various metaverse projects. The decision to invest in the nascent metaverse tech makes South Korea one of the first national governments to do so. The investment … Read more

VC Roundup: The rise of blockchain gaming, DAO management and asset tokenization

Bitcoin (BTC) and the broader cryptocurrency market have provided very little comfort in recent weeks, as macroeconomic headwinds and the implosion of the Terra ecosystem continue to reverberate. But, if we look beyond the immediate price action, we observe an industry that continues to grow and evolve, as well as attract sizable capital investments from … Read more

People want to be paid crypto to exercise in the Metaverse: Survey

A new survey has found that over 80% of people would be motivated to take up more physical exercise if they were paid in cryptocurrency for their efforts.  The survey, which was conducted by fitness website FitRated, asked 1,001 Americans for their thoughts on blockchain-related fitness technology. The survey found that a staggering 40% of … Read more

Twitch co-founder raises $24M for Web3 gaming firm Metatheory

Web3 gaming and entertainment company Metatheory founded by Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin has raised $24 million in a Series A funding round on Monday. The round was led by crypto capital venture firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), with participation from Pantera Capital, the venture arm of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, FTX Ventures, and other venture firms, according … Read more

GameFi News: Tilting Point partners with Polygon Studios, and LootRush raises $12M

SpongeBob and Warhammer mobile game scores Polygon partnership Free-to-play mobile games publisher Tilting Point has entered a multiyear partnership with Polygon Studios to launch 10 Web3 games over the next two years. Polygon Studios and Tilting Point plan to help both native Web3 game developers scale their games alongside free-to-play developer partners, and studios who want … Read more

Solana and Moonbirds help NFT market reach $6.5B monthly trading volume: Report

Solana (SOL) and Moonbirds came to the rescue of the bearish nonfungible token market after a six-week cooldown phase.  According to the monthly DappRadar report, the NFT market recorded a multi-month trading volume high of $6.5 billion, surging by 23% from March, breaching the $6 billion mark only for the third time in its history. … Read more

Nifty News: Louis Vuitton and Johnnie Walker dabble in Web3

This week’s Nifty News sees the arrival of Louis Vuitton to the nonfungible token (NFT) gaming scene, Johnnie Walker’s entry into Web3 and Elon Musk’s apparent embrace of Bored Ape Yacht Club. Louis Vuitton makes its mark in the NFT gaming scene To commemorate Louis Vuitton’s bicentennial birthday in late 2021, the French luxury brand launched … Read more