Sony Patent Shows Plan To Track In-Game Digital Assets with NFTs

A new patent filed last year suggests that Sony is planning to track in-game assets using NFTs. Sony kept the patent a secret until Eurogamer reported about it recently. It’s dubbed “Tracking Unique In-Game Digital Assets Using Tokens on a Distributed Ledger.” According to Sony: “In traditional video games, no one digital asset is unique … Read more

Top 5 Web3 Gaming Communities to Join in 2022

Billions of dollars are spent on Web3 gaming, making it the most heavily invested sector in the Web3 space. Web3 games (sometimes called play-to-earn and play-to-own) are wildly popular, largely due to the ability to own, sell and trade assets (usually in the form of NFTs). Web3 games are digital games that incorporate blockchain infrastructure … Read more

Pooky Launches Free-to-Play Public Beta in time for World Cup Qatar

Pooky, the forthcoming gamified Web3 sports prediction platform, officially goes live on November 16th.   With an initial focus on football, the free-to-play beta launch of the game will run throughout the Fifa World Cup Qatar tournament. Those participating in the public beta will receive a whitelist spot to mint an exclusive Genesis Pookyball NFT during … Read more

Blockchain Gaming Elite Team Up for Inaugural GAM3 Awards

A conglomerate of the industry’s leading companies and influencers have teamed up for the inaugural GAM3 Awards, which aim to become the Grammys for web3 gaming. The event, hosted by Polkastarter Gaming on December 15, will recognize this year’s best web3 games as voted by expert judges and community sentiment. Over 200 web3 games and … Read more

Top 5 GameFi Projects

GameFi market size is expected to reach a 2.8 billion valuation by 2028, per an analysis carried out by Absolute Reports.  This is a result of the convergence of many technologies and industries, with gaming, blockchain, and DeFi being the most prominent, GameFi never runs out of exciting projects.  Beneath the surface, many different actors from diverse … Read more

Microsoft Expands Its Web3 Involvement After Investing In WeMade

Microsoft is one of three entities that have invested $46 million in WeMade, a Korean game developer focusing on Web3. This is according to a press release seen last week. The other two investors are Shinhan Asset Management and Kiwoon Securities. The three have opted to back WeMade in its Web3 push for supremacy. According … Read more

Square Enix Launches Its First NFT-Based Game

Square Enix, the game developer behind popular titles such as Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Space Invaders, has launched its first NFT game, dubbed Symbiogenesis. The game will be based on the Ethereum blockchain and is aimed to appease Web3 enthusiasts as the company tries to gain a foothold in this fast-evolving space. Symbiogenesis was … Read more

Soccer Star Paulo Dybala Signs With MonkeyLeague

AS Roma’s Paulo Dybala is the new brand ambassador for Web3 soccer game MonkeyLeague.  This follows the recent news that reigning Italian champions AC Milan had partnered with the Solana-based NFT game. As MonkeyLeague’s new brand ambassador, Paulo will spearhead various forthcoming co-marketing and promotional events. The star striker will also playtest the game itself ahead of … Read more

Apple Sticks With 30% App Store Fee For NFTs Despite Community Outrage

Apple will not exempt NFTs from its 30% App Store fee despite many within the Web3 community calling for the charges to be dropped. This is according to a policy update seen at the start of this week, where the tech giant outlined its rules for iOS apps that handle NFT minting, buying, and selling. … Read more

Apple Sticks With 30% App Store Fee For NFTs Despite Community Outrage

Apple will not exempt NFTs from its 30% App Store fee despite many within the Web3 community calling for the charges to be dropped. This is according to a policy update seen at the start of this week, where the tech giant outlined its rules for iOS apps that handle NFT minting, buying, and selling. … Read more