Tag: video games

April 2017: the Month Blockchain Gaming Hit the Big Time No Comments

We’ve been covering the blockchain gaming phenomenon for two years, now, starting with a review of Moonga by Everdreamsoft. Since then, many new developments in the blockchain gaming space have emerged, inspiring the creation of a dedicated website and community (follow us on Twitter, as well). This year, things heated up even more, firmly establishing blockchain gaming as a new and rapidly-g...


Blockchain Gaming: Beyond the Void Preview No Comments

Blockchain gaming is now in style, with yet another successful cryptocurrency ICO. Whereas Spells of Genesis uses the Bitcoin blockchain to secure its in-game assets, Beyond the Void has integrated with Ethereum, its Turing-complete cousin. In a partnership with its predecessor, BtV managed to crowdfund 515,143 BitCrystals as well as 30,395 ETH. Beyond the Void’s Nexium tokens have since rock...


Augmentors ICO Now Live No Comments

Cryptocurrency ICOs are all the rage these days, and the video game industry has been one of the first to jump on this crowdfunding opportunity. Spells of Genesis and Force of Will raised money for their trading card games, and Beyond the Void will be the first blockchain-based RTS/MOBA. The Augmentors team was clearly inspired by these examples and has followed in their footsteps, making block...


Blockchain Gaming Pioneer Huntercoin Gets Major Updates No Comments

Blockchain gaming has been in the spotlight lately; video games using the technology have appeared in mainstream media and academic journals, and even have a professional educational website. Most are focused on in-game payments and smart property integration, but it’s possible to build completely decentralized online worlds. Huntercoin set out with that as a goal, and it’s actually the ...


Blockchain Gaming: the Huntercoin Saga No Comments

This game has received major updates. Read here for details. The Blockchain Gaming series has covered nearly every major development in its namesake niche, and many people have caught onto the opportunity cryptography represents for the gaming industry. The Munne Project appears to have been a cheap way to capitalize on this, while other titles like Spells of Genesis use it only partially for th...


Spells of Genesis Beats All Crowdsale Goals No Comments

Spells of Genesis was the first serious use of the blockchain by a video game company, whose cryptocurrency crowdsale was intended to replace a traditional investment round. This constituted not only a precedent but an experiment, the results of which could shape the future of the gaming industry. Thankfully, it was a huge success. The game is being developed by EverdreamSoft, based out of Swit...


Blockchain Gaming: Spells of Genesis Preview No Comments

So far, all of the games featured on Blockchain Gaming were already published and available for you to play. Such reviews are important for consumers lacking the time to try everything on the market to sort the good from the bad, but the emergent nature of this industry means most projects are still on the horizon. Therefore, it’s time to take a look forward—into the future! Spells of Gene...


Blockchain Gaming: Munne Project Review No Comments

The first installment of Blockchain Gaming featured Moonga, an existing title retrofitted with blockchain technology. That will inevitably be the fate of all online video games, from MMORPGs to first-person shooters, as the advantages of decentralization become obvious. Many developers, however, are building blockchain-based games from scratch, such as the team behind Munnecoin, a mainstream-o...


Blockchain Gaming: Moonga Review No Comments

This is the first installment of Blockchain Gaming, a series of written reviews and previews of blockchain-based video games. Since the cryptocurrency industry is still nascent, most of these games are still in rudimentary forms, but we believe that blockchain gaming will become a noteworthy genre, if not a commonly-used technology across the gaming world. Moonga, however, has been around for...


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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Shaban Shaame of EverdreamSoft No Comments

Shaban Shaame is the CEO of EverdreamSoft, a tech company from Geneva, Switzerland. They got their start in video games, and are now entering the cryptocurrency space with an upcoming token crowdsale. Andrew Wagner of NewsBTC got the chance to ask him a few questions. Andrew Wagner: So, you guys love video games at EverdreamSoft. Is that still your primary focus, or do you want to become a crypto...


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