New Block Kids: Knight Story and CryptoDozer launching on LINE

For the past two years, there have only been a handful of blockchains with significance in terms of gaming.

Despite high gas fees, Ethereum remains key, and although EOS and TRON have faded in 2020, smaller chains such as HIVE and WAX are gaining some momentum.

The launch of a dozen or so wannabees – so-called ‘Ethereum killers’ – is shaking up this situation, however. 

Which is why we’ve put together this chronological list of how the new blockchains are looking to attract and partner up with game developers.

October 2020

Japanese social mobile platform LINE has announced the initial list of dapps running on its LINE blockchain.

These including versions of existing games

Theta Network will also release its game streaming service on LINE, while developer Axel Mark and OneSports are working together to launch a game based on a professional sports license, sometime in 2021.

Dapper Labs has launched the open beta for its collectible project NBA Top Shot, which is the first dapp to launch on its new Flow blockchain

September 2020

Animoca Brands has announced it will support Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain, releasing a new Star Girl game, as well as versions of its F1 Delta Time and MotoGP games, which will also run on Ethereum. 

The Harmony blockchain has announced a strategic partnership with The Sandbox that will enabling asset bridging between Ethereum and Harmony, which is a high speed proof-of-stake sharded network. 

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