Neogame unveils blockchain game development competition [UPDATED]
Build games on blockchain technology for the chance to win big
Chinese outfit Neogame , supported by the Neo blockchain and NEL, has set up a game development competition for blockchain developers with 39 prizes worth a total of more than $970,000.
The grand prize for best game is worth ¥800,000 ($125,331). Two finalists will also be awarded ¥500,000 ($78,329), with six further awards of ¥200,000 ($31,331), 10 awards for excellence of ¥30,000 ($46,996) and 20 finalists receiving ¥10,000 ($1,566).
The rules are open to any sort of game, but blockchain integration is a requirement to enter.
Game behaviour, assets and behaviour data must be put on the blockchain, but otherwise the field is wide open. Awards will be given out in 30 areas – most popular, technical effects, business value and best game are among the nine main award categories.
This story has been updated with more accurate prize values.