News – BlockchainGamerBiz https://www.blockchaingamer.biz Where the games business meets blockchain Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:15:42 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 The Sandbox sell outs third Land presale raising $440,000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13942/sandbox-third-presale-nft/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13942/sandbox-third-presale-nft/#respond Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:15:20 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13942

For the third time, The Sandbox has sold out a Land presale, generating 3,330 ETH (around $440,000 at time of writing) in the process.  This time, the user-generated content platform was selling 10% of its total Land; 12,384 parcels, each of which is a unique persistent location, also an ERC721 NFT, secured on the Ethereum […]

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MLB Champions gets big update for 2020 season https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13911/mlb-champions-2020-season-update/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13911/mlb-champions-2020-season-update/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:00:17 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13911

Professional sports may be on pause in the US, but that doesn’t mean developers of sports games are slowing down. One such is LA studio Lucid Sight, which has just announced version 2.0 of its Ethereum-based collectible game MLB Champions.  For the first time, the game supports off-season roster changes, updated collectible figures and a […]

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OpenSea enables embeddable NFTs https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13935/opensea-embeddable-nfts/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13935/opensea-embeddable-nfts/#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:12:17 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13935 OpenSea

Ethereum NFT marketplace OpenSea has announced a neat addition that enables content creators to embed links to NFTs – whether game items, artwork, collectibles and tickets – within websites using a simple HTML embed code. Anyone can create an embed code by clicking on the ‘Share’ button in the upper right corner of any NFT […]

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The Sandbox announces Atari partnership https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13928/the-sandbox-atari/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13928/the-sandbox-atari/#respond Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:58:47 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13928

As it prepares for its third Land sale starting on 31 March, The Sandbox has also announced a deal with Atari that will see various Atari-branded experiences launching within the game.  This areas will include rides and activities based on classic Atari games including Asteroids, Centipede, Pong, and RollerCoaster Tycoon, all recreated using the VoxEdit […]

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MegaCryptoPolis 3D launches on TRON https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13923/megacryptopolis-3d-launch-tron/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13923/megacryptopolis-3d-launch-tron/#respond Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:00:07 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13923

MegaCryptoPolis 3D has kicked off its multi-chain expansion by launching on TRON. The move unlocks a new map containing a limited amount of land plots and resources.  The first district makes 979 land plots and 3 resource spots available via auction. Two more districts will be unlocked over the coming days. Of course, citizens, materials, […]

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Sorare is the latest blockchain game to ditch Loom Networks https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13917/sorare-is-the-latest-blockchain-game-to-ditch-loom-networks/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13917/sorare-is-the-latest-blockchain-game-to-ditch-loom-networks/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:20:41 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13917

Following what it label’s ‘Loom’s leadership changes and focus on enterprise solutions’, blockchain soccer game Sorare has announced it’s migrating away from the layer 2 network.  “We believe Loom is not a long term scalability solution anymore,” Sorare said in a statement.  Sorare isn’t the first project to ditch Loom Network following the departure of […]

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The Sandbox launches its third LAND presale on 31 March https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13901/the-sandbox-third-land-presale-31-march/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13901/the-sandbox-third-land-presale-31-march/#respond Mon, 23 Mar 2020 11:05:19 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13901

The Sandbox has announced its third Land presale will start on Tuesday 31 March at 1pm GMT. This event follows the successful completion of the first two sales, which saw 7.5% of The Sandbox’s total supply of ERC721 LAND NFTs snapped up, generating over 13,000 ETH. The third presale will be the largest to-date with […]

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All Blockchain Gamer LIVE! London 2020 videos live https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13850/blockchain-gamer-live-london-2020-videos/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13850/blockchain-gamer-live-london-2020-videos/#respond Sun, 22 Mar 2020 15:19:42 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13850

Held on 21 January 2020, Blockchain Gamer LIVE! London 2020 was a day-long conference track as part of the wider Pocket Gamer Connects London 2020 conference.  All the sessions were recorded and now those videos are available via our YouTube channel.  Blockchain Gaming: From 2019’s data to 2020’s trends: Jon Jordan, DappRadar Airbnb meets Fortnite: […]

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The Sandbox announces $2 million investment lead by Square Enix https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13894/the-sandbox-2-million-square-enix-b-cryptos-tgv/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13894/the-sandbox-2-million-square-enix-b-cryptos-tgv/#respond Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:37:44 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13894

Animoca Brands’ subsidiary TSB Gaming has revealed it raised $2 million for The Sandbox in October 2019.  Companies involved in the investment included Square Enix, B Cryptos, Mindfulness Capital and True Global Ventures (TGV). The investment was made with both cash (83%) and cryptocurrency (Bitcoin and Tether) with the investing companies receiving The Sandbox’s SAND […]

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Nifty Gateway relaunches as a fiat NFT platform with art collectibles https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13886/nifty-gateway-fiat-usd-nft-platform/ https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/news/13886/nifty-gateway-fiat-usd-nft-platform/#respond Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:31:01 +0000 https://www.blockchaingamer.biz/?p=13886

US NFT platform Nifty Gateway has relaunched with a new USD fiat-based platform and a focus on exclusive art collectibles.  Previously the onboarding/wallet system was popular as it enabled users to buy blockchain game NFTs using their credit cards. So this new version seems to highlight a shift in that thinking, especially in terms of […]

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