Asia has been the origin point of some of the world’s best-known games, from Pokémon to Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Mario Kart.
Now, the region, which pioneered many culture-defining titles has been quietly positioning itself for the global mainstream adoption of games powered by blockchain technology.Blockchain gaming’s genesis
In more ways than one, the marriage of the gaming and blockchain world has been a natural one. For instance, gamers were among some of the first cryptocurrency miners, since the same GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) cards used to play games could also be used to secure cryptocurrency blockchains.
What makes the application of [...]
Cryptocarz, a blockchain-powered virtual reality (VR) game has partnered with Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) to enable trading of in-game items, made available on OPSkins virtual marketplace through tokenized cryptocurrency such as bitcoin, Ethereum and US dollars.
Launched in May 2018, Cryptocarz is a project from Blockchain Studios, who specialize in the integration of blockchain technology within software development. The gaming platform integrates blockchain, VR and eSports based on a decentralized platform and offers gamers the option to race cars to compete in eSport competitions.
Daniele Sileri, CEO of Blockchain Studios stated: “Working with WAX is a [...]
According to analysts, the largest producer of Bitcoin mining equipment may be losing its position at the top of the industry.Bitmain Threatened on Multiple Fronts
Despite moving to launch an initial public offering (IPO), competition, dubious speculation on certain digital assets, and lessening demand for hardware are undermining Bitmain’s dominance.
Analysts at the investment management firm Sanford C Berstein & Co. believe that Bitmain may be close to being usurped as the largest name in the cryptocurrency hardware production industry. Amongst other observations, a report into the Beijing-based company published today states that the co-founder of Bitmain, Jihan [...]
GaxCoin recently made the announcement that their initial coin offering (ICO) is now available for consumers to get invested at the ground floor. The launch was on August 11th, and all funds gathered will award users tokens as they support the creation of the blockchain startup. They have some of the platform prepared, but the stability and reliability continue to be improved upon.
In the last year alone, ICOs have been responsible for the accrual of $1.66 billion, which is a combined number amongst 480 ICOs. With the ICO from GAX World, they hope that the setup of their [...]