Square Enix Closes $300 Million Sale of Western Studios to Bankroll Blockchain Pivot

Square Enix, the influential Japanese gaming and publishing company, has sold its Western studios and some of its Western intellectual properties (IPs) to Embracer Group. The deal, which values these properties at $300 million, will allow the company to focus on......

Ubisoft Executive Thinks Players Reject NFTs Because They Don’t Understand Benefits

Nicolas Pouard, an executive at Ubisoft, one of the leading videogame companies in the entertainment world, has issued his take on the backlash from gamers regarding the inclusion of NFTs in traditional franchises. The VP at Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovations Lab stated......

Defi Kingdoms Reaches Record Activity Levels on Top of Metaverse Push

Defi Kingdoms, a metaverse-based blockchain game, is experiencing a rise in activity due to the push that metaverse projects are now having in the market. According to Dappradar, the activity on the game has risen considerably. This is also accompanied by......

Rarible NFT Marketplace Integrates Tezos Blockchain, Will Support Ubisoft Digits

On Wednesday, the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Rarible announced that the platform now supports the Tezos blockchain network. The move follows Rarible’s integration with the Flow blockchain protocol in mid-November, and the NFT marketplace now supports a total of three blockchain......

Aces, Jokers, and NFTs: Playing Card Manufacturer Bicycle Launches NFT Genesis Collection

The well known playing card manufacturer Bicycle has announced the launch of the company’s first non-fungible token (NFT) collection. The NFT card collectibles called the “Genesis Collection” were designed by the artist Adrian Valenzuela and the first drop of NFTs were......

Video Game Giant Ubisoft Launches NFT Platform, Software Firm’s Blockchain-Tech Runs on Tezos

The French video game manufacturer based in Montreuil, Ubisoft Entertainment SA, has announced the company has launched a blockchain-based platform called Ubisoft Quartz. According to the company, the platform will enhance specific games with playable and energy-efficient non-fungible token (NFT) assets.......

Play-to-Earn Gaming Guild Raises $18 Million in Funding Round Led by Animoca Brands

A play-to-earn (P2E) blockchain gaming guild has raised $18 million in a Series A financing round according to an announcement on Wednesday. Avocado Guild detailed that the firm raised the funds from investors such as Animoca Brands, Goldentree Asset Management, Three......