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Top Companies in Decentralized Gaming

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Decentralized Gaming

Blockchain gaming, or dApp gaming, is an innovative industry booming particularly in Asia but popular worldwide. Gaming itself is far from new, hence there is a (good) existing market for in-game features that are auctioned on P2P marketplaces at price levels that can be considerably high for items that serve merely for decoration and don’t provide any benefits to the player.

Decentralized games make use of blockchains that make it easier to deploy in-game assets; be it the fungible tokens (in-game money) or the non-fungible ones (in-game assets, such as collectibles). Some consider dApp gaming to be the blockchain’s killer app, at least for the time being.

This in turn drives user participation, earnings and also the innovative development that can spill over to other areas of the blockchain tech industry.

Latest dApp Gaming Releases & News

Crypto Marble dApp Game: Monopoly on Blockchain

The dApp game platform VX NETWORK., Ltd. is releasing a new blockchain game. It is a boardgame dApp called Crypto Marble. The monopoly-style blockchain game features markers painted with caricatures...

Published on January 30, 2019 and labeled as #New Release #Gaming #dApps

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Etheremon celebrating #ChineseNewYear2019 with a series of bounties (Ends 8:00 AM UTC on Feb 11th)

Following the Dog bounty hunt marking the end of the Year of Dog for Etheremon, the dApp game releases a new special event on Monday, January 28. Etheremon will kick...

Published on January 26, 2019 and labeled as #dApps #Gaming #Special Event

 

Etheremon's first Chinese New Year Campaign: Chance to recall two rare mons

Etheremon, currently one of the top dApp games for breedable collectibles, announced the first of their promo events in the run-up towards the Lunar New Year 2019. The exclusive offer...

Published on January 22, 2019 and labeled as #Collectibles #dApps #Gaming

 

Fuel Games and Cryptokitties bring you "The Cat in the Pack" until the end of January 2019

The Australian blockchain game development studio Fuel, the creator of Gods Unchained, have announced their partnership with Axiom Zen’s dApp game OG Cryptokitties. This collaboration addresses one of the pain...

Published on January 15, 2019 and labeled as #Collectibles #Blockchain Interoperability #dApps #Gaming #Partnerships

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All News & Releases   Directory of Blockchain Tech Companies (Updated 19 Oct 2019)

Game Developers in Blockchain Gaming

Company Industry Segments Business Funding
Axiom Zen

Axiom Zen is mostly known thanks to CryptoKitties, but the company does more than just game development. They quickly identified dApp games as a killer app for blockchain in Asia, and adjusted accordingly. They call themselves “an idea accelerator and builder” though. Their second most popular product is Zenhub, product management software used by NASA and companies like SONY or Google.

Market Segment Game Developer


Focused on Innovation Studio, Game development studio, Enterprise software builder


#CryptoKitties

Located in Vancouver, Canada.

Raised funding 12.0 MM USD

Personalities involved in Axiom Zen include Roham Gharegozlou.

Axiom Zen partnered with Fuel Games.

Fuel Games

Australian game development studio founded in June 2018 and funded in seed round by Coinbase, Sora Ventures, Nirvana and Continue Capital. Fuel Games focus on blockchain gaming exclusively, having developed a platform for speedy integration of cryptoassets into existing games, no middleware-token needed.

Market Segment Game Developer


Focused on Game development studio, Deployment platform


#ApolloPlatform

#GodsUnchained

#CryptoKitties


>> Similar to Axiom Zen, double jump, Platinum Egg

Located in Fuel Bros Pty. Ltd.: Sydney, Australia.

Raised funding 2.4 MM USD

Personalities involved in Fuel Games include James Ferguson, Robbie Ferguson.

Fuel Games partnered with Axiom Zen (CryptoKitties), Coinbase, Nirvana Capital, Continue Capital.

double jump Tokyo

Studio that aims to rebuild the future of gaming with blockchain technology. Their vision goes that the invention of blockchain changed how value is defined and therefore it is needed to create new business models for relevant industries. In December 2018 raised 200 million yen through Gumi Group and are currently hiring for tech and non-tech positions.

Market Segment Game Developer


Focused on Game development studio


#MyCryptoHeroes

Located in Tokyo, Japan.

Raised funding 1.85 MM USD

Personalities involved in double jump Tokyo include Koen Uno, Tadashi Miyazaki.

double jump Tokyo partnered with Gumi Group, DLE Group, EMONT Alliance.

Platinum Egg

Development studio active since 2002 that has created more than 100 games, some of them on contract for bigger platforms. They recently added blockchain gaming to their portfolio, having focused on mobile games and PS2 before.

Market Segment Game Developer


Focused on Game development studio


#ShiningForceNeo

#RiseofMana

Located in Tokyo, Japan.

Personalities involved in Platinum Egg include Nariya Takemura.

Platinum Egg partnered with BitMatrix.

EMONT Alliance

Alliance of successful Ethereum-based dApp games and their developers. Fast atomic swaps between in-game tokens thanks to partnership with Kyber Network.

Market Segment Game Developer


Focused on Alliance


#Etheremon

#MyCryptoHeroes

#Cubego

#EmontFrenzy

Located in Singapore.

EMONT Alliance partnered with Kyber Network.

BitMatrix

Korean blockchain game development studio and owner of the VX Platform. Creator of BitPet, Korea’s first hugely successful dApp game.

Market Segment Game Developer


Focused on Game development studio, Deployment platform


#BitPet

#BitGolf

#VXNetworkPlatform

Located in Seoul, Korea.

BitMatrix partnered with Platinum Egg.

The Hive (platform)

Market Segment Augmented Reality

Located in Palo Alto, USA.

 

 

Blockchain Game dApps

Company Industry Segments Business Funding
Etheremon (dApp Game)

Etheremon is a decentralized game on the ETH blockchain where players can own and train Ether Monsters (Mons) who can then explore game sites and gain tokens that can be further exchanged. Etheremon is the second most popular blockchain game by DAU after Cryptokitties. Etheremon is developing a module on Zilliqa blockchain making use of their blockchain grant (undisclosed amount).

Market Segment Decentralized Game


Focused on Ether Monsters


#Collectible

#Ethereum

#Zilliqa


>> Similar to CryptoKitties, MyCryptoHeroes

Located in EMONT Alliance: Singapore.

Personalities involved in Etheremon (dApp Game) include Jake Tran.

Etheremon (dApp Game) partnered with EMONT Alliance, Kyber Network.

GodsUnchained (dApp Game)

Casual esports dApp game by Fuel Bros Digital Ventures, the creators of Etherbots. Players engage in battles and collect rare tokenized cards.

Market Segment Decentralized Game


Focused on Collectibles, eSports


#Ethereum

#Gaming


>> Similar to Etheremon, MyCryptoHeroes

Located in Fuel Bros Pty. Ltd.: Sydney, Australia.

Personalities involved in GodsUnchained (dApp Game) include James Ferguson.

GodsUnchained (dApp Game) partnered with Coinbase, Continue Capital, Nirvana Capital, Sora Ventures.

Cryptokitties (dApp Game)

Cryptokitties / 谜恋猫 is a blockchain-based game that allows players to purchase, collect, breed and sell various types of virtual cats. In December 2017 a cryptokitty sold for 100k USD. It is still the most popular decentralized game with about 400 DAU in Sep 2018 and the game with largest ETH transaction volume.

Market Segment Decentralized Game


Focused on Virtual Pet


#Blockchain-basedGame

#Ethereum

#Collectible


>> Similar to Etheremon, MyCryptoHeroes

Located in Axiom Zen: Vancouver, Canada.

Personalities involved in Cryptokitties (dApp Game) include Animoca, Benny Giang, Bryce Bladon, Dieter Shirley, Fabiano Soriani, Guile Gaspar, Mack Flavelle, Mik Naayem, Roham Gharegozlou.

Cryptokitties (dApp Game) partnered with Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz.

MyCryptoHeroes (dApp Game)

MCH is a blockchain game where players purchase Heros and game extensions, then send Heroes to acquire territories. There are free Heroes available too and playing MCH does not cost gas as the game runs on the Loom Network ETH side chain. Developed Heroes can be sold on a marketplace, the game comes with a game money (GUM) and has ICO in Sep 2018.

Market Segment Decentralized Game


Focused on Heroes


#RPG

#Blockchain-basedGame

#Ethereum

#Collectible


>> Similar to Etheremon

Located in double jump.tokyo Co., Ltd.: Tokyo, Japan.

Raised funding 0.0 MM USD
via ICO

MyCryptoHeroes (dApp Game) partnered with EMONT Alliance, Go Wallet, Play dApp, WAX, OTAKU Coin, Token Pocket.

Roto Hive (platform)

RotoHive is a new type of fantasy sports site that runs weekly tournaments and aims to be the world’s best fantasy sports prediction platform. The weekly tournaments are free to play and open to all fantasy sports fans worldwide.

Market Segment Decentralized Game


Focused on Fantasy Sports Prediction Platform


#dApps

#Gaming

#Tournaments


>> Similar to Etheremon, CryptoHeroes

Located in Dallas, US.

Personalities involved in Roto Hive (platform) include Anthony Adams, Luis Osta, Michael Lewellen.

 

 

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Crypto Business Intelligence - Full Data Files

Bitrefill

ECOMMERCE

Bitrefill is a Swedish Bitcoin startup that has evolved from a simple gift card service into a more complete crypto e-commerce platform.

Published June 25, 2019 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Amber

AI

Amber video is a project of Unveiled Labs Inc and develops video deepfake detection using AI and blockchain.

Published March 05, 2019 by Chris Appell
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Skaly

E-HEALTH

Full data file for Skaly, the IOTA-based health data project for the insurance industry.

Published January 25, 2019 by Diana Trang
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Centrifuge

SUPPLY CHAIN

Centrifuge blockchain is an open decentralized operating system to globally connect active parties in supply chain.

Published November 26, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Perlin

AI

Perlin is a blockchain AI-focused startup that is working with redundant power in common smart devices.

Published November 16, 2018 by Diana Trang
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we.trade

TRADE FINANCE

Joint venture of bank giants like HSBC and Deutsche, we.trade is a blockchain trade finance consortium focusing on SMEs.

Published November 03, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Fidelity

INSTITUTIONAL TRADING

Fidelity is an asset management firm founded in 1946 that recently announced a cryptoasset custody product.

Published October 16, 2018 by Diana Trang
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Numerai

INSTITUTIONAL TRADING

Numerai is a crowd-sourced AI-run hedge fund and Erasure marketplace that provides free data feeds for machine learning, leveraging structure-preserving encryption.

Published October 12, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Bakkt

INSTITUTIONAL TRADING

Bakkt is the regulated business crypto custody and trading solution available for investors with at least 25 BTC, waiting for regulatory approval in the US.

Published September 25, 2018 by Chris Appell
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Etheremon

GAMING

Etheremon is blockchain game creating decentralized world of Ether monsters that players can collect, train, trade or let them collect tradable ETH tokens.

Published September 18, 2018 by JMT
#BusinessOfCrypto

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NagriTech

ITO

NagriTech is Irish agritech company producing organic fertilizers that has a crypto token, NagriCoin, with a successful initial token offering in 2018.

Published September 11, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Wyre

REMITTANCE

Wyre (SendWyre) is a blockchain technology initiative for compliant decentralized trading, supported by the DCG or Tim Draper.

Published September 04, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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SatoshiLabs

CUSTODY

SatoshiLabs is the company behind Trezor wallet that has been around since the very early days of crypto.

Published August 29, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Universal Protocol Platform

INTEROPERABILITY

Universal Protocol platform is developing the Proxy token, custody-based and business-ready solution for blockchain interoperability.

Published August 25, 2018 by JMT
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Lexit

M&A

LEXIT is platform for the mergers and acquisitions on blockchain, dealing with trading of intellectual property or whole businesses.

Published August 25, 2018 by Diana Trang
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Yincubator

INVESTOR

Independent investment firm with extensive business network, venturing into AI and fintech.

Published August 09, 2018 by JMT
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Zilliqa

DAPP PLATFORM

Zilliqa is the scalable and secure blockchain platform for hosting decentralized applications

Published August 08, 2018 by Chris Appell
#BusinessOfCrypto

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ZED Network

REMITTANCE

ZED Network is regulated blockchain remittance project on Stellar blockchain.

Published August 04, 2018 by JMT
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Covesting

BEGINNER RETAIL TRADERS

Digital currency trading platform focused on copy trading, former Saxo Bank trading salesmen in the lead.

Published July 13, 2018 by JMT
#BusinessOfCrypto

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Adbank

ADVERTISING

Adbank crypto intelligence. Company, partnerships, social media presence and influence, airdrop and PR achievements.

Published July 11, 2018 by Chris Appell
#BusinessOfCrypto

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ChiliZ

TOKENIZATION

Business and social data about Chiliz platform and related fintech business: People, partnerships, social media audience, influence.

Published July 05, 2018 by Chris Appell
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All Data Files   Directory of Blockchain Companies (Updated 19 Oct 2019)

 


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If there is one question in the history of Bitcoin that cannot be answered with anything more than an estimate, it is the problem of how much of Bitcoin’s supply is actually ever available on...

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Published January 23, 2019 by Chris Appell
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Etheremon is the first dApp Game to integrate with Kyber Network’s liquidity protocol

Kyber Network enables users to pay in ERC-20 tokens, making it very convenient for them to access services in blockchain game dApps.

Published September 18, 2018 by JMT
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Sports industry can now link the real-world with blockchain through voting tokens

The rise of blockchain technology business might have started with fully digital platforms and dApps but non-digital companies are finally catching up.

Published July 05, 2018 by Diana Trang
Editor's note: A proxy solution tokenizing crowd management in sports and beyond. Tagged as New Release

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NagriCoin Project Update: Biotech Token Struck Deal With Pecun.io

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Published June 30, 2018 by JMT
Editor's note: #Airdropped Tagged as Markets

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New online banking app from France is open to self-employed but not to crypto customers

Shine, the new French banking app, is open to self-employed applicants.

Published June 17, 2018 by JMT
Editor's note: Launched in March 2018, already 10K users. Sadly, it's not so overwhelming with the crypto-friendliness in France. Tagged as New Release

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SEC: Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are not securities; market rebounds

Quick debrief on some other topics that emerged as the SEC ruled BTC and ETH not a security.

Published June 14, 2018 by Chris Appell
Editor's note: The good news moved the cryptomarkets significantly. Tagged as Regulations

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Comparing Forex Market with Crypto Markets [Infographic]

One of the few metrics that cryptocurrency markets have in common with the forex markets in 2018 is the high percentage of total trades being located on few most popular markets.

Published June 10, 2018 by Guest
Editor's note: Still a long way to go for crypto markets. Tagged as Infographics

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New business angle for marketing agencies

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Published May 31, 2018 by Chris Appell
Editor's note: #TokenMarketing Tagged as Token Promo

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Published May 31, 2018 by JMT
Editor's note: It could have been a unique event; sadly it will not happen. Tagged as New Release

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