Blockchain In Gaming – news feed
No. You may have expected a different answer to come from a blockchain video game developer, but that’s the truth. Gaming does not need blockchain.
In fact, there are a lot of great features that gaming doesn’t need. Games did just fine before online multiplayer was available, or before the quicksave option became popular – do games need those things to be successful? Not necessarily. Different features suit different games, and the industry is constantly evolving to create the best, most innovative, most immersive gaming experience possible.
18-Dec-18 Atari Partners With Startup to Make Blockchain Versions of Popular Titles like Roller Coaster Tycoon
Renowned game maker Atari Inc. announced a license agreement with Animoca Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited, giving it the rights to produce and publish blockchain versions of the famed Atari mobile game titles Roller Coaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad in most territories around the world – excluding Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Macau.
Under the terms of the agreement which extends through to March 31, 2022, Animoca Brands will pay Atari a minimum guarantee against future revenues of US$250,000, payable in shares of the Company’s stock. This serves as consideration for the license to develop and publish the said games. A revenue share will also be payable to Atari after gross revenues generated by the Games exceed a total of US$500,000.
11-Dec-18 Walt Disney Company Cuts Deal with Blockchain-fueled PlayGame.com to Bring Games to Southeast Asian Fans
PlayGame and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia have cut a one-year deal to bring a wide collection of games to Southeast Asia fans. The games will feature staple characters from the Disney franchise and will be available on the direct-to-play, Blockchain-fueled gaming platform, www.PlayGame.com starting December 2018.
In the last decade, we have seen the gaming industry being rapidly transformed by the introduction of new technologies which allow for immersive experiences, such as AI, VR, and AR. However, one of the latest of these emerging technologies — blockchain — is set to redefine the future of gaming by turning what has been seen as a leisure activity into a potentially economic endeavour.