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It’s time for this week’s gamefi updates. It’s been another wonderful week for GameFi and Crypto Gaming!
As usual, we picked the most important news of last week for you. Enjoy the reading and let’s drive the GameFi revolution together.
European Blockchain Convention 2023 has been announced
The 8th European Blockchain Convention is all set to be held in Barcelona on 15-17 February 2023. The 3-day event will be an avenue for participants to connect with world-changing developers, investors, and companies. (link)
Avalanche Looks To Capitalize On GameFi Segment – Will This Give AVAX Some Boost?
Avalanche (AVAX) peaked at $20.31 on November 6 as it gave its best to recover from the bearish trend that engulfed the broader crypto market towards the tail-end of October and the opening days of the current month. (link)
Kellogg's Dives Into Web3 Gaming with Pop-Tarts Avatars in Blankos Block Party
Kellogg’s has made its first foray into blockchain games by collaborating with Mythical Games to create Pop-Tarts-based NFT characters for Blankos Block Party. (link)
Blockchain-based NFT social game Karmaverse releases their Weekly Update
Karmaverse Zombie has released their weekly update about their staking, Karmaverse Halloween Month, Game Development, and In-game Activities and Statistics. (link)
Game-Fi platform Ethlas create educational games about FTX's insolvency
The stunning implosion of FTX and its superstar founder Sam Bankman-Fried is reverberating across the global cryptocurrency landscape and has rattled investor faith. Although it might take months to get an accurate picture of what exactly happened, Singapore-based Game-Fi platform Ethlas has come up with a game to offer a joyful and educational insight into FTX's insolvency. (link)
Fancy Birds: Sky Wars Launches with some exciting features
Fancy Birds: Sky Wars, developed by Fancy Studios, has entered the GameFi space. Sky Wars is a Play-to-Earn (P2E) game that allows players to fly, breed, and compete against one another to reach the top of the leaderboards. (link)
Nine Chronicles released the 2022 Arena Grand Finale Community Voting Result & Rank Placement.
One of the biggest events in Nine Chronicles World, the 2022 Arena Grand Finale, is approaching. The fully decentralized RPG game has set basic rules of the Grand Final via community voting. (link)
NFT & Metaverse
Apple’s Job Listings Suggest Metaverse Product is Coming
Recent job postings by Apple suggest that the tech giant aims to build a 3D world for its yet-to-be-announced mixed-reality headset. Apple’s VR and mixed reality headset is no longer a secret, but new job listings reveal the company is ramping up its work to bolster the device with content. (link)
Renault Launches Industrial Metaverse
French automobile maker launches Industrial Metaverse hopes to manage mass data collection and cost expenses significantly. In continuation of its digital transformation strategy, French automobile manufacturer, Renault has launched an industrial metaverse. The newly launched initiative is targeted towards tackling some business difficulties encountered by the company. (link)
Swiss Chocolatier Lindt Has Launched a Delightful Virtual Store in the Metaverse
Lindt USA, the American subsidiary of Swiss chocolatier Lindt, has launched a 3D virtual store in partnership with the virtual e-commerce platform ByondXR. Announced on November 17th, the delightful outlet marks the premium chocolate brand's first venture into the metaverse. (link)
RealFevr Raises €10 Million to Build the Ultimate Web3 GameFi Sports Ecosystem
RealFevr, one of Portugal’s fastest-growing startups, announced that it has raised a €10 Million funding round. The round is led by global sports investor ADvantage, with participation from Semapa Next, Shilling Capital Partners, APEX Capital, and the professional football player Sérgio Oliveira. (link)
Heroic Story secures $6 million to build Web3 tabletop RPG world
Web3 gaming protocol Heroic Story raised $6 million in a seed round led by Upfront Ventures with participation from Multicoin Capital and Polygon Technology, the company announced on Nov. 17. (link)
PlayEmber Raises $2.3 Million With Support from Shima Capital
PlayEmber, a Web3 game monetization network, has secured $2.3 million in a pre-seed round sponsored by Shima Capital. According to a press statement from the startup, the round also included investments from Big Brain Holdings, Hyperithm, Warburg Serres, Lyrik Ventures, and Huobi Ventures. (link)
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