Pantera, Animoca Brands Co-Lead $10M Investment in Metaverse Game Studios

Solana Ventures and Everyrealm were also leaders of the financing round for the creator of blockchain game Angelic.

AccessTimeIconMar 14, 2022 at 2:21 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 4:03 p.m. UTC
10 Years of Decentralizing the Future
May 29-31, 2024 - Austin, TexasThe biggest and most established global hub for everything crypto, blockchain and Web3.Register Now

Blockchain game development studio Metaverse Game Studios has raised $10 million in a funding round co-led by Pantera Capital, Animoca Brands, Solana Ventures and Everyrealm. Other investors included OKX Blockdream Ventures, Mechanism Capital, Morningstar Ventures, Huobi Ventures and Shima Capital.

  • The company’s flagship game, Angelic, is a turn-based strategy combat game where the player is a “unique neo-human” who meets and collaborates with companions along the way.
  • Angelic has non-fungible token (NFT) items, including ships and cosmetic items, and a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) mechanism to give players community governance over the game and intellectual property, according to the website.
  • "Angelic is building a massively multiplayer metaverse with a deep gameplay layer enriched by a sophisticated backstory. We believe this is the right approach to help bridge the divide between blockchain games and AAA titles," said Animoca Brands co-founder and Executive Chairman Yat Siu in the press release.


Please note that our privacy policy, terms of use, cookies, and do not sell my personal information has been updated.

The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is an award-winning media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. In November 2023, CoinDesk was acquired by Bullish group, owner of Bullish, a regulated, institutional digital assets exchange. Bullish group is majority owned by; both groups have interests in a variety of blockchain and digital asset businesses and significant holdings of digital assets, including bitcoin. CoinDesk operates as an independent subsidiary, and an editorial committee, chaired by a former editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal, is being formed to support journalistic integrity.

Brandy Betz

Brandy covered crypto-related venture capital deals for CoinDesk.

Learn more about Consensus 2024, CoinDesk's longest-running and most influential event that brings together all sides of crypto, blockchain and Web3. Head to to register and buy your pass now.