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CDCROP: Video game controller. (Martínez/Unsplash)
How to Level Up Your Knowledge of Web3 Gaming
Blockchain technology is redefining the gaming industry and giving players an opportunity to own their digital identities and assets. Here's how to get started.
CDCROP: Video game controller. (Martínez/Unsplash)

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Health and Fitness App Sweat Economy Raises $13M in Private Token Sale to Move to Web3
The company is teaming with Near Protocol to support the move.
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Members of Branch's Seattle-based team (Branch)
‘Animal Crossing Meets Minecraft’: Branch Raises $12.5M for Play-to-Earn Project
Mechanism Play, Dragonfly, Polychain and Coinbase Ventures were all participants in the game’s seed round.
Members of Branch's Seattle-based team (Branch)

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The Transformation of Everything, With Vance Spencer
Vance Spencer is the co-founder of Framework Ventures.
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‘Tamagotchi on Crack’: Irreverent Labs Raises $40M for NFT Cockfighting Game
Investors are backing a gaming studio whose “MechaFightClub” title is predicated on 6,969 robot chicken NFTs, according to government filings.
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Ready Games Raises $3M to Bring Web 2 Gaming to the Web 3 World
The initiative could lead to a sizable increase in the number of NFT games in Apple’s App Store.
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MetaLend founders Sudjeev Singh (left) and Nikhil Bhardwaj (right) (MetaLend)
Bird, Ring Veterans Raise $5M for GameFi Lending Protocol
The Pantera-backed MetaLend lets users borrow while still earning money in games.
MetaLend founders Sudjeev Singh (left) and Nikhil Bhardwaj (right) (MetaLend)

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DeFi Data Shop Nansen Makes First VC Investment in Gaming Analytics Firm ZeroDrop
Following a $75 million funding round of its own, it’s the first time Nansen has invested in an outside firm.
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STEPN rewards runners with crypto – so long as they buy the NFT. (Raúl González/Flickr)
Stepn Runners Undeterred by ‘Move-to-Earn’ Game’s Pricey NFT
The Solana-based game is booming despite its cost to participate.
STEPN rewards runners with crypto – so long as they buy the NFT. (Raúl González/Flickr)

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Avalanche-Based Blockbuster Game Shrapnel Completes $7M Token Sale
Games studio Neon has raised $17.5 million so far to bring Shrapnel to Avalanche.
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