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Esports is competitive gaming. (Sean Do/Unsplash)
Community Gaming Raises $16M in SoftBank-Led Round to Expand Crypto Esports
The competitive gaming platform is expanding into Latin America and Southeast Asia.
Esports is competitive gaming. (Sean Do/Unsplash)

Characters from Axie Infinity (AxieInfinity.com)
Metaverse Majors Struggle as User Base Falls Short of Market Expectations
Decentraland, Axie Infinity and The Sandbox have larger valuations and fewer active users than non-blockchain games.
Characters from Axie Infinity (AxieInfinity.com)

GameFi investors are still chasing the next Axie. (Jakub Sisulak/Unsplash)
Money Continues to Pour Into GameFi, but Will Developers Follow?
One of the hottest sectors for investors is seeing mixed reactions from top talent.
GameFi investors are still chasing the next Axie. (Jakub Sisulak/Unsplash)

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First Mover Asia: Taiwan GameFi Company Gets a Boost in Its Quest to Develop a More Entertaining Game; Altcoins Stand Out
Red Door Digital will use the $5 million seed round from several high-profile venture firms to create games that are technologically superior but also entertaining; bitcoin also rose solidly.
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Taiwan's Red Door Digital Raises $5M to Build AAA-Games for Web 3
Red Door Digital's leadership team includes executives from EA Games, Ubisoft, and Tencent.
Taipei (CoinDesk Archive)

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Hex Trust Raises $88M for Crypto Custody Focused on the Gaming Sector
The funding round was co-led by Animoca Brands and Liberty City Ventures.
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Manila, Philippines. (Alexes Gerard/Unsplash)
GameFi Is a New Game for Southeast Asia Players
Economic conditions and widespread digital adoption have created a foundation for the region to become the global capital of the play-to-earn model.
Manila, Philippines. (Alexes Gerard/Unsplash)

GameFi skeptics say that these games are not fun. (Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)
GameFi’s Promise and Reality Are Still Worlds Apart
In creating closed, interoperable environments, are developers forgetting to ensure that players are having fun?
GameFi skeptics say that these games are not fun. (Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)

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The Game Is On: The Hunt for Web 3 Gaming Models
GameFi will be bigger than just Axie Infinity.
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Gaming (Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Crypto Miner Hut 8 Teams Up With Enthusiast Gaming for Multi-Year Partnership
The deal will enable Hut 8 to reach Enthusiast Gaming’s 300 million-strong audience and provide data center hosting.
Gaming (Leon Neal/Getty Images)