gaming

Sonar "moji" NFTs on OpenSea. (OpenSea)
Aave’s Social Media Protocol Lens Acquires NFT Mobile Game Sonar
With the acquisition, Lens Protocol will be integrated into a game app which claims to have 20,000 active users per month.
Sonar "moji" NFTs on OpenSea. (OpenSea)

CDCrop "The Maestro" Yat Siu MI2022 (Fesq/CoinDesk)
Investing Millions to Orchestrate an Open Metaverse
The co-founder of $5.9 billion gaming giant Animoca Brands has made the development of a single, connected virtual world where users can interact across platforms the cornerstone of his investment strategy. That’s why Yat Siu is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop "The Maestro" Yat Siu MI2022 (Fesq/CoinDesk)

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Crypto Update | The Gaming Industry Doesn’t Need Web3, but Gamers Might
With crypto markets and other assets ticking up on Fed Chair Jerome Powell's dovish remarks on interest rates, plus a look at what Web3 gaming got wrong, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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CDCROP: Roboto Games' upcoming title codenamed Foragers and Fighters (Roboto Games)
A16z Leads $15M Round for Game Studio Roboto Games
The studio, which was founded by Web2 veterans, plans to add Web3 elements to its forthcoming survival/crafting MMO game.
CDCROP: Roboto Games' upcoming title codenamed Foragers and Fighters (Roboto Games)

CDCROP: Dollar Bills Money Currency Cash (Pixabay)
Web3 DAO Game7 Unveils $100M Grant Program
The grants will be awarded to Web3 game projects over five years.
CDCROP: Dollar Bills Money Currency Cash (Pixabay)

CDCROP: Video game controller (Jose Gil/Unsplash)
The Gaming Industry Doesn’t Need Web3, but Gamers Might
Web3 gaming isn’t conceptually misaligned with what gamers want, but gameplay must be prioritized above all else before gamers will even begin to consider the upside.
CDCROP: Video game controller (Jose Gil/Unsplash)

A screenshot from inside Metaverse Fashion Week. (Cameron Thompson/CoinDesk)
The Metaverse: More Women Are ‘Power Users,’ but Women Have Less Power
McKinsey’s latest report takes a look at demographics in the metaverse, suggesting that while women spend more time on metaverse platforms, they hold fewer leadership positions at metaverse companies than men.
A screenshot from inside Metaverse Fashion Week. (Cameron Thompson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: GameStop sign on GameStop at 6th Avenue on March 23, 2021 in New York. (John Smith/VIEWpress)
GameStop to End FTX.US Ties, Refund Customers
GameStop customers with FTX gift cards will be given refunds.
CDCROP: GameStop sign on GameStop at 6th Avenue on March 23, 2021 in New York. (John Smith/VIEWpress)

El precio de GALA se desploma tras especulación de un exploit. (TradingView)
Temor a hackeo de US$1000M provoca desplome de 20% en GALA, pero la firma insinúa que se atacó a sí misma
“Todos los tokens de GALA en Ethereum y en los puentes están a salvo”, tuiteó una empresa afiliada.
El precio de GALA se desploma tras especulación de un exploit. (TradingView)

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$1B Crypto Hack Fears Spur 20% GALA Plunge, but Firm Implies It Attacked Itself as a Safeguard
"All GALA tokens on Ethereum as well as the underlying bridge collateral are SAFE," an affiliated firm tweeted.
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