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NFL Taps Mythical Games for First Play-to-Earn Venture
The football league is continuing its crypto push with an NFT game to be released in early 2023.
NFL (Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Azra Games co-founder and CEO Mark Otero
A16z Leads $15M Round for P2E Studio Azra Games
The blockchain gaming company is preparing to launch a fantasy collectibles and mass combat role-playing game.
Azra Games co-founder and CEO Mark Otero

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Nyan Heroes Raises $7.5M to Develop Play-to-Earn Game
The investment brings the company's valuation to $100 million.
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Axie Infinity reached a record-high of $2.5 billion in trading volume in September 2021 (AxieInfinity.com)
Paradigm, a16z Back $12M Round for Blockchain Game Platform LootRush
The Steam-like platform makes it easier for new users to try play-to-earn games.
Axie Infinity reached a record-high of $2.5 billion in trading volume in September 2021 (AxieInfinity.com)

Axie Infinity game. (Ola GG)
Yield Guild Games Partner Ola GG Raises $8M to Expand P2E in Spanish-Speaking Markets
The funds will be used to acquire yield-generating NFTs and create language-specific educational content.
Axie Infinity game. (Ola GG)

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Lightning Payments Come to Mobile Games, Fueling Bitcoin Adoption
THNDR CEO Des Dickerson sees gaming as fertile ground for layer 2 payments and a big avenue for bringing new Bitcoiners into the fold. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.
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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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Wax Studio’s Blockchain Brawlers Game Earns $357M in First Week
The company claims its new P2E game is more secure than Axie Infinity.
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DeFiance Capital, Delphi Digital Co-Lead $6M Round for ‘Crypto Raiders’ NFT Game
The makers of the Polygon-based role-playing game prefer the term “play-to-own” over “play-to-earn.”
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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)