Treasure: The $MAGIC of Interconnected Gaming Metaverses
Interoperability perhaps is one of the most groundbreaking concepts that players and game developers have long anticipated for years. Imagine a scenario in which assets from game A can be seamlessly transferred and utilized in game B, fostering cross-game interactions and a more unified gaming ecosystem filled with endless possibilities. Treasure has embraced this idea at its very core and pursued a vision to cast magic into an interconnected metaverse of games. By bridging various gaming worlds, Treasure aims to create a truly immersive experience for players across different game universes.
ArchLoot is a free-to-play, user-generated content (UGC) game with loot-style composability and playability. The game is built on Binance Chain and offers an interactive gameplay experience that allows for on-chain implementation of upgradeable characters/props NFTs using unique protocol, EIP 4985 and BEP 129, thus enhancing its potential for playability and robust user-generated content.
Blur: Efficiency in the NFT Market
Blur is a NFT marketplace aggregator that has quickly become a leading player in the space, consistently dethroning OpenSea in volume. The team behind Blur consists of talent from organizations such as MIT and Citadel, and the platform is backed by crypto venture firm Paradigm. Blur’s seed round raised a total of $11 million with participation from notable figures in the NFT and crypto space such as Punk 6529, Cozomo de’ Medici, and Zeneca.
Polygon: A Game Changer for Web3 Gaming and NFTs
When it comes to choosing a scaling solution for Ethereum, Polygon is among the top choices for builders and investors. Polygon, previously known as Matic Network, is a layer 2 blockchain built on Ethereum that aims to serve as Ethereum's Internet of Blockchains (like Cosmos and Polkadot), providing child chains for transactions to reduce the load on the Ethereum parent chain. The rebrand shifted Polygon's focus to exclusively serve as a scaling solution for Ethereum.
RTFKT: The Metaverse’s Next Supreme in the Fashion Industry
RTFKT was founded in early 2020 by three veterans, Benoit Pagotto, Steven Valisev and Chris Le, whose experiences intertwined between gaming, fashion and branding. They came together and shared a vision to push the boundaries of fashion to the next level. In less than two years of operation, RTFKT was able to secure a total of $9.5 million in VC funding, including an $8 million seed round from renowned investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Galaxy Digital, Larry Warsh, and Ledger.
Game Engines: Driving the Future of Gaming
Gaming generated $180 billion in revenue in 2020 and is expected to be worth over 200 billion USD by 2023. An underlying factor powering much of this success is the proliferation of reliable, accessible, and full-featured gaming engines. These tools reduce the complexity of game development, and they’ve empowered millions of developers to create visually stunning worlds, tell impactful stories, and immerse players in new universes.
When AI Sparks into Web3 Games & Metaverse
Along with the massive growth of the Internet from the 1990s until now, various innovative technologies have been created to bring users breathtaking experiences through virtual interactions in cyberspace. Among such technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come to play an important role in processing big data to enhance immersive experience in our everyday lives over the last decade.