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Why play-to-earn gaming is losing steam and where GameFi must go next
Axie Infinity’s decline shows that earning can’t be everything, writes Riaz Lalani of Gambit Games. What went wrong with P2E and what can we learn from it?
Play-to-earn game developers pivot to engaging fans
A focus on economic sustainability, or play-and-earn, is driving the P2E industry to rein in incentives and instead attract and engage gamers in the hope that they will end up spending on in-game assets.
As earnings from play-to-earn games dwindle, some turn to upskilling players
Players are being educated to turn into writers, content creators, streamers or e-sports players as earnings from play-to-earn games aren’t enough to substitute for a day job.
Bitcoin briefly above $22,000; Binance Philippines ban urged
Bitcoin briefly returns to the US$22,000 mark. Meanwhile, InfraWatch PH calls for a ban on Binance in the Philippines.
Three Arrows Capital collapse sends tremors through crypto industry
Top blockchain and crypto news: Three Arrows target bankruptcy protection. Polium’s Web3 game plan pilloried. China’s tech giants get hands-on with NFTs.
Game theory: What’s holding back an explosion of play-to-earn?
Despite its rising popularity, GameFi has lessons to learn from Web 2.0 and elsewhere before it can gain a comparable user base, says Ethlas chief Wui Ngiap Foo.
What is Axie Infinity and how is it ushering in gaming 3.0?
Axie Infinity is a blockchain-based game that rewards players with cryptocurrencies and NFTs. Learn all about how Axie Infinity is creating a play-to-earn revolution in this Forkast explainer.
Why fears of a market bubble don’t apply to Bitcoin
Crypto market downturns can dredge up bad memories of ICOs. What lessons can investors learn from the past — and how is Bitcoin different?
Why gamers dislike NFTs — and what might turn them around
Would gamers and developers still feel disdain for NFTs if companies used blockchain technology differently? Will Deane explores the possibilities.
The future is decentralized: How Web3 can reshape the world
As the public tires of Big Tech’s privacy abuses, Web3’s premise of decentralization has never looked better, writes Edward Chen of Huobi.
How the market is evolving from GameFi to SocialFi — and what comes next
A blockchain is a database that can record all transactions and transfers for the entire world. All users can use public blockchain explorers to verify all data is correct. Blockchain facilitates transactions of virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Transactions that take place are fast, cheap, tamper-proof and irreversible. But blockchain technology is not limited […]
How Is Play-To-Earn Disrupting Traditional Gaming?
Are the days of playing games on Nintendo, SEGA, and other consoles and powerful desktop gaming computers gone? No.
RBI chief’s crypto warning; Korean crypto execs jailed
Reserve Bank of India’s chief sends crypto warning. In addition, Korean crypto execs gets jailed
Bored Ape NFT frenzy; Play-to-earn sustainability questioned
China’s e-CNY pilot app is ready for download as Bored Apes headline NFT frenzy.
Delay likely for India’s crypto bill; Crypto’s landmark year
Delay likely for India’s crypto bill, none the less 2021 becomes crypto’s landmark year.
In Hong Kong, a look at how the blockchain revolution in gaming continues
Gamers and developers gather at the annual Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum to discuss how video games may evolve in the future.
Bitcoin crash drags down South Korean NFT game stocks
South Korean game shares fell sharply, just a few weeks after announcements of new NFT metaverse ventures sent the shares up.