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MetaKing Studios Raises $15M in Seed Funding to Accelerate Development of Web3 Strategy MMO Game

New games company MetaKing Studios has raised $15 million in seed funding, led by Makers Fund and BITKRAFT, to accelerate development of Blocklords, a multiplayer medieval strategy MMO game built using Web3 technology. MetaKing is founded by CEO David Johansson and COO Nicky Li, both of whom have experience developing and producing free-to-play games. In […]

Blockchain Games Company Raises $15M in Funding to Accelerate Development of Mass Combat RPG Title

Blockchain games company Azra Games, co-founded by former Electronic Arts executive Mark Otero and dedicated to building immersive universes with in-game economy and virtual collectibles powered by web3 technology, has raised $15 million in funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz, to accelerate development of its first title: a mass combat strategy role-playing game with the code […]

Former Twitch Execs Launch Web3 Gaming Content Platform, Raise $15M in Funding

Former Twitch executives James Kuk, Ernie Le and Ben Stueck have launched Web3 gaming content platform FreshCut and raised $15 million in funding, led by Galaxy Interactive, Animoca Brands and Republic Crypto. Built for game creators and fans, the company is aimed at blending gaming and Web3 through high-quality, short-form gaming and esports videos that […]

Tilting Point Partners With Polygon Studios to Expand Into Web3

Free-to-play games publisher Tilting Point has entered a multiyear partnership with Polygon Studios to launch 10 games, with the integration of Web3 blockchain technology, over the next two years. The first three titles were revealed to be interstellar strategy game Astrokings from Korean developer AN games, which Tilting Point acquired earlier this year; virtual slot […]

Nelson Mandela Family to Release “Mandelaverse” Metaverse Project

The Nelson Mandela Family’s Long Walk to Freedom brand is launching a metaverse project, called “A Long Walk to Meta: Mandelaverse,” that will feature NFT art collections and a “holographic” gala that will take place later this summer in Los Angeles. The project is being released as part of a partnership with Range Media, the […]

Web3 Creator Company DNABlock Raises $7M in Second Seed Funding Round

DNABlock, a company specializing in tools for Web3 creators, has raised $7 million in a second seed funding round led by Sfermion, Solana Ventures, Animoca Brands and Non-Fungible Labs. The funding round comes after DNABlock raised $1.2 million in September for its 3D avatar technology, called “Replikant,” that allows creators to design and mint NFTs […]