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Weekly Gaming News Digest with CARV | Mythical Games's New Racing Game, Axie Infinity S6, Gods Unchained S2
This is the weekly gaming news powered by CARV, covering the game updates and industry news from October 2nd to October 7th, 2023.
Mythical Games launches racing game Nitro Nation World Tour [Read More]
Mythical Games, known for its blockchain-powered NFL Rivals game, is launching a new mobile title, "Nitro Nation World Tour." In this game, players race and collect car NFTs featuring renowned brands like Aston Martin, Jaguar, Pagani, and McLaren Automotive. McLaren Automotive is a partner in this venture. Mythical Games gained attention for its high-profile backers, including NBA legend Michael Jordan and a16z, with a valuation of $1.25 billion in 2021.
Yuga Labs announces US layoffs as part of broader restructuring [Read More]
Yuga Labs, the NFT startup behind Bored Ape Yacht Club and CryptoPunks, is undergoing layoffs, with the exact number undisclosed. CEO Daniel Alegre cited the need to focus on core strengths and streamline projects. The company will emphasize its gamified metaverse, Otherside, and seek long-term partnerships to advance its blockchain culture mission.
Legendary Foundry Games Announces End of Ascenders Development [Read More]
Vertigo Games, the developer of Ascenders, has halted development for the multiplayer action-shooter game due to a smaller-than-expected player base and challenging indie game market conditions. Refunds will be offered to purchasers. This development highlights the difficulties indie game developers face and potential job losses within Vertigo Games.
Gran Saga: Unlimited has Confirmed on Pausing Development and Operations Indefinitely [Read More]
NPIXEL's blockchain gaming platform, METAPIXEL, has stunned the gaming community by temporarily suspending its Web3 project, including flagship title Gran Saga: Unlimited. The decision follows unexpected developments and a need to recalibrate goals. METAPIXEL remains committed to Web3, but social media activity will decrease, and new sign-ups will be disabled on the website. Tester rewards will still be issued. Despite the pause, the company vows to return stronger and continue shaping the Web3 gaming landscape.
📌 Game Updates
League of Legends Worlds2023 starts on October 10th [Read More]
Axie Infinity S6 is Live [Read More]
Origins Season 6 is live, offering a competitive gaming experience lasting 49 days. Players can compete for a total of 112,000 AXS rewards, including Leaderboard, Weekly Quests, Fortune Chests, and Collectible Rewards. Owners of collectible Axies can earn bonus rewards. The season features faster 45-second turns, new starter Axies, a revamped tutorial, and a simplified account registration process. Season 6 also introduces a Final Era tournament, collectible Axie rewards, and an Account Level Reward System. Balancing and game mechanic updates are detailed in the announcement. The season runs until November 11, 2023.
Star Atlas Opens Doors to Free Development for Solana Builders and Creators [Read More]
Star Atlas has introduced developer tools, unveiling insights into advanced blockchain gaming mechanics. The tools, accessible at Build.staratlas.com, enable community-driven enhancements, fostering collaboration and integration of crypto functionalities within gameplay. The initiative promotes decentralized gaming and transparency, with SAGE Labs bridging the gap between crypto and traditional gaming. The tools empower developers building on Solana, offering comprehensive decentralized gaming solutions.
Play and Earn in Metalcore one-week-long Playtest [Read More]
MetalCore's sci-fi playtest begins, allowing players to earn rewards by accumulating experience points. The playtest runs for a week, featuring specific playtimes for massive battles. Players can win vehicles like the Hader I Tank, Spaher 'Bobcat, Raven F2, and Shiva HD1 by achieving XP milestones. Registration for the open beta also offers a chance to receive a vehicle.
Gods Unchained Reveals More Details on Season 2: Far Horizons [Read More]
Gods Unchained Season 2 brings exciting updates, including new Gods with visual and audio enhancements, God Powers for unique gameplay, expansion on the horizon, a Content Creator Program, a new game mechanic, and fresh partnerships. The season promises to explore uncharted territory and deliver a thrilling experience.
Treasure DAO announced new platform updates and features [Read More]
Treasure DAO's new platform update introduces several enhancements, including a shopping cart for bulk purchases, the ability to claim badges for free (off-chain) with the option to mint them on-chain, and a refreshed home page for improved user experience.
Megaweapon announced it has completed migration to Avalanche [Read More]
The WEAPON token is migrating from Ethereum to the Avalanche network. The process involves deploying a new token contract on Avalanche, removing liquidity from the Ethereum pool, taking a snapshot of balances, and airdropping the same balances to the same wallets on Avalanche. Holders need to set up their wallets for Avalanche, import the new WEAPON token contract address, and ensure they have AVAX for gas fees. Trading will resume via Trader Joe on Avalanche, with significantly lower gas fees. Beware of scams, and follow official links for information and support.