Weekly News Digest with CARV｜Christmas Greetings from the Cryptocurrency World
In this content, we will also include the password required for the POW in the CARV Play Quest. Readers can find it at the end of the article.
SoftBank-Naver's Line Next Secures $140 Million Investment Read More
Investors: SoftBank and Naver
Line Next, the NFT unit of a joint venture between SoftBank and Naver, has raised $140 million from Crescendo Equity Partners, backed by billionaire Peter Thiel. This investment marks the largest blockchain and Web3 investment in Asia this year. Line Next plans to use the funds to expand globally and develop new offerings, including a global NFT marketplace, a virtual avatar social app, and more Web3 games. Despite the decline in NFT popularity, Line Next continues to advance in digital asset-related projects.
Ordz Games Secures Seed Funding Twitter
Investors: Waterdrip Capital, Sora Ventures, and others
Ordz Games, a rising star in the GameFi sector, successfully closed its seed funding round. The investment, led by notable firms including Waterdrip Capital and Sora Ventures, positions Ordz Games for significant advancements in the burgeoning GameFi market.
TonUP Gains Momentum with Private Placement Twitter
Investors: Antalpha, Waterdrip Capital, and others
TonUP, a GameFi project, has secured a private placement, marking a strategic move in the gaming and blockchain industry. With the backing of Antalpha and Waterdrip Capital, TonUP is set to make a notable impact in the GameFi ecosystem.
Web3mine Attracts $6 Million in Seed Funding Twitter
Investors: 1kx, Protocol Labs, and others
Web3mine, a GameFi platform, has raised $6 million in a seed funding round. The investment, led by 1kx and Protocol Labs, underscores the growing interest in integrating gaming with blockchain technology, highlighting Web3mine's potential in the GameFi space.
Axie Infinity Debuts Exciting Evolution Upgrade for Axie Parts Read More
Axie Infinity introduces a new Parts Evolution feature, allowing players to upgrade their Axies every 10 levels, with a maximum of six evolutions per Axie. This evolution requires $2 worth of AXS tokens and 100 Mementos, with costs increasing for each subsequent part evolved. Mementos can be obtained by releasing Axies or purchasing in-game. Evolved parts, which take four days to complete, are not genetic and won't be passed to offspring. This feature adds a visual enhancement to Axies in both Axie Infinity and Project T, incentivizing players to engage more deeply with the game's ecosystem.
Pudgy Penguins Launches 3D Browser Game 'Pudgy World' Read More
Pudgy Penguins has unveiled its 3D browser game, "Pudgy World," at Art Basel in Miami. Set for an alpha release in 2024, this Ethereum-based NFT game offers an immersive experience for both NFT holders and plush toy fans. Following a leadership change and a $9 million funding boost, the game features Pudgy and Peaches as central characters. It employs a free-to-play model, allowing players to adopt 3D characters and purchase traits for customization. Pudgy World integrates zkSync technology from Matter Labs, enhancing user privacy with zero-knowledge proofs. This launch marks a significant step in blending NFTs, gaming, and blockchain technology.
Arc8's Frosty Season: A Winter Wonderland of Gaming Read More
Arc8's Frosty Season, from December 5th to January 31st, brings a festive gaming experience with new features and games. The season includes multi-packs with items for Beasties, a special Frosty menu affecting Beast NFT rarity, and new games like Moonshot and a winter-themed Disc-O Mania. Exciting events like the Mega Lucky Event and a Shopping Spree with Christmas Boxes await players. This immersive season enhances the gaming experience with aesthetics upgrades and interactive elements, promising fun and engagement for the Arc8 community.
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Revolving Games' Token Airdrop: A Game-Changer for Skyborne Legacy Fans Twitter
Revolving Games announces an exhilarating token airdrop for Skyborne Legacy, targeting Nexian Gem and Genesis Immortal NFT holders. Awaiting further details in January, Nexian Gem enthusiasts can anticipate a 20% bonus for holding their Gems until January 31st, 2024. These Gems elevate holders to Nodes, integral in mining additional tokens, with an initial release of 5k out of 40-50k Nodes. Beyond gaming, these Gems offer exclusive access and privileges. Skyborne Legacy is shaping up to be more than just a game – it's an immersive universe of interconnected adventures.
Overworld's Incarna NFT Launch: A Swift Sell-Out Amidst Rising Excitement and Controversy Twitter
Overworld, an MMORPG currently in development, experienced a lightning-fast sell-out of their Incarna NFT mint, leaving some customers dissatisfied. Despite minimal content released so far, the game generated significant buzz, leading to a quick sell-out. However, issues like an overbooked whitelist and bots in the public mint led to frustration among users. Overworld's founder, Jeremy Horn, apologized on Twitter and promised future perks, including NFTs for failed transactions, bonuses for whitelist participants, and airdrops for Incarna NFT holders. The secondary market is already seeing a rise in floor prices for these NFTs, reaching up to 2.4 ETH. Overworld promises several benefits for Incarna holders, such as exclusive game assets and a say in game development.
LOA Xmas Socks Carnival Airdrop Announced Twitter
Airdrop Inspector announced the "LOA Xmas Socks Carnival" airdrop, offering a total reward of $2,000. The top 100 participants will be selected as winners, with the distribution of rewards set to occur after the airdrop ends. Participants can join the airdrop through the provided link. This event is part of a Christmas special, attracting attention in the crypto and Web3 communities.
Hypetoon Launches Hypedrop Phase 1 Airdrop Twitter
Hypetoon announces "Hypedrop Phase 1," an airdrop offering HYPE tokens as rewards. The airdrop is rated four stars and will select 2,500 winners on a first-come, first-served basis. Distribution of the HYPE tokens will occur after the airdrop ends. Participants interested in joining can access the airdrop through the provided link. This event is part of Hypetoon's initiative to engage and expand its community in the Web3 space.
Guess What! Next up is the password segment in CARV Play!
The password is: Merry Christmas!
Season's Greetings from CARV! Wishing you a joyful Christmas filled with love, peace, and cherished moments.