Its great to see so many new games are integrating blockchain technology to power features such as in-game cryptocurrency, native tokens, digital collectables, asset trading, enhanced randomness and more.
Lets take a look at some of the most exciting blockchain enabled games to hit the gaming industry this year.
CSC | Space MMO
CSC is one of the most visually stunning blockhain supported games available at the moment, as you take an adventure on a space ship through the cosmos. It is essentially a deep space MMO fast-paced combat game, where you will find a robust player economy and an un-paralleled crafting experience. Players can travel through the cosmo space, jumping into the star systems, and discover mines, treasures, steller bodies, and more random things. In the game you may also encounter random pirate ships and battle against other players online for resources and control. The in-game trading system called “GFC” token is backed by Ethereum ERC-721 and supports buying/selling of all items including ships, ship skins, module upgrades, supplies, weapons, and armour. The game is free to download and play on Steam.
AxieInfinity lets you enjoy multiplayer battle gaming a beautiful pixie type environment, where each Axie is a delicate looking mythical creature that has so many hidden traits. This game has over 250,000 players and wholeheartedly promotes and runs using the Ethereum cryptocurrency. Axies are digital pets that have 6 different body parts – each part can be selected from hundreds of different types, having their own unique powers so every Axie posses 6 powers combined. There are categories of Axie based on power level, rarity, and traits and you can raise them on farmland in-game that involves pet raising, breeding, and battling, allowing you to play this all day without getting bored. As it is a blockchain-enabled game, you own your data, nobody has any access to your game data, not even the company itself.
SandBox is one of the most awesome open-world experiences that you will ever play. It is a community-driven “Minecraft like” game platform where gamers can monetise voxel assets and experience gaming on the blockchain. What makes this game so great is the freedom to design your character in any way you like, and you can earn money from almost anything in-game. Characters, clothing and other assets can be bought and sold using the SAND cryptocurrency on the Sandbox marketplace, or you can transfer it to others and still earn points, and if you get enough accumulated points, you can withdraw it for real cash.
Dissolution is a free-to-play FPS game that will take you into a world full of rogue AI, 400 years into the future. The solar system is invaded by numerous rouge group of powers are in chaos, and players from all around the world are thrown into this chaotic deep space environment. Each player is placed into desolate places surrounded by hostile environments to compete for resources and territory. It has both PVP and PVE features with real-world simulations allowing you to team up with your friends and rage into this epic game. Most importantly, this game is blockchain-enabled so whatever you achieve through your journey with Dissolution, you earned it yourself and get to own it yourself. They have recently announced the game will be going live on Google Play as a mobile game too.
9 Lives Arena
9 Lives Arena is a highly competitive and fast paced online RPG game that solely focused on FPS “hack’n’slash” gaming. This skill-based PVP game is packed with tonnes of adrenaline rush as you survive and defeat other players with special weapons and spells. In the shop you can buy anything from a samurai sword to a wingsuit to power up your character ready for battle. All items are uniquely customised and tradable on the Ethereum blockchain.
Blankos aka Blankos Block Party is a mischievous MMO RPG online game, multiplayer epic battle royal game modes. With this game you can go on solo quests and unlock new rewards to trick out your Blankos, or grab a squad and compete in epic block parties. Features let you race, jump, play, and shoot with your friends. The producers made a stunning vibrant gaming world that resembles a giant block party with custom art designs, world-building & exploration, and collector avatars. You can play Blankos online using cryptos and it’s now available on Windows 10.
Evolution Land is a virtual simulation blockchain game that supports cross-chain interactions. The game will have up to 26 continents, each of which is deployed on a different public chain. Two continents have been built so far and have been deployed on Ethereum (Atlantis Continent) and Tron (Byzantine). On your land, your apostles can be deployed to manage mines, farms, and can even be doctors or musicians. What makes this game interesting is that it has an open SDK so developers can build their own Dapp’s which can be deployed on Evolution land.
WarRiders is the first blockchain enabled MMO RPG game where people can earn cryptos by destroying opponent’s cars. It is a full-fledge 3D game with tonnes of dangerous rides and weapons, where each player gets to choose his ride. Rides can be bought with Benzene, the only cryptocurrency available on the chaos and bloodstains and integrated with the MetaMask browser extension. The currency converts approximately 1 BZN = AUS$0.8 USD allowing you to equip yourself with the most powerful weapons and destroy through enemy lines. You can also earn money through hardcore playing with WarRiders’s in-game currency.
Age Of Rust
Age Of Rust is a blockchain enabled far future world apocalyptic game that will take you into an android robotic age in 4424. The game plot opens a sci-fi premise on a stasis gone wrong on a colony ship, as you wake up in an unfamiliar world surrounded by rogue machines and monstrous weaponry. Half post-apocalyptic and half cyberpunk, Age Of Rust takes adrenaline on your nerves on every scene. It is a single-player 1st person shooting game with stunning graphics and physics. You can use Ethereum as the game currency as it supports crypto wallet and ETH tokens to fight and and earn coins. Age of Rust Season 1 game is now available on Steam.
Crypto Kitties game is fun, full of surprises, and lots of collectible things around as a fully blockchain enabled MMO game with RPG fighting stimulations. CryptoKitties was one of the first blockchain-based games, where you can bring any two cats together (male & female) and breed a new cat. The new cat is one-of-a-kind, and 100% yours, stored on the Ethereum Blockchain, and can you can buy & sell your cats with the community.
God Unchained game is a free-to-play trading card based game which uses blockchain to store your cards and collections. This game was invented by ex-Google and Riot engineers, founded by the largest gaming investor in the world. If you are a lover of magical cards, surely you can’t resist Gods Unchained as it has thousands of characters as cards, each presents a unique power within a certain power division. The game has made a world record in 2019 where millions of players have spent $85 billion dollars in this super high-level graphic 3D trading card game.
Hash Rush is an online sci-fi/fantasy RTS game plotted on the fictional Hermeian Galaxy, where you can play, build, fight, and trade your commodities for ‘Galaxy Points’. Then, you can trade those points for skins and Ethereum or Bitcoin. As you proceed further into the game, you will unlock the mining colony, monster battles, and crystal trading. The most difficult task on Hash Rush is Crypto crystal mining, as successful miners will receive tokenised blockchain rewards as well as in-game items, bonuses, and prizes.
UpLand is a google map powered parallel world where users play, operate businesses, and connect with more Uplanders. This virtual game is kind of based on the concept of the classical Monopoly game where users can buy, sell, trade, and navigate virtual properties that are pointed using the real-world reference. As it’s a blockchain enabled game, the owner of the virtual assets are real people and the digital assets are stored on the Blockchain as NFTs. The UPX cryptocurrency fuels an open market economy in the game as users buy and sell NFT properties. This game is available on both Google and Apple platforms.
Neon District is the cyberpunk role-playing adventure and flagship game developed by Blockade. Leveraging the latest in decentralized technologies, players battle to progress through a sci-fi dystopia and earn in-game NFT (non-fungible token) items. You can buy and sell items such as characters, gear, craft, level up teams, swords, hats and more than 1 billion NFT items are available for purchase on OpenSea NFT marketplace.
The Six Dragons
The Six Dragons is a fantasy open-world RPG game filled with rich graphics and resources inside a stunning 64 square kilometre digital world. The game takes you into a decentralized environment where swords and magic are your main weapons to survive. You can build safe houses with over 300 different crafting options, make vaults, collect weapons, and roam around the villages to hunt monsters. The Six Dragons game allows you to trade items between players or sell them in an online “Blockchain Blacksmith” cash store. The game has also recently introduced cryptocurrency Chainlink Oracles for on-chain verified randomness for in-game interactions.
Crypto Wars game is a Japanese based blockchain enabled game with a decentralized civilization theme. It is free to play world MMO game with thousands of unique skins and armory, where you can build houses, workstations, cattle-farms, and more on your village as well as customizing everything. You can go for war with others and take command of their territories to earn ETH crypto as everything you obtain will be stored in your blockchain wallet, completely sealed from others. Who thought you could earn money playing a strategy game?
Blockchain Cuties is a new multi-blockchain enabled online game based on crypto collectibles and adventures. You can play this game with puppies, lizards, bear cubs, cats, and other real & fantasy world creatures called “Cuties”. You can collect them, breed them, test their battle skills, train their attire, equip them with a ton of arms, and more. Each Cutie is 100% unique and is owned by you only as stored on the Ethereum blockchain as an NFT.
EGamers.io is a crypto gaming community for seasoned gamers, where thousands of gamers collaborate together from every part of the world. It gives latest news feeds about gaming market updates and existing blockchain games as well as dApps. You can visit their website to find lots of cool stuff which support blockchain technology.
Epix Industries (formerly PixEOS) is a new NFT community for brands, artists and their fans. Everything on here is fully digital, which means each piece of art doesn’t exist in the real world, but exists on the Blockchain as a token. Epix is creating NFT collections for digital fashion, cyber myths, hip hop music icons and other interesting topics.
My Crypto Heroes
My Crypto Heroes is an RPG battle enabled game that is built on the Ethereum blockchain. The game is inspired by mythical world heroes where you can run quests, search for rare items, and battle against other players for dazzling rewards and fame. My Crypto Heros was the world’s number one blockchain enabled game based on daily activities in 2019 as voted by DappRadar.
Brave Frontier Heros
Brave Frontier Heroes is the partner game to My Crypto Heroes as it combines the proven gameplay of Brave Frontier with the proven game economy of My Crypto Heroes. By playing the game, you will own Brave Frontier characters (Units) and weapons (Spheres) as digital assets, secured by blockchain technology. This allows you to freely buy and sell those assets to others, or even use them between other worlds.
Splinter Lands is a fantasy world next generation online collectable card game, aiming to replace traditional physical cards. The idea of this game is to collect cards, trade and earn rewards through tournaments, ranked play, and quests – with over $275,000 dollars in prizes so far. Splinter Lands supports cross-conpatiability blokchains to Ethereum, Tron and WAX so you can earn HIVE tokens and trade them.
Sky Weaver is a new Ether-powered trading card game set to be launched in late 2021, with a BETA game already live in action to try. One fan described the game as “SkyWeaver is a brand new gaming experience that resurrects all the fun of childhood collectible card games – in a browser – and with the ability to trade cards just like in the old days”. The game is available on Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, iPhone, iPad and Android.
Crypto Emoji is a unique game built on the concept of “Emojinomics” which give you the freedom to design and create emojis and compete with other players. Unfortunatelty, it looks like this game is now discontinued.
CropBytes is a decentralized farm simulator game with an open world feature, allowing you to can earn crypto real-time from your in-game NFTs. The game launched in 2018 and now has over 80,000 players world wide. This game lets you enjoy your free time by building farmlands, growing crops, and raising cattle. You’ll need to feed your animals once by purchasing fruit coins (FRF) from the market and water them daily, similar to a Tamagotchi (if anybody is old enough to remember those – if you forget to feed them they die!). It is important to note that the in-game assets (Game Coins) are currently not stored on a blockchain, but they so offer up to 500 TRX tokens for referring a friend to join.
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