Animoca Brands is a gaming company with their headquarters in Hong Kong. They were founded in January 2016 by Yat Siu, and initially focused a lot on mobile games. However, nowadays they are one of the premier companies in the blockchain gaming space. They publish and develop games, acquire studios and invest in promising projects.
Animoca Brands has several subsidiaries, including game studios like for example Pixowl, The Sandbox, nWay, Stryking Entertainment. They also have a partnership with Dapper Labs, the company behind the Flow blockchain, and they have invested in the strategy game Axie Infinity.
The blockchain games company is the organization behind a variety of crypto tokens. They use REVV for their racing games, including MotoGP Ignition and F1 Delta Time. Then there’s SAND, which is the main currency for The Sandbox. In addition they are working with other subsidiaries on more tokens, like GAMEE and LYMPO.
Animoca Brands has announced the release of the TOWER Crazy Defense Heroes Web Store. Here players can buy in-game items, TOWER NFTs, TOWER products and accumulate TOWER Hero points besides various other utilities. The phase 1 of the Web Store is currently available and players can visit the Store to buy in-game items using TOWER […]
Believing in “a metaverse without restraining walls,” Animoca Brands and other blockchain-based platforms such as Decentraland and The Sandbox have come together to form the Open Metaverse Alliance for Web3 (OMA3). The organization proposes to connect multiple virtual worlds and Web3 platforms in a frictionless way. Currently, the blockchain industry faces challenges in interoperability, and […]
Animoca Brands has announced a TOWER token earning event for players who own a TOWER Battle Card NFT. The new Crazy Defense Heroes event will allow players to earn up to 1000 TOWER tokens besides the regular rewards. The event started on August 1, 2022, and will run in parallel with other Crazy Defense Heroes events such […]
Undead blocks continues its series of tournaments with the MP5 Massacre tournament in partnership with Polkastarter. The tournament is free to enter and there is a $10,000 prize pool to be shared amongst the best performers. While their previous tournament required participants to hold an Undead Blocks NFT, this one is free to enter, thanks […]
Benji Bananas, the free-to-play mobile game developed by Animoca Brands will launch its season 2 rewards campaign on July 29th at 7pm EST. Let’s learn more about the game and sea how to take part in the event and earn PRIMATE coins. As we see in our weekly top play-to-earn games, casual mobile games are […]
Cantina Royale, the tactical action shooter game based on the Elrond blockchain, is one of the most promising free-to-play and play-to-earn games to look forward to this year. Recently, it has concluded a successful Initial Dex Offering (IDO) and mystery box NFT bundle sale on the Maiar launchpad. Now, this cross-platform game is moving fast […]
With a recent fundraising effort leading to a valuation of $5.9 billion, Animoca Brands is no startup company. In fact, it seems like their name is on the list of investors for almost every blockchain gaming project! Now Animoca continues their partnership with Planet Hollywood, announcing the development of a movie studio themed experience in […]
Life Beyond just launched the first phase of their alpha. And though this phase is only accessible for Apartment Key and Passport holders, a full open alpha is scheduled for July 6th. In addition, Life Beyond is offering prizes in the form of $DOL tokens for alpha participants. It’s free to play, play and earn, […]
Animoca Brands, the leading venture capital firm in the blockchain gaming industry, has announced the full acquisition of Notre Games. This Prague-based gaming startup is known for developing the Scratch Wars collectible cards game. This acquisition will enable Notre Game to expand to the global market as it has only been doing business in the […]
Animoca Brands, the leading blockchain game distribution and venture capital company, has entered into the unicorn category after raising US$88.8 million in a funding round led by investors like Kingsway Capital, HashKey Fintech, SNZ, Octava, RIT Capital Partners, and many others. The latest funding brings the company valuation to US$1 billion. The funding took place […]