NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (12/05/2023)

Elon Musk tweets meme from ‘Milady’ NFT collection. The market cap of BRC-20 Bitcoin tokens surpassed US$1 billion. The government of Türkiye launches a virtual office in the metaverse.

May 12, 2023 NFT and Gaming

New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[COMING SOON] SENSES is a project by VESA, an award-winning digital art pioneer. Dropping on 15 May on NFT, it explores courage through artistic expression, and was also featured during Art Dubai, a leading art fair in the Middle East.

SENSES by Visa

[COMING SOON] Cryptonauts is a collection by digital artist Fran Rodriguez. This drop features Cryptonauts, who are explorers of the metaverse and citizens of the Cronos Chain. This collection goes live on NFT on 19 May.

Cryptonauts by Fran Rodriguez

Blockchain Games

[LIVE] Eyeball Games and Boomer Squad are jointly organising a tournament that will run until 16 May. Players are able to access the game by holding a Boomer Squad NFT, and there will be prizes for the top 3 players in the leaderboard for this season.


[COMING SOON] Croskull will be launching its ordinal collection ‘bitCroSkull’ on 18 May. The bitCroSkulls will be distributed in a single limited series of 333 pieces. Of these, 66 will be unique pieces with exclusive features, while the others will have randomised traits.


NFT Metrics

The following table shows select top collections (by weekly sales volume on each platform) and a sample of their art:

PlatformCollectionSales Volume (USD)Floor Price 
OpenSeaMilady Maker$102,100
$8,000Image8 4
OpenSeaMutant Ape Yacht Club$21,456,000
$17,300Image11 2 NFTLoaded Lions$102,100
$1,600Image19 2 Land – The First Frontier$56,700
$70Image1 2
MintedVVS Miner Mole$5,800
MintedMutant Aiko Beanz$5,800
CollectionMilady Maker
Sales Volume (USD)$102,100
Floor Price 
SampleImage8 4
CollectionMutant Ape Yacht Club
Sales Volume (USD)$21,456,000
Floor Price 
SampleImage11 2 NFT
CollectionLoaded Lions
Sales Volume (USD)$102,100
Floor Price 
SampleImage19 2 NFT Land – The First Frontier
Sales Volume (USD)$56,700
Floor Price 
SampleImage1 2
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
Sales Volume (USD)$5,800
Floor Price 
CollectionMutant Aiko Beanz
Sales Volume (USD)$5,800
Floor Price 
As of 12 May 2023 Sources: OpenSea, Minted, Research

Blockchain Game Metrics

The following table shows select top games by weekly Unique Active Wallets (UAW):

SplinterlandsHive, WAX78K
$1KImage9 1
IskraKlaytn, Ethereum62K
Planet IXPolygon45K
Axie InfinityRonin, Ethereum32K
SecondLiveBNB Chain27K
$7KImage19 1
SplinterlandsImage9 1
UAWKlaytn, Ethereum
GamePlanet IX
GameAxie Infinity
UAWRonin, Ethereum
SplinterlandsImage19 1
As of 12 May 2023 Sources: DappRadar, Research

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$10.48 billion, down -16% from last week.

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News Highlights

Recent Research Reports

  • Monthly Research Roundup (April 2023): In this issue, we feature trending market insights, and our latest research reports take a closer look into Bitcoin’s expanding ecosystem, specifically Layer 2s, DeFi, and NFTs.
  • Alpha Navigator: Quest for Alpha [April 2023]: Asset classes were generally flat in April, with cryptocurrency outperforming other assets. The US Federal Reserve could be on the cusp of ending its interest rate hike cycle.
  • Bitcoin’s Expanding Ecosystem: Layer-2, DeFi, NFT: The landscape of the latest projects building on top of Bitcoin is expanding beyond payments. It now includes Layer-2 scaling solutions and key application categories like DeFi and NFTs.

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