NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (09/02/2024)

Pandora, the new ERC-404 collection, topped NFT sales this week. Heroes of Mavia, backed by Capital, has surpassed 1M downloads. ENS has partnered with GoDaddy.

Feb 09, 2024 NFT and Gaming

Chart of the Week

Pandora’ is an NFT collection that’s the first implementation of a newly introduced, experimental, and unofficial token standard called ERC-404. This new standard mixes elements from the existing ERC-20 and ERC-721 standards. In contrast to various NFT fractionalization protocols, ERC-404 is designed to achieve fractionalisation natively.

Days after launch, ‘Pandora’ NFTs gained popularity swiftly. It topped the NFT sales this week by accumulating over US$37 million in sales volume since its launch on 5 February, with the average price increasing from approximately US$4,300 to more than US$22,300. Pandora ERC-404

New Project Spotlight

Blockchain Games

[Upcoming] Loaded Lions: Mane City Prosperity Blitz

As Mane City prepares for its next full-fledged Competitive Mode season, players get to compete in a two-week Blitz event again and earn the opportunity to win from a prize pool of US$35,000++!
100% of Diamond spend will be allocated to the prize pool, with 70% of this being exclusive to the Prosperity Blitz. What’s more, special NFT rewards are waiting for the top player as well, including the ‘Lion’s Tenacity Award’ collectible.

Mane City World Series 2

NFT Collectibles

[Live] Project SENSAI – The Golden Army Project SENSAI - The Golden Army

Project SENSAI is an AI-powered play-to-earn strategy game created by Red Kunai Labs. Its lead artist, Eugenia Chen, combined her passions for technological and artistic disciplines to create the generated avatars in ‘Project SENSAI – The Golden Army’.

Each PFP NFT boasts unique abilities and a special backstory. The collectibles in this project grant holders access to the game and various utilities, including the ability to turn their selfie into an avatar, Bitcoin Ordinals vaulting, and airdrops.

[Upcoming] The Depot The Depot

Missed your chance to snag an ‘Expedition Gear’ NFT in the initial drop and previous Depot restocks? Scoop up all the tools you need in this latest Depot restock, and gear up for the next Loaded Lions: Mane City Competitive Mode event. These might just come in handy beyond the game as well. Stay tuned for more details!

NFT Metrics

PlatformCollection7D Sales Volume (USD)Floor Price
BlurNobody NFTNobody$25,219,311 (-)$1,501
BlurDegodsDeGods$14,833,358 (-)$7,187
OpenSeaNobody NFTNobody$25,709,779 (-)$1,454
OpenSeaDegodsDeGods$12,390,088 (-)$7,675
Crypto.comSYNTHTOPIASYNTHTOPIA$129,761 (-23%)$51 Dark LionsDark Lions$30,038 (-35%)$140
MintedImage20Top Dog Corgi$78,262 (+103%)$167
MintedVVS Miner MoleVVS Miner Mole$5,644 (-61%)$185
Nobody NFT
7D Sales Volume (USD)$25,219,311 (-)
Floor Price
7D Sales Volume (USD)$14,833,358 (-)
Floor Price
Nobody NFT
7D Sales Volume (USD)$25,709,779 (-)
Floor Price
7D Sales Volume (USD)$12,390,088 (-)
Floor Price
7D Sales Volume (USD)$129,761 (-23%)
Floor Price
$51 Dark Lions
CollectionDark Lions
7D Sales Volume (USD)$30,038 (-35%)
Floor Price
CollectionTop Dog Corgi
7D Sales Volume (USD)$78,262 (+103%)
Floor Price
VVS Miner Mole
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
7D Sales Volume (USD)$5,644 (-61%)
Floor Price
As of 8 Feb 2024
Sources: Blur, OpenSea, Minted, Research

Blockchain Game Metrics

The following table shows selected top games by weekly volume in USD:

GameBlockchain(s)7D Volume (USD)7D UAW
Loaded Lions Mane CityLoaded Lions: Mane CityCronos$10,290 (-73%)2,766 (-7%)
Axie InfinityAxie InfinityEthereum, Ronin$978,536 (-24%)16,377 (-2%)
Gods UnchainedGods UnchainedEthereum, Immutable X$761,690 (+5%)1,110 (+5%) xpet techxPet.techArbitrum$407,383 (-24%)1,936 (-23%)
DeFi KingdomsDeFi KingdomsAvalanche, Klaytn, DFK Chain$221,026 (+190%)6,637 (-2%)
BinaryXBinaryXBNB Chain$171,846 (+148%)67 (+3%)
Loaded Lions Mane City
GameLoaded Lions: Mane City
7D Volume (USD)$10,290 (-73%)
7D UAW2,766 (-7%)
Axie Infinity
GameAxie Infinity
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Ronin
7D Volume (USD)$978,536 (-24%)
7D UAW16,377 (-2%)
Gods Unchained
GameGods Unchained
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Immutable X
7D Volume (USD)$761,690 (+5%)
7D UAW1,110 (+5%) xpet tech
7D Volume (USD)$407,383 (-24%)
7D UAW1,936 (-23%)
DeFi Kingdoms
GameDeFi Kingdoms
Blockchain(s)Avalanche, Klaytn, DFK Chain
7D Volume (USD)$221,026 (+190%)
7D UAW6,637 (-2%)
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
7D Volume (USD)$171,846 (+148%)
7D UAW67 (+3%)
As of 8 Feb 2024
Sources: Research, DappRadar

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at $22.06 billion, increasing by 2.04% from last week.

Gaming Top Gainers And Losers

News Highlights

  • Web3 mobile game ‘Heroes of Maviahas surpassed one million downloads on iOS and Android within five days of its launch. The game is backed by Capital, and it demonstrates a growing acceptance for blockchain gaming.
  • Ethereum Name Service (ENS) has partnered with traditional domain registrar GoDaddy to bring blockchain domains to over 20 million GoDaddy users. The partnership will enable users to link their domains to their ENS-supported cryptocurrency wallets. This simplifies the acceptance of cryptocurrency payments and eases the integration of Web2 and Web3.
  • Mastercard has launched a trivia game for the UEFA Champions League tournament which utilises NFT technology. This game tests fans’ knowledge and grants you an opportunity to win tickets to the grand final at Wembley Stadium. The trivia game is open to Mastercard customers who collect branded NFT passes and compete in a global leaderboard.
  • Hong Kong film director Stephen Chow’s ‘Nobody’ NFT collection has seen trading volumes reach over 10,000 ETH (~US$24.4m) since its release on 1 February. This highlights the growing interest in creative projects in the NFT market.
  • Bitcoin NFT project, Taproot Wizards, has successfully sold out its first collection, ‘Quantum Cats’, raising around $13 million. All 3,000 digital collectibles were sold at a fixed price of 0.1 BTC each. The sale surpassed the $7.5 million in funding Taproot Wizards raised from investors last year.
  • NFT aggregator X2Y2 Pro is integrating with the Oasys blockchain gaming ecosystem to provide enhanced trading and lending capabilities for in-game NFTs.
  • Tokyo-based marketing company Hakuhodo and Japan Airlines are launching a second round of experiments for their ‘KOKYO‘ NFT project. This project tokenises unique local experiences and real-world assets (RWAs).

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