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The team behind Steam, a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation offering digital rights management, multiplayer gaming and social networking services, has announced that the platform will officially begin to accept payments via bitcoin.
BitQuest, a Minecraft server that uses a Bitcoin denominated monetary system for in-game transactions, has entered version 2.0.
CoinTelegraph reviews the top five greatest moments in Bitcoin history that have left a mark, not just on the Bitcoin community but on the world.
Kibo Platform, an international decentralized lotto powered by Blockchain and Ethereum smart contracts, plans to hold an ICO, which will start on October 1 and end on November 10.
The popular meme known as Pepe the Frog is becoming a tradeable CounterParty asset through the Bitcoin Blockchain.
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Counterparty enters the non-Bitcoin world by teaming up with the physical card game Force of Will as it prepares to launch its first digital game assets.
Ethereum based US gaming company claims to have raised over $6Mln in Ether (465,312.999 ETH) few minutes after it launched its crowdsale on 26 Sept 2016.
Flexibility and efficiency of application of Bitcoin is almost incomparable to any other type of currency.
First gaming payment cryptocurrency to power poker & gaming sites, BreakoutCoin has launched its crowdsale, raising $172,000 within the first hour as it plans to sell 6.6 Million tokens.
The blockchain-based BitCrystals rise in price as the full launch of Spells of Genesis (SoG) nears.
Through the mobile game Micko’s Adventure Voyage the Drachmae Travel Club hopes to get new users familiar with Bitcoin.
Cointelegraph looks into why cryptocurrency payment systems for video & online games are still underdeveloped.
When blockchain use cases became a wondrous thought for developers keen on the technology, gaming may not have been highest on the list of ideas.
Innovations in Blockchain makes waves once again; The BTL Group announced its participation in a key partnership with Fantasy 6 Sports.
Toronto based company, BitRush, on Thursday, 01 September 2016 launched a gaming tournament where the winners will be rewarded in Bitcoins.
Bitcoin faucets have been the premier place to get people acquainted with cryptocurrency, yet none of the platforms in existence has been able to build a strong community.
Pokemon Go isn’t all fun and games: it’s creepware, according to security expert Gary Miliefsky.
Humble Bundle, the popular video game and ebook retailer has ceased Bitcoin payments for its monthly bundle, starting with this month’s ‘Humble Jumbo Bundle 6’.
ProducTank has released its first mobile game to educate players about cryptocurrencies and offer them the opportunity to earn Bitcoins, Gamerholic Coins among other rewards.
Blizzard, one of the biggest game producers, announced the release of an in-game digital currency tradable as tokens in their upcoming patch of World of Warcraft.
NeuCoin launches a tipping platform on Jango Internet Radio and a Facebook game SOLITAIRE RACER. CoinTelegraph to explore different cases of promoting cryptocurrencies to find the most effective.
There is now another, more traditional method of buying PC games with Bitcoin. Green Man Gaming quietly began accepting the digital currency early last month.
Recently the online poker reviewer PokerSites claimed that some “industry insiders” had indicated that the hugely popular site PokerStars is working on Bitcoin integration.
“Spells of Orbital is a unique combination of an arcade game and a trading card game, which will be published on smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android),” reads an anonymous post on CryptocoinTalk post by one of the game’s presumed developers. “Bitcoin will not only be a payment system to make an app purchase, but it...
“Official Coin of Virtual Reality” Raises 1,022 BTC from Industry Leaders. Now Moves into 30-Day Public Crowdsale
Voxelnauts is a Minecraft-inspired, massive online multiplayer and virtual reality game that leverages the NXT blockchain for use in its economy, land property, and game item intellectual property-management system.
Bitcoin is increasing its presence in the App Store, with Apple approving a second Bitcoin tipping-enabled app by the same developer.
Leave it to a gamer to come up with something as cool as game-gifting in the comment sections of Reddit, payable not only in Bitcoin but also in Litecoin, Vertcoin, Dogecoin and Darkcoin.
Massively-multiplayer online gambling game Chopcoin.io officially launched at the beginning of September.
There were a number of (possibly apocryphal) stories during World of Warcraft’s heyday about Korean teenagers and American prisoners hunched over computers 24-7, building up and selling off video game characters for real cash.
What to do to protect your PC against Bitcoin stealing malware.
Few markets have seen activity like the Philippines Bitcoin space in recent years. The country is now home to a whole ecosystem of crypto-focused startups, offering unparalleled flexibility for its users.
Apple recently started to give more freedom to iOS app developers in integrating digital currencies and in-game tokens including bitcoin.
Fantasy sports has always seemed like a promising area for Bitcoin acceptance. An industry dependent on online payments with over US$1 billion bet in the U.S. each year on fantasy football alone, fantasy sports would benefit greatly from the ability to send money without being subject to PayPal fees.
Shane Duffy sole hacker from Australia made $110k from gaming data.
Crypto underwriters Lamb&Cooper are exploring a new era of game development and funding.
TurboCharged, the first videogame to make use of GameCredits, is about to launch a Tokyo Grand Prix, together with a new web wallet.
If a day trader and a gamer had a lovechild, it would be Crypto Collider, the new “e-money sport” that lets peers compete against one another to “hedge” their crypto holdings.
Blockchain is just a distributed ledger, a database of sorts. Being simplistic, games can be thought as a database too, one with a very fancy UI. Why would any game need the blockchain?
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