Blockchain Games List - 2020 Edition
We have compiled an extensive list of blockchain games. Crypto gaming is in the very early stages and many projects are still in pre-alpha or early beta.
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OVERALL BEST BLOCKCHAIN GAME
If you like Magic the Gathering type games, this game is for you!
Splinterlands is one of our favorite games and a project we have been following for some time. Games are quite fast and with the new mobile version, it's more fun than ever to challenge players to a battle.
The game is a collectible trading card blockchain game, which means that all of the cards you own are assets on verifiably yours. It uses Steem which is different from many other games that uses Ethereum.
With frequent airdrops, potion upgrades, and a number of amazing card packs and designs, Splinterlands is the current overall best game. We have also met and interview the team behind the game and can confirm that it is a legitimate and valid ongoing project.
Read our review.
If you are a fan of Hearthstone, then you will love Gods Unchained. Think of Gods Unchained as the blockchain version of Hearthstone when it comes to gameplay.
Because the cards are verifiably owned on Ethereum, all players own their assets. Incredibly rare cards have been minted which have fetched a lot of USD value at auction.
With a newly launched marketplace and more ways than ever to trade your cards, Gods Unchained looks to be the leader in collectible card games.
They recently received $15 million in funding!
Lost Relics (Forgotten Artifacts)
This dungeon crawler is one of the most playable blockchain games available. It uses the Enjin Wallet to check a player's inventory and allows you to equip a number of blockchain items in game.
Lost Relics has been leading the way when it comes to supporting the use of items from other games. It is one of the strongest contenders for blockchain game of the year in our book. With constant updates, a growing user community, and more items being added, this is one of the top games to look out for in 2020.
Axie Infinity is one of the strongest early Pokémon style games that has been created on the Ethereum blockchain.
With ongoing updates and a growing player base, this one has evolved into a strong contender moving into 2020 and beyond.
The Six Dragons
The Six Dragons is a fantasy adventure game similar to Skyrim. It uses the Enjin platform to create ERC-1155 assets that players collect and own. They also have an MFT (Multiverse Founder's Token) which could provide ongoing benefits moving forward.
This dystopian style Final Fantasy game should be coming in summer 2020. It has a promising development team but has suffered from ongoing delays. Neon District is definitely one of the top Ethereum games predicted to land later this year. You can currently collect gear on trading sites like OpenSea.
Cheeze Wizards is a bizarre new game from the developer of CryptoKitties. It features prize pools and an ongoing battle system.
Battle Racers is unique in that it will be part of Decentraland. Many collectible cars have been distributed and there continue to be ongoing events in Decentraland.
Mythereum is an interesting twist on the blockchain collectible card game. Unlike many card games which have taken the Hearthstone approach, Mythereum uses a last-man-standing battle system. They also have tournaments you can join on a regular basi
Dissolution is a sci-fi/horror first-person shooter with RPG elements that recently released a nice looking trailer. It will feature the Enjin ecosystem which makes it one of the most anticipated releases this year.
Containment Corps is tower defense and first person shooter game all in one. It features Enjin-backed items and runs on Ethereum.
Chain Warriors can be found on the Abyss platform. It is considered a "casual" RPG blockchain game.
Light Trail Rush
This game features high speed racing action with beautiful looking graphics and collectible items that are provably owned. They have had noticeable item crossover with Neon District.
Age of Rust
Age of Rust is a puzzle-based adventure game and first-person shooter that will feature the Enjin gaming ecosystem. Based on recent trailers this one looks very fun. Age of Rust also has a collectible MFT that might reap rewards in the future.
Somnium Space is a blockchain-backed virtual reality world developed by Somnium Space, Lmt. Each piece of real estate in this VR world is tokenized and held on the Ethereum blockchain.
Dark Country is an upcoming digital CCG (collectible card game) with a gothic horror setting. A public beta is planned for June, 2020.
SkyWeaver is a digital CCG from Horizon Games. It is currently in closed beta and runs on the Ethereum Rinkeby Test Network. We managed to get an invitation to the SkyWeaver beta. So we decided to use this opportunity to learn how to play it. This article will explore what we learned.
Brave Frontier Heroes
Brave Frontier Heroes is a play-to-earn idle RPG from the makers of My Crypto Heroes and Brave Frontier. It was released on January 30, 2020. In the first 48 hours after release, Brave Frontier Heroes reached over 700 users and $280,000 in transaction volume.
Ethermon (formerly Etheremon) is a new game that incorporates blockchain technology to allow true ownership of in-game items. It is sort of an Ethereum Pokemon, but with the added twist that you can sell your “mons” for real cash after you have powered them up or transformed them.
My Crypto Heroes
My Crypto Heroes (MCH) is a turn-based RPG strategy game that runs in a web-browser. It has recently gained notoriety in the blockchain community because of its use of “heroes” that are ERC-721 tokens. It has also become popular because of its association with the EMONT alliance, a group of PC game developers that are attempting to push EMONT as a universal, cross-game currency.
Chibi Fighters are cute little warriors that know no mercy.
Don't be fooled by their appearance, they are fierce fighters.
It's a fun brawler aiming at casual gamers. But don't be fooled, there is an incredible depth if you chose to dive into the realm of Chibis.
Of course there are realtime fights that reward Ether, top clans easily make 1$ in 2 minutes. Do the math and join the #1 hit.
0xUniverse is a browser-based space exploration game from 0x Games. It features planets and spaceships that are digital collectibles on the Ethereum blockchain. We took some time to try out the game, and this article will explain what we found out. We’ll tell you all about the essential features of 0xUniverse, including buying planets, building spaceships, gathering resources, and exploring to find new planets.
Blockchain Cuties is a monster breeding game similar to Etheremon, Axie Infinity, and World of Ether. In Blockchain Cuties, players can collect, breed, and send into battle collectible monsters called “Cuties.”
MegaCryptoPolis (MCP) is a simulation game similar to SimCity 4 and Cities XL. Players buy land and build structures to increase their influence within a district or throughout the gameworld. Most of MCP’s game mechanics run on the Ethereum network, and almost all of the items in the game are backed by crypto tokens. In addition, the game regularly pays out ETH to players who succeed at it.
MLB Champions (Crypto Baseball)
MLB Champions is a fantasy baseball game that uses Ethereum-backed digital collectible figures. Players can buy figures in packs, place them on the field within game cards, and earn points when the represented baseball players score or win games in real life.
Caesar's Triumph (Crypto Rome)
Caesar’s Triumph is a real-time simulation/strategy game from Second Legion Studios. In it, players compete to build villages, produce resources, build armies, and conquer territory. All land and centurions in the game are blockchain collectibles that are freely tradable between players. Resources can also be traded between players.
War Riders is a post-apocalyptic vehicle-battle game currently in development. It is similar to Targem Games’ Crossout, but with vehicles, weapons, and currency that is recorded on the Ethereum blockchain and owned by the player. War Riders is still in development. But some details of how the game will work have been released. We have also played a short demo of it, and this has given us more information about what War Riders gameplay will consist of.
The Ember Sword release date is now possibly sometime in 2022, according to Sune from SoCouch Studios. Ember Sword is a blockchain-based MMORPG being developed by So Couch Studios. The developers claim that Ember Sword will let players collect cosmetic items that they will truly own and can trade among each other.
Cryptant Crab is a breeding game involving crabs. There are no cute cats or other furry animals in this game – just some crustaceans that walk along the bottom of the sea. And there is not even really “breeding.” Instead, players spend a resource called Cryptant to cause their crabs to mutate.
Chainbreakers, a Decentraland launch title, is a strategic RPG set in a fictional and stylized rendition of Ancient Greece. The story revolves around a corrupt, evil government and the various factions of rebels - the players - who must join forces and cooperate in order to successfully topple the ruling class.
Dominate enemies in this MMO War Game where a powerful army and strategy will earn you Ethereum. Claim territory, battle others, mine resources and join an alliance NOW! Command your army in this hybrid on-chain/off-chain game with hundreds of others battling in real-time in a HUGE 3D world.
The Sandbox 3D is a voxel gaming platform similar to Minecraft and Roblox, but with blockchain-backed collectible assets and currency. It is currently in development, and there is no playable version available yet. However, the developer has released a centralized, 2D mobile version of the platform. And it has produced an editor that can be used to create models and animations for the future blockchain version.
Mines of Dalarnia
Mines of Dalarnia is a combo 2D platformer and blockchain real-estate game from the makers of Chromia network. It is currently playable in an early alpha version.
Mines of Dalarnia shares many similarities with games like Dig Dug and Steamworld Dig, but features an upgradeable equipment system and levels that can be traded between players.
Crypto Space Commander
Crypto Space Commander (CSC) is a space MMO scheduled to be released this Summer (2019). It is produced by Lucid Sight, a successful blockchain game developer with two previous titles under its belt. CSC uses Ethereum as its primary in-game currency. In addition, most items in the Crypto Space Commander economy are either ERC-721 or ERC-20 tokens.
If you’ve kept up with developments in cryptocurrency or virtual reality, you may have heard of Decentraland. Decentraland is described as a decentralized virtual world. But given this description, it may not be obvious what exactly a decentralized virtual world is or whether it is worth contributing to. This article will explore Decentraland since it’s become one of the more popular “game” ideas out there.
Chain Clash is collectible fighter game with characters such as Brock Pierce.
A mobile game using EOS.
ZED is a horse racing game where you can breed horses.
A game built with dragons on the Ethereum blockchain.
Ether Kingdoms (IMPs)
Ether Kingdoms is a new crypto-game with its own ERC20 token, IMP. Key features: up to 365% annual POS reward, ERC-721 items, no ICO, fair Airdrop distribution only, already tradable on various exchanges. Expand your Ether Kingdom: fight for glory, build, trade!
Explore an interesting 3D world made with voxels on Ethereum. Build, develop and sell property on the streets of Origin City. Own your own land, with your ownership recorded permanently on the blockchain.
BlockCities is a series of blockchain building collectibles featuring buildings from across the world.
Users can create buildings, collect the classics, and score super rare limited editions.
Zombie Battleground is a new digital collectible trading card game (DCCG) from Loom Games, who also developed Crypto Zombies and the Loom Network. The developers have recently announced that they will be changing the name of the game to Relentless in the near future, so you may also hear the game referred to by this new name.
Prospectors is a play to earn strategy game that allows players to take on the role of a gold-mining entrepreneur. It features freely tradable resources and plots of land whose deposits are recorded on the blockchain.
Cryptic Conjure is an open-world RPG from the same team that brought us MLB Champions and Crypto Emoji. There is no current timeline for a public launch, but the game is playable in a demo form. Cryptic Conjure uses Ethereum as its in-game currency, and most items in the game are either ERC-721 or ERC-20 tokens.
IQueon is a PvP platform with over 20 browser games from different genres including shooters, races, platformers, puzzles, intellectual quizzes, and others. The platform operates by supporting the Ethereum blockchain and using an internal cryptocurrency IQN.
IQeon games were developed according to the principle of PvP battles. Using chat, players can agree on a battle in real time, and then fight each other in their favorite games for a digital asset called IQN!
Read more about Blockchain Games
Blockchain games are a brand new form of video game that uses decentralized technology to provide a new gaming experience. Players can play to earn items that they own with provable scarcity. This also opens up the idea of a multiverse where certain items can be used across multiple games. Major projects include Enjin, Loom, COCOS BCX, Chiliz, and more.
Many blockchain games run on Ethereum, Tron, Steem and a number of other blockchains. Some game developers are considering using sidechains as well which include Matic and Efinity, Enjin's own blockchain.
NFTs play a major part as their uniqueness and scarcity make them digital collectibles. They can be used as in-game items such as swords, shields, playing cards, skins, and more.
Major players such as Ubisoft and Square-Enix have considered switching to blockchain gaming technology, but gaming on the blockchain is so new that it will take some time to gain adoption.
Some players have begun to stream their experiences on Twitch which might need to player acquisition, but blockchain games are still in their infancy as of right now. Check back often to review this list to find out what blockchain games to play in 2020 and beyond.