The Punters Pick #10 — Influx of gamers pushes top blockchain game to new growth levels
Axie Infinity is one of the rare outperformers in the recent bearish market conditions, highlighting the potential for next-generation blockchain-based gaming platforms. As Bitcoin continues trading in the doldrums of the low $30k range, Axie Infinity’s token AXS reached all-time highs of almost $30.
The growth of Axie Infinity is a reflection of the tremendous potential of blockchain-based gaming platforms. The unique attributes of blockchain technology are particularly relevant to gamers where in-game economies can be established and custodianship over assets becomes paramount.
In the latest version of The Punters Pick, we highlight some of the attributes of Axie Infinity that have spurred its recent success. We also consider some of the ways that blockchain technology and NFTs are changing the online gaming industry.CryptoPunt Development Roundup
Before this week’s content, we review our weekly development roundup. As per usual, the CryptoPunt has logged another strong week of progress on both the backend and frontend. Over the next week, we will be focusing on further refinements and fixes while also preparing the rules and code structure for the Blackjack game.
🔗 Backend progress:Code updated to show game history Cooperated with Chainlink on the optimal way to integrate oracles into the gaming platform Completed oracle integration to Jackpot game
💻 Frontend milestones:Design for the pending withdrawal button completed Started design for the CryptoPunt Vault (i.e. fund management) Also started designs for the Blackjack game Bug fix on the frontend chat system
🗒️ Upcoming:Rules and code structure preparation for Blackjack game Refine the frontend for Jackpot and Coinflip based on historical data Implement smart contract into CryptoPunt vault Update codebase knowledge sharing among the CryptoPunt team ...