This week’s podcast is brought to you through a partnership with Animoca Brands. Animoca Brands is one of the world’s leading mobile game developers and publishers . They are on the frontlines of Web3, investing heavily in a vast portfolio of Web3 projects.
Our guest this week is Benjamin Lee, Co-Founder of Blowfish Studios. Blowfish Studios is part of the Animoca Brands family and builds AAA games for mobile, PC, VR, console, and, coming soon, Web3 with Phantom Galaxies.
In this week’s podcast we focus on building a AAA game for the blockchain. Benjamin talks to us about the development of Phantom Galaxies, why Blowfish decided to make it on the blockchain, how they are tackling marketing for Web3 and mainstream audiences, and more.
Plus, we discuss the Ethereum’s smooth rollout to proof-of-stake, Animoca’s latest round of fundraising, Zynga’s acquisition of Storemaven, and Starbucks incorporation of Web3 in its rewards program.
Guest: Benjamin Lee
The Ethereum Merge Is Done, Opening a New Era for the Second-Biggest Blockchain
Ethereum (ETH) Post-Merge Economics | Seeking Alpha
Animoca Brands raises US$110 million in funding round led by Temasek, Boyu Capital, GGV Capital
Zynga acquires mobile growth platform Storemaven | VentureBeat
Starbucks brewing revolutionary Web3 experience for its Starbucks Rewards members