Leveling-Up the Video Game Industry with Blockchains

August 7, 2018

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In 2017, the video game industry broke the previous year’s record for sales by reaching $116 billion in revenue (up 10.7 percent from 2016)1 . Blockchains stand to magnify this feat by introducing new ways to create value by enforcing asset ownership for gamers and reducing intermediation in exchange. However, gamers have very high expectations for intuitive user experiences, and if accessing the benefits of blockchains impedes their gameplay experience, the main value offered by blockchains is lost.Developing with blockchains requires new technical and design approaches that must be accounted for to create a bridge to the general and hardcore gaming audiences. Tools must also be provided for game developers to participate in the open blockchain economy so they can focus on what they do best: creating amazing content and experiences.

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We make Emmy nominated, award-winning TV programmes and digital properties. Around the world and at home in Canada, kids and grownups alike have smiled, laughed, learned and played along with our long slate of shows.Playgrounds and puppets! Robots and dinosaurs! Everyday adventures and overseas excursions! Sinking Ship's innovative original programmes reflect the possibility that sits at the centre of every child's heart and mind. With an inimitable sense of fun, warmth and irreverence, Sinking Ship properties celebrate everything that children already know and the experiences they dream about, not to mention all they've yet to learn. Whether it's helping kids to make a difference in their communities or intrepidly explore the wonders of the world, Sinking Ship's programmes promote a positive outlook and an active, engaged approach to life.

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