Matthew Urwin | Oct 31, 2023

Far more than a flash in the pan, there is a greater number of blockchain games than you probably realize. And with good reason: Distributed ledger technology can enhance gaming in a number of ways, including providing tighter security against hacked accounts and monitoring the progress of players in a game to ensure fair play.

Blockchain Gaming

Blockchain secures in-game transactions and acts as an immutable ledger for purchasing and trading rare skins, characters and other items.

The technology is gaining traction. The Blockchain Game Alliance, formed to promote blockchain in gaming, includes major players like Consensys and Ubisoft. 

To learn more about how blockchain is shaking up the gaming world, read about eight companies below that are leading the way.

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Blockchain Gaming Examples

Top Blockchain Gaming Companies

  • Immutable
  • Mythical Games
  • OpenSea
  • Decentraland
  • Dapper Labs
  • The Sandbox
  • Lucid Sight
  • World of Ether


Chainlink Labs supports Web3 gaming through its development of the decentralized Chainlink computing platform. Chainlink has a number of blockchain gaming use cases including an expanded design space for NFTs, fairly distributed awards and randomized gaming parameters to make game play less predictable and more exciting.  


Location: Fully Remote

Immutable is taking Web3 gaming to the next level with its platform Immutable X, which scales NFT transactions while preserving the security and integrity of the Ethereum blockchain. Users can quickly spread NFTs across Immutable’s network of marketplaces and avoid gas fees with carbon-neutral NFTs. As a result, top games like Gods Unchained become more accessible for everyday players.


Location: Fully Remote

SuperTeam Games combines next-generation gaming with an interactive NFT marketplace. Sports games can be played across platforms while upholding the same standards that large game franchises maintain. Its first product, STG Football, is a multiplayer football game where the marketplace is for real-life NFL players. Users can purchase digital packs to own, level up and customize each player.


Location: Sherman Oaks, California

Mythical Games is a blockchain-based game technology studio that uses ledger technology to help grow digital economies based on digital assets, verifiable trading methods and scarcity of product. With the company’s platform and marketplace, developers can build blockchain economies into their games and create spaces for buying and exchanging digital elements.

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Location: New York, New York 

OpenSea is an NFT marketplace offering a range of digital assets, such as digital art and trading cards, that users can apply to the metaverse. The platform runs on the Ethereum blockchain and allows users to develop their own NFT collections after creating an Ethereum wallet and profile. With a diverse set of items available, OpenSea enables gamers to customize their assets for worlds like OVR Land, Decentraland and The Sandbox.


Location: Fully Remote 

Decentraland is the first fully decentralized virtual world powered by blockchain that allows users to vote on the rules of the game. Users maintain control of the world through the Decentralized Autonomous Organization, setting the stage for how characters can interact with each other. To personalize the experience, Decentraland facilitates the buying and exchanging of digital assets via the Ethereum blockchain.

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Location: Fully Remote 

Best known for its groundbreaking game CryptoKitties, the blockchain game company Dapper Labs has expanded its reach in the NFT sphere. NBA Top Shot, NFL ALL DAY and UFC Strike are a few new additions where users can play games, win prizes and collect highlights of famous sports moments. Dapper Labs also possesses its own blockchain Flow that makes it easier to collect and trade NFTs.


Location: San Francisco, California 

The Sandbox provides an immersive metaverse where users can make digital art, buy assets and build and play their own games. After purchasing a piece of The Sandbox metaverse, called LAND, players are then able to monetize the space and use it for whatever purpose they choose. While the company offers its own currency, called SAND, users can invest different cryptocurrencies into the metaverse as they round out their assets, increase their NFT collections and create unique experiences for others to enjoy.

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Location: Los Angeles, California

Lucid Sight is bringing blockchain games to wider audiences. With the acquisition of Colyseus, Lucid Sight empowers developers to build games quickly while providing seamless multiplayer interaction. This project aligns with Lucid Sight’s goal of making blockchain games more accessible, and the company is already making games like Crypto Space Commander for PC, mobile phones and other popular formats.


Location: New York, New York

World of Ether is the world’s first decentralized game using Ethereum to buy and store collectible characters (Etherians) on the blockchain. The game allows players to breed their characters to create legendary monsters, buy Etherians in the marketplace or battle other players over rare Etherian breeds. The blockchain traces each player’s moves on its transparent ledger to prevent cheating or hacking.

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