More and more use cases of blockchain are being developed with each passing day. It as it turns out also has the potential to revolutionize the gaming industry through the use of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
As per reports, ConsenSys, recently pointed out 16 live NFT-based games that users can play for fun and yet earn some money in the process.
Consensys said that though the blockchain community may be more interested in discussing network updates, adoption and scalability, blockchain-based games are quietly providing early proof that blockchain technology can revolutionize an industry.
Games are using these ERC-721 tokens, and ConsenSys claims that one of their team members made $600 in just three hours using NFTs on Ethereum.
ConsenSys even went on to provide a list of different games that are using NFTs and bringing in new, unique tokens for buying selling and trading on Ethereum. They revealed several categories of these games like Collectible and Trading Games, Battling Games and Strategy games.
CryptoKitties, is one such “Collectible and Trading Games” which is a popular Ethereum-based game that allows users to buy, breed and trade unique digital cats while Etheremon is a game that allows users to capture, train and sell unique creatures which are called Mons.
PlasmaBears is another similar game where players can build unique digital bears, sell and trade them or even send them on adventures to discover wearable assets while 0X Universe allows users to create a spaceship and explore the galaxy all the while colonizing new planets and selling resources.
Another category as specified by Consensys is “Battling Games” which consists of games like Chibi Fighters where players can battle and trade digital warriors and collect weapons. Other similar games are Hyperdragons where users breed and train digital dragons and MyCryptoHeroes which allows users to collect, train and fight with historical figures. Popular games like Axie Infinity, Blockchain Cuties, World of Ether and Gods Unchained also fall under this category.
“Strategy Games” which was the category includes games like Decentraland, a VR world where users get a plot of land to build and trade assets. CryptoAssault is another game where users command an army in a 3D world while CryptoBaseball is one where users play baseball with tokens representing real baseball players which represent real-world performances.
The final category which was ConsenSys listed was “Artwork Trading” where NFTs are also being used in artwork trading applications like CryptoSketches and SuperRare to buy, trade, and sell unique digital art.