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Scienjoy, MetaU to launch NFT exchange platform for artists

China's leading live entertainment mobile streaming platform Scienjoy Holding Corporation recently announced a strategic partnership with MetaU, a cryptocurrency exchange platform provider. The company said the partnership would allow the company to fulfill its mission of providing funding to artists who wish to convert traditional arts to NFTs. MetaU said they aimed to provide an enabling environment and tools for artists and collectors to record and purchase NFTs using virtual coins. Therefore, the company announced the launch of its NFT exchange platform, which is set to roll out during the third or fourth quarter of 2022. Earlier this year, Scienjoy announced the NFT Experience X, a new initiative intended to help selected artists be equipped with tools to transform their creations into NFTs. Artists will have access to technical support as they create NFT works at select locations under this program. The NFTs can take various forms, including traditional art, exhibitions, murals, and other unique art projects. MetaU CEO Dan Clayton said, “I am thrilled with the strategic alliance with Scienjoy based on their interest in the NFT space. MetaU will work with Scienjoy to prepare for the anticipated launch of our MetaU NFT exchange stage in the third or fourth quarter of 2022". “We are excited about the strategic alliance with MetaU and the expected launch of its NFT exchange platform. The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected almost every aspect of trade and commerce. Globally, the arts sector was particularly hit by the closure of vibrant art galleries and world-renowned exhibition scenes," said Scienjoy President and CEO Victor Hey. "However, much has started to change as the pandemic slowly recovers Done, many artists are still grappling with the effects of cancellations of art shows and uncertainty over the sector, with sponsors expected substantial budget cuts. NFT Experience X is expected to create hundreds of opportunities for artists around the world. Hopefully, as we aim to uncover creative minds in the Metaverse. With the new NFT exchange platform, we hope to provide a platform for independent artists to exchange and showcase their unique artworks.” About MetaU Founded and headquartered in Nevada, United States, MetaU Corporation is a privately held company. In 2022, the company plans to expand its office operations to Los Angeles, New York, Dubai, South Korea, Singapore, and India. About Scienjoy Scienjoy Holding Corporation is China's leading platform of mobile live streaming founded in 2011. The main mission of the company is to create an ecosystem of live streaming services that engage and entertain users. Scienjoy operates five live streaming platform brands, including Showself, Lehai, Haixiu, BeeLive (whose features include both the Mifeng Chinese version and BeeLive international version), and Hongle.tv. The company has approximately 267 million registered users. To create unique user experiences, Scienjoy integrates live streaming, in-depth insight into the live streaming industry, and an innovative business approach to cutting-edge technologies including big data, blockchain, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR). The company claims they strive to build a live streaming metaverse that offers the ultimate immersive experience, a social media network that goes beyond time and space, a digital community that integrates virtual and physical worlds, as well as a content-rich ecosystem.

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PUBG Mobile hits over $7 billion in player spending

PUBG Mobile, a popular free-to-play battle royale title developed by LightSpeed & Quantum Studio and KRAFTON, recently reached its highest record of in-game player spending on both App Store and Google Play at over $7 billion. There are two likely reasons for PUBGM’s new milestone. First, the global phenomenon title received huge sponsorships via its large professional esports scene, and second, the game's popular and vast in-game loot boxes led players to flock in to purchase. Reportedly, trailing behind PUBGM is Moonton Games’ Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. According to multiple reports, however, Moonton is not making much compared to PUBGM’s. PUBGM hits over $7 billion In a report by Sensor Tower, PUBGM recorded quarterly revenue of $771 million in Q3 2021 alone. The number that the game received in late 2021 had pushed PUBGM’s revenue to over $7 billion. When combined with the game’s localized Chinese version, Game for Peace, the game accumulated a total revenue of $2.6 billion, according to Pocket Gamer.biz. Meanwhile, in another report by Esports Junkie, the Chinese version made 57 percent or approximately $4.7 billion in overall consumer spending. The Chinese gaming market is well known for its massive size of consumers who are willing to spend their money on in-game items and cosmetics. Add the Chinese region to the list and the rest of the Asian countries, then the prospects for the mobile video game are as big as ever. Moreover, Newzoo had China as the top country in its list of Top 10 Countries/Markets by Game Revenues. China recently recorded a total of $49.25 billion of revenue from its 685.48 million players. Outside China, PUBGM made $3 billion, with the United States as its second-biggest contributor to in-game consumer purchases, or roughly 11.8 percent of global in-game purchases. Trailing behind is Japan, which is responsible for 4.2 percent. Both App Store and Google Play played a major part in PUBGM’s successful financial story. Player spending-wise, the former racked up 81 percent while the latter 19 percent. Outside of China, App Store recorded 56.6 percent and Google Play 43.4 percent. Last year, PUBGM also replaced Candy Crush Saga as the fourth-highest-grossing mobile game of all time. PUBGM trailed behind Honor of Kings, Mixi's Monster Strike, and Supercell's Clash of Clans. Market change for PUBGM Throughout the years, PUBGM recorded poor receptions from several regions, which eventually affected the game’s reception. In India, PUBGM was banned by the government due to security issues. India hosted PUBGM’s second-highest player count and the ban stripped away the country’s financial contribution to PUBGM. The game also witnessed a change in the market when the pandemic was in full swing. Players from the U.S. took over PUBGM’s original market of players. As of now, Uncle Sam sits on top of the list, followed by Japan and China in second. The third spot belongs to South Korea. One thing that can explain PUBGM’s longevity, other than professional esports tournaments, is the variation of in-game items the game has to offer. Additionally, the game also features interesting monthly updates and collaboration events that have been keeping its players in the game.

IKONIC to launch world’s first esports dedicated NFT marketplace this year

The team behind IKONIC, the first-ever esports dedicated NFT marketplace, has announced that its service would launch in Q2 this year. The IKONIC marketplace is specifically geared toward professional players, gamers, teams, and content creators of the gaming industry. The team said that the marketplace was aimed to provide a platform for gaming content creators to socialize with their community. “The IKONIC platform allows users to immortalize their outstanding gameplay into video NFTs, the next-gen type of memorabilia for esports," IKONIC CEO Sebastian Ionut Diaconu said. "Partnerships and collaborations with the biggest names in esports and rising stars to create IKONIC NFT collections, that will be the foundation for an active ecosystem for the fans, creators, and collectors, with extensive benefits for all participants. In addition to the NFT Marketplace, the Indie Game Launchpad allows game developers and the community to come closer together, get access to exclusive content and in-game items.” More on IKONIC NFT marketplace Slated to release in mid-2022, IKONIC maximizes the use of blockchain technology in providing gaming creators with earning opportunities from their content through necessary tools, which can be found in the IKONIC NFT marketplace. IKONIC was created to provide a platform where "players can own their moments”. The team behind the “only esports & pro-gaming NFT marketplace" said that the gaming industry had yet to provide earning opportunities through creating digital collectibles, more specifically screen captures of in-game moments. IKONIC was built to provide a platform where captured in-game moments can be monetized. If anything can be stored on the blockchain, then everything is an earning opportunity that gaming creators may resort to. “Esports player’s status as athletes has been disputed for a long time. Creating a legacy through memorable moments captured and stored on Blockchain, earning royalties from these NFTs, and sharing their exceptional capabilities with the world, give them the opportunity to make themselves a legendary or even an IKONIC athlete in the esports world,” Diaconu added. IKONIC’s future plans The team said that with IKONIC, making NFTs can be as simple as performing "a few clicks". Heading further into the marketplace’s development, the team said they aimed not only to make creating NFTs from gameplay easier but also to make the listing process more accessible. “With only a few clicks, you may print video clips of the craziest and most impressive game achievements to NFT," IKONIC said. "And they'll be registered and ready to trade on the iKONIC market in only one or two more clicks. The creators of these NFTs can design them to pay perpetual royalties or even to produce an altogether new revenue stream via the selling of sublicense rights.” IKONIC also added it aimed to grow into a broader and larger marketplace that features any “game-linked” digital assets, valuable not only for gaming creators but also for the marketplace and its developers. “iKONIC will be more than a new NFT marketplace. That would be a community—that would be a movement. The iKONIC community's enthusiasm for gaming is enormous, and we'll assist them in harnessing it to do amazing things,” IKONIC added. “We can create a single firm out of these two developments concurrently and capitalize on the abundant synergistic potential between them. Before we go into the specifics of IKONIC's vision, let's take a quick look at the current situation of these two trends.” The marketplace operates using its native cryptocurrency, the $IKONIC Token, which serves as the underlying basis for players, fans, or potential investors to access rewards, bonuses, and marketplace-specific discounts.

Sedania’s ESPL to enter metaverse, NFT gaming business

Sedania Innovator Bhd’s Singapore headquartered gaming arm Esports Players League (ESPL) has made its foray into cryptocurrency, NFT gaming business, and the metaverse through a recent partnership with Yield Guild Games Southeast Asia (YGG SEA). Reportedly, the partnership aimed to generate a whopping number of up to 300,000 gamers for both ESPL and Sedania Innovator. Sedania has provided details about the partnership in a company press release. It said both parties were keen to develop a sustainable ecosystem through digital assets initiatives, in line with the company’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals. “The partnership will allow ESPL to focus on enabling the 3Gs (Game Publishers, Gamers, and Guilds) to build a sustainable ecosystem by launching exciting NFTs and projects surrounding cryptocurrency other than gaming tournaments,” Sedania in the press release. Sedania’s goals According to the release, the future prospects of ESPL are very much aligned with that of Sedania’s, especially in the field of technology. Sedania founder and managing director Datuk Azrin Mohd Noor expressed the belief that the metaverse will enhance the company’s vision of ESPL as a players-centric platform. Additionally, a direct partnership with YGG SEA will lead the vision to fruition, which is creating a sustainable platform through the metaverse. “It is important for the group to discover the viability of cutting-edge technologies critical to the Metaverse as it believe it enhances its vision of ESPL as a compelling platform that provides a more exciting gaming experience for players,” Noor explained. “We’ve been working closely with ESPL to drive sustainable Esports development. Through our partnership with YGG SEA, we can channel our growth by building the foundations of a sustainable Metaverse with ESPL being at the helm of the community.” The company is experienced in esports gaming and digital banking. Notably, Sedania’s first-ever foray into the esports scene was in 2019. The company also founded ESPL by investing in Esports Pte Ltd. ESPL’s development, future prospects ESPL said they were optimistic about the partnership, saying that the global esports tournament and platform sought to expand its user base. With huge esports influence in 16 countries across Asia, Europe, and America, ESPL said they wanted to organize more globalized metaverse and NFT games tournaments. “ESPL has organised tournaments for the world’s top game publishers including Riot Games, Supercell, Tencent, Sky Mavis, and many others. Coming from its roots as a community-driven esports platform, ESPL is working towards its goal of becoming the preferred platform for competitive gaming across all genres in the Metaverse,” the press release read. ESPL CEO Daryl Teo said ESPL was excited about the coming of Web 3.0. Teo added that ESPL was looking to develop gaming tournaments in the metaverse. “Moving forward in 2022, ESPL will organise a series of tournaments involving a globalised Metaverse and NFT games such as Axie Infinity by Sky Mavis. We are optimistic that the success of our current tournaments will be a signal from gamers to continue our pursuit of expanding our user base,” Teo explained.

LCS 2022 Spring Playoffs Matchups

As the regular season of this split's LCS competition has come to an end, it is now time for the playoffs to begin! It has always been an esports feast in North America during these times and we expect nothing less this year. Here are all the LCS 2022 Spring Split Playoffs matchups! Regular Season Standings Team Name Wins Losses 1 Team Liquid 14 4 2 Cloud9 13 5 3 100 Thieves 12 6 4 Evil Geniuses 9 9 5 FlyQuest 9 9 6 Golden Guardians 9 9 7 Dignitas 8 10 8 Counter Logic Gaming 6 12 9 TSM 5 13 10 Immortals 5 13 LCS 2022 Spring Split Playoffs Round 1 Matchups Winners' Bracket Team Liquid - Evil Geniuses Cloud9 - 100 Thieves Losers' Bracket TBD - Golden Guardians TBD - FlyQuest According to the league format, the first six seeded teams of the regular season advance to the playoffs stage. Team Liquid, Cloud9, 100 Thieves, Evil Geniuses, FlyQuest, and Golden Guardians are this split's playoff participants. Unfortunately, we won't be able to see Dignitas, Counter Logic Gaming, TSM, and Immortals compete during the LCS 2022 Spring Split Playoffs. Don't forget to check our League of Legends betting guide before the playoffs!Team Liquid - Evil Geniuses Team Liquid was the closest competitor of Cloud9 for the leadership spot until the last week of the competition. The well-known esports organisation didn't let the chase go and finally secured the first spot after C9's back-to-back losses against 100 Thieves and FlyQuest. Despite all the visa issues regarding Jo "CoreJJ" Yong-in, TL managed to become the best team in the regular season once again. While CoreJJ was out, Bill "Eyla" Nguyen covered his position perfectly and the team faced two losses with him on the rift. On the other hand, Evil Geniuses barely made it to the playoffs and shifted gear during the last week to clinch themselves the fourth spot. With Jeong "Impact" Eon-young and Kacper "Inspired" Sloma on the starting roster, the team showed that anything is possible. It will be a tough matchup for sure but rationally thinking, Team Liquid is one step ahead. Cloud9 - 100 Thieves After parting ways with most of the roster, Cloud9 came back even stronger and had the leadership spot until the last week. After facing two losses in a row, the North American team lost its spot to Team Liquid. However, Cloud9 has been one of the favorites of this split's LCS trophy and the team is still one of the strongest candidates. The latest LCS champion, 100 Thieves, faced six losses this split, only one more than Cloud9. The players had ups and downs throughout the split and they even faced back-to-back losses during a period. However, with Can "Closer" Çelik's lead, 100 Thieves bounced back in the last weeks of the regular season to show their potential. Moreover, the team also managed to beat Cloud9 in the last week of action. It will be a much closer competition for sure and it is hard to predict the winner. Lastly, the hopes will not die for the losing teams as they will continue their journey from the lower bracket. Golden Guardians and FlyQuest are the lower bracket teams, waiting for their opponents. The playoffs will start on April 2 with Cloud9's battle against 100 Thieves and Evil Geniuses' test against Team Liquid will be the day after.

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Scienjoy, MetaU to launch NFT exchange platform for artists

China's leading live entertainment mobile streaming platform Scienjoy Holding Corporation recently announced a strategic partnership with MetaU, a cryptocurrency exchange platform provider. The company said the partnership would allow the company to fulfill its mission of providing funding to artists who wish to convert traditional arts to NFTs. MetaU said they aimed to provide an enabling environment and tools for artists and collectors to record and purchase NFTs using virtual coins. Therefore, the company announced the launch of its NFT exchange platform, which is set to roll out during the third or fourth quarter of 2022. Earlier this year, Scienjoy announced the NFT Experience X, a new initiative intended to help selected artists be equipped with tools to transform their creations into NFTs. Artists will have access to technical support as they create NFT works at select locations under this program. The NFTs can take various forms, including traditional art, exhibitions, murals, and other unique art projects. MetaU CEO Dan Clayton said, “I am thrilled with the strategic alliance with Scienjoy based on their interest in the NFT space. MetaU will work with Scienjoy to prepare for the anticipated launch of our MetaU NFT exchange stage in the third or fourth quarter of 2022". “We are excited about the strategic alliance with MetaU and the expected launch of its NFT exchange platform. The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected almost every aspect of trade and commerce. Globally, the arts sector was particularly hit by the closure of vibrant art galleries and world-renowned exhibition scenes," said Scienjoy President and CEO Victor Hey. "However, much has started to change as the pandemic slowly recovers Done, many artists are still grappling with the effects of cancellations of art shows and uncertainty over the sector, with sponsors expected substantial budget cuts. NFT Experience X is expected to create hundreds of opportunities for artists around the world. Hopefully, as we aim to uncover creative minds in the Metaverse. With the new NFT exchange platform, we hope to provide a platform for independent artists to exchange and showcase their unique artworks.” About MetaU Founded and headquartered in Nevada, United States, MetaU Corporation is a privately held company. In 2022, the company plans to expand its office operations to Los Angeles, New York, Dubai, South Korea, Singapore, and India. About Scienjoy Scienjoy Holding Corporation is China's leading platform of mobile live streaming founded in 2011. The main mission of the company is to create an ecosystem of live streaming services that engage and entertain users. Scienjoy operates five live streaming platform brands, including Showself, Lehai, Haixiu, BeeLive (whose features include both the Mifeng Chinese version and BeeLive international version), and Hongle.tv. The company has approximately 267 million registered users. To create unique user experiences, Scienjoy integrates live streaming, in-depth insight into the live streaming industry, and an innovative business approach to cutting-edge technologies including big data, blockchain, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR). The company claims they strive to build a live streaming metaverse that offers the ultimate immersive experience, a social media network that goes beyond time and space, a digital community that integrates virtual and physical worlds, as well as a content-rich ecosystem.

GameStop to launch NFT Marketplace with ImmutableX

One of the biggest retailers in the gaming industry, GameStop, recently announced that it would be launching its own cryptocurrency exchange platform called the NFT Marketplace. According to the company's earnings report, the platform's launch will take place during the second quarter of the 2022 fiscal year. During the company's fourth-quarter earnings report, it was revealed that it had launched a massive recruitment campaign for its new cryptocurrency exchange. The company hired several individuals with extensive experience in various areas, including blockchain gaming and e-commerce. https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/1489209166010847232Partnership with ImmutableX It is no surprise that this campaign was launched following the company's partnership with ImmutableX. This partnership demonstrates GameStop's commitment to the cryptocurrency industry. The NFT Marketplace's operations will be carried out on the Ethereum blockchain, as ImmutableX is a scaling solution that allows transactions to take place seamlessly on the platform. This will allow users to perform thousands of operations in a matter of seconds. Through the partnership with Immutablex, GameStop will be receiving around $150 million worth of IMX. These tokens will be delivered once the company reaches its goals and implements its various initiatives. The money that the company receives from the partnership will be used to fund the various initiatives carried out on the platform. It was also reported that the company had sold 15 million IMX tokens during the partnership. Crashing stock Despite the company's announcement regarding the launch of the NFT Marketplace, GameStop's stock fell by more than 10 percent in the last 24 hours. This could be caused by the company's rather poor performance during the previous year. IN the fourth quarter of 2021, the company reported a loss of $148 million. That being said, the company still managed to grow its stocks significantly during the first few months of last year. This was due to the efforts of Reddit users, who purchased the company's stock to safeguard it from hedge funds. Aside from GameStop, other companies also expressed their interest in participating in the operations of its NFT Marketplace. Spotify, for instance, has shown interest in participating in GameStop's Web3 operations. It is no secret that many people think that GameStop is the last place that would want to sell NFTs. However, when other gaming companies such as Square Enix started using blockchain technology, it made sense for GameStop to participate in the venture. Launch date The NFT Marketplace was initially expected to launch in July. However, according to ImmutableX co-founder Robbie Ferguson, the launch might happen earlier. According to Ferguson, the four significant marketplaces currently integrating with ImmutableX will be launching in the next couple of weeks. If one of these is GameStop's, the launch of the NFT Marketplace could take place sometime between June 1 and June 30. This is around four weeks earlier than the company's original deadline. This news came just as GameStop was being sued by a former employee for allegedly violating New York's labor law. According to the lawsuit, the company paid its employees every two weeks instead of every week.

PlanetQuest, Immutable X to launch world’s first 3D Planet NFT

PlanetQuest has partnered with Immutable X to launch the world's first real-time 3D Planet NFTs. In this unique, first-ever project, PlanetQuest and Immutable X enable the community to buy, not just a piece of land, but entire planets of NFTs. Those who purchase the NFTs can view their planet from orbit in 3D through their respective web browsers. As each of the NFTs is completely unique, the project becomes the first, instantly accessible, real-time 3D NFTs ever sold. The company claimed the initiative to be "radical" as it bridges a new approach to selling NFTs, which is currently in a boom around the world. A new approach to NFT sales NFTs have become a worldwide trend in the present day. However, in the continuously growing hype, there also come several issues, which revolve around the activity of minting and selling the NFTs. The initiative created by PlanetQuest and Immutable X promotes a whole new sales approach to selling NFTs while also tackling the popular issues surrounding it, from the elimination of gas wars, front-running bots, failed and hung transactions, and crashing websites. Still, the program also sticks with its aim to ensure the first-ever, real-time 3D Planet NFTs get into the hands of deserving buyers and community members. "Since coming out of stealth, PlanetQuest has become an instant hit with the IMX community, leaving quite a few of our own team members addicted to its concept and storyline, and eagerly awaiting touching down on the first planets," said Immutable X co-founder Robbie Ferguson. "We’re thrilled to see that, in part thanks to our technology, PlanetQuest is able to execute on its vision for a bot-less, gas-less, community-friendly, Planet Sale," Ferguson added. More than collectibles If buying NFTs means collecting as many of them as possible, the NFT Planet Sale offers a new perspective on that trend. The planets are said to be much more than just 3D collectible items. The planet owners will earn the keys to the PlanetQuest universe. Furthermore, there will also be additional bonuses that allow the planets' owners to earn additional Quantum or $PQX. This is the in-game currency and token of PlanetQuest, and it is expected to go public later this year before the game enters Early Access in Q1 of 2023. Once the Early Access opens up, players can team up with their friends to venture out onto these uncharted planets, and encounter dangerous wildlife or even players of opposing factions. About PlanetQuest, Immutable X PlanetQuest is a free-to-play blockchain game with a cinematic multiverse. It becomes the first to offer players the opportunity to own an entire planet. The team working behind PlanetQuest has a shared history in games, Hollywood, and procedural technology. Inside PlanetQuest, players get the experience of multiplayer exploration and discovery while exploring foreign planets and fending off dangerous wildlife in their search for valuable, planet-altering artifacts. Meanwhile, Immutable X is the first and leading Layer 2 scaling solution for NFTs to enable gas-free minting and trading while not compromising the security of the most used blockchain globally for NFTs, Ethereum. Immutable X has an established connection with marketplaces such as OpenSea and Mintable. It also powers some of the largest NFT plays across consumer apps (TikTok), social metaverse (IMVU), gaming (ESL Gaming, Ember Sword, Gods Unchained, Guild of Guardians, GreenPark Sports, Illuvium, MyCryptoHeroes+), and launchpad partners (SuperFarm, Epics. gg).

Sony announces plans to become major player in metaverse industry

Japanese entertainment giant Sony announced Wednesday plans to become a major player in the augmented virtual world of the metaverse. Sony said it envisioned the metaverse as a massive online network that integrates media, services, and social interaction. Having a wealth of game IPs, music licenses, produced films and TV shows, as well as rights to anime through its Crunchyroll streaming service, makes Sony well-suited for this plan. Sony said they aimed to bring together gaming, live events, music, and entertainment content under a single digital umbrella. Users are expected to gather in digital spaces to watch live music events and sports broadcasts, using virtual avatars. As representation is an essential part of the metaverse, Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida said argued that "the metaverse is at the same time a social space and live network space where games, music, movies, and anime intersect". "When it comes to live experiences that share time and space, music immediately comes to mind. Sony Music artists have already performed many live performances in game spaces," he continued. Many have reacted to the plans, insisting that immersive metaverses will disrupt many aspects of life, from how people socialize to how they play video games. Sony may suffer from that, as their PlayStation Consoles dominated the previous era of gaming. It is then understood that Sony now wants to get on board now to avoid being left out of a universe of cross-platform free-play gaming. PlayStation Home should return Sony needs to have a digital representation of its userbase if it wants to dominate this space. It should be possible for users to create and customize their own metaverse characters, including accessories, hairstyles, outfits, and everything else. The concept is similar to Xbox avatars, which Meta has also imitated with Horizon Worlds. In the days of the PlayStation 3, Sony had something similar in the form of PlayStation Home. The platform was a huge online project, in which players created unique digital spaces and avatars. With a variety of skins, outfits, and accessories straight from games, everything was very customizable. Sony partnered with major publishers like Konami, Bandai Namco, and even Marvel for themed skins and outfits that offered huge monetization and advertising opportunities. Publishers could create "Rooms" or digital spaces tailored for a particular brand or game. Additionally, developers could develop games and launch them on PlayStation Home. PlayStation Home also allowed gamers to watch digital live events like E3 and movies on demand. PlayStation Home was a predecessor to what companies now refer to as the metaverse. However, it crumbled under the strain of its own reckless ambition. The platform was ravaged by performance problems, glitches, and server congestion. Infrastructure-wise, the company is in a much better place than ever before. Sony also relies on Microsoft's Azure service to operate its cloud network. The PlayStation Home concept needs to be revived at the very least. It does not need to be as extravagant as it was back then, but the presence of some kind of digital environment would be valuable for the company.

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This month has seen Cyber.Bet announcing the arrival of a brand new slot gaming tournament - the Spinomenal Series. It runs from 2 May until 1 June 2022 and it features four rounds where gamers have to play slots and hope to take a share of a whopping €60,000 prize pool. What’s best is that you only need to be among the top 100 players to get a handsome reward. So let’s take a closer look at what this tournament is and how you can take part! What is the Spinomenal Series? The Spinomenal Series is a casino gaming tournament set up between the Cyber.Bet online casino and the Spinomenal casino game developer. Just so you know, Spinomenal is one of the world’s leading gaming studios and has produced over 100 hits since it started operations in Malta in 2014.  It’s a tournament that gives you a chance to take a share of a prize pool depending on your success in playing Spinomenal slot games like Wolf Pack, Lucky Jack’s Adventures, Majestic Beasts and Demi Gods Series.  Each time you win one of these games, you’ll get a point and by collecting these points you’ll find that you climb the leaderboard. If you’re lucky enough to be among the top 100 players, you could take a share of the €60,000 grand prize. Just another reason to give this amazing crypto gambling site a try!How to take part in the Spinomenal Series First of all, you will have to be a registered customer at Cyber.Bet. You can simply read our Cyber.Bet review to get a handy walkthrough guide to creating your customer account, but the whole process is very easy and shouldn’t take longer than a couple of minutes. Next it’s a matter of making a deposit which you can do with a variety of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Tether or even a regular payment provider like Paysafecard. Once the money is in your account, you’ll be able to play in the Spinomenal Series tournament. Remember that not all of the Cyber.Bet casino games can be played as part of this contest. You’ll have to play specific slots for each week that the Spinomenal Series tournament is underway. Alongside Book of Demi Gods II and Majestic King, you’ll also get a different choice each week. Here’s a quick overview: Round One: From 2 May until 8 May Here you can play Demi Gods Series: Demi Gods II, Demi Gods III, Demi Gods IV, Book Of Demi Gods II, Book Of Demi Gods III and Demi Gods IV – Thunderstorm. The prize pool here is €10,000. Round Two: From 9 May until 16 May This sees gamers playing Wolf Pack Series: Wolf Fang, Wolf Fang – Winter Storm, Book Of Wolves, Wolf Fang – Iron Wolf and Book Of Wolves – Full Moon. This round features a prize pool of €15,000. Round Three: From 17 May until 23 May Here you’ll be competing on Lucky Jack Adventures: Lucky Jack – Tut’s Treasures and  Lucky Jack – Lost Jungle. If you’re among the top 100 gamers, you’ll get a slice of the €15,000 prize pool.  Round Four: From 24 May until 1 June This round gives you chance to play Majestic Beasts: Majestic King, Majestic Winter or Majestic King – Sunset. This is the best-paying round and features a prize pool of €20,000.  So for every 10 spin rewards that you get, you’ll pick up one point and these points are automatically added to the leaderboard. If you’re among the first 100 players, you’ll get a bigger prize.  A quick word about Cyber.Bet We should note that Cyber.Bet isn’t a stranger to putting on top deals like this. After all, we recently saw Cyber.Bet unveiling the Rubyplay Crazy Race tournament that featured a staggering prize pool that players could get a slice of just by playing some fun online slot games.  It’s deals like this and the Spinomenal Series that will keep Cyber.Bet ahead of the competition in the increasingly competitive online casino market. So watch this space to see what kind of special offers Cyber.Bet decides to reward you with next!

Rubyplay Crazy Race: Share In A €2,000 Prize Pool with Cyber.bet’s Casino Tournament

The online gambling platform, Cyber.bet, has recently announced the launch of a new casino tournament called Rubyplay Crazy Race. It’s a competition that has a massive €2,000 prize pool and you can claim a share just by playing some amazing slot games. Plus with other big events such as the Spinomenal Series tournament due to come, it seems that Cyber.bet is significantly upgrading its promotions.How to play Rubyplay Crazy Race So Rubyplay Crazy Race is a private tournament on the Cyber.bet site and it’s only open until 19 May 2022. You’ll have to have a Cyber.bet account to participate, so you’ll have to sign up to the crypto gambling site, unless you already have done. Once you’re in your account, you’ll just need to make a deposit and then play one of the applicable slot games. This means having to wager at least 30 spins with bet higher than €0.10. All of your wagering on Rubyplay Crazy Race will be added up over the 11 days of the tournament and you’ll get one point for each euro that you win.  These points will be tallied together on the leaderboard and the more points that you get, the more of the prize pool that you’ll receive. If you’re in the top 20 places, you’ll get a share of the €2,000 grand prize. If there’s a tie, then the first player to score the points will get the reward. Remember that the Rubyplay Crazy Race leaderboard is updated every few minutes so that you can see how much work you need to do. Games featured in the tournament While there are plenty of different Cyber.bet casino games, only some of them can be used for this tournament. These are the 18 featured games that all come from Rubyplay - a leading casino game software developer based in Kiev, Ukraine that has been in business for over 20 years. You can play some great slot games in this tournament. Some take a mythical form like Quest of Gods and others like Vegas No Limit Wins pay suitable tribute to Sin City. Fantasy fans will love the likes of Wizard’s Spell and you won’t need the luck of the Irish to enjoy Shake Shake Leprechaun.  What’s best is that each of these slots benefits from gorgeous graphics and immersive audio. Plus we have to mention the fact that the RTP of these slot games are relatively generous so you should pick up some decent winnings along the way. We think that this tournament should offer you yet another reason to come and play at Cyber.bet. If you’ve read our Cyber.bet review, you’ll know that this is a quality gambling site, and the addition of the Rubyplay tournament gives you the perfect excuse to play some amazing slots and pick up a share of a massive prize pool in the process. So sign up to Cyber.bet and start playing these slots!

Luckbox Casino Games – Top 10 Best Slots at Luckbox

You may think that Luckbox is all about esports betting, but we’re here to talk about Luckbox casino games. There are literally hundreds of awesome casino games at this gambling site. So we’ve prepared a handy guide that’ll help you find the best games to play. But wait! Is Luckbox casino legit? It sure is. Just because it lets you gamble with crypto doesn’t mean that Luckbox is a dangerous and unlicensed casino. Instead, Luckbox is licensed by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission meaning that everything from the simplest slot machine to the most advanced live dealer game is 100% fair. You can discover more about some of the table gaming options in our Luckbox review, but for now, take a look below at our pick of the best slots at Luckbox! [related_operator] Rednex K.O. - Cotton Eye Joe We’re not sure how many fans of the 1990s one-hit wonders Rednex will be playing at Luckbox casino, but if any are, then they’re going to love the Rednex K.O slot. 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Dragons of the North Deluxe To be honest, we’ve lost count of how many online casino games are based on dragons, but thankfully Dragons of the North Deluxe is one of the best. We’re not sure what’s deluxe about this slot, apart from the fact that there are 50 paylines and things get very interesting once you land upon the Golden Dragon Egg! Goddess of Fortunes Do we really need another slot game based on ‘the mysteries of ancient Egypt?’ Well, it looks like we do as Luckbox casino has Goddess of Fortunes waiting for you. This features plenty of pyramids, statues of Anubis and glammed-up Cleopatras for you to gawp at while you spin the reels. It’s another 5x3 slot from Pariplay and it offers you a reasonable 243 ways to win. Plus with a generous RTP of 96.22%, you’ll have a great time playing this historical slot game. King Koko’s Quest OK so the name of this game is a pretty poor lift-off of the King Kong franchise, but King Koko’s Quest is actually one of the best slots at Luckbox. This is because the slot has an RTP of 96.24% which makes it way more generous at paying out than most other slots. Other cool features of this Pariplay slot include 40 paylines, free spins, walking wilds, and a whole lot more. So that even if you aren’t a fan of gorillas, we think that you’ll have a great time playing King Koko’s Quest. The Christmas Slot Christmas comes just one time a year, and if that’s now, then you should definitely try your luck on The Christmas Slot. Even if it’s at the height of summer, you could still enjoy this fun slot game. It’s another Green Jade Games title meaning that it’s got all of the fun cartoon graphics you’d expect along with the regular 20 paylines. But with a whopping RTP of 97.1% you’ll definitely want to get The Christmas Slot in your stocking on Christmas morning. [related_operator]

Arcanebet Casino Games – Top 10 Best Slots at Arcanebet

Welcome to our guide to the best slots at Arcanebet. We’ve carefully examined all of the many hundreds of Arcanebet casino games to see which slot games offer you the best gameplay and the biggest payouts. But wait, is Arcanebet casino legit? Yes, our Arcanebet review found that the Arcanebet casino is fully licensed and regulated by the Government of Curacao. This means that you can pick any of the below best Arcanebet slots and know that you’ll enjoy fair and safe gameplay and get paid whatever winnings you make. So keep reading to see the best slots at Arcanebet! [related_operator] What’s available at the Arcanebet casino? Gone are the days where Arcanebet was simply an esports betting site. Now it’s an all-in-one online gambling provider that’s equally adept at giving you awesome NBA betting odds to treating you to literally hundreds of online casino games. Not that the Arcanebet casino is about quantity not quality. It has casino games from some of the biggest gaming studios in the world like NetEnt, Evolution Gaming, Microgaming and much more. This means that you can pick pretty much any casino game at Arcanebet and know that you’re getting a quality gaming experience at perhaps the best crypto casino online. Pick one of the following best slots at Arcanebet and you’ll see what we mean! Mega Moolah: The Witches Moon This awesome game from Microgaming is a progressive jackpot slot which basically means that you can make massive winnings from very small stakes. It features a vaguely spooky concept that’s enough to make even the sunniest day feel like the bleakest Halloween. While it is a very new slot game, it’s already picked up plenty of fans due to its simple gameplay, big payouts and the fact that it's great fun trying to get the spooky symbols to line up across the 25 paylines. Divine Fortune Any list of the best slots at Arcanebet would need to have more than just one progressive jackpot slot. So we simply had to include Divine Fortune here. This NetEnt slot features a mythical horse but there’s nothing mythical about the winnings that you get when you hit the jackpot. The return to player ratio is 96.59% which is pretty good although it’s the massive jackpots that keeps Divine Fortune in the headlines. Immortal Romance This bloodsucking game from Microgaming was an easy inclusion in our list of the best Arcanebet casino games. It might look like it's an overripe take-off of the Twilight movie franchise, but it’s actually a pretty good online slot that pays out very nicely. With a maximum win of 12,000x your stake, you’ll have plenty of incentive to play this wonderfully ghoulish slot, and with 243 ways to win, we think that you could come away with some blood-spattered winnings. Book of Dead Play’n GO struck gold when it came up with the Book of Dead slot game. It’s yet another slot game that features an archaeologist who roams around ancient ruins in the hope of stumbling across treasure, but it’s easily one of the most generous online slots. So forget all of the waffle about exploring ancient Egypt and just focus on trying to get those Rich Wilde symbols to line up across the paylines. Way more fun than any stuffy history lesson! Big Bad Wolf Megaways We had to include at least one Megaways game in our list of Arcanebet casino games. This is because Megaways games simply give you many more ways to win compared to a regular slot game. As a result, if you gamble with crypto, then you’ll have a better chance of getting a return on your wagering if you play the likes of Big Bad Wolf. OK so the nursery rhyme motifs might get grating after a while, but nobody’s going to deny the quality of those payouts! Wolf Gold This lupine-centric slot has long been one of Pragmatic Play’s most successful games and so it made our shortlist of the top Arcanebet casino games. The concept of this game is pretty simple as it features a bunch of wolves roaming around the plains of the US, but it’s the fact that this slot is packed full of cool bonus features that’ll keep you coming back for more. The return to player ratio of 96.01% could be better, but once you hit one of those bonuses, you’ll know why Wolf Gold is one of the most enduring online slot games. Starburst Xxxtreme Chances are that you’ll already know about the legendary Starburst slot game from NetEnt as it’s one of the most famous and widespread online casino games. Well, the Starburst Xxxtreme slot takes that concept and that takes it up to the next level. Above all, this features a much higher volatility than the original which means that the payouts will be all the more impressive. It’s up for debate as to whether Starburst Xxxtreme will overtake Starburst in terms of popularity, but we had great fun playing the sequel! Thunderstruck II Waiting for the next instalment of the Thor movie franchise? Then wait no longer as the Thunderstruck II slot is here from Microgaming and it’s packed with more than enough Norse mythology to keep you happy. Playing Thunderstruck II at the Arcanebet casino is great fun as it features no less than 243 different ways to win along with a very generous return to player ratio of 96.65%! Gonzo’s Gold This is the sequel to one of the all-time classic slot games so we had to include Gonzo’s Gold in our shortlist of Arcanebet casino games. It’s yet another NetEnt slot that features at any self-respecting online casino. Gonzo’s Gold improves on Gonzo’s Quest because it features an RTP of 96.11% which is better than the 95.97% of the original. 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