How to use Minecraft to understand the Metaverse and Web3

What is the Metaverse? The Metaverse is a term coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash to describe a future virtual reality-based online world. Some have gone as far as pronouncing Stephenson’s novel a prediction of the future. Before you agree that it’s some mystical peek into the future and […]

Minecraft Meets the Blockchain Thanks to New Plug-In

Blockchain game technology company, Enjin, announced that their plugin “EnjinCraft” is now available on the popular video game, Minecraft. According to the announcement made by Enjin, the blockchain plugin will allow players to integrate, trade, and use blockchain gaming items through the servers. By integrating blockchain technology, the company aims to make it easy to […]

Blockchain Bites: BlockTower’s Returns, Minecraft Goes Blockchain, ID2020 Shakeup

BlockTower Capital, a digital asset hedge fund, managed to more than double its lifetime return in the first four months of 2020, according to investors and documents reviewed by CoinDesk. This news comes a day after Goldman Sachs denounced cryptocurrencies as an investment. Meanwhile, Samsung and Minecraft have rolled out new blockchain integrations and Russia […]

Enjin’s New Minecraft Plugin Lets Players Spawn Blockchain Assets

Minecraft, one of the world’s most popular video games, has a new plugin enabling players to place blockchain assets directly into their servers. Built by gaming startup Enjin, EnjinCraft is an open-source blockchain plugin that enables players to spawn assets in the Minecraft Java Edition without the need to write any code. The tool works […]