Mythical games, a new startup to emerge in the blockchain and gaming industry has announced that it wants to develop console, PC and mobile games on the EOS network with raised funds ($16 million).
Mythical games have been busy with their new generation of games. However, it is until early next year before the company will premiere their first EOS blockchain-based game.
Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital EOS VC Fund led the round of investment while crypto exchange OKCoin, Venture Partners and Divergence Digital Currency contributed.
“We believe that true ownership of digital assets, verifiable scarcity, and integrated secondary markets will spawn a new generation of games. These new economies, based on digital ownership, will bring players, developers, and content creators closer to the games they love”, reads the Mythical Games website.
Shortly after Mythical games unveiled its fundraising round, its first title release was pronounced during CBS’ 2018 Gamers’ Choice Awards preview show. Blankos, the new multiplayer game which drew inspiration from Fortnite, is an online game that was created by Epic Games and first released in the year 2017.
The Chief Executive Officer of Mythical Games, John Linden, was once the head of Activision studio, likewise his associate Jamie Jackson, who is his Chief Compliance Officer. The team consists of Linden- who is also president of Seismic Games – and Rudy Kock – who once was a senior producer at Blizzard’s World of Warcraft.
The team has worked together on several popular gaming titles such as Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, Skylanders, and Marvel Strike Force.