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Blockchain-based game studio Mythical Games nets $19 million in funding

Mythical Games, the LA-based studio established last year by a group of former Activision devs, has raised $19 million in venture funding.

Chris Kerr

November 20, 2019

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Newsbrief: Mythical Games, the blockchain-based game studio established last year by a group of former Activision devs, has raised $19 million in venture funding. 

The company specializes in creating digital ecosystems around player-owned economies, and wants to work with developers to create new tools that provide ownership of in-game assets for content creators and brands to build and customize. 

Previous investor Javelin Venture Partners led the latest funding round, which means the studio has now raised $35 million to date. According to Mythical chief exec, John Liden, the cash will be used to support the launch of the company's debut title, Blankos Block Party.

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Chris Kerr

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Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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