9 of the top 10 games this week saw impressive spikes in token value
DeFi Kingdoms tops the chart this week thanks to an impressive 59% increase in the valuation of its native token JEWEL. Impressively, this is not the only gaming dapp to see such a jaw-dropping spike in the valuation of its native token. On the contrary, 9 out of the 10 games on the list have seen a price increase for the respective gaming tokens.
Play-to-earn behemoth Axie Infinity is making a comeback, after dropping out from the ranking for the past several weeks. New entries are also making the cut, with Avalanche-based Crabada ranking 10th this week.
Blockchain games have been at the forefront of crypto activity for months now. With this article, DappRadar looks at the hottest gaming dapps of the week. To compile this ranking, we’ve considered on-chain activity, NFT trading volumes, token valuations, and news and events surrounding each dapp.
Browse the complete list of the top 10 blockchain games of the week below. Click on the respective image to learn more about each platform. Alternatively, check out the handy video below, which summarizes the ranking for a quick view.
Top 10 blockchain games
DeFi Kingdoms tops the charts as JEWEL gains 59%
DeFi Kingdoms is the undeniable winner this week thanks to the impressive positive action its native token JEWEL saw in the past seven days. JEWEL saw a price spike of more than 59% in the past week. The DeFi infused game has captured the attention of the crypto community with its stellar performance in 2022. Not to mention the game is putting the Harmony and Avalanche chains at the forefront of blockchain gaming activity.
NFT Worlds announces avatar collection
Virtual world NFT Worlds climbs to the second position after the team announced the upcoming release of a new avatar NFT collection. NFT Worlds land is among the most expensive in the metaverse sector, and the launch of a PFP collection bears the same expectation. What’s more the game’s native token WRLD saw its valuation appreciate by more than 38%.
Axie Infinity Origins launches on desktop soon
Play-to-earn giant Axie Infinity has announced its upcoming Origins version will launch on desktop first. The hype surrounding the new release has helped push the game to the top 3 of this week’s chart. Additionally, Axie’s native token AXS saw a huge boost in valuation, gaining close to 45% in the past seven days.
Alien Worlds’ TLM gains close to 20% in 7 days
Wax-based mining game Alien Worlds continues attracting a steady user base, which helped it rank 4th this week. With almost 370,00 unique active wallets registered on the platform in the past seven days, Alien Worlds is one of the leading dapps on Wax. What’s more, the platform saw the price of its native token TLM appreciate by close to 20% this week.
Splinterlands SPS loses value, gamers keep pushing
Hive-based Splinterlands drops several positions this week, ranking 5th, as the only game on the list to see its native token lose value. SPS lost about 3% of its valuation in the past seven days. However, this had no impact on the popularity of the game as more than 530,000 unique active wallets connected to the platform last week.
Gods Unchained makes a comeback
Gods Unchained is one of the few Ethereum-based gaming projects that have made it to the weekly top ten ranking. While not a frequent entry, the game has a solid user base which helps it output a steady performance. Importantly, in the past seven days, the game’s native token GODS gained more than 37% in valuation.
Decentraland hosts the first-ever Metaverse Fashion Week
Virtual world Decentraland ranks 7th this week thanks to the launch of the first-ever Metaverse Fashion Week. Users are now able to check out the collections of big brands in the fashion industry like Tommy Hilfiger. It’s important to mention that following the start of the event, Decentraland’s native token MANA appreciated by 7%, keeping up with the dominating trend in the blockchain gaming space.
Mobox dominates NFT sales on BSC
BNB Smart Chain-based NFT farming game Mobox once again makes the top 10 blockchain games ranking, securing 8th place this week. Тhe game generated over $4 million in NFT trading volume, while its native token MBOX gained over 12% in valuation in the past seven days. If you’re curious to learn more about Mobox, check out this detailed analysis outlining the game’s rise to fame and success.
Crazy Defense Heroes pushes blockchain gaming on the go
Mobile-based tower defense game Crazy Defense Heroes secures the 9th spot this week thanks to an impressive user base. More than 170,000 unique active wallets connected to the game in the past week. Additionally, the game’s native token TOWER saw a value increase of more than 10% in the past seven days.
Avalanche gaming on the rise thanks to Crabada
Avalanche-based gaming platform Crabada is a new entry in the weekly top 10 blockchain games ranking. The game attracted over 6,000 unique active wallets in the past seven days, pushing gaming activity on Avalanche to new heights. Most importantly, however, Crabada keeps up with the general trend in the space, as it saw its native token CRA gain more than 22% in valuation in the past seven days.
DeFi Kingdoms proves to be the perfect mix
DeFi Kingdoms is a unique gaming product that combines a number of functionalities including NFTs, play-to-earn, and of course DeFi. What’s more, the platform has adopted the multichain approach by launching on Avalanche, soon after it found success on its home chain Harmony.
In this sense, DeFi Kingdoms proves that a balanced mixture of all aspects of the blockchain space can create a winning product. Players have been flocking to the platform for months now, each finding the right type of service and functionality. While some might prefer taking part in the liquidity pools and other DeFi aspects of the platform, others are keener to explore the play-to-earn and NFT sides. Still, there’s something for everyone.
This wholesome approach to the blockchain space has proven to be successful, as DeFi Kingdoms regularly makes it to the weekly top 10 blockchain games ranking. DappRadar will continue monitoring the platform as it pushes the limits of what blockchain games can be. To learn the latest blockchain gaming news follow DappRadar on Twitter and join our Discord community.