TOP 5 games you should try in 2021

TOP 5 games you should try in 2021
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Anyone familiar with NFT and the cryptocurrency industry should be aware of NFT games.

The general idea of NFT games is to earn or win a virtual asset in the game and profit out of it since every asset is unique and one of a kind. This means every asset has a market of its own and can have demand according to the different attributes contributing to the price of the asset.

Let's take a look at this list collected by ICODA Agency. Here are the hottest games you should definitely try this year.


This game is a tradable card version that lets participants gain money as they play. It is similar to Gods Unchained. Every player can gain rewards when they win card matchups. If you want to try this game, it is needed to purchase a starter set of cards, sign up on Steam and unveil the purchased cards on Splinterlands.

We wish you good luck, so you have a chance to find some unique cars in your first collection. Also, you could find several of the same cards, and you can mix them in order to upgrade their power or sell them in return for digital currencies.

Once you learn everything about these cards, you can offer to compete with other users or participate in quests. The results of these actions would show if you can gain more cards or lose them.

The Sandbox 3D

The Sandbox is a voxel-based gaming metaverse and one of the most popular NFT gaming services where participants can create and trade digital coins. In this game, users can manipulate and monetize voxel assets. The game offers options and gives an ability to build and animate items and sell them afterwards. One more thing is that participants can make and play custom games right there.

The game has its own ERC-20 SAND coin. It is a native virtual asset of the system. With this, participants can purchase in-game items on the platform.

One more thing that should be considered is the LAND asset. It is one of the most valuable and sought after assets in the Sandbox game.

Gods Unchained

This is a free-to-play game designed to infuse elements of NFT into a familiar card trading gaming genre. Participants collect cards by buying them from other users or winning PVP matchups where the quality of cards and the gaming skill determine the winner. Notably, more emphasis is being placed on skills and strategy. This is because the game has a ranking system where users with the same ratings are matched.

You win matches when your gameplay causes your opponent's life to drop to zero before yours. For every win, you receive experience points. As soon as the experience bar is filled up, you will move to the next rating or level and gain a new set of cards for your own collection.

Note that each card is backed by an ERC-721 asset. Therefore, you can trade them on the platform's native platform or the open market. Those opting to sell cards within the game system will gain the platform's native currency, GODS, as payment. At the time of writing, its market cap is around $105,061,656, and its price is $4.44.

Axie Infinity

This game takes inspiration from the Pokemon game franchise and implements a blockchain twist to make the final project even more interesting. Players breed and gather NFT-based digital creatures called Axies in this Ethereum-based game with the primary goal of combating other participants. Each Axie has its own unique genetic fingerprint. As a result, Axies' shortcomings and strengths are handed down to their descendants.

These digital beasts, as predicted, can be traded on Ethereum NFT markets, with prices varying depending on their rarity and distinctive characteristics. First, you need to acquire three Axies in order to play the game.

Smooth Love Portion (SLP) — the platform's native ERC-20 utility coin – is awarded for each mission, player-versus-player (PVP) fight, and adventure mode you complete.

You must expend a certain amount of SLPs for each try to create a new Axie. So they are also accessible on exchanges.

Axis Infinity Shard (AXS), which operates as the governance token, is one more ERC20 asset available within the game. In addition, it will serve as the foundation for the game's staking service, which is set to roll out this year.

Alien Worlds

It is an NFT DeFi metaverse that functions as economic competition and makes users collaborate with each other in order to explore other planets. If we pay close attention to the game, you can see that participants are urged to take part in a contest for Trilium (TLM), which is needed to control competing Planet DAOs and provide participants with the ability to try some extra gameplay solutions.

Playing this game, players can gain NFTs to mine TLM, participate in competitions and take part in quests. According to their strategies, participants can purchase and collect tokens that suit their plan most. One more thing, participants may engage in governance by choosing the Councillors of six Planet DAOs and thereby have an impact on the game.

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