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  • The NEO Game Competition Awards Ceremony and the BlaCat Conference will be held in Shanghai on August 31st

    Host Time:2018-08-21

    On August 31, 2018, 13:30-17:00, the NEO Game Competition Awards Ceremony and BlaCat Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai Hotel. The conference is hosted by NEL New Econo Labs, the world's largest NEO China developer community. It will invite industry leaders, developer teams, media, investment institutions and other guests and audience to witness the beginning of blockchain games in NEO, and its future direction.

    The NEO Game Competition, the full name of the NEO Blockchain Game Development Competition, is hosted by the NEL New Econo Labs and is supported by NEO Foundation and NEO Market Insight (NMI). The details show that 248 developers have signed up for this competition on August 15th. The number of valid entries is 46, covering tower defense, card, sandbox, puzzle, cultivation, clicker and simulation. In this competition, 39 Nominee Awards have been selected from the valid works. The total prize reached 3.5 million yuan. It is the largest scale of game competition held by NEO worldwide.

    BlaCat is a chain platform DApp and Software Development Kit (SDK) based on NEO technology, allowing users to play chain games like traditional games without having to perform complicated operations in wallets, exchanges, etc., while allowing traditional game developers have access to blockchain technology. BlaCat hopes to explore current situation of game industry based on the changes brought by blockchain technology, serve blockchain game industry, and gradually build a blockchain game platform with extensive influence.

    NEL’s founder Liu Yongxin said that NEL is actively promoting NEO game ecological construction. The first is to hold the NEO game competition to attract game projects to join NEO game ecosystem. Second, we have done a lot of infrastructure construction, such as wallet entry, game distribution platform, and assets trading platform. The NEO Game Competition and the upcoming BlaCat project will work together to build an early NEO game eco-infrastructure and use this facility to attract more game projects to join in then realize positive feedbacks and a virtuous cycle.

    About NEO

    NEO is a non-profit community-driven blockchain project founded by DA Hongfei and Erik Zhang. It utilizes blockchain technology and digital identity to digitize assets and automate the management of digital assets using smart contracts. Using a distributed network, it aims to create a "smart economy". NEO was founded in 2014 and was open sourced on GitHub in June 2015. NEO believes that community development is its top priority. NEO has a huge developer community around the world, such as CoZ and NEL, who continuously contribute to NEO development. Millions of community members are active on Reddit, Discord, Github and Twitter.

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    About NMI

    NEO Market Insight (NMI) is a platform specialized in providing Blockchain related market consultancy. Supporting NEO Ecosystem projects and eco-partners.