“Video games are bad for you? That’s what they said about rock and roll.”
— Shigeru Miyamoto, celebrated Nintendo game designer
After making dents in the financial industry and seeing world governments flinch at its potential, blockchain technology is next going to reshape video games.
Wall Street traders might lean on their conventional market experience (“buy low, sell high”) to profit on digital assets like Bitcoin and Ether, but there’s another demographic that’s well-primed for widespread cryptocurrency adoption: the hundreds of millions of gamers around the world who enjoy titles that feature an in-game currency. …