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Unveiling the Sci-Fi Spectacle: NextCypher's "Deathlands" Directed by Jonathan Frakes

Jeff Garzik's production company, NextCypher, has enlisted the talents of Star Trek's Jonathan Frakes to direct an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Deathlands. Frakes, known for his role as Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, brings his experience as a veteran director who has worked on TV shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Star Trek: Picard, and Leverage: Redemption to this project. Garzik expressed his excitement by stating that he was "incredibly humbled and blessed" to have Frakes on board. Key Points: Deathlands Adaptation: Based on a series of novels by James Axler and Jack Adrian, Deathlands follows a group of survivors navigating a post-apocalyptic world using teleportation technology. Garzik described the show as a blend of "Mad Max meets AI meets the monsters from Tremors." Refreshed Adaptation: Garzik highlighted that the TV series offers a modern take on the original post-Cold War, post-nuclear war scenario presented in

AOFverse: Revolutionizing Mobile Gaming with Web3 Integration

AOFverse Secures $3 Million in Private Funding Round

AOFverse, a prominent player in the mobile gaming industry, has successfully concluded a $3 million private funding round. This significant funding initiative, spearheaded by Animoca Ventures, comes hot on the heels of AOFverse's grant funding from The Arbitrum Foundation. The infusion of $3 million marks a pivotal moment for AOFverse, propelling its expansion efforts and cementing its position as a key player in the web3 mobile gaming sector. The funding round, led by Animoca Ventures, also saw contributions from Liquid X Ventures, Chainridge VC, Ticker Capital, Flying Falcon, and BSCN Gaming Ventures.

  • AOFverse's core belief extends beyond just gaming features; it emphasizes the importance of fostering deep social connections through gaming as a crucial step towards widespread adoption of Web3 technology.
  • The London-based studio is gearing up for the global launch of its PvP game, Army Of Tactics, which has already amassed over 1 million downloads since its soft launch in October 2023.
  • AOFverse is also looking forward to unveiling its flagship game, Army Of Fortune, later this year, aiming to set a new standard in the PvP gaming genre.
  • Central to the AOFverse ecosystem is a strong player base that forms a closely-knit community, with token-based incentives designed to reward players for introducing others to the ecosystem and fueling their competitive spirit within the games.
  • The primary objective of this funding round is to accelerate the execution of AOFverse's ambitious roadmap initiatives and establish itself as the premier mobile gaming ecosystem in the realm of web3.

AOFverse stands out as a mobile gaming studio with a strong emphasis on Web3 integrations and a globally beloved intellectual property. With a massive following of over 4 million on TikTok, the studio is renowned for its popular titles like Army Tactics. Animoca Ventures, the investment arm of Animoca Brands, a renowned global player in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification, led the funding round, underscoring the confidence in AOFverse's vision and potential for growth in the evolving landscape of mobile gaming.


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