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Wisdom Gaming, based in Bloomington, Minnesota, is an esports and gaming event broadcast and production company with a location at the Mall of America in Minnesota. And now it is branching out into blockchain services, where it will provide Web3 technology to other game companies.
Wisdom Labs’ first commitment is to help Kingdom Studios develop and build blockchain services for its Defi Kingdoms player versus player game mode expansion.
Wisdom Labs enhances the parent company’s in-house broadcast and product offerings and provides services within the Web3 space for partner brands. Across the business, teams can provide services related to broadcast production, augmented reality, virtual reality, mobile game development, and Web3 integrations.
Blockchain game development is the most sought after service by external partners and that is why Kingdom Studios has enlisted Wisdom Labs as a partner to develop its PvP game mode. For broadcast production, Wisdom Labs exists to enrich Wisdom’s current broadcast offerings with things like augmented reality, Twitch extensions, and virtual reality that engage our communities and capture fans’ attention.
For internal Wisdom work, the Wisdom Labs development team creates tools and products to enrich broadcasts as well as expand offerings around unique activations for viewers and guests at live events .
For external partners, Wisdom Labs will act as an extension, bringing Web3 projects to life, be it blockchain game development, Web3 integrations, smart contract development, and more. An example is the partnership with Kingdom Studios, where Wisdom Labs will develop the PvP game mode for DeFi Kingdoms as a mobile companion app, including developing the creative vision, building the system architecture, testing the gameplay and launching the game mode.
“Wisdom Labs was created to build on the incredible work our broadcast and events teams have become known for in the industry,” said Ian Anderson, chief innovation officer at Wisdom Gaming, in a statement. . “Our high caliber team enables these internal teams to push the boundaries of what is possible while allowing our partners to enter space in a safe and measured way. Whether it’s augmented reality, a Twitch extension, or a QR code quest, we’re building tools that will change the way our communities experience games and live events.
The Wisdom Labs partnership was born out of a shared belief that no one approach works for creating and supporting all gaming communities.
“We are thrilled to be working with Wisdom Labs on the long-awaited PvP game mode,” Kingdom Studios founder Frisky Fox said in a statement. “Working with the Wisdom team allows us to leverage their significant design and development experience to create a feature that our community has been looking forward to. We know the expansion is in good hands, allowing us to focus on improving and growing other aspects of Defi Kingdom.
Wisdom Gaming has around 80 people in total and also recently opened Wisdom Gaming Studios, a production and events venue. Later this month, Wisdom Gaming will be hosting Gold Rush: Totally Excellent Weekend at the Mall of America where some of Rocket League’s most notable names will compete to be crowned Gold Rush Champion.
Wisdom Labs will be both a creative agency and a development team. He uses technology to take projects from ideation to development, all under one roof. Service offerings include Web3 integrations, smart contract development, security audits, token development, non-fungible tokens (NFT), blockchain-based mobile game development, decentralized application development ( dapp) and in-app purchase support.
In addition to Web3 services, Wisdom Labs offers Web2 functionality, including full-stack development, UX/UI design, Twitch extensions, and e-commerce platform development.
Wisdom Gaming provides esports production services for esports organizations, including Torrent and the Minnesota Varsity League (MNVL), which span professional, amateur, and school levels of competition. It was founded in 2019.
With Wisdom’s continued growth since 2019, the company wanted to continue advancing the capabilities of internal teams and external partners. Wisdom Labs was created to provide Wisdom Gaming and its external partners with the ability to enter the Web3 space in a genuine, safe and meaningful way.
Anderson has been involved in the crypto space for years as an entrepreneur with a passion for the industry. Anderson and Wisdom Labs project manager Adin Zweigbaum decided to create Wisdom Labs to show the positive impact of Web3 and how to negate some of the misconceptions in the space.
“The long-term vision for everything accomplished in DeFi Kingdoms involves partnerships and collaborations with individuals and groups,” Dreamer, president of Wisdom Gaming, said in an email. “This collaboration with Wisdom Labs represents our priority for every major feature designed and executed with great care and attention to detail.”
Dreamer added, “A PvP-focused game committee with game leads from Kingdom Studios and Wisdom Labs meets regularly to drive progress while ensuring the vision stays on track. I’ve seen firsthand the passion for DFK on the part of the Wisdom Labs team and I’m thrilled with what we’re delivering to the community together.
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