Former Rockstar creative lead Dan Houser has joined the advisory board of blockchain game developer Revolving Games.
Based on VGC, Houser participated in a $13.2 million fundraising round for the company. He later joined the advisory board of Revolving Games. The company consists of two studios with a total of about 100 employees, currently holding two titles. The first is the officially licensed Battlestar Galactica MMO, while the second is a co-op adventure RPG inspired by a Nintendo classic called Skybourne Legacy. The company has raised more than 20 million dollars to develop web3 integrated games.
Dan Houser is best known for his work with Rockstar Games, which he co-founded. During his time at Rockstar, Houser co-wrote and co-led the development of many titles, including GTAV and Red Dead Redemption 2, until he passed away in february 2020. He since founded a company called Absurd Ventures in Gamesalthough exactly what the company will do or what projects it will create remains a mystery.
Despite the controversy surrounding blockchain and its environmental impacts, Dan Houser is not yet the first prominent developer to invest in the technology. Square Enix has continued to push support for technology, even using the money from the sale of his western studios to invest in blockchain. The former president of Nintendo of America also expressed interest in the potential of blockchain.
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