Boston, USA/MA, 14th February, 2023, Chainwire
The Mojo Bowl is complete as Merit Circle DAO’s “ProfessorLP” emerged victorious in Mojo Melee’s first official tournament, presented by Mystic Moose in partnership with Community Gaming and sponsored by Magic Eden. The competition spanned two weekends with more than 1,000 participants playing in the open and closed qualifiers as thousands of viewers tuned in to watch the finals on Sunday, Feb. 12.
“Our first official tournament was a monumental event for Planet Mojo and our first game Mojo Melee,” said Mike Levine, CEO and founder, Mystic Moose. “Thanks to the incredible teams at Magic Eden, Community Gaming, Polygon and our other partners, the Mojo Bowl was an incredible success. We look forward to more exciting events and tournaments.”
With a prize pool of more than $10,000, Professor LP took home $2,000 as the winner and first-ever Mojo Bowl champion. All participants in the closed qualifier and later round received a Golden Mojo NFT and a whitelist for an upcoming Mint on Magic Eden.
“Planet Mojo is one of those games that really show you the potential of web3 gaming,” said ProfessorLP. “It’s exciting to see how our space keeps growing with these light, fresh games that are really enjoyable, easy to pick up but take a lot to master. I can’t wait to see what’s next!”
The Mojo Bowl was broadcasted on Twitch via Community Gaming as well as from the many popular creators participating. Magic Eden co-sponsored the tournament with and highlights the growing fusion between NFT Marketplaces and Web3 Gaming.
“Magic Eden was thrilled to sponsor and participate in the incredible Mojo Bowl,” said Chris Akhavan, Chief Gaming Officer at Magic Eden. “The competition was intense and brought out the best of web3 gaming. We’re excited for future collaborations with Planet Mojo including their upcoming Launchpad mint.”
“It was an absolute joy to host the first-ever Mojo Melee tournament alongside Mystic Moose,” said Chris Gonsalves, CEO at Community Gaming. “We’re already planning more events and collaborations for the rapidly-growing Planet Mojo community.”
About Mystic Moose
Mystic Moose is a leading Web3 platform, game studio and publisher, developing Planet Mojo. Created by game industry veterans and backed by leading funds, the studio’s debut title Mojo Melee is an auto battler currently in public playtesting. The title was recently nominated for “Best Esports Game” in the Gam3r Awards from Polkastarter Gaming and Best Strategy Game in the Web3 Gam3r Awards. The Mystic Moose team has over 25 years of game development experience from companies such as LucasArts, Electronic Arts and Activision. For more information visit https://www.planetmojo.io/
About Magic Eden
Magic Eden is the leading cross-chain NFT platform driving the next billion users to Web3. Led by former crypto, tech, and hospitality leaders, Magic Eden is building a user-friendly platform powered by market-leading minting and trading solutions. Magic Eden brings dynamic cultural moments onto the blockchain, empowering users across thousands of digital communities to create, discover and collect unique NFTs. For more information, please visit www.magiceden.io.
About Community Gaming
Community Gaming is an all-in-one esports competition platform, building cutting-edge infrastructure to foster the growth of web3 gaming and esports. Through its seamless UX and efficient Ethereum and Solana-based blockchain payment technology, the platform equips players, competition organizers, and game developers with the tools they need to create, facilitate, and participate in esports tournaments. Community Gaming believes in Earnings for Everyone, offering opportunities to monetize their passion for gaming through completing Quests, a daily content engine for earnings and game discovery. Connect with us at CommunityGaming.io, or on Twitter, Discord, Instagram, Facebook and Twitch.