Mythical Games, a Los Angeles-based game technology company, is opening an office in the Power & Light District that could employ up to 100 people.
The firm is occupying the 16,000 square-foot space at 1321 Baltimore formerly occupied by Visit KC.
“We’re thrilled to take the next step in our rapid growth as we expand our team and scale our operations in the heart of Kansas City,” John Linden, co-founder and CEO of Mythical Games, said in a statement.
“The Power & Light District is the perfect place to house our newest office location.”
Mythical Games also has domestic offices in Los Angeles and Seattle, and overseas in Guilford, UK, Stockholm and Seoul.
The firm was described in a recent article in Venturebeat as “pioneering the idea of “playable NFTs,” using NFT (Non-fungible tokens) technology to uniquely identify game characters so players can truly own them.
“NFTs use blockchain, the secure and transparent digital ledger, to authenticate unique digital items.”
Mythical Games is a team of veteran game and platform developers with a passion for bringing big innovative concepts to market, according to a press release.
“What started as a shared belief in blockchain technology has grown into a widely successful business model, allowing Mythical Games to turn prototypes into reality,” the release stated.
“Its goal is to create world-class products that drive consumer adoption of distributed ledger technology through games.”
The workspace will accommodate more than 100 employees With seven Kansas City based positions already open, this addition will create a variety of opportunities for the Kansas City community, the release stated.
“Gaming is a fast-growing and exciting sector in tech, enveloping several of the emerging trends in our industry like AR, VR, and in Mythical Games’ case, NFTs,” Kara Lowe, CEO at the KC Tech Council, said in a statement.
”It’s great news for Kansas City’s tech industry to have an innovative leader in this sector
plant roots here. It’s also great news for Mythical Games, who will have a thriving, talented tech community waiting to welcome them.”
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