Westport, West Coast, New Zealand, June 18, 2018:​ The CerebralFix Group, gaming studios that work with Disney, DreamWorks and the BBC, are pleased to announce a partnership with Xarcade, a platform leveraging the power of the NEM blockchain to liberate gaming, to create web and mobile games for the NEM community. In particular, CerebralFix is delighted to announce that they are working on the platforms first Match 3 game with an initial web launch at ​www.gamefix.io​ in 8 days time.

“We feel that the blockchain can materially change the face of gaming in a great way for both the players and the creators” said Benjamin Dellaca, Group Director for CerebralFix, “and we are excited to begin working with Xarcade because we believe in their vision for our space.”

The title Match’NEM will have a continual release program launching 10 new levels each week over an 8 week period. Levels are expected to resonate various product, personalities and events happening around the NEM blockchain and it is expected that community suggestions and ideas will also be worked into the theming of the various releases. Additionally, mobile versions will be released over time.

“It’s really exciting to have CerebralFix on board and we are very pleased that we will have another game for our community to engage with so early in our program.” said Otto von Nostitz, Co-Founder and CEO of Xarcade.

Initially launching without Xarcade’s platform, it is expected that its feature set will be rapidly deployed during the 8 weeks of updates giving players a fun way to earn XAR. XAR being a cryptocurrency that keeps a constant value equal to Euro. XAR is tradeable for Euros, USD and various other currencies. By playing Xarcade-powered games like Match’NEM, players have the ability to earn income as they play. Players can also spend XAR’s on ingame items.

NEM Foundation’s Expansion Director for Australia and New Zealand, Jason Lee said, “we are proud to support cross-border strategic partnerships with the CerebralFix Group based in New Zealand and Xarcade based in South East Asia in building the blockchain ecosystem in the area of the gaming sector. NEM will continue to bridge complementary strengths between innovative companies like these”