Entries in 'Kickstarter' (180)

Romero and Carmack cancel Blackroom Kickstarter

Romero and Carmack cancel Blackroom Kickstarter

The Kickstarter for a new FPS from the co-creator of Doom has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 4:20PM in News
Julian Gollop's new game will be a cross between old and new XCOM

Julian Gollop's new game will be a cross between old and new XCOM

The upcoming PC strategy game Phoenix Point will merge the gameplay of the new XCOM titles, with those from the 1990s.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 27th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

PSOne IP Fear Effect is staged for a comeback, providing it is successfully crowdfunded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
Fan takes to Kickstarter to fund Life Is Strange 2

Fan takes to Kickstarter to fund Life Is Strange 2

An avid fan of Dontnod’s Life Is Strange has opened a Kickstarter campaign that he hopes will pave the way to a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 3:12PM in News

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Dev of successful Kickstarter quits game due to 'drama'

Dev of successful Kickstarter quits game due to 'drama'

In 2014 Bear Simulator raised $100k on Kickstarter. The game itself was released on Steam last month. But backers and buyers have been told that future development of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 2:35PM in News
Development halted on Kickstarted Unsung Story

Development halted on Kickstarted Unsung Story

Having raised $660k over two years ago, the future of Yasumi Matsuno's successfully Kickstarted RPG Unsung Hero looks incredibly uncertain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Pixelmage Games, the studio headed up by John Smedley, has pulled its Kickstarter campaign for debut title Hero’s Song.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

Glasses wearers often face a choice – enjoy clear VR is discomfort or be comfortable at the expense of blurry visuals. A new Kickstarter wants to fix that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 3:21PM in News

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SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

The former boss of Sony Online Entertainment has announced the formation of a new studio and launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for an RPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 1:45PM in News
Exploding Kittens ready to ignite on iOS

Exploding Kittens ready to ignite on iOS

Record-breaking Kickstarter card game Exploding Kittens is about to make its video game bow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

An impossible dream of creating a triple-A Star Wars RPG has, unsurprisingly, been cancelled by its creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
PayPal backers won't get Shenmue 3's Kickstarter rewards

PayPal backers won't get Shenmue 3's Kickstarter rewards

Developer Ys Net has, thanks to what appears to be a bizarre data interpretation, decided that its PayPal backers will not be given the same treatment as its Kickstarter backers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News

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Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Kickstarter games revenue has rebounded from its crash in 2014, according to a new report – though that hasn't equated to more developers seeing success on the crowdfunding platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:56AM in News
$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

Developer Creative Intelligence Arts has said that its successfully crowdfunded RPG Project Phoenix now won’t arrive until 2018.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

Around one in 11 successfully funded projects on Kickstarter still eventually fail, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:47PM in News
Sociable Soccer Kickstarter cancelled

Sociable Soccer Kickstarter cancelled

Developer Jon Hare has announced that the crowdfunding effort for Sensible Soccer spiritual successor Sociable Soccer has been axed. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 26th 2015 at 3:04PM in News

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Dragon's Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

Dragon's Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

The cinematic adaptation of animated adventure game Dragon’s Lair has rebooted its crowdfunding campaign – despite being halfway to its funding goal.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Now Sensible Soccer gets its own revival

Now Sensible Soccer gets its own revival

Another cherished football game of old is hoping for a comeback.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Craig McNicol, Northern Europe MD, and Paul Nicholls, sales and marketing director for Northern Europe, discuss Koch Media’s big changes during the last year, reveal the benefits of being both ...

on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Rebellion acquires Kickstarted Woolfe property from Grin

Rebellion acquires Kickstarted Woolfe property from Grin

Rebellion has purchased the IP rights to Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successfully Kickstarted title that ultimately led to the end of its original developer Grin Game Studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2015 at 8:27PM in News
Dragon's Lair creator takes to Kickstarter seeking $550,000 for film adaptation

Dragon's Lair creator takes to Kickstarter seeking $550,000 for film adaptation

Dragon's Lair co-creator Don Bluth and film producer Gary Goldman have taken to Kickstarter to fund a motion picture adaptation of the franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2015 at 8:22PM in News
Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity sells 500,000 copies

Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity sells 500,000 copies

Obsidian’s Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity has surpassed 500,000 units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 5:35PM in News
Star Citizen earned more in 2014 than all video game Kickstarters combined - report

Star Citizen earned more in 2014 than all video game Kickstarters combined - report

Market intelligence services group Ico Partner's Thomas Bidaux has published new data which shows Star Citizen's funding outpaced all successful video game Kickstarters combined in 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 21st 2015 at 4:53PM in News
Lilith cancels Allison Road Kickstarter, partners with Team 17

Lilith cancels Allison Road Kickstarter, partners with Team 17

Developer Lilith has halted its Kickstarter crowdfunding push for survival horror title Allison Road.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 12th 2015 at 4:41PM in News
Midora dev admits he knew he couldn't complete game with Kickstarter funding

Midora dev admits he knew he couldn't complete game with Kickstarter funding

The chances of Zelda-inspired 2D adventure title Midora ever making it to market now look incredibly slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 1:22PM in News