Entries in 'Kickstarter' (80)

Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

An alteration to Kickstarter’s terms and conditions has warned project creators that they may face legal action should they fail to delivery on successfully funded projects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:05PM in News
Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Sword fighting game Clang will now not be released, despite being successfully Kickstarted in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

Former Call of Duty marketing director Ian McClellan, who now operates his own agency Plug and Play, offers his advice on coping with the transition of the games industry

on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

An alternative virtual reality treadmill has hit its funding target on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:19PM in News

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Third GaymerX expo rebrands as GX3: Everyone Games

Third GaymerX expo rebrands as GX3: Everyone Games

The future of the GaymerX expo appears to have been secured, with news of new funding, a third event and a rebrand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Wasteland 2 official release dated

Wasteland 2 official release dated

More than 25 years after the original, post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2 is closing in on launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2014 at 7:11AM in News
Cult FMV title Night Trap seeking HD Kickstarter backing

Cult FMV title Night Trap seeking HD Kickstarter backing

The creators of ‘90s cult hit Night Trap have launched a Kickstarter to try and fund an HD remake of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
UPDATED: Sierra Games Twitter account teases Kickstarter campaign

UPDATED: Sierra Games Twitter account teases Kickstarter campaign

A Sierra Games Twitter account has teased an upcoming Kickstarter campaign.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 5:06PM in News

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PC claims 40% of Shovel Knight sales

PC claims 40% of Shovel Knight sales

Successfully Kickstarted indie platformer Shovel Knight has seen PC purchases account for 40 per cent of its month one sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Wasteland 2 to miss August launch window

Wasteland 2 to miss August launch window

Upcoming post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2 has suffered a slight delay, developer InXile Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 5th 2014 at 4:11AM in News
Uncertainties build for Kickstarted Early Access title The Stomping Land

Uncertainties build for Kickstarted Early Access title The Stomping Land

Could The Stomping Land be about to join the list of infamous Kickstarter projects that leave their backers in the lurch?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Early Access game Maia makes over $1m

Early Access game Maia makes over $1m

Crowdfunded Steam Early Access god game Maia has made more than $1m for indie developer Simon Roth.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 31st 2014 at 12:53PM in News

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Areal Kickstarter suspended, is now hunting for PayPal contributions

Areal Kickstarter suspended, is now hunting for PayPal contributions

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has suspended funding for the controversial STALKER successor Areal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

An alleged payment of $150k from Yogventures developer Winterkewl to Yogscast remains unaccounted for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

The controversial ‘spiritual successor’ to STALKER has hit its $50k Kickstarter goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 12:25PM in News
Winterkewl details Yogventures' demise

Winterkewl details Yogventures' demise

Lead developer at Winterkewl Kris Vale has attempted to explain the chain of events that led to last week’s termination of Yogventures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

A boxed Collector’s Edition of indie hit The Banner Saga will be coming to UK retail on July 25th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
Yogscast Kickstarter game cancelled; backers 'unlikely' to be refunded

Yogscast Kickstarter game cancelled; backers 'unlikely' to be refunded

A Kickstarter campaign for an adventure game based on popular YouTube channel Yogscast has been scrapped, with backers likely to lose out on a refund.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 4:50PM in News
Mighty No 9 looking for even more crowdfunding

Mighty No 9 looking for even more crowdfunding

Despite smashing its Kickstarter target in October of last year, the team behind platform title Mighty No 9 has decided to ask for yet more crowdsourced funding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 12:11PM in News
There are over 125 Kickstarted games currently available on Steam

There are over 125 Kickstarted games currently available on Steam

A good reminder of what Kickstarter has contributed to the games industry can currently be found over on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Video Games: The Movie premieres worldwide next month

Video Games: The Movie premieres worldwide next month

Variance Films' Video Games: The Movie is set to premiere this July, according to a new trailer for the movie.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 9:03AM in News
RailSimulator co-dev Oovee sees Steam sales success with Spintires

RailSimulator co-dev Oovee sees Steam sales success with Spintires

A hardcore driving simulation called Spintires is currently the second best selling game on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 2:36PM in News
Double Fine brings Broken Age to iPad

Double Fine brings Broken Age to iPad

Episodic adventure game Broken Age is available now on iPad, developer Double Fine has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 6:47PM in News
VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

If a headset and motion treadmill weren’t enough, now gamers can add gloves to their VR shopping list.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 9th 2014 at 10:05AM in News
It's now easier to start a Kickstarter

It's now easier to start a Kickstarter

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter has simplified its rules for project submissions down to three basic principles in an effort to make the platform easier to use.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 4th 2014 at 1:45PM in News