Entries in 'Kickstarter' (149)

FTC takes first ever action against failed Kickstarter

FTC takes first ever action against failed Kickstarter

Failed Kickstarters, take note – not fulfilling your commitments is no longer consequence free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:41AM in News
Bloodstained breaks Kickstarter records

Bloodstained breaks Kickstarter records

Spiritual Castlevania successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has become the most funded video game in Kickstarter history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 4:02PM in News
Razer allegedly preparing Ouya buyout

Razer allegedly preparing Ouya buyout

PC hardware specialist Razer is reportedly “in the process” of acquiring Ouya.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Bloodstained Vita port confirmed as Kickstarter campaign nears end

Bloodstained Vita port confirmed as Kickstarter campaign nears end

Koji Igarashi's Kickstarter sensation Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has met a stretch goal promising a PS Vita port for the upcoming title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 9th 2015 at 7:45AM in News

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Game filmmaker Uwe Boll drops all the f-bombs as Rampage 3 Kickstarter fails

Game filmmaker Uwe Boll drops all the f-bombs as Rampage 3 Kickstarter fails

Director Uwe Boll has released an expletive-laden video criticising… well, everyone, for his failed attempt to Kickstart Rampage 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
Kickstarter troll victim Dimension Drive funded at second attempt

Kickstarter troll victim Dimension Drive funded at second attempt

2Awesome Studio's second attempt at crowdfunding sci-fi shooter Dimension Drive has been met with success.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:01AM in News
Is it game over for Kickstarter?

Is it game over for Kickstarter?

“Power to the people,” John Lennon sang in 1971.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 27th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
Find out how Telltale Games plans to take on television in this week's issue of MCV

Find out how Telltale Games plans to take on television in this week's issue of MCV

It’s armed with some of the biggest IP of the last decade, but Telltale isn’t finished yet. SVP of publishing Steve Allison reveals the firm’s plans to unite TV and ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 10:40AM in News

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Troll breaks developer's heart on Kickstarter

Troll breaks developer's heart on Kickstarter

What’s worse than not hitting your Kickstarter target? Thinking you have hit it, only to have that dream taken away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
Yooka-laylee becomes most funded UK game Kickstarter ever

Yooka-laylee becomes most funded UK game Kickstarter ever

Playtonic’s crowdfunding success has just hit another milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 12:23PM in News
22Cans: 'Crowdfunding has waned, and that's a good thing'

22Cans: 'Crowdfunding has waned, and that's a good thing'

Kickstarter is losing its popularity and that’sgood news for the games industry, says 22cans.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 10:57AM in News
Former BioShock devs shelve The Black Glove

Former BioShock devs shelve The Black Glove

The surreal first-person adventure from some of the creative minds behind BioShock has been temporarily canned.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 12th 2015 at 10:38AM in News

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Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania developer Koji Igarashi went to Kickstarter less than 24 hours ago looking for $500,000 to fund his new title, the campaign currently has over $1m pledged with no sign ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee meets £175k Kickstarter goal in 40 minutes

Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee meets £175k Kickstarter goal in 40 minutes

The crowdfunding campaign for Playtonic’s new 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee has already surpassed its funding goal of £175,000, less than an hour after it began.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 1st 2015 at 5:39PM in News
Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Playtonic Games' Kickstarter campaign for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee is scheduled to begin later today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:56AM in News
Kickstarter title Mighty No.9 set for September release

Kickstarter title Mighty No.9 set for September release

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune's Kickstarter title Mighty No.9 is coming to physical and digital retail this September.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 29th 2015 at 11:02AM in News

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Biofeedback horror game Nevermind arrives on Steam Early Access

Biofeedback horror game Nevermind arrives on Steam Early Access

A game that adjusts its difficulty according to the stress being experienced by its player is now available on Steam Early Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 1:46PM in News
Toejam & Earl game is successfully Kickstarted

Toejam & Earl game is successfully Kickstarted

The creators of a new entry in the Toejam & Earl series have seen their game successfully funded Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
Kickstarted Pillars of Eternity saved Obsidian from closure

Kickstarted Pillars of Eternity saved Obsidian from closure

Obsidian Entertainment was on the brink of closure before its crowdfunded RPG Pillars of Eternity gave the studio new hope.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
New Toejam and Earl arrives on Kickstarter

New Toejam and Earl arrives on Kickstarter

The promised return of retro franchise Toejam and Earl has arrived on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Exploding Kittens claims Kickstarter funding record from Ouya

Exploding Kittens claims Kickstarter funding record from Ouya

Exploding Kittens crowdfunding campaign has taken over the Kickstarter record from Ouya for the highest-funded games-related project.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 22nd 2015 at 9:49PM in News
The Stomping Land designer quits as Kickstarter game looks dead and buried

The Stomping Land designer quits as Kickstarter game looks dead and buried

Kickstarter has received another PR blow with what appears to be the abandonment of another successfully funded game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 11:38AM in News
Godus designer can't see game delivering on Kickstarter promises

Godus designer can't see game delivering on Kickstarter promises

Peter Molyneux’s Godus may never grow to be the game that was promised when it launched on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 1:05PM in News
Exploding Kittens sets Kickstarter backer record

Exploding Kittens sets Kickstarter backer record

Exploding Kittens has taken just over a week to become the most backed Kickstarter project in the crowdfunding site's history.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:53AM in News
Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

A new card game created by two Xbox designers has set the world of crowdfunding alight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:45AM in News