Entries in 'Kickstarter' (68)

Pyrodactyl's Unrest gets new teaser trailer

Pyrodactyl's Unrest gets new teaser trailer

Pyrodactyl has released a new tease trailer for its crowd-funded adventure role-playing game, Unrest.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 8:00AM in News
Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has confirmed that it was last week the victim of a hack that compromised some user data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Bleszinski mulling crowdfunding campaign for next title

Bleszinski mulling crowdfunding campaign for next title

Designer Cliff Bleszinski's upcoming project may look to go the Kickstarter route, the industry veteran has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:46AM in News
American McGee's Akaneiro tumbling down the Kickstarter rabbit hole

American McGee's Akaneiro tumbling down the Kickstarter rabbit hole

Steam Early Access game Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has cost creators Spicy Horse $1.7m, owner American McGee has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 2:11PM in News

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Ex-Infinity Ward vets take to Kickstarter with To the Death

Ex-Infinity Ward vets take to Kickstarter with To the Death

A pair of indie studios led by a trio of industry veterans have launched a Kickstarter campaign for 2D action side-scroller, To the Death.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2014 at 10:28PM in News
Kickstarter amasses $480m pledged in 2013

Kickstarter amasses $480m pledged in 2013

Kickstarter has posted its year in review piece, announcing that the crowdfunding site helped successfully fund nearly 20,000 projects in 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:55AM in News
ZX Spectrum to return! Kind of. It's a Kickstarter...

ZX Spectrum to return! Kind of. It's a Kickstarter...

Elite Systems has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a hardware homage to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.

by Laura Barnes
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 12:06PM in News
Kickstarter game funding surpasses $200m

Kickstarter game funding surpasses $200m

Kickstarter game projects currently make up $200.4m of the $919m total raised since the crowdfunding site launched in 2009.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 8:27PM in News

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LGC: Kickstarter revolution has changed our relationship with gamers, says Broken Sword creator

LGC: Kickstarter revolution has changed our relationship with gamers, says Broken Sword creator

British video game development legend Charles Cecil believes there is no going back from the wave of crowd-funding brought about by Kickstarter - but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 13th 2013 at 5:36PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding pot reaches $25m

Star Citizen crowdfunding pot reaches $25m

Star Citizen, the galactic space trading game by Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts has now raised $25 million in crowdfunding

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 28th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Kickstarter expanding to Australia, New Zealand next month

Kickstarter expanding to Australia, New Zealand next month

Kickstarter is planning a November launch in Australia and New Zealand.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 12:06AM in News
UPDATE: UK gaming's Simon Byron is doing something brilliant on Kickstarter

UPDATE: UK gaming's Simon Byron is doing something brilliant on Kickstarter

Now this is what Kickstarter is really meant to be used for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 2:58PM in News

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AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

The former head of Valve’s hardware division Jeri Ellsworth and ex-graphics technology dev Rick Johnson have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for augment reality glasses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
James Pond Kickstarter is scrapped

James Pond Kickstarter is scrapped

The attempt to crowdfund a return for the James Pond IP has been scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 2:08PM in News
Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game put on hold as funds dry up

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game put on hold as funds dry up

Development of sword fighting game Clang has been put on hold, despite the game successfully hitting its Kickstarter target last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Ouya pulls funding from questionable Free The Games Fund candidate

Ouya pulls funding from questionable Free The Games Fund candidate

Potential Ouya game Dungeons the Eye of Draconus has been unceremoniously booted from Ouya’s Free The Games Fund program following suspicious activity on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 3:13PM in News

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James Pond takes to Kickstarter for proposed return

James Pond takes to Kickstarter for proposed return

Yet another age-old gaming IP is to try its luck on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 12:13PM in News
Gridiron Thunder cleared by Kickstarter investigation, dev claims

Gridiron Thunder cleared by Kickstarter investigation, dev claims

Controversial Ouya title Gridiron Thunder will be released on September 30th, its developer has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 12:11PM in News
Android console GameStick dated for next month

Android console GameStick dated for next month

PlayJam has announced a global release date for new Android console contender GameStick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 2:49PM in News
Kickstarter opens up for Canadian-based projects

Kickstarter opens up for Canadian-based projects

Kickstarter has welcomed in a new region to its ranks, allowing developers in Canada to create and run campaigns on the crowdfunding site.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:11AM in News
Controversial Ouya Kickstarter game has funding suspended

Controversial Ouya Kickstarter game has funding suspended

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has suspended Ouya exclusive Elementary, My Dear Holmes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Cross Plane controller aims to bring Wii U tablet control to Xbox 360 and PS3

Cross Plane controller aims to bring Wii U tablet control to Xbox 360 and PS3

A new Kickstarter project wants to bring some of the Wii U’s key functionality to owners of rival systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign tops $17m

Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign tops $17m

Chris Robert’s Start Citizen crowdfunding experiment has reached new heights, crossing the $17m mark in raised funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2013 at 8:02AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

New Zealand bans software patents this week, we talk to Five Star Games after a year of business, and look at trends in Aussie ad spending.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 30th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
Uwe Boll takes to Kickstarter to fund Postal 2 - includes incredible video

Uwe Boll takes to Kickstarter to fund Postal 2 - includes incredible video

“You have to pay it because no-one else will pay it. You have to give me money that we do Postal 2.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 2:36PM in News