Entries in 'Kickstarter' (89)

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

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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

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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
Wasteland 2 creator says there's no Kickstarter fatigue

Wasteland 2 creator says there's no Kickstarter fatigue

Kickstarter is not declining in popularity, but developers are finding it increasingly difficult to find popular niches, says InXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 27th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Against the odds, Amplitude hits its Kickstarter goal

Against the odds, Amplitude hits its Kickstarter goal

Harmonix has successfully achieved its crowdfunding goal for an HD remake of its cult rhythm action game Amplitude.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 23rd 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Harmonix insists Kickstarter is Amplitude's only hope

Harmonix insists Kickstarter is Amplitude's only hope

Time is ticking on Harmonix’s Amplitude Kickstarter, and the studio has insisted that should it fail that will be that for the planned retro remake.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 1:26PM in News

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Superhot kicks off $100,000 Kickstarter

Superhot kicks off $100,000 Kickstarter

Time-bending FPS Superhot is already a quarter of the way toward its brand new $100,000 Kickstarter goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 4:18PM in News
Harmonix takes to Kickstarter to fund a new Amplitude

Harmonix takes to Kickstarter to fund a new Amplitude

2003 rhythm action title Amplitude could be the subject of an HD remake if a new Kickstarter from Harmonix is successful.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Virtuix has announced it has completed a $3m round of seed invesement for its successful Kickstarter VR treadmill project, Omni.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
Twitch co-funding Kickstarter title

Twitch co-funding Kickstarter title

Live-streaming service Twitch is putting cash behind Studio Bean’s Choice Chamber.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 16th 2014 at 5:00PM in News

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Crowdfunded MMO Pantheon runs out of cash

Crowdfunded MMO Pantheon runs out of cash

The new MMO from EverQuest and Vanguard designer Brad McQuaid has run out of money, forcing studio Visionary Realms to “slow” development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 12:38PM in News
Yu Suzuki could Kickstart Shenmue III

Yu Suzuki could Kickstart Shenmue III

The Shenmue III dream is still alive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Kickstarter game that raised $53,500 'put on hold'

Kickstarter game that raised $53,500 'put on hold'

Another game that had been successfully Kickstarted has undergone a significant downsizing and possible cancellation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

Online payment processing firm PayPal is working with crowdfunding creators to distinguish between campaigns that are pre-selling merchandise and those that are more strictly for fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
Kickstarter pledges pass $1 billion

Kickstarter pledges pass $1 billion

The total amount of money pledged on Kickstarter since its inception on April 28th 2009 has now passed $1bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 2:55PM in News
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