Entries in 'Kickstarter' (40)

PayPal removes purchase protection for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal removes purchase protection for crowdfunding campaigns

The crowdfunding gamble has just got a little riskier with news that online payment giant PayPal will no longer offer payment protection on money pledged to crowdfunding campaigns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

A smartwatch manufacturer has declared bankruptcy, telling its backers that they are unlikely to ever get their money back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
Mighty No. 9 has another release date Inafune promises won't be missed

Mighty No. 9 has another release date Inafune promises won't be missed

Almost three years on from its successful Kickstarter, Mighty No. 9 might actually be on track for a release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2016 at 2:38PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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