Entries in 'crowdfunding' (90)

Sony launches internal crowdfunding platform First Flight

Sony launches internal crowdfunding platform First Flight

It seems that Shenmue 3 was just the tip of the iceberg for Sony when it comes to crowdfunding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 1st 2015 at 11:31AM in News
Suzuki tries to clarify Shenmue 3 funding concerns

Suzuki tries to clarify Shenmue 3 funding concerns

Who exactly is funding Shenmue 3? It’s a question that over a week after the game’s reveal we still don’t know the answer to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2015 at 10:59AM in News
Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Slightly Mad Studios has announced a sequel to Project Cars is in development, following the oft-delayed title's release last month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:20AM in News
Shenmue 3 could hit extra platforms; Suzuki says $10m would deliver open world

Shenmue 3 could hit extra platforms; Suzuki says $10m would deliver open world

Could Shenmue 3 be released on Xbox One? That all depends on how you interpret a new addition to the game’s Facebook page.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:38AM in News

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Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Kickstarter is far from the only source of funding for Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
Shenmue 3 successfully funded on Kickstarter

Shenmue 3 successfully funded on Kickstarter

UPDATE: Shenmue 3 has been successfully funded on Kickstarter. It took less than 12 hours to hit its $2m goal. In the process it has set the record for both ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
The Bard's Tale IV hits $1.25m Kickstarter goal

The Bard's Tale IV hits $1.25m Kickstarter goal

Inxile's latest Kickstarter effort The Bard's Tale IV has surpassed its $1.25m goal with weeks to spare.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 8:30AM in News
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

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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
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
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

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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
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

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Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 6:19AM in News
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
Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

If you’re concerned that developer Cloud Imperium’s bank account is running a little low, another high-cost vehicle has been added to the game’s store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 2:04PM 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
Why are some of the games media's biggest names turning to Patreon?

Why are some of the games media's biggest names turning to Patreon?

In the first week of 2015, IGN veterans Greg Miller and Colin Moriarty left the gaming site. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 12:00PM 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