Entries in 'crowdfunding' (140)

5th Cell hits Fig with free-to-play RPG Anchors in the Drift

5th Cell hits Fig with free-to-play RPG Anchors in the Drift

Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell has taken its upcoming action RPG Anchors in the Drift to Fig in hopes of crowdfunding the title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2015 at 6:46PM in News
X-Com creator Gollop was 'outraged' by The Bureau

X-Com creator Gollop was 'outraged' by The Bureau

The creator of the first X-Com game has revealed he was so incensed by the announcement of 2K’s X-Com FPS spin-off that he almost crowdfunded a spiritual successor to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 3:55PM in News
Mark Hamill and Gillian Anderson front Star Citizen cast

Mark Hamill and Gillian Anderson front Star Citizen cast

The actors and actresses behind icons such as Luke Skywalker, Dana Scully and Gollum are among the many stars confirmed as starring in the single player portion of Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2015 at 10:58AM in News
Scribblenauts developer to launch new IP on crowdfunding platform Fig

Scribblenauts developer to launch new IP on crowdfunding platform Fig

5th Cell, the creator of Scribblenauts, is to launch a completely new franchise via the power of crowdfunding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2015 at 4:36PM in News

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Midora dev admits he knew he couldn't complete game with Kickstarter funding

Midora dev admits he knew he couldn't complete game with Kickstarter funding

The chances of Zelda-inspired 2D adventure title Midora ever making it to market now look incredibly slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 1:22PM in News
Shenmue 3 may have to compromise visuals to become a better game

Shenmue 3 may have to compromise visuals to become a better game

Developer Yu Suzuki has said that the game’s $6,333,295 Kickstarter total is not enough for him to do everything he wanted with Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Yes, Shenmue 3 wants even more crowdfunding money

Yes, Shenmue 3 wants even more crowdfunding money

Developer Ys Net has embarked on yet another crowdfunding campaign for RPG sequel Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
US court punishes Kickstarted card game for 'crowdfunding theft'

US court punishes Kickstarted card game for 'crowdfunding theft'

The creators of a successfully Kickstarted card game have been fined $54,851 after backers were left without the product they had successfully funded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2015 at 11:36AM in News

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Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Fig has announced a new partnership with Harmonix, with the developer planning to bring an unannounced title to the crowdfunding platform later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2015 at 2:25AM in News
Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Developer Caged Element have abandoned their attempt to Kickstart a successor to 1999 PlayStation racer Rollcage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2015 at 2:16PM in News
Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarted in under 12 hours

Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarted in under 12 hours

Developer Larian has admitted it was totally surprised by the speed at which its RPG sequel Divinity: Original Sin II was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Crowdfunding site Fig launched by Double Fine, Obsidian and inXile heads

Crowdfunding site Fig launched by Double Fine, Obsidian and inXile heads

Former Double Fine COO Justin Bailey has teamed up with industry veterans Brian Fargo, Feargus Urquhart and Tim Schafer to launch Fig – a crowdfunding platform with investment options for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2015 at 6:40AM in News

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Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

The team behind Mega Man Legends successor Red Ash is asking punters to hand over yet more money, this time to fund an extension to the anime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Larian announces Divinity: Original Sin II, will be Kickstarted

Larian announces Divinity: Original Sin II, will be Kickstarted

Larian Studios has revealed that Divinity Original Sin II is in the works and that the firm will be using Kickstarter to fund the title.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 12th 2015 at 2:56PM in News
Kickstarter title Mooncrest features 'Souls-style' combat, made by former BioWare devs

Kickstarter title Mooncrest features 'Souls-style' combat, made by former BioWare devs

Four former BioWare staffers have got together to try and crowdfund a story-driven RPG with combat inspired by the Dark Souls series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Harmonix has confirmed that Amplitude won’t now arrive until the end of the year, and even then only for some backers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 12:32PM in News

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Devolver is publishing Dropsy the Clown in September

Devolver is publishing Dropsy the Clown in September

It’s a pretty safe bet to say that the trailer for Dropsy: A Point & Click Hugventure is the most bizarre thing you’ll have seen today. Or maybe ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 3:34PM in News
Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Ouya founder Julie Uhrman has announced both the company’s acquisition at the hands of Razer and her departure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Retailers push Mighty No.9 release date back to 2016

Retailers push Mighty No.9 release date back to 2016

Question marks hang over Mighty No.9’s September release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
Shenmue 3 Kickstarter closes on $6.3m

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter closes on $6.3m

$6,333,295 – that’s how much was successfully raised by Shenmue 3 on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 1:20PM in News
Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

The first major crowdfunding success for the games industry is now on course to break even.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 20th 2015 at 12:51PM in News
Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Ys Net RPG Shenmue 3 has claimed its third Kickstarter record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:26PM in News
Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Shenmue 3 may not be released at retail, Ys Net has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Over a quarter of Star Citizen backers say that a publically available refund option should be available to anyone who has contributed to crowdfunding the space sim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 10:54AM in News
VIDEO: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter nears $5m as new in-game footage arrives

VIDEO: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter nears $5m as new in-game footage arrives

The 14-year wait for Shenmue fans has been a long one, but finally there is some (very early) in-game footage of Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 4:17PM in News