Entries in 'crowdfunding' (102)

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
Consortium sequel off to strong start on Fig

Consortium sequel off to strong start on Fig

PC sci-fi curiosity Consortium has taken a large stride toward receiving a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 1:26PM 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

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Rock Band 4's PC crowdfunding push fails to reach target

Rock Band 4's PC crowdfunding push fails to reach target

The world of Rock Band has been hit with more bad news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 1:35PM 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
Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

More than half of the $3.3 million pledged towards Psychonauts 2 is yet to make it to developer Double Fine.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:38PM 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

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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
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
Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Kickstarter games revenue has rebounded from its crash in 2014, according to a new report – though that hasn't equated to more developers seeing success on the crowdfunding platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:56AM in News

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Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

The inevitable has happened: Star Citizen has now raised more than $100m through crowdfunding.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

Developer Creative Intelligence Arts has said that its successfully crowdfunded RPG Project Phoenix now won’t arrive until 2018.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

Around one in 11 successfully funded projects on Kickstarter still eventually fail, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:47PM in News
Psychonauts 2 Fig campaign brings in nearly $2m over weekend

Psychonauts 2 Fig campaign brings in nearly $2m over weekend

It's taken Double Fine just a weekend's time to amass nearly $2m for Pyschonauts 2 crowdfunding campaign on Fig.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 7th 2015 at 6:54AM in News
Schafer announces crowdfunding pitch for Psychonauts 2

Schafer announces crowdfunding pitch for Psychonauts 2

Double Fine is looking for $3.3m to make a sequel to 2005 platformer Psychonauts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Dragon's Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

Dragon's Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

The cinematic adaptation of animated adventure game Dragon’s Lair has rebooted its crowdfunding campaign – despite being halfway to its funding goal.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Anchors in the Drift's Fig crowdfunding campaign falls short

Anchors in the Drift's Fig crowdfunding campaign falls short

5th Cell's Fig crowdfuding project Anchors in the Drift has fallen short of meeting its funding goal of half-million dollar goal by nearly $400,000.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 22nd 2015 at 11:12AM in News
Ginx seeking £0.5m in crowdfunding to fuel growth

Ginx seeking £0.5m in crowdfunding to fuel growth

Games TV channel Ginx has taken to crowdfunding platform Crowdcube in an effort to boost its international presence.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2015 at 11:02AM in News
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