Entries in 'Kickstarter' (101)

Exploding Kittens sets Kickstarter backer record

Exploding Kittens sets Kickstarter backer record

Exploding Kittens has taken just over a week to become the most backed Kickstarter project in the crowdfunding site's history.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:53AM in News
Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

A new card game created by two Xbox designers has set the world of crowdfunding alight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Kickstarter: We're not in decline for games

Kickstarter: We're not in decline for games

Funding platform Kickstarter has hit back against critics that claim crowdfunded video games are on the decline.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

The new game from Shadowrun: Returns developer Hairbrained Schemes has smashed its crowdfunding goal within hours of going live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 4:25PM in News

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Kickstarter reveals 2014 totals, nearly 2,000 games funded

Kickstarter reveals 2014 totals, nearly 2,000 games funded

Kickstarter has released its annual report for 2014, showing that nearly 2,000 games were successfully funded during the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2015 at 5:21AM in News
Maniac Mansion creators' Thimbleweed Park exceeds Kickstarter goal

Maniac Mansion creators' Thimbleweed Park exceeds Kickstarter goal

Maniac Mansion creators Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick have successfully crowdfunded their new adventure game Thimbleweed Park, raising more than a quarter of a million dollars over the campaign's funding ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 5:24AM in News
Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Having reached its Kickstarter targets last summer, Satellite Reign is now available on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 2:37PM in News
That Dragon, Cancer hits Kickstarter goal

That Dragon, Cancer hits Kickstarter goal

The team behind emotional adventure That Dragon, Cancer have successfully raised enough money via Kickstarter to complete production on the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:28AM in News

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New ZX Spectrum has already hit £100k funding target

New ZX Spectrum has already hit £100k funding target

The new Sinclair Spectrum Vega has already surpassed its £100,000 crowdfunding target to put the tiny computer in production.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Molyneux: Kickstarter can be destructive

Molyneux: Kickstarter can be destructive

Acclaimed UK developer Peter Molyneux has said that Kickstarting a game too early in its development can have a detrimental effect on the final product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

The creator of Broken Sword and CEO of Revolution has warned that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding failures within the next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Kickstarter suspends blood collecting game accessory

Kickstarter suspends blood collecting game accessory

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has suspended a project for an accessory that took blood from its users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 2:37PM in News

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That Dragon, Cancer abandons Ouya exclusivity, turns to Kickstarter

That Dragon, Cancer abandons Ouya exclusivity, turns to Kickstarter

The developers behind That Dragon, Cancer have launched a Kickstarter appeal to raise the funds required to finish work on the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 14th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Uber cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

Uber cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

Uber Entertainment has cancelled its crowdfunding campaign for RTS Human Resources after raising less than a third of its $1.4m target.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 21st 2014 at 11:27AM in News
Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Yacht Club games has announced that Shovel Knight will hit Nintendo platforms in the UK in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:51PM in News
BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

Day For Night Games – the studio which emerged from the ashes of Irrational Games earlier this year – has brought its first project The Black Glove onto Kickstarter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 7:00PM in News

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PlayStation Home vets want to make PS4 virtual world Neotopia

PlayStation Home vets want to make PS4 virtual world Neotopia

A Kickstarter for a PlayStation Home-style virtual world on PS4 is now underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity pushed back to 2015

Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity pushed back to 2015

Pillars of Eternity, the crowdfunded RPG by Obsidian Entertainment, is going to miss its 2014 release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Dextra Robotics has unveiled a new peripheral of sorts for VR platofrms that would allow users to experience a sense of touch with virtual objects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:38PM in News
Wasteland 2 reaches $1.5m in sales in four days

Wasteland 2 reaches $1.5m in sales in four days

Wasteland 2 has generated $1.5m in sales just four days out from release, developer inXile Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2014 at 7:49PM in News
Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

An alteration to Kickstarter’s terms and conditions has warned project creators that they may face legal action should they fail to delivery on successfully funded projects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:05PM in News
Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Sword fighting game Clang will now not be released, despite being successfully Kickstarted in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

Former Call of Duty marketing director Ian McClellan, who now operates his own agency Plug and Play, offers his advice on coping with the transition of the games industry

on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

An alternative virtual reality treadmill has hit its funding target on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:19PM in News