Entries in 'Kickstarter' (118)

Is it game over for Kickstarter?

Is it game over for Kickstarter?

“Power to the people,” John Lennon sang in 1971.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 27th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
Find out how Telltale Games plans to take on television in this week's issue of MCV

Find out how Telltale Games plans to take on television in this week's issue of MCV

It’s armed with some of the biggest IP of the last decade, but Telltale isn’t finished yet. SVP of publishing Steve Allison reveals the firm’s plans to unite TV and ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 10:40AM 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
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

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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
Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania developer Koji Igarashi went to Kickstarter less than 24 hours ago looking for $500,000 to fund his new title, the campaign currently has over $1m pledged with no sign ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:44AM 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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Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Playtonic Games' Kickstarter campaign for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee is scheduled to begin later today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:56AM in News
Kickstarter title Mighty No.9 set for September release

Kickstarter title Mighty No.9 set for September release

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune's Kickstarter title Mighty No.9 is coming to physical and digital retail this September.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 29th 2015 at 11:02AM 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
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

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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
Exploding Kittens claims Kickstarter funding record from Ouya

Exploding Kittens claims Kickstarter funding record from Ouya

Exploding Kittens crowdfunding campaign has taken over the Kickstarter record from Ouya for the highest-funded games-related project.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 22nd 2015 at 9:49PM 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

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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
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
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