Entries in 'Kickstarter' (40)

Project Rap Rabbit pulls $4.95m Switch stretch goal

Project Rap Rabbit pulls $4.95m Switch stretch goal

The new game from Keiichi Yano and Masaya Matsuura is to revise its Kickstarter strategy after criticism about one of its stretch goals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Bethesda forces name change for indie game Prey for the Gods

Bethesda forces name change for indie game Prey for the Gods

Prey for the Gods will now be called Praey for the Gods after its developer chose to avoid a trademark dispute with Bethesda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Another Spectrum reboot has been funded on Kickstarter

Another Spectrum reboot has been funded on Kickstarter

Fans of the cult Spectrum computer now have another crowdfunding option to turn to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
John Watson

Finishing the saga: Stoic on bringing Banner Saga 3 back to Kickstarter

Banner Saga is back on Kickstarter for the third and final entry in Stoic’s epic turn-based strategy series. MCV catches up with technical director John Watson (pictured) to find out ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 16th 2017 at 8:00AM in News

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The Banner Saga is an "impractical game" that "would not exist" without crowd-funding, says Stoic

As Banner Saga 3 sails past its Kickstarter goal of $200,000 in less than a week, Stoic's technical director John Watson has told MCV that the series as a whole ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 31st 2017 at 4:19PM in News
Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter

Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter campaign is now live

Stoic has announced that its Kickstarter campaign for Banner Saga 3 is now live. The studio is hoping to raise $200,000 over the course of thirty days to help fund ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 24th 2017 at 3:40PM in News
VR treadmill Omni cancels non-US pre-orders

VR treadmill Omni cancels non-US pre-orders

Successfully Kickstarted virtual reality treadmill Omni has told backers outside of the US that they will not receive their device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 9:39AM in News

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delayed by a year to 2018

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delayed by a year to 2018

One of crowdfunding’s biggest gaming successes has seen its release date pushed back by a whole year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
Sega Europe: 'Shenmue 1 and 2 remakes have our full attention'

Sega Europe: 'Shenmue 1 and 2 remakes have our full attention'

Remakes of Shenmue 1 and 2 are still being actively discussed within Sega.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Yooka-Laylee developers buoyed by Ratchet & Clank success

Yooka-Laylee developers buoyed by Ratchet & Clank success

The commercial success of the new Ratchet & Clank reboot has excited the creators of Yooka-Laylee.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Richard Garriott: 'If crowdfunding failed, 
my career was over'

Richard Garriott: 'If crowdfunding failed, my career was over'

Ultima creator Richard Garriott has said that his four-plus decades of working in the games industry would have come to an end had the crowdfunding campaign for Shroud of the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:40AM in News

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What we can learn from Fable Fortune's Kickstarter

What we can learn from Fable Fortune's Kickstarter

There were a few reasons for thinking that the Kickstarter campaign for Fable Fortune would do pretty well. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Kickstarter games boss bullish despite 'wobbly year'

Kickstarter games boss bullish despite 'wobbly year'

The numbers may be down by more than 50 per cent, but Kickstarter games boss Luke Crane is positive about the performance of the crowd-funding platform.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 21st 2016 at 11:02AM in News
Star Citizen backer contacts California Attorney General for $2,500 refund

Star Citizen backer contacts California Attorney General for $2,500 refund

One gamer who backed the crowdfunding campaign for ambitious sci-fi title Star Citizen has gone to extraordinary lengths to secure a refund.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Recreated ZX Spectrum manufacturer could take Elite Systems to court

Recreated ZX Spectrum manufacturer could take Elite Systems to court

Some backers of the Kickstarted Recreated ZX Spectrum fear that they will never receive the unit they paid for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 12:35PM in News

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Ico Partners: Money raised by game Kickstarters more than halves in H1 2016

Ico Partners: Money raised by game Kickstarters more than halves in H1 2016

The amount of money generated by video game Kickstarter campaigns has fallen considerably for the first half of 2016 compared with that of 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 4th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Nintendo takes down NES artbook Kickstarter campaign

Nintendo takes down NES artbook Kickstarter campaign

Platform holder Nintendo has shut down a Kickstarter campaign, claiming it made an “unauthorised use of Nintendo's copyrights.” 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:32AM in News
System Shock remake could make it to PS4

System Shock remake could make it to PS4

Nightdive Studios has announced it is in talks with Sony to bring System Shock to its PlayStation 4 console. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:03AM in News
System Shock remake launches on Kickstarter

System Shock remake launches on Kickstarter

Nightdive Studios is trying to bring cult title System Shock back to life. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Fable Fortune Kickstarter axed, but development will continue

Fable Fortune Kickstarter axed, but development will continue

The crowdfunding push for free-to-play card game Fable Fortune has been cancelled.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 10:12AM in News
UK Kickstarter has raised £100,000,000

UK Kickstarter has raised £100,000,000

The UK arm of crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has revealed that over £100m has been raised for projects since the site first launched in 2012.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 20th 2016 at 3:54PM in News
Dark Souls Board Game passes £3.5m as it enters final stretch on Kickstarter

Dark Souls Board Game passes £3.5m as it enters final stretch on Kickstarter

It was after just £50k. Now the creators of Dark Souls: The Board Game have seen their funding pass the £3.5m mark as the venture reaches the final few hours ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 3:40PM in News
Failed Kickstarter boss admits to spending funds on building house

Failed Kickstarter boss admits to spending funds on building house

As remarkable Kickstarter meltdowns go, this is probably the daddy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2016 at 3:29PM in News