Entries in 'Kickstarter' (102)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
PayPal removes purchase protection for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal removes purchase protection for crowdfunding campaigns

The crowdfunding gamble has just got a little riskier with news that online payment giant PayPal will no longer offer payment protection on money pledged to crowdfunding campaigns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

A smartwatch manufacturer has declared bankruptcy, telling its backers that they are unlikely to ever get their money back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
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
Julian Gollop's new game will be a cross between old and new XCOM

Julian Gollop's new game will be a cross between old and new XCOM

The upcoming PC strategy game Phoenix Point will merge the gameplay of the new XCOM titles, with those from the 1990s.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 27th 2016 at 11:21AM 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
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
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
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