Entries in 'crowdfunding' (107)

Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Fig has announced a new partnership with Harmonix, with the developer planning to bring an unannounced title to the crowdfunding platform later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2015 at 2:25AM in News
Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Developer Caged Element have abandoned their attempt to Kickstart a successor to 1999 PlayStation racer Rollcage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2015 at 2:16PM in News
Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarted in under 12 hours

Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarted in under 12 hours

Developer Larian has admitted it was totally surprised by the speed at which its RPG sequel Divinity: Original Sin II was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Crowdfunding site Fig launched by Double Fine, Obsidian and inXile heads

Crowdfunding site Fig launched by Double Fine, Obsidian and inXile heads

Former Double Fine COO Justin Bailey has teamed up with industry veterans Brian Fargo, Feargus Urquhart and Tim Schafer to launch Fig – a crowdfunding platform with investment options for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2015 at 6:40AM in News

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Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

The team behind Mega Man Legends successor Red Ash is asking punters to hand over yet more money, this time to fund an extension to the anime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Larian announces Divinity: Original Sin II, will be Kickstarted

Larian announces Divinity: Original Sin II, will be Kickstarted

Larian Studios has revealed that Divinity Original Sin II is in the works and that the firm will be using Kickstarter to fund the title.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 12th 2015 at 2:56PM in News
Kickstarter title Mooncrest features 'Souls-style' combat, made by former BioWare devs

Kickstarter title Mooncrest features 'Souls-style' combat, made by former BioWare devs

Four former BioWare staffers have got together to try and crowdfund a story-driven RPG with combat inspired by the Dark Souls series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Harmonix has confirmed that Amplitude won’t now arrive until the end of the year, and even then only for some backers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 12:32PM in News

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Devolver is publishing Dropsy the Clown in September

Devolver is publishing Dropsy the Clown in September

It’s a pretty safe bet to say that the trailer for Dropsy: A Point & Click Hugventure is the most bizarre thing you’ll have seen today. Or maybe ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 3:34PM in News
Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Ouya founder Julie Uhrman has announced both the company’s acquisition at the hands of Razer and her departure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Retailers push Mighty No.9 release date back to 2016

Retailers push Mighty No.9 release date back to 2016

Question marks hang over Mighty No.9’s September release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
Shenmue 3 Kickstarter closes on $6.3m

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter closes on $6.3m

$6,333,295 – that’s how much was successfully raised by Shenmue 3 on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 1:20PM in News

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Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

The first major crowdfunding success for the games industry is now on course to break even.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 20th 2015 at 12:51PM in News
Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Ys Net RPG Shenmue 3 has claimed its third Kickstarter record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:26PM in News
Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Shenmue 3 may not be released at retail, Ys Net has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Over a quarter of Star Citizen backers say that a publically available refund option should be available to anyone who has contributed to crowdfunding the space sim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 10:54AM in News

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VIDEO: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter nears $5m as new in-game footage arrives

VIDEO: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter nears $5m as new in-game footage arrives

The 14-year wait for Shenmue fans has been a long one, but finally there is some (very early) in-game footage of Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Sony launches internal crowdfunding platform First Flight

Sony launches internal crowdfunding platform First Flight

It seems that Shenmue 3 was just the tip of the iceberg for Sony when it comes to crowdfunding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 1st 2015 at 11:31AM in News
Suzuki tries to clarify Shenmue 3 funding concerns

Suzuki tries to clarify Shenmue 3 funding concerns

Who exactly is funding Shenmue 3? It’s a question that over a week after the game’s reveal we still don’t know the answer to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2015 at 10:59AM in News
Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Slightly Mad Studios has announced a sequel to Project Cars is in development, following the oft-delayed title's release last month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:20AM in News
Shenmue 3 could hit extra platforms; Suzuki says $10m would deliver open world

Shenmue 3 could hit extra platforms; Suzuki says $10m would deliver open world

Could Shenmue 3 be released on Xbox One? That all depends on how you interpret a new addition to the game’s Facebook page.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:38AM in News
Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Kickstarter is far from the only source of funding for Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
Shenmue 3 successfully funded on Kickstarter

Shenmue 3 successfully funded on Kickstarter

UPDATE: Shenmue 3 has been successfully funded on Kickstarter. It took less than 12 hours to hit its $2m goal. In the process it has set the record for both ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
The Bard's Tale IV hits $1.25m Kickstarter goal

The Bard's Tale IV hits $1.25m Kickstarter goal

Inxile's latest Kickstarter effort The Bard's Tale IV has surpassed its $1.25m goal with weeks to spare.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 8:30AM in News
FTC takes first ever action against failed Kickstarter

FTC takes first ever action against failed Kickstarter

Failed Kickstarters, take note – not fulfilling your commitments is no longer consequence free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:41AM in News