Entries in 'crowdfunding' (45)

Project Rap Rabbit Kickstarter falls way short

Project Rap Rabbit Kickstarter falls way short

The proposed new rhythm action title from two of the genre's biggest names has fallen well short of its crowdfunding target.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Garriott reassures concerned Shroud of the Avatar fans

Garriott reassures concerned Shroud of the Avatar fans

MMO developer Richard Garriott has insisted that the future of Shroud of the Avatar is not in doubt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2017 at 10:26AM in News
Justin Bailey

Fig: 'I thought publishing was broken'

When we think of industry-defining games, titles like Super Mario Bros., Tetris and Grand Theft Auto V immediately come to mind. No list would be complete, however, without the inclusion ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 26th 2017 at 11:40AM in News
Project Rap Rabbit gets cheaper Switch stretch goal

Project Rap Rabbit gets cheaper Switch stretch goal

Crowdfunded rhythm action game Project Rap Rabbit will now come to Nintendo Switch provided the campaign raises $1.5m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 11:07AM in News

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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
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
Phil Elliott

Square Enix Collective on crowdfunding and Kickstarter suspension: We didn't want to 'risk being spread too thin'

When publisher Square Enix launched its indie game pitching program, the Square Enix Collective, back in 2014, it did so with the aim of helping small teams get their games ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 29th 2017 at 2:30PM in News
Bloodstained cancelled on Wii U as Switch version is confirmed

Bloodstained cancelled on Wii U as Switch version is confirmed

Crowdfunding hit Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has scrapped its planned Wii U release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2017 at 9:57AM in News

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Spectrum ZX Vega+ delayed once more after alleged new technical setback

Spectrum ZX Vega+ delayed once more after alleged new technical setback

The saga of the Spectrum ZX Vega+ continues this week with news of a fresh delay to the hardware and another personal attack from the company behind it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
Retro threatens BBC as Indiegogo halts Spectrum ZX Vega+ funding

Retro threatens BBC as Indiegogo halts Spectrum ZX Vega+ funding

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has halted further pledges for the Spectrum ZX Vega+ device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2017 at 9:31AM in News
Project CARS 2 eyes September release

Project CARS 2 eyes September release

The sequel to crowdfunded racing title Project CARS is aiming for a September launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:10PM in News
Former Crytek artist is crowdfunding a lawsuit

Former Crytek artist is crowdfunding a lawsuit

One of the workers left out of pocket by the recent troubles at developer Crytek has turned to GoFundMe to try and take the studio to court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 11:22AM in News

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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
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
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
Ys Net hires original Shenmue director for third outing

Ys Net hires original Shenmue director for third outing

Keiji Okayasu, the director of the first Shenmue, has joined Ys Net to work on the Kickstarted third entry in the beloved RPG franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 10:32AM 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
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
Record-breaking Patreon game cancelled after dev split

Record-breaking Patreon game cancelled after dev split

With nearly 11,000 backers and earnings of over $42k per month, Breeding Season was the highest earning game on Patreon. And now it has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 10:43AM 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
Crowdfunded survival game ReRoll cancelled

Crowdfunded survival game ReRoll cancelled

Another crowdfunded game has fallen before the final hurdle, leaving backers out of pocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Inafune says launch version of Mighty No.9 'is better than nothing'

Inafune says launch version of Mighty No.9 'is better than nothing'

“It’s better than nothing”. That’s the assessment of Keiji Inafune following the damning critical reception of his new platformer Mighty No.9.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Allison Road cancellation due to Team 17 split, Lilith says

Allison Road cancellation due to Team 17 split, Lilith says

Developer Lilith has blamed the recent shock cancellation of horror title Allison Road on a split with publishing partner Team 17.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:06AM 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