Entries in 'crowdfunding' (75)

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
Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 6:19AM 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
Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

If you’re concerned that developer Cloud Imperium’s bank account is running a little low, another high-cost vehicle has been added to the game’s store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 2:04PM in News

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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
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
Why are some of the games media's biggest names turning to Patreon?

Why are some of the games media's biggest names turning to Patreon?

In the first week of 2015, IGN veterans Greg Miller and Colin Moriarty left the gaming site. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 12:00PM in News

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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
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
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

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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
West Games tries to get STALKER successor development back up and running

West Games tries to get STALKER successor development back up and running

The group behind failed STALKER successor Areal has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a very similar looking game entitled STALKER Apocalypse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:20PM 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

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New ZX Spectrum has already hit £100k funding target

New ZX Spectrum has already hit £100k funding target

The new Sinclair Spectrum Vega has already surpassed its £100,000 crowdfunding target to put the tiny computer in production.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Molyneux: Kickstarter can be destructive

Molyneux: Kickstarter can be destructive

Acclaimed UK developer Peter Molyneux has said that Kickstarting a game too early in its development can have a detrimental effect on the final product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Clive Sinclair is launching a new ZX Spectrum

Clive Sinclair is launching a new ZX Spectrum

Sir Clive Sinclair is crowdfunding a new ZX Spectrum computer on Indiegogo that is creators claim comes loaded with 1,000 games.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 11:53AM in News
Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Upcoming space sim and undisputed crowdfunding champion of the world Star Citizen has surpassed $65m in total funds received, thanks in part to developer Cloud Imperium's promise of in-game pets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:13AM in News
Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

The creator of Broken Sword and CEO of Revolution has warned that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding failures within the next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Kickstarter suspends blood collecting game accessory

Kickstarter suspends blood collecting game accessory

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has suspended a project for an accessory that took blood from its users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 2:37PM in News
New horror game being crowdfunded by Alone in the Dark creator

New horror game being crowdfunded by Alone in the Dark creator

The creator of the original Alone in the Dark has begun work on a brand new horror game, and has turned to crowdfunding to aid development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 21st 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Uber cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

Uber cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

Uber Entertainment has cancelled its crowdfunding campaign for RTS Human Resources after raising less than a third of its $1.4m target.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 21st 2014 at 11:27AM in News
VIDEO: Star Citizen planetside gameplay shown off for the first time

VIDEO: Star Citizen planetside gameplay shown off for the first time

A video showing some on-planet action in crowdfunded mega-hit Star Citizen has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:46AM in News