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Versus Evil to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Independent publisher Versus Evil is to publish Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the company has announced. The sequel to the hit RPG will launch on PC, Mac and Linus in early 2018. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire recently made crowd-funding history when developer Obsidian brought the title to …

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Swery’s The Good Life arrives on crowd-funding platform Fig

Swery, the creator of Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die and founder of new indie studio White Owls, has announced that his next game will be funded through crowd-funding platform Fig. The Good Life, which Swery describes as a ‘debt repayment life simulation RPG’, is part murder mystery …

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Fig unveils first investor returns

Fig has today announced its first-ever returns to investors. Accredited investors who purchased Fig Game Shares for Kingdom and Castles, the first Fig-funded game to be released, has earned a 2x (or 100 per cent) return on their initial investment after just a few weeks following the game’s launch. The …

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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 of Double Fine Adventure, the game that would eventually go on to be known as Broken Age and be responsible …

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Obsidian announces Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire on Fig

Obsidian Entertainment has announced a new sequel to its smash hit RPG, Pillars of Eternity, and that it will be taking to crowd-funding and investment platform Fig to help finance the project. Entitled Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the project has already met 86 per cent of its funding goal …

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Fig to expand number of crowd-funding projects after raising $7.8m in VC finance

Crowdfunding and investment platform Fig has announced it’s secured $7.84m of funding in its first round of venture capital financing, a sum the company says will allow it to expand the number of game projects it can host going forward. VC firms Spark Capital and Greycroft led the round of …

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Riot is finally introducing crowdfunding for League of Legends prize pools

Riot Games has responded to criticism of how it assists LoL teams financially by adding crowd funding options to the Worlds and MSI prize pools. Starting with Worlds 2016, which starts in just a few days, League of Legends players will be able to add to the prize pool by …

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