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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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Fig Finishing Fund announced to help combat Steam Direct’s distribution fees

Crowd-funding and investment platform Fig has announced the Fig Finishing Fund to help developers put the final touches to their games in light of the imminent demise of Steam Greenlight. Starting from today, Fig is committing up to $500,000 to help developers overcome the final hurdles standing between them and …

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Psychonauts 2 to be published by Starbreeze

Starbreeze has signed a publishing deal with Double Fine for Psychonauts 2, the company announced this morning. Starbreeze will be investing $8m to bring the game to PC and console via digital distribution. Psychonauts 2 was successfully funded through crowd-funding last year on Fig, and Starbreeze says it will be …

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