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Sociable Soccer Kickstarter cancelled

Developer Jon Hare has announced that the crowdfunding effort for Sensible Soccer spiritual successor Sociable Soccer has been axed. Hare launched a Kickstarter for the game on November 12th with a goal of 300,000. But following a slow start that saw the game make 32,498 from 1,767 backers, Hare opted …

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Dragon’s Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

The cinematic adaptation of animated adventure game Dragon’s Lair has rebooted its crowdfunding campaign – despite being halfway to its funding goal. The iconic laserdisc title is being revived by movie director and original Dragon’s Lair creator Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, who were seeking $550,000 on Kickstarter. That money …

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Now Sensible Soccer gets its own revival

Another cherished football game of old is hoping for a comeback. It was announced last month that Kick Off is returning in the form of the Sony-backed Dino Dini’s Kick Off Revival. Now arch rival Sensible Soccer is coming back with a new title called Sociable Soccer. It’s being helmed …

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Rebellion acquires Kickstarted Woolfe property from Grin

Rebellion has purchased the IP rights to Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successfully Kickstarted title that ultimately led to the end of its original developer Grin Game Studio. An update from Rebellion founders Jason and Chris Kingsley on the project’s Kickstarter page explained that the $72,000 budget raised for …

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Dragon’s Lair creator takes to Kickstarter seeking $550,000 for film adaptation

Dragon’s Lair co-creator Don Bluth and film producer Gary Goldman have taken to Kickstarter to fund a motion picture adaptation of the franchise. The ex-Disney veterans are looking to raise $550,000 to create a version of the film that can be pitched to major film studios or investors. The pair …

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Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity sells 500,000 copies

Obsidian’s Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity has surpassed 500,000 units sold. The milestoneincludes copies given to backers of the game’s original 2012 Kickstarter campaign, which boasted nearly 74,000 backers combining for just under $4m in funding – obliterating the project’s $1.1m goal. Obsidian is still adding to the game post-launch, …

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Star Citizen earned more in 2014 than all video game Kickstarters combined – report

Market intelligence services group Ico Partner’s Thomas Bidaux has published new data which shows Star Citizen’s funding outpaced all successful video game Kickstarters combined in 2014. Gamasutra reports on Bidaux’s chart (posted below). It tallies nearly $33m earned by Star Citizen’s crowdfunding efforts last year, while Kickstarter projects combined for …

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Lilith cancels Allison Road Kickstarter, partners with Team 17

Developer Lilith has halted its Kickstarter crowdfunding push for survival horror title Allison Road. The PT-inspired title’s Kickstarter launched on September 21st, and since then Lilith has raised 145,959 of its 250,000 goal and attracted 4,482 backers. The studio has announced on Kickstarter that the reason it has ditched its …

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