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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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Midora dev admits he knew he couldn’t complete game with Kickstarter funding

The chances of Zelda-inspired 2D adventure title Midora ever making it to market now look incredibly slim. Having won over $73,000 worth of Kickstarter funding back in the summer of 2014, Midora was due to arrive in January of this year. That, clearly, did not happen. And now creator Mhyre …

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Shenmue 3 may have to compromise visuals to become a better game

Developer Yu Suzuki has said that the game’s $6,333,295 Kickstarter total is not enough for him to do everything he wanted with Shenmue 3. "I could do with a bit more money,” he told Eurogamer. The game itself doesn’t have to be gorgeous visually – a lot of the money …

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