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Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarter concludes at over $2m in funding

Larian Studios’ Kickstarter campaign for Divinity: Original Sin II has ended successfully with over $2m in funding. The crowdfunding effort launched last month, seeking $500,000 for a sequel to its well-received 2014 release. "After 35 days, 42,713 backers, over 19,000 comments, and a whopping final total of $2,032,434 (plus an …

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Unsung Story Kickstarter angers backers with change of gameplay focus

Back in January 2014 15,824 people pledged a total of $660,126 on Kickstarter for a spiritual successor to Final Fantasy Tactics. These people were paying for a narrative-heavy tactical RPG designed by FFT and Vagrant Story’s Yasumi Matsuno due for release in July 2015. So an announcement confirming not only …

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Meet the UK studio trying to resurrect P.T. on Kickstarter

A new UK studio wants to bring Konami’s abandoned horror concept back from the dead in creepy new horror, Allison Road. London-based Lilith has been working on the game for several months and has now taken to Kickstarter in an effort to make the game ‘the best it can be’. …

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Yes, Shenmue 3 wants even more crowdfunding money

Developer Ys Net has embarked on yet another crowdfunding campaign for RPG sequel Shenmue 3. The game has already raised $6,333,295 Kickstarter, but the studio has opened what it calls a ‘Slacker Backer’ period designed to encourage those who didn’t pledge first time around to add their cash to the …

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US court punishes Kickstarted card game for ‘crowdfunding theft’

The creators of a successfully Kickstarted card game have been fined $54,851 after backers were left without the product they had successfully funded. Asylum Playing Cards received over $35k back in October 2012, easily beating its $15k funding goal. However, backers have in the time since not received their product, …

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Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Developer Caged Element have abandoned their attempt to Kickstart a successor to 1999 PlayStation racer Rollcage. Grip had been seeking CAD $657k ($500k/320k) but the studio decided to call it a day after raising just CAD $154k. We apologise for the lack of updates on our Kickstarter page; it’s hard …

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