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Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarted in under 12 hours

Developer Larian has admitted it was totally surprised by the speed at which its RPG sequel Divinity: Original Sin II was successfully funded on Kickstarter. The game hit its $500k target in under 12 hours and currently stands at $673 with 33 days to go. Who would’ve predicted that a …

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Augmented reality start-up CastAR raises $15m

Augmented reality firm CastAR has raised more than $15m in a Series A funding round. Seed investors Playground Global provided funds for the investment round, which goes toward the continued development of CastAR’s titular AR glasses – currently scheduled for commercial launch in 2016. "Among all the confusion about what …

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Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

The team behind Mega Man Legends successor Red Ash is asking punters to hand over yet more money, this time to fund an extension to the anime. Kotaku reports that Studio 4C, which is making an anime to accompany the launch of Red Ash, is using its own website to …

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Larian announces Divinity: Original Sin II, will be Kickstarted

Larian Studios has revealed that Divinity Original Sin II is in the works and that the firm will be using Kickstarter to fund the title. This crowdfunding effort will open on August 26th, though there’s no word on how long it will last. The developer is also inviting fans to …

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Mighty No. 9 officially pushed back to 2016

Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty No. 9 has suffered another delay due to its currently bug-plagued state. MCVreported last month that retailers had pushed the game’s release to Q1 2016, and developer Comcept has nowconfirmedthe delay with backers. According to the studio, the reason for the delay is due to …

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Kickstarter title Mooncrest features ‘Souls-style’ combat, made by former BioWare devs

Four former BioWare staffers have got together to try and crowdfund a story-driven RPG with combat inspired by the Dark Souls series. Mooncrest is hoping to raise $400k, of which it has currently had $18k pledged. The single-player adventure promises branching dialogue and character development and real-time combat that studio …

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Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Harmonix has confirmed that Amplitude won’t now arrive until the end of the year, and even then only for some backers. The rhythm action reboot was supposed to be with us this summer but will now not arrive until the end of 2015. Kickstarter backers who bought in to the …

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