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A spiritual successor to Skate has breezed past its Kickstarter target

Session, a game that very much draws inspiration from EA’s much-loved Skate series, has smashed its Kickstarter target in just four days. Skate 3 was famously republished and pushed back out to retail four years after its initial release after a starring role in a number of PewDiePie videos. Now …

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F2P PixelJunk Monsters coming to mobile via Kickstarter

Q-Games wants to make a mobile version of PS3 hit PixelJunk Monsters, and has turned to Kickstarter to do it. As the game will be free-to-play, Kickstarter backers should theoretically still be able to play even without laying down cash – although should not enough people back it, it of …

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Kickstarted Project Phoenix accused of being a scam

Big-money Kickstarter title Project Phoenix has been engulfed by accusations of foul play. The game, which brings together some of the biggest names in the world of Japanese RPGs including Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu, Final Fantasy illustrator Kiyoshi Arai and Diablo III and Valkyria Chronicles veteran Hiroaki Yura, smashed …

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Kickstarter launches Patreon rival Drip

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has launched a new service designed to rival the likes of Patreon. While Kickstarter can be used to crowdfund products and projects with a one-off payment from backers, Drip instead looks to provide creative individuals with an ongoing monthly payment. As the company phrases it: “Kickstarter is …

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Project Rap Rabbit pulls $4.95m Switch stretch goal

The new game from Keiichi Yano and Masaya Matsuura is to revise its Kickstarter strategy after criticism about one of its stretch goals. The campaign had set up a stretch goal to bring the title to Nintendo Switch, but fans winced at the required total – $4.95m. The campaign originally …

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Bethesda forces name change for indie game Prey for the Gods

Prey for the Gods will now be called Praey for the Gods after its developer chose to avoid a trademark dispute with Bethesda. Bethesda, of course, this week publishes its new shooter Prey, which itself is a reprisal of the name used for the original 2006 2K title. Prey for …

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Another Spectrum reboot has been funded on Kickstarter

Fans of the cult Spectrum computer now have another crowdfunding option to turn to. After the problems that beset previous efforts such as the Spectrum ZX Vega+ and Recreated ZX Spectrum, a new contender – the Spectrum Next – has now been successfully funded. The project has just passed its …

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