More stories on: kickstarter


Fugitive Games say Kickstarter backers ‘much more savvy now’

Former DICE project lead Ben Jones successfully Kickstarted Into the Stars, but didn’t find it easy.

By Paul Younger | 20 Feb 2015 | Comments Off

Areal releases prototype footage to more accusations

Whatever happens with the Areal Kickstarter, it’ll serve as a useful case study in how not to present your crowd-funding project to the public.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Road Redemption reveals new game modes

Road Redemption can be seen as the sequel to the late 90’s Road Rash console series.

By David Reid | 13 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Chaos Reborn Preview

The original Chaos was a game that sucked up huge amounts of my childhood.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Frog Fractions 2 needs $2k more to save the education of all children ever

Imagine a world in which children do not know about fractions.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Death in Candlewood promises spooky open-world FPS

Rosebud Games have pushed live their $60,000 Kickstarter for Death in Candlewood, an open-world FPS described as a “psychological action game” revolving around “a gothic romance between the living and the dead”.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Chaos Reborn materialises on Kickstarter, is not an illusion

Julian Gollop is a chap who you can thank for a whole lot of innovation in turn-based tactical games.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Kickstarter hacked, pray that your password isn’t 123password

Kickstarter is the latest company to fall victim to data hacking and has issued a security notice through its blog suggesting that people change their Kickstarter account password.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Feb 2014 | 1

StarCrawlers offers procedurally-generated sci-fi dungeon-crawling

Bloody typical. Yesterday, I posted up a story about a Kickstarter, in which I explained that we don’t report on Kickstarters much unless they’re really big or really interesting for whatever reason.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Stasis is now in motion after Kickstarter funding is secured

Christopher Bischoff’s isometric, sci-fi horror adventure Stasis will be making its dimly lit way to PCs across the land, thanks to $100,000 USD in Kickstarter funding that has been secured today.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Nether regions: Deathfire Ruins of Nethermore launches on Kickstarter

As previously announced, the Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore campaign has launched today on Kickstarter.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Hex appeal: the turn based Battle Worlds: Kronos is out now

Funded on Kickstarter by the end of April, and released to the general public seven months later.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Henkel to return to Kickstarter with Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore

Guido Henkel, the game designer probably best known for the Realms of Arkania trilogy (but also for contributions to Planescape: Torment and Fallout 2,) will return to Kickstarter with Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore on 6 November.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 1

Obsidian’s Project Eternity appears to now be Pillars of Eternity

The latest Project Eternity update celebrates one year since the RPG was launched by Obsidian on Kickstarter.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 3

Skyjacker co-op video showcases piratey space sim combat

We went through years of having no combat space sims, and now – thanks to Kickstarter, and proof of public interest – there’s about ten billion of them.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Oct 2013 | 1

Legend of Dungeon Review

Legend of Dungeon is a new hat collection simulator from the sartorially aware folks at Robot Loves Kitty.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Fueling on funding: Desert Strike-alike Hell-IX lands at Kickstarter

Retromade Games have sent up a Kickstarter flare, and are hoping for you to swoop in on your helicopters and airlift them some money.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Why transparency is one of Kickstarter’s greatest assets

If 2012 was the year in which Kickstarter established a new model for PC games development, 2013 will be the year that the model really proves itself.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2013 | 2