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Posts Tagged kickstarter


Chaos Reborn Preview

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

4 Apr 2014 | 0

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.

3 Apr 2014 | 0

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”.

2 Apr 2014 | 0

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Feb 2013 | 2

$83 million raised on Kickstarter for games in 2012

2012 was a big year for videogame projects on Kickstarter with more new games looking for funding every month as the year rolled on.

9 Jan 2013 | 1

Eggstracting the answers: Philip and Andrew Oliver on Dizzy Returns

For many Spectrum and Commodore 64 owners in the 1980s, an oval-ish shaped character in boxing gloves was something of a gaming icon.

6 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Prototype sighted in latest Project Godus video

It sounded a little hairbrained when Peter Molyneux announced earlier in the week that he fancied releasing a working prototype for Project Godus in time for Christmas; but the latest update video for the game does indeed show a bit of a prototype in action.

5 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Dizzy Returns devs: Kickstarter projects “should be judged on their own merits”

The Oliver Twins, creative forces behind the Dizzy series and recent Dizzy Returns Kickstarter effort, have addressed criticism directed at projects launched by ‘established’ game developers.

4 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Credits, Cobras and Crowd-Funding: David Braben tells us about Elite: Dangerous

At the time of writing, Frontier Developments’ attempt to Kickstart a new entry in the venerable and classic Elite series is heading towards £600,000 GBP of a £1.25 million GBP target.

30 Nov 2012 | 8