Posts Tagged kickstarter


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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Nov 2012 | 8

Slam jam: Barkley 2 reaches Kickstarter funding goal in under a day

Everybody get up, it’s time to slam now (again). The Kickstarter campaign for a sequel to 2008’s b-ball RPG Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden has surpassed its goal of $35,000 USD in less than 24 hours.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Molyneux muses over follower AI in latest Godus broadcast

What’s going on over at 22Cans today? Well, thanks to the now-daily update from Project Godus we can have a look.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Project Godus explores God-like powers in latest update

One thing Peter Molyneux’s Project Godus can’t be accused of is a lack of updates.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Secure your Cyberdwarf body pillow early in the Barkley 2 Kickstarter

Tales of Game’s Studios has (as foretold by the prophets) launched a suitably extraordinary Kickstarter page in support of Barkley 2, the sequel to 2008’s RPG smash-hit, Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Oculus Rift dev kits to begin shipping in March

The virtual reality headset kit, Oculus Rift, raised around ten times the amount it was asking for when the project launched on Kickstarter back in August.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Peter Molyneux revisits his older games in Project Godus video

In a new update to his Project Godus Kickstarter fundraiser, Peter Molyneux has released a video in which he takes a trip through some of his past games and discusses a few of the triumphs and failings of each one.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Q&A with Legend of Dungeon developers RobotLovesKitty

Calvin Goble and Alix Stolzer, the husband and wife team collectively known as RobotLovesKitty, have just launched a Kickstarter campaign to drum up a little extra funding for their latest title, Legend of Dungeon.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Braben demos Elite: Dangerous multiplayer in-game footage

In the latest Kickstarter update from Frontier Developments’ David Braben, he demonstrates some the multiplayer combat which is still very much work in progress.

By Paul Younger | 25 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen pledge grace period runs through this weekend as RSI team thanks backers.

If you tuned into the live stream as they reached the Kickstarter goal for Star Citizen, there was continuous concern over whether the Roberts Space Industries site could handle the load.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Molyneux rises again to launch Project GODUS Kickstarter

You may know Peter Molyneux by many names; the driving force behind Bullfrog, the creator of the Fable series, the great deceiver, the almighty turtleneck, that guy who made a game about tapping a cube.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Legend of Dungeon readying Kickstarter campaign and demo (update: now live)

Update: The Kickstarter and demo are now live at the project’s Kickstarter page.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Visa power: Star Citizen raises over $6.0 million USD in funding

Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen has set a new upper barrier for crowd-funding videogames, by hauling in over $6.0 million USD in pledges over the past few weeks.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | 1

Realms of Arkania lead launches $1 million ‘Thorvalla’ Kickstarter

Guido Henkel, the lead designer of the Realms of Arkania RPG series and producer of Planescape: Torment at Black Isle, is setting sail on the good ship Kickstarter with a new RPG idea.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Join the Star Citizen live cast as they countdown to Kickstarter conclusion

Star Citizen has managed to raise over $5 million in crowd funding and they are on the final countdown to the end of the Kickstarter project in just over 12 hours time.

By Paul Younger | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off