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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

Star Citizen reaches $4 million in funding – Extra “subscription” rewards unveiled

In the early hours of Saturday morning UK time, Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen managed to reach the $4 million in crowd funding, with over $1.5 million coming in from Kickstarter with around 40 hours still to go.

By Paul Younger | 18 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

LA Game Space is the place for Indies if you back this Kickstarter

A group of Indie developers with a taste for the entrepreneurial want to purchase and refit an LA warehouse as an ‘LA Game Space’, complete with resident artists, exhibition space, workshops and lectures.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen reaches $3.5 million and unlocks more features

The Star Citizen crowd funding campaign continues to gather pace today as it reaches the milestone of raising $3.5 million which has unlocked more content.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen AI and final Kickstarter push videos released

Chris Roberts has released two new videos for Star Citizen which should get you even more excited for the game than you probably already are.

By Paul Younger | 13 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Braben releases Elite: Dangerous video and concept art on Kickstarter

When David Braben announced the Elite: Dangerous project on Kickstarter it seemed odd that the project was missing a video, shots or art.

By Paul Younger | 9 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen crowd funding Surpasses $3 million mark

Today Chris Roberts’ new space sim Star Citizen has surpassed the $3 million mark in crowd funding and is well on its way to hitting $4 million in funds.

By Paul Younger | 9 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Divine Space releases high concept essay as press release

Let’s open this news post up with the admission that I really have no idea what Divine Space is about.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Project Gorgon MMORPG Kickstarter goes for final push

The indie MMORPG Project Gorgon, which is attempting to raise $55.000 to improve the game’s art, is just over a day away from the Kickstarter project completion date.

By Paul Younger | 2 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Sequel to The Ship needs a Kickstarter to help cast off

Blazing Griffin want to make a steampunk-themed, alternative reality sequel to The Ship.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Casual Brothers unleash farting Orcs on Kickstarter

It hasn’t taken long for games to pop up on the newly-launched UK version of Kickstarter.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Kickstarter launches in the UK

One of the major drawbacks of Kickstarter was the fact that you had to be a US based company to benefit from the crowd funding service.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | 1

Refract Studios shares pre-alpha footage of Distance

Refract Studios, the people behind Nitronic Rush, are working on a new racing title called Distance.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2012 | 1

Star Citizen reaches funding goal of $2 million USD

Yesterday, Chris Roberts’ proposed space sim for the PC raised $500,000 USD through its recently-launched Kickstarter campaign.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen reaches Kickstarter goal, closes in on overall funding

Chris Roberts’ proposed space sim, Star Citizen, has had an unusual approach to crowd-funding.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast/Vidcast #88

The podcast team returns from an extended summer break, ready to delve into a deluge of Kickstarter projects that have dominated the news cycle of late.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Oct 2012 | 7

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams wants to flip your worldview [Video]

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams has quite a development history. Back in the 1980s, Great Giana Sisters was little more than a Mario knock-off for the Commodore 64, to the extent that it drew legal attention from Nintendo.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Brathwaite and Hall cancel ‘old school RPG’ Kickstarter

Brenda Braithwaite and Tom Hall have called a temporary halt to their project to raise money for an ‘old school RPG’ title.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Oct 2012 | 2

Development problems leave Haunts in Kickstarter limbo

Haunts: The Manse Macabre was successfully Kickstarted back in July, raising $28,000 USD in development funds.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen goes Kickstarter due to massive demand

Chris Roberts’  recently announced space sim Star Citizen has proved so popular with PC gamers wanting to help fund the game that the demand to support it has been crashing the web servers for the Star Citizen site.

By Paul Younger | 19 Oct 2012 | 1

Strike Suit Zero initiates Kickstarter campaign

If you’ve been to some of the recent gaming showcases like PAX or the Eurogamer Expo, you may already have caught a glimpse of PC title Strike Suit Zero.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Project: Gorgon seeks $55,000 in Kickstarter funding

Have you ever come across an MMO where growing potatoes can lead to you becoming a geologist?

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian’s Project Eternity breaks Kickstarter funding record

Obsidian’s Project Eternity Kickstarter, launched to raise money for an isometric RPG styled after the Black Isle/Infinity Engine games of yore, has (at the time of writing) comfortably reached $3.6 million USD.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | 2

Obsidian shares Project Eternity screenshot, final stretch goals

Project Eternity has cruised to over $2.8 million USD in raised funds, and is now heading towards two freshly announced ‘stretch goals’.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Oct 2012 | 3

Rovio dude thinks Kickstarter is turning devs into circus performers

The head of Rovio Stockholm, Oskar Burman, has attacked developers that use Kickstarter.

By John Robertson | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off