Posts Tagged kickstarter
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.
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.
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?
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.
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’.
Rovio dude thinks Kickstarter is turning devs into circus performers
The head of Rovio Stockholm, Oskar Burman, has attacked developers that use Kickstarter.
Anachronox and Wizardry unite for new Kickstarter RPG project
Brenda Brathwaite (Wizardry, D&D) and Tom Hall (Anachronox, Commander Keen) are the latest pair of developers to set up a Kickstarter and ask for your generous pledges.
Obsidian’s Project Eternity passes $2.0 million USD mark
Some form of player housing will be present and correct in Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ RPG when it sees release some time in 2014, as the Kickstarter campaign has now surpassed that $2.0 million USD ‘stretch goal’.
Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ funded within two days
How do you raise $1.1 million USD in just over 24 hours?
Obsidian reveals Project Eternity
The countdown is up, and Obsidian has pulled back the curtain on a $1.1 million USD Kickstarter to fund Project Eternity, a brand new isometric, party-based fantasy RPG.
2012 dubbed ‘Year of the Game’ by Kickstarter
More money was pledged on Kickstarter for videogames in 2012 than in any other category.
Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse hits Kickstarter goal
Charles Cecil and Revolution Software have raised the required $400,000 USD to make Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse.
Firefly’s Simon Bradbury: crowdfunding model has “staying power”
While it’s unlikely to topple the traditional videogame publishing model entirely, crowdfunding has undeniably taken off as a viable method of getting your game financed.
Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse and the Art of Self-Publishing [Interview]
To everyone’s (well, mine) surprise, last week saw the announcement of a new Broken Sword game.
Kickstarter and similar pose no threat to publishers, says Charles Cecil
Some commentators have said that crowd-funding sources such as Kickstarter marks the beginning of the end for the traditional publisher.
Forge shares alpha gameplay, launches ‘Kick-finish’ campaign [Video]
Dark Vale, developers of Forge, have launched a campaign they’re dubbing a ‘Kick-finish’ to raise additional funding for the game.
Oculus VR Headset Kickstarter begins – Next big thing in gaming?
VR has had a ragged history in gaming; it has never managed to catch on.
Your chance to Kickstart some Ice-Pick Lodge oddness
The wonderful minds at Russian developers Ice-Pick Lodge (Pathologic, The Void and Cargo!) are turning to Kickstarter in an effort to raise $30,000 USD for a short, disturbing title called Knock-knock.