Crowdfunding News


Iron Harvest Kickstarter Raises $1.3 Million in Just Five Weeks

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 18, 2018 7:00am PDT

Bundles of money have gone into bringing this game to life. 


""Thanks for the money! See you all in 8 years!" - Every Kickstarter Ever."

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What The Golf? Fig Campaign is Live

By Asif Khan, Feb 14, 2018 8:00am PST

Follow along on a journey towards an improved version of golf that is actually fun.


RollerCoaster Tycoon Team Wants To Crowdfund A New Switch Game

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 23, 2018 4:20pm PST

Atari and developer Nvizzio Creations are hoping to create a new series entry specifically for the Switch.


"Good eye! Should expect nothing less from the watcher. The story should be updated now, thanks ..."

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Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer Over Copyright Infringement

By Chris Jarrard, Dec 13, 2017 11:40am PST

Will this case be settled by the time the game releases?


"Given how rampant their stuff was pirated I’m not entirely surprised. Their credit and cash ..."

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Out of the Woods by American McGee Combines Tabletop Cards and Art Books

By David Craddock, Jul 28, 2017 12:15pm PDT

The designer behind Alice is crowdfunding an all-in-one tabletop card game and art books rooted in fairytales.


"Out of the Woods would seem to be really close to the musical Into the Woods. I wonder if he's ..."

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Game Trader: Fig - How It Works

By Asif Khan, May 08, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Asif Khan sat down with the CEO of Fig Co, Justin Bailey, to find out more about the crowd-funding company that tries to get backers a return on their investment.


"I'm still slightly confused by this. Are the shares they invest the precisely of the same ..."

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GDC 2017: Michael Mendheim talks Mutant Football League

By Asif Khan, Mar 07, 2017 4:30pm PST

Michael Mendheim talks Mutant Football League with Backer and Cleveland Team Owner Asif Khan at GDC 2017.


Mutant Football League Holding a 'Name That Cleveland Team' Contest

By John Keefer, Feb 14, 2017 5:30pm PST

Better yet, the team is owned by our own Man With the Briefcase.


"I still get to help choose. They just want to spur interest in the game. Also, Cleveland this is ..."

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Psychonauts 2 Gets an $8 Million Investment From Starbreeze

By John Keefer, Feb 06, 2017 8:15am PST

Publisher will get 85% of revenue until investment is paid, then it will drop to 60%.


Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire tops $2 million collected with 22 days left

By John Keefer, Feb 03, 2017 9:14am PST

The next stretch goal is at $2.2 million for watercolor NPC portraits and UI customization. 


"i really need to finish the first one :*( im excited fro a sequel, but ive never really been ..."

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The Banner Saga 3 kicks off final crowdfunding campaign for the franchise

By John Keefer, Jan 26, 2017 10:39am PST

1 and 2 were highly successful, and it looks like 3 is following suit.


Fig closing on Psychonauts 2 investments

By David Craddock, Oct 06, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Thanks to Fig's SEC qualification, backers will earn profits after investing in games at or above specific levels.


Fig crowdfunding platform receives SEC approval

By David Craddock, Oct 03, 2016 4:43pm PDT

Unlike other crowdfunding platforms, Fig lets backers become investors and receive a profit.


"On the other side of the coin, complete creative control with even larger budgets is pretty ..."

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Fig and the State of Crowdfunding Development

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 23, 2016 2:00pm PDT

We recently sat down with Justin Bailey of Fig to discuss accountability, the troubles of Kickstarter, and his future plans for the company. 


"As in captions? What sort of info are you looking for? I can definitely add that in the future ..."

- cassideem see all 3 comments

Blood franchise could be revived with crowdfunding support

By John Keefer, Jun 06, 2016 7:15am PDT

IP rights would need to be taken care of first.


"Jace has put this forward before, but without him spearheading it, will likely again come to ..."

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