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Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn hits crowdfunding target

By Steve Watts, May 06, 2014 11:45am PDT

Shaq-Fu: The Legend Reborn has successfully hit its crowdfunding goal, and expanded its plans to consoles even without hitting a previously stated stretch goal.

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"I do love when Shacknews has some good Shaq news. A brawler sounds way better than a fighting ..."

- yukichigai see all 3 comments

Prodigy gameplay video shows off figurine battles

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Last month, we showed you Prodigy, a strategy RPG that uses real-world figurines a la What would Skylanders. To get a better idea of exactly how the gameplay works, developer Hanakai Studio has released a new video.

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"None of these type of games stick. I wonder why? Cost? Eye of Judgement did do so well, there ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

XCOM creator's 'Chaos Reborn' prototype playable in-browser

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The prototype for XCOM creator Julian Gollop's crowd-funded game Chaos Reborn is now playable in-browser.

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"Looks cool, but the testimonial from Ken Levine is kinda weird."

- alias see all 2 comments

Last Life a sci-fi noir on Mars, and Double Fine's second publishing deal

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2014 7:00am PDT

Double Fine has revealed its second publishing arrangement, with an indie developer making a sci-fi noir adventure game. The publisher has helped launch its Kickstarter.

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The Game Atelier make their games free to promote Flying Hamster 2

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 5:00pm PDT

The Game Atelier's Flying Hamster became a surprise hit, downloaded over 1.7 million times ever since its humble debut on PSP back in 2010. The French studio wants to make a sequel-of-sorts, and is turning to Kickstarter to make their game real.

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Dragon Fin Soup video shows off 24 minutes of RPG battling on PlayStation

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Dragon Fish Soup is an upcoming tactical RPG styled after classic SNES JRPGs, with games like Secret of Mana and Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon as inspirations.

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"the concept art looks good but the gameplay models dont look right - not cartoony enough "

- bolneze see all 2 comments

Prodigy: a strategy RPG played with real world figurines

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2014 7:00am PDT

What would Skylanders look like if it were designed specifically for adults? That seems to be the question Hanakai Studio is asking with its upcoming Prodigy, a strategy RPG that uses real-world figurines much like Activision's action game.

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""Players can place their characters on the front of the board to gain maximum attack, towards ..."

- Longgshot see all 10 comments

Duelyst is a turn-based strategy game for browsers

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 16, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Duelyst is a turn-based strategy game that's targeting internet browsers. As is typical for new studios, the team is seeking crowdfunding to make their vision real.

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"This looks really cool! The original table top prototype is neat, too. I'll probably pick this ..."

- skizl see all 6 comments

Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn is a thing, seeks crowdfunding

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2014 8:00am PST

"Okay, I admit it. The first Shaq-Fu was terrible," basketball player Shaquille O'Neal admits in a new promo video for Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn. Yes, that is a thing.

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"half a mil ? does that seem like a lot for a kickstarter game ?"

- Disarray see all 16 comments

Kingdom Come: Deliverance confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2014 7:45am PST

As Kingdom Come: Deliverance continues to draw dollars galore on Kickstarter, Warhorse Studios has announced that its medieval open-world RPG will indeed be coming to next-gen consoles. The developer had previously mentioned hopes for a next-gen release as well as PC, and no...

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"That "we have an investor waiting" stuff sure is common kickstarter jive. "

- Junktown see all 10 comments

Unsung Story reaches crowdfunding goal for PC, Mac, and Linux releases

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2014 5:00pm PST

Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians has reached its crowdfunding goal, giving it the funds needed to release on PC, Mac, and Linux in 2015. The already in-development iOS and Android versions are due this year.

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"I might have if it weren't for La-Mulana 2 and Darkest Dungeon. Too many solid Kickstarters ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 3 comments

Elite: Dangerous trailer shows off multiplayer alpha action

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 06, 2014 6:30am PST

Chris Roberts's Star Citizen may be the big crowdfunded multiplayer space bonanza grabbing everyone's attention and money but hey, let's not forget about Elite: Dangerous. The long, long-awaited new space sim from Frontier Developments has rolled out the first version of its...

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"No they aren't. It's been confirmed. It's being considered whether they'll make it an upgrade ..."

- vertdang see all 9 comments

Crackdown dev joins Square Enix Collective crowdfunding initiative

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2014 2:15pm PST

Square Enix's Collective has kicked off its pilot program. Three studios are submitting new games to be crowdfunded, with Crackdown developer Ruffian Games among them.

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Open-world RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance launches Kickstarter

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 22, 2014 8:30am PST

When Warhorse Studios announced its realistic medieval open-world RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance in December, it seemed to still have trouble securing a publisher. So blow that! The studio founded by folks including the creator of Mafia today launched a Kickstarter so it can ...

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"Watching this trailer just makes me fucking pissed that the days of new IPs are gone. 2007 was ..."

- nwillard see all 14 comments

Shroud of the Avatar releases first test version to backers

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2013 10:15am PST

Richard Garriott's crowdfunded game Shroud of the Avatar has released its first test build to backers, letting them create a character and explore a town.

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"Please do! It's been too long since we've had a good Ultima game"

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 11 comments