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BLACKROOM Kickstarter canceled to get a demo ready

By John Keefer, Apr 29, 2016 8:00am PDT

Less than a week after launch, the old-school FPS from John Romero and Adrian Carmack is put on hold.

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"I guarantee they anticipated breaking a million within 24 hours and were butthurt when that ..."

- waxthirteen see all 7 comments

BLACKROOM is the new PC FPS from Romero and Carmack and it looks familiar

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2016 8:00am PDT

This old-school shooter is in the vein of Dark Forces, Duke Nukem and of course, DOOM, and it's a Kickstarter.

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"Kickstarter page didn't say if they have other funding or not. $700k doesn't seem like enough ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

The Dark Souls Board Game Smashed Through Its Kickstarter Goals

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 20, 2016 5:40am PDT

Looks like we'll be seeing a Dark Souls board game in the near future. 

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"seriously, they're looking at the ability to straight up print money with further content if ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 18 comments

Fear Effect sequel kicks off on Kickstarter

By David Craddock, Apr 12, 2016 12:45pm PDT

A sequel to the cult-classic PS1 game reunites all your favorite characters on PC... if, that is, developer Sushee Games can raise $114,106 by mid-May.

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Dark Souls Board Game Should Give You Even More Ways To Die

By John Keefer, Apr 08, 2016 12:15pm PDT

Steamforged Games will work with Bandai Namco to bring the dark and deadly title to tabletop through Kickstarter.

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"Woah, being made by the guild ball people?? Very interested..."

- Disarray see all 2 comments

Playable Teaser Available For Overload From The Makers of Descent

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 07, 2016 2:20pm PST

Take the final plunge at full throttle.

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"The kickstarter is still going, you still have a chance to be a part of it! Overload will be ..."

- aahillas see all 13 comments

Final Fantasy Tactics Director's Upcoming Game Isn't Coming For A While

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 08, 2016 11:35am PST

Looks like the game's stuck in development hell for the time being. 

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Oculus Is Giving Kickstarter Backers A Finished Rift Headset Free of Charge

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 05, 2016 8:15am PST

Those who invested will see full returns. 

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"Nice! Putting Facebook money to good use and good publicity/marketing."

- RaptorII see all 11 comments

Dragon's Lair creators launch Kickstarter campaign to fund film adaptation

By Daniel Perez, Oct 26, 2015 12:56pm PDT

Both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have come together once again to launch a Kickstarter campaign to help fund Dragon's Lair: The Movie.

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"Or if they have both mastered the game, they can marathon to see who makes the first mistake."

- romulan see all 19 comments

Divinity: Original Sin 2 announced with special Kickstarter campaign

By Daniel Perez, Aug 12, 2015 6:00am PDT

Larian Studios has announced Divinity: Original Sin 2 is currently in development with a special Kickstarter campaign kicking off later this month.

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"They had the best use of kickstarter the first time. The game was nearly done at the time they ..."

- jet-poop see all 21 comments

Yooka-Laylee developers join with The Escapists/Worms publisher

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 30, 2015 10:46am PDT

Yooka-Laylee should ideally have no trouble sticking to its late 2016 release window, especially since Team17 has just jumped on board as the game's publisher.

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"I really hope this turns out to be good I love large open world paltformers, I wish there was a ..."

- valcan_s see all 6 comments

Red Ash finds publisher; Kickstarter money going towards 'stretch goals'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 30, 2015 10:20am PDT

Just days before Red Ash is set to fall well short of its Kickstarter goal, a publisher has apparently stepped in to ensure its development. So what does that mean for Kickstarter backers that have already donated?

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"Speaking of which, read the cyberpunk novel Noir by K.W. Jeter."

- AxeMan808 see all 15 comments

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Ends at $6.3 million, Breaking Records

By Steve Watts, Jul 17, 2015 7:30pm PDT

The record set not-too-long-ago by Bloodstained has been overtaken by Shenmue--though the bump from a Sony press conference probably helped.

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"When it came out, Shenmue was a revelation. There had been so few games that combined a real ..."

- Borzoi see all 12 comments

Stuff That Sucks - Shenmue 3 and Kickstarter practices

By Shack Staff, Jun 29, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Shenmue 3 has hit its Kickstarter goal and is aiming for stretch goals, but is this the start of a troubling trend? Greg Burke looks into this in this week's Stuff That Sucks.

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"I haven't paid much attention to this since Shenmue was never my thing, but I could swear I've ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 9 comments

E3 2015: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Campaign Begins

By Steven Wong, Jun 15, 2015 7:05pm PDT

It's a night of surprises at the Sony E3 2015 press conference. One of the biggest being the launch of the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter campaign.

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"yes, under the guise of funding so they can capture the people willing to preorder for $1000"

- derelict515 see all 38 comments