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Night Trap: ReVamped begins KickStarter program

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 5:30pm PDT

The Sega CD "classic" may be on its way back, thanks to a new crowdfunding campaign.

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"The second one was not-so-great. But it was something else for the time. But if a Tex Murphy ..."

- Donborvio see all 17 comments

Homestuck game now in development following $2.4M Kickstarter

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 21, 2014 8:15pm PDT

The popular MS Paint Adventure known as Homestuck is a step closer to becoming a reality. After raising $2.4 million on Kickstarter, the game now has a developer, with The Odd Gentlemen opting to head the project.

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"Homestuck was never drawn with MS Paint actually. Hussie only used MS Paint for a one or 2 of ..."

- DedlokPM see all 2 comments

A history of video game funding

By Steven Wong, May 30, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Last week, Harmonix completed a Kickstarter campaign to develop a remake of the classic music and rhythm game, Amplitude for modern systems. There were close-calls, and for a while it seemed like the project wouldn't make its $775,000 goal. But a last minute push brought the...

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"Stories about the Tiberian Sun FMV stuff was fascinating to read. Friggin James Earl Jones as a ..."

- MercFox1 see all 7 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

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

Inafune in talks for Mighty No. 9 movie adaptation

By Robert Workman, Feb 07, 2014 12:30pm PST

A lot of excitement has been brewing for Keiji Inafune's Mega Man-like project Mighty No. 9, which raised record funds on Kickstarter last year and...

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"Yeah, but no, the example footage they showed on their kickstarter was very obviously an unreal ..."

- isochronous see all 4 comments

LEVEL: a puzzle-platformer from Chatty's theDrMikey

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 10, 2014 2:45pm PST

Mike Stanton (a.k.a. theDrMikey) has opened a Kickstarter for a new game called LEVEL, a puzzle-platformer in which a maintenance bot scrolls the screen forward, while areas above and below him remain in place.

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Red Baron Kickstarter aims for revival

By Steve Watts, Oct 24, 2013 1:45pm PDT

The classic PC flight sim Red Baron is aiming to take off again, with a $250,000 crowd-funding target and a prototype video that shows some dogfighting action.

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"I thought there wasn't going to be no more kickstarter games for news here anymore? Or did that ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 10 comments

Alone brings supernatural meta horror to Oculus Rift VR

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Oculus Rift VR has shown potential for true horror and Greenwood Games is hoping to capture that with their upcoming supernatural game within a game, Alone.

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"Man VR and a good horror....wow I dont think I have been this excited since i got my Vic20"

- wiz1974 see all 12 comments

SCALE is a first-person puzzler that has you re-sizing the world

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Like Portal, SCALE is a fascinating first-person puzzler that replaces a traditional gun with an inventive new gameplay mechanic. In CubeHeart's...

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"Good music, nice look, clever ideas. Looks like a cool game. I hope he gets his funding (but ..."

- Gwyndion see all 3 comments

Mighty No. 9 from Mega Man creator coming to nearly every platform

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 1:15pm PDT

The Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 is coming to a close. As it reaches its final hours, the development team at Comcept has prepared a...

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"I'll probably throw in some money during the final push tonight... don't know if I want to pay ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 3 comments

StarCraft Universe mod seeks Kickstarter funds

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 13, 2013 9:30am PDT

Mod group Upheaval Arts wants crowdfunded support to finish making StarCraft Universe, a mod that transforms StarCraft 2 into a multiplayer online RPG.

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"Good for them! It says they have Blizzard's blessing so yeah, I don't think they'd have a lot ..."

- jingletard see all 19 comments

American McGee launches OZombie Kickstarter

By John Keefer, Jun 25, 2013 4:00pm PDT

It appears American McGee and his team at Spicy Horse are not waiting around to see if he can secure the rights to the Alice franchise for a new...

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"I don't see this one making that crazy amount. Their video is trying too hard to be funny and ..."

- TotalRecall see all 10 comments

Double Fine launches Kickstarter for Massive Chalice

By John Keefer, May 30, 2013 11:05am PDT

After it's successful push to fund Broken Age, Double Fine has gone back to the crowdfunding well again, launching another Kickstarter campaign to the crowdfunding well again, launching another Kickstarter campaign to fund a new turn-based tactics title set in a feudal fanta...

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"Not surprised after the XBone fiasco. And maybe the fact that Ps4 is 50 to 60% more powerful ..."

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Camelot Unchained funded, adds two stretch goals

By John Keefer, May 02, 2013 3:00pm PDT

It looks like server-vs.-server warfare in Camelot will become a reality after Kickstarter project Camelot Unchained concluded its crowdfunding pitch with more than $2.25 million.

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