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Wasteland 2 developer teases new RPG

By Steven Wong, Dec 05, 2014 7:30am PST

Wasteland 2 developer inXile Entertainment teases that  a new "passionatly demanded" RPG may be in the works.

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"Very much what it says on the tin. A verbose sequel to a classic computer RPG that defines ..."

- Alastayr see all 10 comments

Monkey Island creator announces new point-and-click adventure game

By Daniel Perez, Nov 19, 2014 12:00pm PST

Miss the glory days of old-school adventure games? Well, Thimbleweed Park is here to fill that vapid hole in your very existence.

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"Not even that, this just looks like more of the same. Maniac Mansion was a neat game but this is ..."

- kartooner see all 8 comments

Rogue Wizards impressions: Building a dungeon that falls away

By Steven Wong, Oct 07, 2014 9:30am PDT

Rogue Wizards, a roge-like dungeon crawler with turn-based combat and cartoon graphics, recently launched its Kickstarter campaign. I go hands-on with an early build of the game to see how these dungeons are shaping up.

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"They don't mention IAP on the Kickstarter page and closed beta doesn't start until 2015. The ..."

- lefthighkick see all 12 comments

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 ..."

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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