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Torment: Tides of Numenera delayed before Kickstarter ends

Torment: Tides of Numenera delayed before Kickstarter ends

InXile Entertainment's highly successful Kickstarter campaign for Torment: Tides of Numenera has three days left to go, with almost $3.4 million pledged for the spiritual successor to PlaneScape: Torment. But already, the developer is letting backers and fans know that they expect to need more time to develop the game past the planned release late next year.

Read more: Get a stronghold at $4.5 million »

"Yeah, I went for the double pack since I skipped Wasteland 2, but couldn't pass on Torment."
- the Scrivener    See all 21 comments


Moebius adventure gets an alpha story trailer

Moebius adventure gets an alpha story trailer

Pinkerton Road's adventure game Moebius has been flying under the radar since it was crowdfunded in May of last year. But a new gameplay trailer showing off an alpha build of the game should help pique interest in Jane Jensen's new title.

Read more: Plus, pre-rendered backgrounds looking possible »

"I strongly considered backing this but it came out just as I was getting Kickstarter fatigue. ..."
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Torment: Tides of Numenera screenshot shows The Bloom

Torment: Tides of Numenera screenshot shows The Bloom

The Kickstarter campaign for Torment: Tides of Numenera will be wrapping up in a few days, but the development team has already released its first screenshot from the game featuring a rather creepy looking creature.

Read more: A 'semi-sentient predator' »

"What the hell is this post talking about, the April Fools joke?"
- Mecha Tofu Pirate    See all 6 comments


Ecco creator launches Kickstarter for 'Big Blue'

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Ecco creator launches Kickstarter for 'Big Blue'

Ecco the Dolphin a game in which a porpoise saved sea animals and talked to magic crystals, was a rare case of a 16-bit game that was a quiet, meditative experience. Creator Ed Annunziata and his team have turned to crowd-funding for the game's spiritual successor, titled "The Big Blue."

Read more: Goal of $665,000 in 34 days »

"I hear how badass the soundtrack is to this game. I would like to know if the iOS/PS3 (360?) ..."
- Alpha Geist    See all 12 comments


Torment: Tides of Numenera shatters Kickstarter record

Torment: Tides of Numenera shatters Kickstarter record

We don't often report on Kickstarter projects before they are fully funded, but the just-launched crowdfunding for Torment: Tides of Numenera is an exception. When a game blasts through its $900,000 goal, tops $1 million in record time, and blows through two stretch goals in the first 24 hours, that's worth noting.

Read more: Deeper story planned »

"Frankly I don't see anything overtly special about Cook's contributions. He's a bright light in ..."
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Petroglyph introduces 'Victory' Kickstarter

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Petroglyph introduces 'Victory' Kickstarter

The strategy game developer behind End of Nations has taken the wraps off its its next hopeful project, Victory. The studio is turning to the popular trend of crowd-funding to the project that it says is an amalgamation of "World of Tanks, StarCraft and League of Legends."

Read more: A mixture of RTS, F2P elements »

"Ha, I guess that makes sense then. I dunno just assumed a big dev like that that's been around ..."
- Disarray    See all 14 comments


Kickstarter implements new rules to protect backers

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Kickstarter implements new rules to protect backers

When we look back at the year that was, the Kickstarter explosion is certain to be one of the most significant news stories of this year. Since Double Fine hit it big with an adventure game, we've seen scads of game developers following suit. But the outpouring of goodwill has a dark side, and some scams have already been exposed, so Kickstarter is taking more proactive steps to protect backers.

Read more: Risks, mock-ups, and rewards all changed »

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'Mythic' Kickstarter project exposed as scam, canceled

'Mythic' Kickstarter project exposed as scam, canceled

It had to happen eventually. This year has seen an explosion of independent projects funded by crowd-sourcing site Kickstarter, and it was only a matter of time before someone tried to take advantage of such goodwill for a scam. Such is the apparent case of "Mythic: The Story of Gods and Men," a project that raised eyebrows and has subsequently been canceled.

Read more: Art, photos, rewards all lifted from elsewhere »

"Plus the fact that your donation isn't paid unless the goal is reached. I think the great appeal ..."
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Weekend Confirmed 99 - Double Fine, Reckoning, Cell HD: emergence

Weekend Confirmed 99 - Double Fine, Reckoning, Cell HD: emergence

Regular hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata are away attending to other business, but producer DelRio steps in to shepherd Xav from Joystiq, Christian Spicer, and "Indie" Jeff Mattas through a number of topics. The insanely successful start to indie developer Double Fine's attempt at crowd-funding is discussed, a multitude of listener comments and feedback are addressed, and there's even some time left over to talk about games like Reckoning and Skyrim, and indies like Cell HD: emergence, and Gunpoint.

Listen: Weekend Confirmed Episode 99 »

"I don't think that "going back to the start" is the only way to enjoy the game, but I feel that ..."
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