Kickstarter News


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.


"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.


"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. 


"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.


"someone should relink the kickstarter for this, close to the end."

- Sbatr. see all 3 comments

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.


"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.


"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. 


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. 


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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?


"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.


"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.


"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.


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

- derelict515 see all 38 comments