Kickstarter News


Wasteland 2 dev: Crowdfunding means Walmart can't change content any more

By John Keefer, Apr 24, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Brian Fargo has been an outspoken proponent of crowdfunding since before his company successfully kickstarted Wasteland 2. However, the inXile CEO said that one of the biggest reasons he is thrilled with the process is no more outside interference with games the audience wan...


"I agree that it's a great game, I'm just saying that maybe if they focused on gameplay more than ..."

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Torment: Tides of Numenera sets Kickstarter record

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 08, 2013 6:00am PDT

inXile Entertainment's Torment: Tides of Numenera has set a new Kickstarter record as the most-funded video game in the crowdfunding site's history, wrapping up over the weekend with a whopping $4,188,927 in pledges. It raked in at least $127,000 or so in direct pledges too....


"That is only what the publishers want you to think. They said the same thing about point and ..."

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Torment pushing toward $4 million; adds new screenshot

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2013 4:30pm PDT

With about 24 hours to go, inXile Entertainment is making one final push to hit $4 million in its Torment: Tides of Numenera crowdfunding campaign, releasing a new screenshot and the vision document for the project.


"$4.25 million stretch goal achieved with 80 minutes to go (counting PayPal) ..."

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Torment: Tides of Numenera delayed before Kickstarter ends

By John Keefer, Apr 02, 2013 3:55pm PDT

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 ...


"Yeah, I went for the double pack since I skipped Wasteland 2, but couldn't pass on Torment."

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Moebius adventure gets an alpha story trailer

By John Keefer, Apr 01, 2013 5:15pm PDT

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...


"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

By John Keefer, Apr 01, 2013 7:15am PDT

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...


"What the hell is this post talking about, the April Fools joke?"

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Ecco creator launches Kickstarter for 'Big Blue'

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 10:00am PDT

The original creator of Ecco the Dolphin has taken to Kickstarter to fund its spiritual successor, The Big Blue.


"I hear how badass the soundtrack is to this game. I would like to know if the iOS/PS3 (360?) ..."

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Torment: Tides of Numenera shatters Kickstarter record

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2013 8:30am PST

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...


"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

By Steve Watts, Mar 06, 2013 11:15am PST

Petroglyph has announced a Kickstarter project for Victory, a strategy game that mixes gameplay elements from games like World of Tanks, StarCraft, and League of Legends.


"Ha, I guess that makes sense then. I dunno just assumed a big dev like that that's been around ..."

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Kickstarter implements new rules to protect backers

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Kickstarter has implemented a set of new rules aimed at protecting backers from the perception that a project is further along than it actually is.


'Mythic' Kickstarter project exposed as scam, canceled

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2012 10:00am PDT

A Kickstarter project has been exposed as a scam and canceled, after forum sleuths noticed that all of its art and photos had been lifted from other sources.


"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

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 10, 2012 11:00am PST

With Garnett at DICE and Jeff Cannata otherwise engaged, DelRio, Joystiq's Xav de Matos, Christian Spicer, and Indie Jeff Mattas hold down the fort and discuss the Double Fine Kickstarter phenomenon, respond to fan feedback, and more.


"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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