Kickstarter News


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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