Kickstarter should rightly be the ultimate free market democratization, but the strange story of Red Ash's campaign shows how campaigns have been drifting from that purpose, and now can undermine it entirely.
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?
The first details for the Mega Man Legends-inspired Red Ash have been revealed at Anime Expo 2015, as a panel with creator Keiji Inafune began with the launch of a new Kickstarter.
Mega Man Legends creator Keiji Inafune has unveiled a new game that looks suspiciously similar to Mega Man Legends. Where have we heard this before?