• Mighty No. 9's beta just got a new level

    Published at destructoid - 8 readers

    timeline following:⇓ Mighty No. 9 Yesterday I posted a full hands-on with Mighty No. 9, detailing its ins and outs, as well as showing off the Military Base stage that was included in the beta version of the game in video form. I bet you didn't know that the...moreMighty No. 9 is probably one of the most anticipated games of 2015.

  • Celestial Tear: Demon's Revenge returns to Kickstarter with a playable demo - - 6 readers - We covered Celestial Tear: Demon's Revenge during its previous run on Kickstarter back in May. It's to be a Japanese-style RPG, and although it will have an art style influenced more by western comics than Asian cartoons, it will be heavily influenced by classic JRPGs and be designed to explore mature themes such as racism.
  • Sci-fi survival racer Distance headed to Steam Early Access sometime this fall - - 5 readers - If you weren't among the thousands of Kickstarter backers who were given access to Distance's private beta last month, and are still patiently awaiting some of that high-speed, survival racing goodness, then I have some exciting news for you. Distance, the shiny, upcoming sequel to Refract's student game Nitronic Rush, is headed to Steam Early Access this fall.
  • Castlevania's Koji Igarashi has put his 'dream game' on hold

    destructoid - - 6 readers - As a huge fan of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, it was exciting to hear that long-time series producer Koji Igarashi had left Konami to make the kind of games he wanted to make -- "the same kind I think fans of my past games want as well." But unfortunately, we'll have to continue waiting for that as he's taken up a job with a mobile company and his "dream game" is on hold.

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  • Find a Cure and Stop the Disease in Pathologic at Kickstarter

    …In 2015, Resident Evil Remastered, Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Until Dawn, and other indie horror projects will arrive. The next title called Pathologic, an ambitious open-world survival game at Kickstarter, might also be joining the growing list. As a quick reminder, this project focuses on a town that’s been stricken by a deadly disease…

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  • Majora’s Mask Fan Plans to Make Copies of Every Mask in the Game?

    … scene. This Kickstarter on the other hand, looks to be different. Instead of just remaking Majora’s Mask, and maybe a few more ‘popular’ ones like the Fierce Deity Mask and transformation masks, Frida Paredes actually plans to remake every single mask in the game. Yep, all 31 of them. So if you’re interested in trying a real life Postman’s Hat…

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  • Giana Sisters 2 Will Be Multiplatform

    … as a Kickstarter project. The game released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and the Wii U. The plot of the game is as follows (According to Wikipedia): Maria is abducted to the Dream World, where a giant dragon holds her prisoner. It is up to her sister, Giana, who has become a teenager in the time since the last entry in the series, to enter the Dream World…

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  • Women of Gaming Calendar Theme – HALP!

    …I have the extreme honor and pleasure of working with all of ‘da ladies you see above for the 2014 Women of Gaming calendar. It was a thing on Kickstarter, was successfully funded and BLAMMO here we are! One of the cool things about being in this calendar is that we can choose our theme for our respective month. But, I’ve had a haaard time…

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  • Giana Sisters 2 is coming to Wii U

    …Black Forest Games’ Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams was a successful Kickstarter project that saw release on several platforms including the Wii U. The team has revealed that they’re working on Giana Sisters 2, a sequel to the original game that will be released on Wii U, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The studio revealed that the team is in early prototyping stages and hopes to have the game ready to launch by late 2015 or early 2016. Are you looking forward to seeing more of the Giana Sisters? Continue reading:…

    1 readers - Wii U - Giana Sisters 2 - Giana Sisters -
  • Trailer Roundup: Many games in which you can't see yourself

    … | Available now This is a tower defense game in which you must build the dungeon for enemy troops to go through. It's themed such that you play a ninja building a raft to defend against pirates. It looks like a unique strategy game and it only costs $0.99. Poncho Windows, Mac, Linux, OUYA | £8+ | Spring 2015 | Kickstarter This adorable 2D puzzle…

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  • Montalbano Collection Four (DVD) Review

    … [1.9.22_1171] Previews I have fond memories of old-school RPGs like Baldur’s Gate and Neverwinter Nights, so having a game like Divinity come to life after a Kickstarter is a great thing. The game is in beta now, but it already plays like a fully fleshed-out game. You slowly get sucked into a… Free Lives Games’ ode to the great big, blockbuster…

    2 readers - Brutal Gamer -
  • Reflex is a new challenger in twitch FPS gaming

    …; the studio just needs to make it prettier. For that, the team has turned to Kickstarter, and is seeking a substantial $360,000 AUD. That may be a tall order for a relatively unknown studio, but it has already managed to raise almost $30,000 AUD in just a few days. Reflex is hoping to make it through Steam's Greenlight process and release in late 2016.…

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  • Kickstarter Outline Contract Between Creator & Backer

    …By Graham Smith on September 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm. While the gold rush is long over, it seems clear that Kickstarter is here to stay. That’s a good thing: the crowdfunding platform is a useful avenue for game projects that would otherwise have no means of production. Yet, after many quiet successes and a few noisy failures, it’s also clear…

    2 readers - Graham Smith - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Kickstarter updates terms of use for cancelled projects

    …Kickstarter has updated its terms of use to clarify what is expected of creators should they fail to finish their successfully funded projects. In a post on the Kickstarter blog, the company acknowledges that while most successfully funded projects are ultimately released without a hitch, some are met with issues. Zoom "Sometimes problems come up…

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  • Poncho is a cute robot in a lovely open-world platformer

    …It always hurts my heart a little bit to see what looks like a great game failing to gain traction on Kickstarter. Certainly, the crowdfunding community is more cautious these days than it used to be, and with good reason in a lot of cases. As a result, Poncho is up there with a solid concept, great pixel art, and a modest goal, but its chances…

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  • A monster squat competition is one thing that happens in 24 Killers

    …Watching the above video, I thought I had a pretty good handle on what happens in 24 Killers. After finishing it, I felt more confused than before. Upon investigating the Kickstarter campaign, it turns out that 24 Killers follows a skeleton hunting down four spirits in an island town full of monsters, and the squat competition is Malbro (listed…

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  • Crowd Funding Highlight: Four Days Left to Back Moon Hunters

    …With only four days left to go in its stellar Kickstarter backing campaign, Moon Hunters is a game that definitely deserves your consideration, and your dollars. In development by Canadian studio Kitfox Games (developers of Shattered Planet), Moon Hunters is a beautiful co-operative pixel action-RPG that launched its way onto Kickstarter after…

    2 readers - The Gamer Headlines - Moon Hunters -

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