Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform. The company’s stated mission is to help bring creative projects to life. Kickstarter claims it has received over $1 billion in pledges from 5.7 million donors to fund 135,000 projects, such as films, music, stage shows, comics, journalism, video games, and food-related projects.People who back Kickstarter projects are offered tangible rewards and special experiences in exchange for their pledges. This model traces its roots to subscription model of arts patronage, where artists would go directly to their audiences to fund their work.
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  • Cosmic Star Heroine Alpha Already Shows Star Quality

    … By Cassandra Khaw on December 21st, 2014 at 10:00 am. Gunmancy. Froggoths. Pop-culture cheekiness. Sentient snot. Yes, my friends, Cosmic Star Heroine is already looking like a star. If you’re wondering what I’m blathering about, Zeboyd Games recently released half an hour’s worth of gameplay footage, all from the alpha version of the upcoming…

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  • Kickstarter - Daydreamer may see release on Wii U

    …After practically being raised by Nintendo my whole youth, I would love to have this game on the Wii U. I need to get my hands on a dev kit. Its def on my radar. Kickstarter here (Thanks Axis!) …

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  • Why P’n’P Numenera Makes Me Interested In Torment

    … By Graham Smith on December 20th, 2014 at 11:30 am. I’m looking forward to inXile’s Torment: Tides of Numenera, like nearly everyone else who works at RPS. The difference is that I never played Planescape: Torment, the game Tides aims to spiritually succeed. Instead my interest comes from the other end of its name, since I’ve been playing…

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  • Sportsfriends comes to PC today without Johann Sebastian Joust

    …... for Mac and Linux. "In large part, we've been working tirelessly on hardware-related issues, especially as it relates to getting PlayStation Move controllers working on home computers," states a recent Kickstarter backer update. "Our trusty programmer Jonathan has spent most of his time since the PSN release ensuring that we can establish a stable…

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  • Zombie Office: The Retro Top-Down RPG

    … person; Jeff Penketh who is responsible for a lot of work on the game. He’d set to Kickstarter in order to fund his goal. You can go ahead and try the demo now through Steam, and has already been greenlit by the community. Zombie Office will be released on Mac, Linux, and PC. The following two tabs change content below. Hello everyone, my…

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  • Early Impressions: Lords Of Xulima

    … By John Walker on December 18th, 2014 at 5:00 pm. RPG Lords Of Xulima snuck out last month, forgetting to tell anyone it existed, and indeed that it seems rather good. I’ve played the first few hours of the 60+ hour game, and have some early impressions to share with you. For instance, here’s my impression of a games critic: Lords Of Xulima…

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  • Hollow Knight hits new stretch goal on Kickstarter, coming to Wii U

    … Hollow Knight hits new stretch goal on Kickstarter, coming to Wii U Posted under News, Wii U eShop December 18, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Hollow Knight is confirmed to be coming to Wii U having reached a new stretch goal on Kickstarter. The campaign manage to reach $50,000 in funding (combined with PayPal donations) with less than a day…

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  • Pier Solar HD’s Dreamcast, PC ports get added features

    … Pier Solar HD has pretty much released on every major gaming platform with the exception of the Dreamcast and the Xbox 360. While the latter doesn’t appear to ever be coming, Watermelon Games has been making progress on the Dreamcast version. In an update sent to Kickstarter backers, Watermelon Games announced the Dreamcast and PC versions…

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  • Cosmochoria Wii U port facing multiple issues

    … Coming from the latest Kickstarter update... Firstly, my apologies for the lack of contact, there has been a lot of stuff going on and I have lots to share with you but I've been holding back because a key piece of the puzzle has been the Wii U development and I wanted to be able to give a progress update with that along with the other game dev…

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  • Cinemaware's Rocket Ranger Reloaded gets fully funded on Kickstarter

    … it. When not playing or writing about Android games, he spends his time with is wife and son. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus Action Games Adventure Games Development Game News Gaming News Kickstarter Preview Tablet Games Tablet Gaming Trailer Video …

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  • Arcade Location News: Super Arcade Moves; Hollywood Connection (WVC) Closes

    … the laser tag arena instead of the redemption desk (this is where my loathing of redemption came from, in case anyone has ever wondered) as with the laser tag being surrounded by video arcades it was pretty much watching over that part of the arcade without the hassle of whining about cheap prizes and tickets. Eventually I moved in the the management…

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  • A game like X-Files and True Detective? Just don't go Normcore

    … Oh no! It's the end of our three part interview with Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, creators of Maniac Mansion and the masterminds behind Thimbleweed Park, a game that has currently raised over $500K on Kickstarter. We didn't learn that David Fox, the creator of Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders, was on the team until after this interview…

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