Tagged: games

Brief: Video Game Industry Veterans Launch New Crowd-Publishing Platform “BrightLocker”

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BrightLocker, an Austin, Texas-based crowd-publishing platform that was created by a group of video game industry veterans, has recently unveiled its Beta website that is dedicated to help backers participate in the funding, creation, selection and development of games. Ruben Cortez, CEO of BrightLocker, Inc., stated: “In… Read More

Sony & Cryptozoic Entertainment’s “Ghostbusters: The Board Game” Now Available

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On Wednesday, Cryptozoic Entertainment announced its Kickstarter success, Ghostbusters: The Board Game, a cooperative tabletop game that lets fans relive classic moments from the beloved film series, is now available at retail stores and online. The new game is the first officially licensed Ghostbusters tabletop game in nearly… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Alum “Armello” Announce House Rules, Quick A.I., & New Items Update

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League of Geeks has released the first major post-launch update on Steam for Kickstarter success Armello. The PlayStation 4 and DRM-free versions of Armello will get the Armellians Roar update on Tuesday, Nov. 10. In response to requests from players and the press, the Armellians Roar… Read More

Gary Oldman Shares Details About Working on Star Citizen’s Companion Single-Player Spaceflight Sim “Squadron 42″ (Video)

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Ready to reveal some details about Star Citizen, actor Gary Oldman sat down to discuss what it felt like to work on the highly anticipated video game’s companion single-player spaceflight sim, Squadron 42. When Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of the most popular… Read More

Hasbro Teams Up With Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge


Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to find the next hit face-to-face party game. As Hasbro continues to focus on connecting with the gaming community to discover and develop new games, the challenge will help identify one… Read More

Monte Cook Games’ “Numenera: Into the Ninth World” Captures Nearly $50,000 Just Hours After Kickstarter Launch

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Monte Cook Games, the Kansas City-based studio behind various Kickstarter successes, returned to the crowdfunding giant’s platform earlier today to raise only $20,000 for the game, Numenera: Into the Ninth World. Within only mere of hours of its launch, the project quickly surpassed its initial goal and is currently sitting at… Read More

Brief: Zombicide Black Plague Secures $4M on Kickstarter; Breaks Board Game Record & Becomes One of the Platform’s Top 20 Funded Projects

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CoolMiniOrNot announced that Zombicide: Black Plague has raised more than $4 million from 21,000 backers through Kickstarter. This makes Zombicide: Black Plague the highest funded board game in Kickstarter history. After launch on June 8th, Zombicide: Black Plague raised $1.2 million from eager backers in under 24 hours…. Read More

CoolMiniOrNot Returns to Kickstarter With New Board Game Zombicide; Black Plague; Scores Over $1.2M In Less Than Two Days

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They have returned! Creator of the highly addictive Zombicide, CoolMiniOrNot, has launched their eighteenth crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for Zombicide: Black Plague on June 8th. Less than 48 hours into the new initiative, the project has successfully raised over $1.2 million thanks to 8,100 backers. Zombicide:… Read More

California Startup Fove Secures Over $325,000 on Kickstarter to Bring Eye Tracking to Virtual Reality


Setting out to be the next big thing for virtual reality industry, California startup FOVE hit Kickstarter with a mission to raise $250,000 with its new self-titled device. Within only two days, FOVE’s initiative surpassed the initial goal and has since secured over $325,000 from nearly… Read More

Star Wars: X-Wing Developer’s New Video Game STARFIGHTER INC. Takes Flight on Kickstarter


Earlier this week, New York-based developer, Impeller Studios, took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $250,000 for the team-based PvP multiplayer space shooter,  STARFIGHTER INC.  STARFIGHTER INC is described as a Hardcore PvP multiplayer space warfare focused on pure, unadulterated tactical simulation combat. It is a hard-science… Read More

Eagle Games Hits Kickstarter For Age of Empires III Board Game; Quickly Captures Over $100,000 First Day

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Ready to create a third installment of the popular board game series, Arizona-based Eagle Games has launched a campaign on crowdfunding giant Kickstarter for Age of Empires III. Sharing the history of the board game, the Eagle Games team stated, “Age of Empires III (2007, Tropical… Read More

AOL’s World of Warcraft Website Returns Thanks to Patreon Campaign

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AOL’s World of Warcraft website, WoW Insider, is getting a second life – well sort of. Thanks to a $8,000 goal crowdfunding campaign on Patreon. According to the Verge, the team behind the site, now the defunct blog Blizzard Watch, hit the platform and has already… Read More

Matthew Inman’s Exploding Kittens Card Game Becomes Most Backed Project in Kickstarter’s History (Video)

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One week down, nearly three more weeks to go! The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman has been super busy continuing to promote his already Kickstarter success card game, Exploding Kittens.Now the project is nearing $4.3 million on the crowdfunding giant’s platform and has been dubbed the “The Most… Read More

Told Her Product “Would Never Go Mainstream”, Entrepreneur Raised Over $250K on Kickstarter & Today GoldieBlox is in 6000 Stores (Video)

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  Stanford educated engineer and successful entrepreneur Debbie Sterling is the epitome of crowdfunding success.  Her crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter was launched in 2013 seeking a raise of $150,000 to take her toy GoldieBlox into production.  The campaign closed 30 days later at over a… Read More

Board Game Inventors Launch Crowdrise Crowdfunding Campaign For “Operation” Creator’s Oral Surgery Expenses


Seeking to help the mastermind behind the famous Milton Bradley’s Operation, John Spinello, fellow game makers Tim Walsh and Peggy Brown have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdrise to raise $25,000 for his upcoming oral surgery. Since its launch earlier this month, the project has surpassed its… Read More

Osmo Gets Backing From Accel Partners in $12 Million Funding Round, Will Retail in Apple Stores

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Osmo, the interactive hardware game that connects to any iPad has announced that Apple has accepted their product to be retailed across their 284 locations in North America capturing high profile shelf space in the most successful retail store ever. Simultaneously Osmo shared that it has closed… Read More

GaymerX Launches $80,000 Kickstarter Campaign For Its Renamed Gaming Convention “GX3″

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Seeking to make a few changes to its well-known main event, San Francisco-based GaymerX announced its self-titled gaming convention and they are now looking for backers on Kickstarter to support its $80,000 crowdfunding campaign. GaymerX self-titled convention, now renamed to GX3, is the gaming event… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: iRBeacon, Demigods Rising, Father Nature Outdoors & HYDAWAY

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Thank you to everyone who emailed in their crowdfunding campaigns this past week.  We had a lot of emails with some really creative projects.  I expect things will pick up even more after Labor Day as everyone gets back into the swing of things after… Read More