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Kickstarter Funded Yooka-Laylee Releases Toybox Demo (Video)

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This week, creators of the Kickstarter-funded project, Yooka-Laylee, released the demo for the standalone gameplay experience, The Toybox. Playtonic Games revealed details about The Toybox this past spring and described it as self-contained, spoiler-free sandbox designed to give Yooka-Laylee backers a taste of the platforming to come in the final game. Yooka-Laylee is described as… Read More

“Evil Dead 2: The Official Board Game” Launches on Kickstarter & Quickly Scores $240,000

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Evil Dead 2 fans, get ready for a game that will make you fall in love with the crazy, the bloody and sometimes super frightening film all over again. Space Goat Productions, Inc. recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with a mission to raise only $70,000 for… Read More

Update: Nightdive Studios’ “System Shock” Nears $900,000 Kickstarter Goal in Less Than Two Weeks

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Less than two weeks after launching a Kickstarter for System Shock, Nightdive Studios has scored over $880,000 from  14,000 backers. The studio took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for the remake of the 1994 sci-fi video game and surpassed $450,000 in less than 24 hours. The… Read More

Fig Updates on Reg A+ Filing for Model “Never Done Before”

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Fig, the game crowdfunding platform, has updated the status of its Reg A+ filing with the SEC. The hybrid funding platform has been working to gain approval of their securities offer and has recently filed an updated Form 1-A with the SEC seeking approval to… Read More

Bitmap Books’ NES/Famicom Kickstarter Initiative Suspended After Nintendo Issues Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Just hours before the closing of Bitmap Books’ latest Kickstarter campaign for the new book, NES/Famicom, gaming giant Nintendo has issued a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against the initiative. The book was to feature written content and artwork of the video games from the Nintendo’s first… Read More

“Mighty No. 9” Creators Offer Up Product Keys Update As Game Launches in Europe

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Following Mighty No. 9’s European launch, the creators of the highly anticipated Kickstarter game, comcept USA, offered up an update for those who are struggling with product keys. Just hours after the game was released in North America and Asia, backers flooded the game’s Kickstarter page revealing that… Read More

Cool Mini or Not’s “Massive Darkness” Captures $1.4M In Less Than Two Weeks on Kickstarter

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Less than two weeks after launching its 24th Kickstarter for the new game, Massive Darkness, Cool Mini of Not has captured over $1.4 million from nearly 17,800 backers in under two weeks. Massive Darkness is described as a dungeon crawl board game without a game master… Read More

Creator of The Awkward Yeti Hits Kickstarter For Card Game “OrganATTACK” & Scores Over $280,000 First Week

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Nick Seluk, the cartoonist behind the multiple series, The Awkward Yeti, launched a Kickstarter earlier this month for his new card game, OrganATTACK. Originally seeking only $12,000, the project quick smashed its initial goal and is currently nearly $285,000 thanks to over 6,700 backers. OrganATTACK… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Alum “Mighty No. 9” Announces New Character: The Vermilion Destroyer (Video)

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comcept USA, the studio behind the highly anticipated Kickstarter project, Mighty No. 9, announced this week the creation of the video game’s new character, the Vermilion Destroyer. The game surfaced on the crowdfunding platform in summer 2013 and secured over $3.8 million from 62,000 backers. It takes place… Read More

Cool Mini Or Not’s New Board Game “Massive Darkness” Scores $1.1M in Three Days on Kickstarter

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Cool Mini or Not, the studio behind the hit board games Zombiecide, Relic Knights, Dogs of War, and Rum & Bones, hit Kickstarter earlier this week to raise $200,000 for its new gaming project, Massive Darkness. Within just a few days, the company’s 24th campaign on the crowdfunding platform not… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Yooka-Laylee” Confirms 2017 Release Date & Unveils Trailer (Video)

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On Monday, Platonic Games officially confirmed that its Kickstarter success Yooka-Laylee is set to be released in the first quarter of 2017. Yooka-Laylee is an all-new 3D platforming adventure for consoles and PC. During its run on the crowdfunding giant’s platform, the video game successfully captured £2,090,104 from 73,206… Read More

Kickstarter Declares: $500M Pledged to Game Projects (Infographic)

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Kickstarter announced on Wednesday that $500 million has been pledged to game projects on its crowdfunding platform. The funding portal stated: “Overall, more than 2 million people have backed Games projects on Kickstarter, successfully funding nearly 8,000 projects. And more games backers sign up every… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s “Million Dollars, But… The Game” Surpasses $1M on Kickstarter

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Just a little over two weeks after launching its Kickstarter campaign, Rooster Teeth’s Million Dollars, But… board game has successfully secured $1 million from nearly 22,000 backers. The initiative originally sough to raise $10,000 and secured the initial goal within minutes of its debut. Million Dollars, But…… Read More

Dark Souls Board Game Finishes Kickstarter Run; Captures Over £3.7M in Funding

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Steamforged Games Ltd’s Dark Souls – The Board Game has officially closed on Kickstarter. The tabletop version of the hit video game successfully secured £3,771,474 from 31,178 backers. Dark Souls – The Board Game is described as a strategically challenging, deeply immersive combat exploration game for 1-4 players set in the… Read More

Update: Rooster Teeth Captures Over $750,000 For New Board Game in 5 Days on Kickstarter

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Less than a week after launching a Kickstarter for its board game Million Dollars, But…, Rooster Teeth has already raised over $750,000 thanks to nearly 17,000 backers. Million Dollars, But… is described as a game that puts the player’s morals and imagination to test by posing the… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s New Game “Million Dollars, But…” Smashes $10,000 Goal Just Minutes After Kickstarter Launch

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Rooster Teeth, the company behind Indiegogo-success, Lazer Team, launched a Kickstarter initiative for its new card game, Million Dollars, But… yesterday. Not even five minutes after its debut, the campaign successfully surpassed its initial $10,000 goal and has captured nearly $575,000 from over 12,000 backers. Million Dollars, But…… Read More

Star Wars HoloChess Inspired Game “HoloGrid: Monster Battle” Hits Kickstarter

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May the Fourth be with you! On Wednesday, movie artist Phil Tippett, alongside HappyGiant Studio, announced their new Kickstarter project, HoloGrid: Monster Battle, which is based on iconic holographic chess game that was seen in A New Hope (Star Wars IV)  Hologrid: Monster Battle is described as a game that… Read More

Card Game “Town of Salem” Scores $100,000 in 24 Hours on Kickstarter

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BlankMediaGames, the studio behind Kickstarter success video game Town of Salem, has launched a new campaign on the crowdfunding portal to raise $10,000 for a new card game version. Within 24 hours, not only did the game surpassed its initial goal quickly, it also reached $100,000. Town of Salem… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Exploding Kittens” Is Now Available on Android

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The hilarious, Russian Roulette like Kickstarter, Exploding Kittens is now available on all iPhone and Android! Players of Exploding Kittens take turns drawing cards until someone draws an exploding kitten and loses the game. The deck is made up of cards that let you avoid exploding by peeking at cards… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Preps For PAX East 2016 Gaming Convention in Boston

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This week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced details about its “Game Dungeon” at the PAX East 2016 gaming convention in Boston April 22nd-24th. The show is considered one of the largest gaming events in North America. While discussing the event, the Kickstarter crew stated: “Publishers, developers, and… Read More