Tagged: games

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

Cryptozoic Entertainment & Sony’s “Ghostbusters: The Board Game II” Smashes $250,000 Goal in 2 Hours on Kickstarter

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  Ghostbusters fans, unite! Less than two hours after launching the Ghostbusters II: The Board Game Kickstarter, Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Consumer Products successfully secured their initial $250,000 goal. As previously reported, Ghostbusters: The Board Game II features an original story by IDW Comics’ Ghostbusters writer Erik Burnham in… Read More

Indiegogo Teams Up With Hasbro For Second Next Great Game Challenge

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On Thursday, global toy brand Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Indiegogo once again to launch its Gaming Lab Spring 2016 Next Great Game Challenge. As previously reported, Hasbro’s first crowdfunding gaming challenge with Indiegogo ran from August through… Read More

“Rock Band 4 For PC” Fails to Raise $1.5M on Fig; Harmonix Reveals What’s Next For the Game

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On Tuesday, Harmonix’s Fig campaign unfortunately closed after only achieving 52% of its funding goal for the game, Rock Band 4 for PC. The company, which is behind various popular games such as Rock Band, Dance Central, and Kickstarter project Amplitude, launched the initiative last month seeking $1.5 million for the… Read More

PrimoToys’ Cubetto Project Surpasses $1.2M During the Final Days on Kickstarter

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With its Kickstarter set to close in less than a week, PrimoToys has successfully secured over $1.2 million for its hand on coding toy, Cubetto. The initiative first surfaced on the crowdfunding giant last month to raise only a sum of $100,000. Within days of… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Alum “Exploding Kittens” iPhone Game Updates; Android Version to Debut Soon

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This week, the folks at The Oatmeal announced that its Kickstarter success, Exploding Kittens, will be heading to Androids everywhere soon. The game was introduced to iPhone and iPad users just a few months ago. Exploding Kittens, which successfully secured $8,782,571 from 219,382 backers on Kickstarter, is described as a… Read More

Fig’s CEO: Here’s How Investing in Game Shares Works

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On Thursday, CEO of Fig, Justin Bailey, took to the crowdfunding platform’s blog to reveal how investing in “Game Shares” really works. Fig is an investment crowdfunding platform just for video games. The all or nothing platform will offer both rewards and investment opportunities for qualified… Read More

Cyanide & Happiness’ Joking Hazard Named Second Most Funded Card Game on Kickstarter

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On Friday, popular webcomic Cyanide & Happiness closed its campaign on Kickstarter for Joking Hazard. During its crowdfunding run, the new card game successfully secured a total of $3,246,588 from 63,758 backers. For those who haven’t heard, Joking Hazard is described as an offensive card game. Each player competes to… Read More

Brief: Sony Teams Up Cryptozoic Entertainment For Second Ghostbusters Board Game & Announces Kickstarter Return

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Cryptozoic Entertainment, a board game and collectible cards studio, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products announced on Friday they are teaming up once again to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.  Following on the heels of last year’s successful Kickstarter campaign, which captured over… Read More

Interdimensional Games Announces Plans to Launch Fig Campaign For New Game “CONSORTIUM: The Tower”

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Interdimensional Games, the studio behind the 2014 video game, CONSORTIUM, has announced plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Fig to raise $300,000 for its new project, CONSORTIUM: The Tower.  Gregory MacMartin, CEO of Interdimensional Games, recently discussed details with the crowdfunding platform about the new game: “We… Read More

Cyanide and Happiness’ Joking Hazard Scores Over $2.1M During the Final Week on Kickstarter

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Just one week before its Kickstarter comes to an end, Cyanide and Happiness’ new card game, Joking Hazard, has secured $2.1 million thanks to 45,000 backers. For those who haven’t heard about this new game, Joking Hazard is described as an offensive card game. Each… Read More

Cyanide And Happiness’ Card Game “Joking Hazard” Nears $1M First Week on Kickstarter

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Just one week after launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, popular webcomic Cyanide & Happiness has successfully secured nearly $1 million for its new card game, Joking Hazard.  Joking Hazard is described as an offensive card game. Each player competes to finish an awful comic strip out… Read More

Cyanide & Happiness’ New Card Game “Joking Hazard” Scores Over $550,000 in Less Than Two Days on Kickstarter

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On Tuesday, popular webcomic Cyanide & Happiness launched a Kickstarter to raise $10,000 for its card game, Joking Hazard.  Within less than an hour of launch, the project managed to surpassed its initial target and now, two days later, it has achieved well over $550,000… Read More

Kickstarter Reveals: 978,000 Backers Pledged Over $144.4M to Game Projects in 2015 (Infographic)

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Kickstarter announced that according to some new stats, 978,000 have pledged over $1.44 million to game campaigns on its crowdfunding platform.  The crowdfunding giant declared: “Kickstarter loves games, and we know you do, too. But this year, we were blown away by the sheer force… Read More

Game Crowdfunding Platform Fig Publishing Launching Reg A+ Offer to Raise $15 Million

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Fig Publishing, born in part from the huge success of Double Fine Ventures and its standout Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns, is raising capital and it has just filed a Tier 2 Regulation A+ offer with the SEC. The filing, completed by the law firm of Ellenoff,… Read More

Horror Equity Fund Seeks $750,000 on Crowdfunder to Grow Horror Genre Entertainment Investment Platform

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Horror Equity Fund, Inc, an investment platform for solicitation and sale of funding solutions for pre-screened and professionally vetted Horror genre entertainment projects, announced on Thursday the launch of its new funding campaign on Crowdfunder to raise $750,000. Horror Equity Fund is not a production company. It offers… Read More