Tagged: kickstarter

Video Game Creator Yu Suzuki: “I Am Grateful That There’s Another Chance For a New Shenmue”

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With only a week and a half left until his Shenmue III Kickstarter comes to a close, Yu Suzuki announced that while the game may not make the $10 million stretch goal, he’s happy to start working on the project. Shenmue III is described as the true sequel to… Read More

CoolMiniofNot’s “Zombicide: Black Plague” Scores Over $3.6M During the Final Hours on Kickstarter

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With less than 12 hours until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, CoolMiniOrNot’s latest creation, Zombicide: Black Plague, has successfully raised over $3.6 million thanks to 19,000 backers. Zombicide: Black Plague is described as a standalone cooperative boardgame for 1 to 6 players that brings the relentless zombie-killing… Read More

“Mighty No. 9″ Creator Comcept USA Returns to Kickstarter With New “Mega Man-Inspired” Game “Red Ash”

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Ready to unveil its latest project, Comcept USA, the mastermind behind Kickstarter-success Might No. 9, returned to the crowdfunding platform to raise $700,000 for its 3D action adventure game, Red Ash. What makes Red Ash unique is the fact that it is considered an unprecedented collaboration between anime… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Strathberry Luxury Bags, Light Adapting LCD Sunglasses & The Basics Notebook

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So what do you do when you have a successful luxury brand that makes high end accessories and you want capital to grow?  You could find an investor and give up some ownership, issue debt or do a rewards based crowdfunding campaign. Strathberry of Scotland… Read More

Update: FOVE’s Kickstarter to Bring Eye Tracking to Virtual Reality Scores Nearly $500,000; Unveils New Design

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During the final hours of its Kickstarter campaign, California startup FOVE successfully secured over $480,000 for its new self-titled virtual reality device. Last month, the company took to the crowdfunding platform to raise $250,000 and it eventually became super popular. The description of FOVE reads,… Read More

olloclip Returns to Kickstarter With a Mission to Secure $100,000 For iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Photography System

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Just four years after finding success on Kickstarter for its original iPhone quick change camera lens system, ōlloclip, California start-up olloclip has returned to the crowdfunding platform with a brand new photography system for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Since its last funding round, ōlloclip is now… Read More

Kickstarter Success Edyn Launches General Availability of Garden Sensor and Digs Exclusive Retail Partnership With Home Depot

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Edyn, the smart garden system that allows you to interact with and nurture your garden like never before, today announced general availability in North America for its flagship product, the Edyn Garden Sensor. Edyn educates users about their garden by collecting real-time data through the… Read More

Update: “For the Love of Spock” Surpasses $600,000 Goal in the Final Hours on Kickstarter

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With nearly 24 hours until his funding initiative on Kickstarter closes, Adam Nimoy (son of Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy) and his documentary For the Love of Spock officially surpassed its initial $600,000 goal thanks to nearly 8,700 backers. Earlier this year, Adam and his father approached 455 Films to help produce… Read More

Kickstarter Wins Crowdfunding Patent Lawsuit Against ArtistShare

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Kickstarter has achieved a major victory in federal court today, marking the end of a four-year-long patent dispute. In 2011, ArtistShare, which was founded Brian Camelio, was issued a patent for “Method and Apparatuses for Financing and Marketing a Creative Work,” claiming “a system and method for… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Exploding Kittens Announces Delivery Schedule (Infographic)

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Exploding Kittens backers, get ready! This weekend, Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman along with Xbox’s Elan Lee and Shane Small, shared an update about when everyone can expect the highly anticipated card game. Exploding Kittens is a highly strategic kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players take turns drawing cards until someone… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Fizzics Makes Bottled Beer Taste Like Draft, Classic Bow Ties, & Think Jerky is Better Jerky from Famous Chefs

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Beer geeks rejoice. Now you can have draft caliber beer straight from the bottle courtesy of this next crowdfunding campaign.  Someone has taken a solid education and put it to good use by matching technology to bring better beer to the home. Crowdfunding on Indiegogo,… Read More

Mind Lab Returns to Kickstarter With Temperature Device “Weather Point 2.0″

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Ready to bring its latest product to life, New York startup and Kickstarter alum Mind Lab has returned to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for weather station, Weather Point 2.0. Mind Lab’s Weather Point 2.0 is an individual keychain weather station. Measures temperature, humidity,… Read More

“Bloodstained” Creator Koji Igarashi Talks Kickstarter Success & Video Game Plans

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Just a few weeks after his new video game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night closed its extremely popular Kickstarter campaign, creator Koji Igarashi sat down with USGamer to share details about the new game and crowdfunding success. Bloodstained is a 2D exploration-focused, side-scrolling platformer that features RPG and crafting elements…. Read More

Orange County Startup MotorMood Debuts Kickstarter to Make Roadways a Happier Place By Placing Smiley Faces on Cars

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Taking a step to ending road rage, MotorMood has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $130,500 so that it can give motorized vehicles… smiley faces? You read that correctly: MotorMood’s self-titled system says thanks to other drivers at night using a remote controlled light-up happy face…. Read More

Shenmue III’s Yu Suzuki Confirms: “Sony & Shibuya Productions Are Not Seeing A Cent of the Kickstarter Funds”

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Ready to set the record straight,  Shenmue III creator Yu Suzuki revealed some details about the situation between the already successful Kickstarter game and its supporters Sony and Shibuya Productions. Shenmue III surfaced on the crowdfunding platform last week and gained over $3 million in three days. The game is… Read More

inXile Entertainment Unveils Trailer For “Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut”; Showcases Kickstarter Video Game’s Improvements (Video)

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Earlier this week, video game developer Brian Fargo and his team at inXile entertainment unveiled the trailer for Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut.  Wasteland 2 is described as the direct sequel to the first ever post-apocalyptic computer RPG. The game debuted on Kickstarter back in March 2012 and successfully secured over… Read More

Comic Book Writer & Artist Gene Ha Announces Kickstarter-Back Project “Mae” Has Been Picked Up By Dark Horse Comics

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Back in April, comic book writer and artist Gene Ha, who is best known for his work with famous comic book publishers including Marvel, DC Comics, and ABC Comics, took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise funds for his first ever creator-owned graphic… Read More

Gramovox Returns to Kickstarter For The Floating Record Vertical Turntable; Raises Over $250,000 in Less Than Two Days

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Ready to unveil a new way to listen to music, Chicago startup and Kickstarter success Gramovox launched a campaign on crowdfunding giant’s platform to raise funds for its new product, the Floating Record Vertical Turntable. Within mere hours of its launch, the campaign successfully raised well over its… Read More

Squadrone System Secures $5M For Kickstarter Alum HEXO+

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Squadrone System, the company behind first autonomous flying camera, HEXO+, today announced it has secured an investment of $3 million from Living Water Investment Corp., bringing its total investment amount to date to $5 million. The funding will allow the company to finance the industrial development… Read More

Bill Nye’s LightSail Scores Over $1M During the Final Days on Kickstarter

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With less than three days until its Kickstarter comes to an end, famous science educator Bill Nye and The Planetary Society‘s LightSail project has successfully surpassed over $1 million thanks to nearly 20,000 backers. LightSail is described as a citizen-funded project by The Planetary Society, which is self-dubbed… Read More