Tagged: video games

Fig Secures $7.84 Million in Series A Funding Round Led By Spark Capital & Greycroft

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Fig Publishing announced on Thursday it secured $7.84 million during a Series A Funding Round, which was led by Spark Capital and Greycroft with participation from Resolute Ventures, NextView Ventures, and Draft Ventures. Fig, which was founded in 2015, allows accredited and non-accredited investors to… Read More

Video Game Developer Buddy System Launches Fig Campaign For New Project “Little Bug”


Video game developer Buddy System Games, launched the first 2017 crowdfunding campaign on Fig to raise $35,000 for its project, Little Bug. The arcade style platformer’s demo, which has more than 20,000 downloads, already earned the Best Platformer award in Intel’s LevelUp competition and was also an Official Selection… Read More

Fig Announcement: Hosted Four of the Top Ten Most Crowdfunded Video Games of 2016 (Infographic)

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On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform for games Fig announced it hosted four of the top ten most crowdfunded video games of 2016. The funding portal stated that the four titles accounted for nearly two-thirds of the total amount of the ten games. Sharing more details about… Read More

Crowdfunding Success “Star Citizen” Surpasses $141 Million in Funding

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Just a little over a year after securing $100 million, Star Citizen from Roberts Space Industries an addition $41 million in funding from well over 1.7 million backers. Back in November of 2012, the game successfully raised $2.1 million on Kickstarter. Chris Roberts, the campaign organizer, has kept… Read More

Lion Shield’s to Close “Kingdom and Castles” Fig Campaign With More Than $100,000 in Funding


With its crowdfunding campaign on Fig set to close later on this evening, Lion Shield’s Kingdoms and Castles video game has successfully secured more than $100,000 from nearly 1,350 backers. The game was first launched on the funding portal at the end of November and… Read More

John Smedley Announces “Hero’s Song” Refund Details After His Studio PixeImage Games Shuts Down

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Following the announcement that John Smedley’s studio PixeImage Games has officially shut down and its Indiegogo-funded project, Hero’s Song, is not happening, Smedley himself addressed backers of the game and revealed refund details. As previously reported, PixeImage Games announced the unfortunate news on its website: “It’s with… Read More

Lion Shield’s “Kingdoms and Castles” Campaign Nears Final Week: Secures Over $70,000 in Funding


With nearly one week until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig is set to close, Lion Shield’s latest project, Kingdoms and Castles, has secured 430% of its funding target. The video game studio originally looked to raise $15,000 for the project and has so far captured more than $73,000… Read More

Creator of Kickstarter Success “Shenmue III” Announces: We Have Now Entered the Final Phases of R&D

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Yu Suzuki, the creator of the highly anticipated Kickstarter-funded video game, Shenmue III, recently gave an update on the game’s progress, including more details about the PC version’s website access issues. Suzuki and his team at Ys Net debuted the video game on Kickstarter in summer 2015, with a… Read More

Lion Shield’s “Kingdoms and Castles” Quickly Surpasses $15,000 Funding Target on Fig


Earlier this week, video game studio Lion Shield launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig. The company sought to raise $15,000 for its latest project, Kingdoms and Castles, and within a matter of days secured its initial funding target. Kingdoms and Castles, which was notably inspired… Read More

Overfunding: 12 East Games’ “Trackless” Surpasses $20,000 Funding Target on Fig


With nearly one week until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig comes to an end, 12 East Games’ latest video game, Trackless, has successfully secured initial $20,000 funding target thanks to more than 400 backers. Trackless is described as an atmospheric first-person exploration and puzzle game that is… Read More

Just in Time For Halloween: Comic-Inspired Indie Horror Game “Jazon and the Dead” Launches on Fig


On Monday, 2nd Studio launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig to raise $65,000 for its new comic-inspired indie horror game, Jazon and the Dead.  The gaming studio stated Jazon and the Dead has been in development for more than three years and it combines top-down 3D shooting with… Read More

inXile Entertainment Shares More Details About “Wasteland 3’s” Story As Fig Campaign Surpasses $3M


inXile Entertainment’s Wasteland 3 is on a roll! The video game has quickly surpassed $3 million from more than 16,000 backers on crowdfunding platform Fig. The studio launched the campaign earlier this month and was seeking to raise $2,750,000 to bring the highly anticipated game to life. Wasteland 3 is… Read More

Aubrey Serr of 12 East Games Launches Fig Campaign For “Trackless”


Aubrey Serr of 12 East Games has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig for her new video game Trackless. The project was launched this week and quickly secured half of its funding target of $20,000 in less than 24 hours. Trackless is described as an atmospheric first-person exploration… Read More

Overfunding: Popcannibal’s “Make Sail” Hits $50,000 Target Goal on Fig


This week, Popcannibal’s new video game Make Sail has successfully secured $50,000 funding target goal on crowdfunding platform Fig. The studio launched the initiative earlier this month. Make Sail, which is described as a physics construction adventure, challenges players to craft a ship and navigate it through a raging sea of… Read More

inXile Entertainment’s “Wasteland 3” Nears $3M on Fig


With less than three weeks until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig comes to an end, inXile’s Entertainment’s highly anticipated game, Wasteland 3, has successfully raised nearly $3 million from over 15,500 backers. The studio, which raised $2.9 million from 61,290 backers on Kickstarter in 2012, launched the initiative earlier… Read More

Fig Celebrates Crowdfunding Platform’s Anniversary

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On Friday, crowdfunding platform for video games, Fig, celebrated its “Figversary.” The website opened one year ago and already has numerous funding successes, which includes Psychonauts 2, Consortium: The Tower, Jay and Silent Bob: Chronic Blunt Punch, and newly funded Wasteland 3. The Fig team shared a… Read More

Update: inXile Entertainment “Wasteland 3” Overfunds Less Than a Week on Fig


Wasteland 3 by inXile Entertainment has officially secured its initial $2,750,000 funding goal on crowdfunding platform for games, Fig. The video game studio launched the campaign less than a week ago. The game is a part-based roleplaying game (RPG). Its story reads: “You start the… Read More

inXile Entertainment’s “Wasteland 3” Quickly Nears $2,750,000 Funding Goal First Week on Fig


Less than a week after launching its Wasteland 3 crowdfunding campaign on Fig, inXile Entertainment has already attracted 99% ($2,744,350) of its $2,750,000 funding goal. The initiative debuted on the funding portal on Wednesday and secured over $1,600,000 on the first day. Wasteland 3 is described as a… Read More

“Wasteland 3’s” Fig Campaign Secures $1.6M Just Hours After Launch


On Wednesday, video game studio inXile Entertainment launched its Fig crowdfunding campaign to raise $2,750,000 for its new video game, Wasteland 3. Within just hours of its debut, the initiative secured over $1.6 million from more than 6,300 backers. As previously reported, Wasteland 3 is described as a party-based roleplaying… Read More

inXile Entertainment Set to Launch Fig Initiative For “Wasteland 3”


Nearly four and a half years after securing $2.9 million from 61,290 backers on Kickstarter for its video game Wasteland 2, video game studio inXile Entertainment is set to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Fig for the third game of the series, Wasteland 3. Wasteland 3… Read More