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One Year Later: “Shenmue III” Creator Shares Kickstarter Launch Anniversary Update (Video)

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In celebration of Shenmue III’s Kickstarter Launch Anniversary, creator of the highly anticipated video, Yu Suzuki offered up a progress update for backers. Shenmue III is described as the true sequel to the classic open world action RPG games, Shenmue and Shenmue II.  The game’s story reads: “Ryo Hazuki has made… 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

“Mighty No. 9” Kickstarter Backers Struggle With Code Issues & Game Expectations

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Today’s the big day! Keiji Inafune and comcept USA’s Kickstarter project, Mighty No. 9, was finally delivered to North American and Asian backers after numerous delays. The game surfaced on the crowdfunding platform in summer 2013 and secured over $3.8 million from 62,000 backers. Unfortunately, there’s already been some major… 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

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 Alum “Yooka Laylee” Update: Villains Details & Demo Launch For “The Toybox”

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With just a few months until Kickstarter success Yooka Laylee is set to be delivered to backes, the creators of the highly successful game, Playtonic Games, announced some new details, which included info on the villains and the demo launch of standalone gameplay experience, The Toybox.  Yooka-Laylee is an all-new… Read More

Interdimensional Games’ “Consortium: The Tower” Completes Fig Initiative; Announces 2018 Game Launch

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Success! Interdimensional Games’ Consortium: The Tower video game will soon be a reality, thanks to over 3000 Fig backers. The game first hit the crowdfunding platform and quickly secured its initial $300,000 goal. Now, 30 days later, it has achieved nearly $350,000.  CONSORTIUM: The Tower, the second in… Read More

Former Epic Games Developer & Boss Key Productions Founder Cliff Bleszinksi Invests in Fig

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On Tuesday, CEO of Fig, Justin Bailey, announced that former Epic games developer and Boss Key Productions founder, Cliff Bleszinksi, has invested in the crowdfunding platform. Bailey shared in a recent blog post: “Esteemed developer, industry supporter and all around great guy, Cliff Bleszinski has invested in… Read More

Kickstarter Success “Mighty No. 9” Gets Release Date

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Great news, Mighty No. 9 backers! The highly anticipated video game now has a release date. Keiji Inafune’s Kickstarter project surfaced back in summer 2013 and secured over $3.8 million from 62,000 backers. It takes place in the year 2099 where humans have become dependent on robots not just for… Read More

Kickstarter Success “Armello” Heading to Xbox One

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On Tuesday, creators of Kickstarter alum Armello, League of Geeks, announced that the game is set to hit Xbox One later this year.  The description of the game reads,“The King, once Armello’s wise and benevolent ruler, has fallen ill to a dark and mysterious force known only as… Read More

“CONSORTIUM: THE TOWER” Fig Initiative Surpasses $200,000 Within 48 Hours

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Just 48 hours after its crowdfunding campaign’s launch on Fig, Interdimensional Games‘ Consortium: THE TOWER has already surpassed $200,000 CONSORTIUM: The Tower is described as  a single-player, first-person sci-fi simulation built upon the Unreal 4 Engine. Its story reads: “Set in the hyper-futuristic Churchill Tower, an immense skyscraper… 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

Harmonix Team Conducts Reddit AMA to Discuss Details About Fig Project “Rock Band 4 For PC”

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In an effort to share more details about Rock Band 4 for PC, the team from studio Harmonix took to Reddit to chat with fans and answer questions in regards to the game. Last month, Harmonix launched a campaign on crowdfunding portal Fig to raise $1.5 million for… 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

Jay & Silent Bob Video Game Slowly Nears $400,000 Goal on Fig; Clerk Stars to do Voiceovers

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Last month, Interabang Entertainment launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig to raise $400,000 for a Jay and Silent Bob video game. Jay and Silent Bob: Chronic Blunt Punch is a side-scrolling 2.5D, over-the-top multiplayer tag-team brawler whose action escalates as the player travels deeper into… Read More

Ys Net Launches Chinese Website For Kickstarter Alum “Shenmue III”

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This week, Japanese production studio Ys Net announced that it has created a new Chinese website for its Kickstarter success project, Shenmue III. The company, which was founded in 2008 by well-known video game developer Yu Suzuki, revealed that it will be accepting contributions through the Chinese payment… Read More

Kickstarter: Here’s Our Guide for the 2016 SXSW Film Festival

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On Friday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced details about its presence at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival, which is being held in Austin, Texas. The Kickstarter crew revealed: “South by Southwest takes over Austin, Texas March 11–20, and we’ll be there with bells on. Here’s a… 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

Brief: Yu Suzuki Reveals New Images of Kickstarter Alum “Shenmue 3”

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Offering up an update to backers of the highly funded Kickstarter project, Shenmue III, creator, Yu Suzuki, unveiled some new images of the game. Shenmue III is described as the true sequel to the classic open world action RPG games, Shenmue and Shenmue II.  The game’s story reads: “Ryo Hazuki has made his… Read More

John Smedley’s Pixelmage Pulls the Plug on “Hero’s Song” Kickstarter

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Last week, former Sony president, John Smedley, and his new studio, Pixelmage, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $800,000 for the new video game, Hero’s Song. Hero’s Song is described an as open world rogue-like fantasy game done in 2D pixel style. Pixelmage… Read More