Tagged: video games

Fig Announcement: Secures SEC Qualification to Issue “Psychonauts 2” Game Shares

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Fig Publishing, Inc., a crowdfunding and publishing platform that allows non-accredited investors to financially support video game development and publishing, announced on Thursday it secured SEC qualification to issue Double Fine’s Psychonauts 2 game shares. Fig stated it would be the first and only company to allow fans… Read More

Video Game Developers Popcannibal & Aubrey Serr Turn to Crowdfunding Platform Fig For New Projects

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On Wednesday, Fig announced Boston-based studio Popcannibal launched a campaign on its crowdfunding platform to raise $50,000 for the video game, Make Sail. The new game is the latest title from the studio’s founder Ziba Scott and is described as a physics construction adventure. Make Sail notably challenges players to… Read More

“Yooka-Laylee” Trailer Reveals: Shovel Knight to Guest Star (Video)

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Playtonic Games, the creators of the Kickstarter-funded video game, Yooka Laylee, unveiled its new trailer that featured Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight as a guest star. Shovel Knight, which was also funded by the crowdfunding platform’s backers in 2013, is the main character in a 2D side-scrolling platform game…. Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Divinity: Original Sin 2” Hit Steam Early Access (Video)


This week, the creators of the Kickstarter project Divinity: Original Sin 2 announced the highly anticipated video game has officially hit Steam Early Access. The game is a follow-up of the original, which first hit the crowdfunding platform in spring 2013 and is described as an Isometric cRPG… Read More

Creator of Kickstarter Success “Bloodstain” Announces Delay: Game to Now Debut in 2018

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On Thursday, the team of the Kickstarter project, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, announced the highly anticipated video game was officially going to debut in 2018 instead of its initial 2017 release. As previously reported, Bloodstained is described as a 2D exploration-focused, side-scrolling platformer that features RPG and crafting elements. Inside… Read More

Seedrs Success Fiddlesticks Launches Video Game “Hue” on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 & PlayStation Vita


Earlier this week, Seedrs success Fiddlesticks released its award-winning video game Hue on Steam, Xbox One, PS4, and PlayStation Vita. The game is described as a vibrant puzzle adventure where players alter the world by changing its background color.  “You explore a dangerous grey land, unearthing… Read More

“Con Man: The Game” Officially Releases on iTunes & Google Play (Video)

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On Thursday, Con Man: The Game officially made its debut on iTunes and Google Play. The new smartphone app game is part of the hit series Con-Man, which was funded last year on Indiegogo. The game’s description reads: “Have you ever tried to run your own comic book convention?… Read More

Original Director of “Shenmue” Returns For Kickstarter-Funded Sequel (Video)

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On Friday, Yu Suzuki and his team at Ys Net announced the original Shenmue director, Keiji Okayasu, has returned to direct Kickstarter success Shenmue III.  The crew stated in a recent update: “Taking a look at end credits of Shenmue you may noticed this man’s name—Keiji Okayasu. He was the… Read More

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

Nightdive Studios Confirms: “System Shock” Remake on Track For PS4 Release Following Kickstarter Campaign

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With seven days until System Shock Kickstarter closes, Nightdive Studios announced the remake is on track for PlayStation 4 (PS4) video game console release. As previously reported, The studio took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for the video game and surpassed $450,000 in less than 24 hours. The… Read More

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