Tagged: video games

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

Justin Bailey

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

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

Justin Bailey

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