Tagged: games

Hasbro, Indiegogo, & “Shark Tank’s” Daymond John Announce Winner of the Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge

On Tuesday, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) along with Shark Tank star Daymond  John announced Cloud Control as the grand prize winner of the Fall 2016 Gaming Challenge. As previously reported, the contest offered independent game designers a prominent platform to promote their ideas, while enabling… Read More

Kickstarter Milestone: 10,000 Game Projects Have Been Funded

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced that it has hit a brand new milestone. A total of 10,000 game projects have successfully been funded since the funding portal’s launch in 2009. The crowdfunding giant revealed in a blog post: “The day after Kickstarter launched in 2009, Eric… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter-Success “Town of Salem” to Finally Begin Shipping Card Games to U.S. Backers At the End of March

Following a series of unexpected delays, Blank Media Games, the creators of the Kickstarter-funded card game, Town of Salem, announced it will be shipping the highly anticipated card game to U.S. backers in two weeks. Town of Salem is described as a game of murder, mayhem,… Read More

Kickstarter-Funded VR Headset Fove to Ship Next Week

Creators of the virtual reality headset, FOVE, is set to ship the Kickstarter-funded to backers as early as next week. The product successfully secured $480,650 from 1,480 backers. The description of FOVE reads, “Immerse yourself in virtual worlds that react to your eyes and emotions. Experience precision… Read More

“Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5” Becomes Second Most-Funded Game on Kickstarter

With Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5’s campaign set to close next Saturday (January 7th) on Kickstarter, Adam Poots’ latest project has not only raised $8.6 million from nearly 16,000 backers, but it has also become the second most-funded game on the crowdfunding platform. Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5 is described… Read More

“Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5” Board Game Nears $8.5 Million During the Final Two Weeks on Kickstarter

With less than two weeks until its popular crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter closes, Adam Poots’ latest project, Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5, has secured nearly $8.5 million from more than 15,700 backers. The initiative was launched last month and quickly raised its initial $100,000 funding target in a matter of… Read More

John Smedley’s Pixelmage Shuts Down Indiegogo-Funded Project “Hero’s Song” & Studio

Several months after raising nearly $100,000 on Indiegogo for its fantasy action RPG game Hero’s Song, John Smedley’s new studio Pixelmage announced it was officially pulling the plug on the project and ceasing all operations. Smedley and his team originally set out to raise $800,000… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Handheld Console to Begin Shipping in February 2017

Just a little over two years after launching the crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for their Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega handheld console, Sir Clive Sinclair, and Retro Computers Ltd announced they would beginning shipping of the highly anticipated product in February 2017. This news comes after the duo reportedly experienced… Read More

Four Years Later: Last of “Double Fine Adventure” Perks Ship to Kickstarter Backers

Just four years after the hit game, Double Fine Adventures, secured $3,336,371 from 87,142 backers on Kickstarter, Double Fine’s Tim Schafer announced all campaign perks have officially be shipped to backers. Double Fine, which was founded in 2000 by Schafer, has created some of the… Read More

“Bears vs Babies” Finishes Kickstarter Run & Takes Third Spot in Most Backed Games on the Crowdfunding Platform

Elan Lee and Matthew Inman, the creators Exploding Kittens, closed the Kickstarter campaign for the highly anticipated card game, Bears vs Babies, on Thursday evening. The project secured a total of $3,215,679 from 85,581 backers during its highly successful crowdfunding run. Playing the game is… Read More

Card Game “Bears vs. Babies” to Finish Kickstarter Round With More Than $3.1M in Funds

Bears vs Babies, the hilarious card game created by the Exploding Kittens creators Elan Lee and Matthew Inman, is set to capture more than $3.1 million on funds from its Kickstarter campaign, which is set to close this evening. The card game has one goal: for players to create… Read More

Update: “Bears vs Babies” Scores Over $2.5M During the Final Days on Kickstarter

With Elan Lee and Matthew Inman’s Bears vs Babies Kickstarter campaign set to close on Thursday (November 17th), the hilarious card game has successfully captured more than $2.5 million from over 58,000 backers. Bears vs Babies is described as a card game with one goal: for… Read More

Popcannibal’s “Make Sail” To Close Fig Campaign With Nearly $60,000

With less than 24 hours until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig is set to close, Popcannibal’s Make Sail is set to finish the funding round with nearly $60,000 from more than 875 backers. Make Sail is described as a physics construction adventure that challenges players to craft a… Read More

Hilarious Card Game “Bears vs Babies” Nears $1.5M One Week After Kickstarter Launch

Just one week after Elan Lee and Matthew Inman returned to Kickstarter to raise funds for Bears vs Babies, the hilarious card game has already secured nearly $1.5 million from more than 39,400 backers. The duo previously raised $8,782,571 from 219,382 backers on the crowdfunding platform for the hit card… Read More

Update: “Bears vs Babies” Card Game Scores $1.1M Less Than 48 Hours on Kickstarter

Less than two days after making its debut on Kickstarter, Elan Lee and Matthew Inman’s new card game Bears vs Babies has surpassed $1.1 million from over 30,000 backers. As previously reported, Bears vs Babies is described as a card game where players build handsome, incredible monsters who go… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter to Hold “Ghost Arcade” Games Festival

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it is set to host its very own “Ghost Arcade” Games Festival at BRIC in Fort Greene Brooklyn on October 29th. The reward-based crowdfunding platform stated that visitors would get to experience both video and table games from New York-based creators…. Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Chirp Strikes Deal With Creators of Video Game “Skylanders”

On Friday, British tech startup Chirp announced it formed a new partnership with the creators of video game Skylanders. The company secured £ 733,810 from 332 investors through its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube last year.  Founded in November 2011, Chirp is described as a… Read More

Creators of Popular App “Zombies, Run!” App Return to Kickstarter For New Board Game Version

Earlier this week, the creators of the running app, Zombies, Run! returned to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise £50,000 for its board game version. The team successfully secured over £55,000 for the app in 2011 from 3,464 backers. The new board game will allow 2 to… Read More

Kickstarter Funded Yooka-Laylee Releases Toybox Demo (Video)

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

“Evil Dead 2: The Official Board Game” Launches on Kickstarter & Quickly Scores $240,000

Evil Dead 2 fans, get ready for a game that will make you fall in love with the crazy, the bloody and sometimes super frightening film all over again. Space Goat Productions, Inc. recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with a mission to raise only $70,000 for… Read More