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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

Update: Nightdive Studios’ “System Shock” Nears $900,000 Kickstarter Goal in Less Than Two Weeks

Less than two weeks after launching a Kickstarter for System Shock, Nightdive Studios has scored over $880,000 from  14,000 backers. The studio took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for the remake of the 1994 sci-fi video game and surpassed $450,000 in less than 24 hours. The… Read More

Fig Updates on Reg A+ Filing for Model “Never Done Before”

Fig, the game crowdfunding platform, has updated the status of its Reg A+ filing with the SEC. The hybrid funding platform has been working to gain approval of their securities offer and has recently filed an updated Form 1-A with the SEC seeking approval to… Read More

Bitmap Books’ NES/Famicom Kickstarter Initiative Suspended After Nintendo Issues Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Just hours before the closing of Bitmap Books’ latest Kickstarter campaign for the new book, NES/Famicom, gaming giant Nintendo has issued a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against the initiative. The book was to feature written content and artwork of the video games from the Nintendo’s first… Read More

“Mighty No. 9” Creators Offer Up Product Keys Update As Game Launches in Europe

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

Cool Mini or Not’s “Massive Darkness” Captures $1.4M In Less Than Two Weeks on Kickstarter

Less than two weeks after launching its 24th Kickstarter for the new game, Massive Darkness, Cool Mini of Not has captured over $1.4 million from nearly 17,800 backers in under two weeks. Massive Darkness is described as a dungeon crawl board game without a game master… Read More

Creator of The Awkward Yeti Hits Kickstarter For Card Game “OrganATTACK” & Scores Over $280,000 First Week

Nick Seluk, the cartoonist behind the multiple series, The Awkward Yeti, launched a Kickstarter earlier this month for his new card game, OrganATTACK. Originally seeking only $12,000, the project quick smashed its initial goal and is currently nearly $285,000 thanks to over 6,700 backers. OrganATTACK… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Alum “Mighty No. 9” Announces New Character: The Vermilion Destroyer (Video)

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

Cool Mini Or Not’s New Board Game “Massive Darkness” Scores $1.1M in Three Days on Kickstarter

Cool Mini or Not, the studio behind the hit board games Zombiecide, Relic Knights, Dogs of War, and Rum & Bones, hit Kickstarter earlier this week to raise $200,000 for its new gaming project, Massive Darkness. Within just a few days, the company’s 24th campaign on the crowdfunding platform not… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Yooka-Laylee” Confirms 2017 Release Date & Unveils Trailer (Video)

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 Declares: $500M Pledged to Game Projects (Infographic)

Kickstarter announced on Wednesday that $500 million has been pledged to game projects on its crowdfunding platform. The funding portal stated: “Overall, more than 2 million people have backed Games projects on Kickstarter, successfully funding nearly 8,000 projects. And more games backers sign up every… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s “Million Dollars, But… The Game” Surpasses $1M on Kickstarter

Just a little over two weeks after launching its Kickstarter campaign, Rooster Teeth’s Million Dollars, But… board game has successfully secured $1 million from nearly 22,000 backers. The initiative originally sough to raise $10,000 and secured the initial goal within minutes of its debut. Million Dollars, But…… Read More

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