Tagged: gaming

Brookstone Teams Up With Indiegogo Success Proxy42 to Launch Multiplayer Laser Tag System for Smartphones

On Tuesday, product developer and specialty retailer Brookstone announced it is teaming up with Indiegogo Success and game creator, Proxy42, to launch Father.IO, a keychain-size device that turns any smartphone into a virtual-reality laser tag system, which will be equipped with the Inceptor, a portal, smartphone micro-platform that… Read More

“The Apprentice” Runner Up Vana Koutsomitis Launches Seedrs Initiative For Dating App DatePlay

The Apprentice runner-up Vana Koutsomitis is now looking to raise £120,000 for her dating app, DatePlay, through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. DatePlay is described as an app that combines dating and games. It uses fun, easy-to-play games to learn more about the users and increase the… Read More

GamCrowd and Clarion Announce Participants for Pitch ICE Event

GamCrowd and Clarion Events have announced the participants in the forthcoming Pitch ICE event taking place at ICE Totally Gaming in February. GamCrowd is a crowdfunding platform that focuses specifically on the gaming / gambling industry. GamCrowd shares that 14 new businesses have produced a… Read More

GamCrowd & Clarion Invite Entries for Pitch Event for Gaming Industry

GamCrowd, a crowdfunding / crowdsourcing platform targeting the gaming industry and partner Clarion have announced they will once again work together on the Pitch ICE event that takes place this coming February. The duo are inviting gaming / gambling startups to enter the competition during… Read More

CrowdGather Announces 2015 Year End Results

Specialty social media and gaming network CrowdGather, Inc. (OTCQB:CRWG) today announced financial results for the fiscal year ended on April 30th. CrowdGather reported revenues of $2,399,842, compared to revenues of $1,537,051 reported for fiscal 2014. Gross profit for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2015,… Read More

Alternative Ads Firm Giftgaming Secures £100,000 During Second Funding Round on Seedrs

Last fall, UK’s alternative ads firm, Giftgaming, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise funds for expansion of its alternative ads solution. During the campaign, the startup successfully captured £35,000. Giftgaming is a patent-pending in-game ad service and startup supported by Accelerate Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business… Read More

gamesGRABR First Tech Firm to Receive LCIF via Crowdfunding: Crowdcube Selected to Seal the Deal

gamesGRABR, the social network for gaming, has successfully raised more than £450,000 in its second round of funding on the Crowdcube platform, smashing its initial £250,000 target by over 80% and attracting 221 investors, including the London Co-investment Fund. “We are so proud of this latest round of… Read More

GamCrowd Starts Incubator for Gambling Startups

GamCrowd, a UK based gambling crowdfunding & crowdsourcing site has announced a new incubator for gaming startups.  According to a statement from the company, GamCrowd expects participants to benefit from a range of value-added provisions and resources to better prepare young companies and assist with the process… Read More

GamCrowd & Clarion Events Set to Partner on ICE Totally Gaming Events, Content

GamCrowd, a crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform focusing on the gaming industry, has announced a partnership with Clarion Events and its ICE Totally Gaming conference.  The partnership is  designed to take visitors on a “journey of learning and discovery” at ICE Totally Gaming 2015. A series of… Read More

GamCrowd Launches “First Wave of Startups” on Crowdfunding Platform

GamCrowd has launched the first startups, Betify and Fenway Games, on its equity crowdfunding platform.  Betify is a mobile app that allows users to set or receive challenges from their friends and win rewards, such as tech products and vouchers or trips and experiences, if… Read More

GamCrowd Announces New Chairman: Ian Hogg

UK based GamCrowd has announced that Ian Hogg has become chairman of gaming industry crowdfunding platform.   Hogg recently left the board of global pools betting operator and supplier, Sportech Plc. Hogg, described as a serial entrepreneur, brings an expertise across online, TV, e-gaming, retail betting,… Read More

Star Citizen Nears $54M Stretch Goal; Gives First Look at Co-Op & Friend Mode

Robert’s Space Industries’ Star Citizen,  the never ending crowdfunding campaign, is making its way to its next stretch goal of $54,000,000. But NOT before it gives fans a taste of what’s to come. In case you haven’t heard, Star Citizen initially set out to raise… Read More

Innovative iPad Game Device Osmo Launches MyOsmo so Anyone Can Create Games

Osmo launched their cool hardware gaming device for kids earlier this year. Created by ex-Googlers, Osmo paired slick technology with the Apple iPad to engender an educational and interactive gaming device for kids (and adults).  Osmo is an alternative to pointless games that may occupy… Read More

Big Deez Productions Ready to Raise $450k on Indiegogo for “Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn”

  Seeking to bring back an old-school videogame favorite “Shaq-Fu” featuring former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal, Big Deez Productions launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for the sequel for the 1994 game called “Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn.” The production team is hoping to raise $450k… Read More

“Pantheon: Rise Of The Fallen” Development Stalls As Team Seeks Further Funding

Game developer Brad McQuaid and his team raised over $160,000 to develop Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, an MMORPG. The game raised significant money on Kickstarter, but not enough to eclipse a rather lofty $800,000 goal. They raised just over half that. So the team pivoted… Read More

Brief: “Shroud Of The Avatar” Raised Big Money A Year Removed From Kickstarter

Shroud of the Avatar raised almost $2 million on Kickstarter in a campaign that ended in April of 2013, but that didn’t mark the end of the crowdfunding process. The game’s creators took the same approach that Star Citizen has taken, using Kickstarter as a launchpad… Read More

Watch: Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey On The “Why” Of The Facebook Acquisition

Reviewed.com caught up with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey to talk about his company’s recent acquisition. When Facebook bought Oculus for $2 billion, it ignited a firestorm that left many backers of the famed Oculus VR headset Kickstarter campaign crying foul. Luckey doesn’t see it that… Read More

Indie Game Magazine Partners With Teespring On Crowdfunding Initiative

Indie Game Magazine (IGM) has announced a rather unorthodox partnership with Teespring, a popular crowdfunding platform for t-shirt concepts. A bit of explaining from IGM clarifies why the partnership actually makes a lot of sense… We receive dozens of emails every day from developers specifically… Read More

Crowdfunding For Video Games Leveling Off: What Gives?

Joystiq’s monthy Crowdfund Bookie report is out for March, and – much like the first two months of the year – the results are less than great. The report tallies up crowdfunding statistics from Kickstarter & Indiegogo and in the video game space specifically. The… Read More