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Kickstarter “Night Trap” Campaign Creator Slams Nintendo; Then Applies for the Gaming System’s License

A few days after a very awkward phone interview with gaming website, Kotaku, Night Trap’s executive producer and Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign creator, Tom Zito took to his own blog to post his thoughts about his past conflict with Nintendo. As previously reported, when asked by backers… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 5, 2013

Forbes | Sony And Intel, Shaping The Next Generation Of Hardware “Something is happening in hardware.” This article explores the revolution happening in the hardware space among big players like Intel and Motorola. These companies are becoming more open and allowing more collaboration into their… Read More

Oculus VR Working On HD, 4K Oculus Rift For Consumers

Oculus VR is a crowdfunding darling, having raised a $16 million Series A round on top of another $2.4 million on Kickstarter. Now the virtual reality gaming headset manufacturer is gearing up for primetime in the form of a new, consumer-spec headset that the team… Read More

Former Google President Crowdfunds in Japan with Countdown

Fairly recently I encountered a Japanese crowdfunding portal which I discovered due to the unique nature of a crowdfunding campaign they were operating.  Intrigued about the site, I reached out to the operators for some more insight and background on their platform. Countdown is owned… Read More

Crowdfunding: Large Video Game Publishers Taking Notice

Over the weekend, Silicon Era published a piece covering an earnings call by big time video game publisher Square Enix. Three recent titles put out by the publisher failed to meet sales targets, including Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution. Yosuke Matsuda, who is apparently next in… Read More

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