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Square Enix’s PC Game Crowdfunding On-Ramp “Collective” Goes Live

Square Enix has officially launched their on-ramp for innovative PC video games, Collective. Game developers can now pitch their projects to the crowd on the platform. We have a breakdown of Collective from January. The platform enables roman voting on potential titles. Those that garner… Read More

Collective: Square Enix Bets On Crowdfunding & Indiegogo For Video Games

In the fall of 2013 we reported on a rather notable move by Square Enix into the crowdfunding space. That effort has now launched, and it could help Indiegogo become more competitive in the world of video games. Collective is not a crowdfunding platform. Rather,… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 8, 2013

Gamasutra | Square Enix shares its publishing vision for Collective Sure, we know that Square Enix is going to be launching Collective in an effort to help indie developers find funding from the crowd. How is it going to work? Here, Gamasutra breaks it down…. Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 23, 2013

PandoDaily | Like it or not, ForeFund Capital is bringing performance marketing to real estate crowdfunding ForeFund Capital wants to be the Yelp of crowdfunded real estate deals by combining a reputation engine with a crowdfunding play. They’re also skipping typical success fees, instead opting… Read More

Collective: Square Enix, Indiegogo Launch Gamer-Focused Crowdfunding Initiative

In May we first reported on Square Enix taking interest in the crowdfunding model. On a Square Enix earnings call, Yosuke Matsuda had shared his interest in crowdfunding specifically as a means of market testing video games. At the time, Matsuda was thought to be… 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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