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Bugbear Flexes Crowdfunding Muscles On Steam After Failed Kickstarter

In late 2013, Helsinki-based video game studio Bugbear launched a Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming title, the ambiguously-named Next Car Game. The campaign sought $350,000 in funding, but it became clear shortly after launch that the stated funding goal was going to be a reach. The… Read More

Valve, Oculus Rift Team Up In Effort To Make Steam A VR Gaming Leader [Deck]

@hugotheonly1 I’m a big fan if oculus, and will buy one 🙂 but the valve demo really blew me away. VR is going to be amazing — David Hensley (@TheDavidHensley) January 16, 2014 Valve is a name that has become synonymous with disruption in the… Read More

Valve & SteamOS: Video Game Crowdfunding In Your Living Room

Greenlight is essentially a crowdsourcing platform where any of Steam’s 75,000,000 active users can help to determine what games get launched on Steam, the Valve-owned video game marketplace. It’s step one in a game development funnel Valve has used to empower smaller developers and studios…. Read More

Wasteland 2 Hits Steam Early Access After Successful Kickstarter

Gamers wishing they backed the Kickstarter campaign for Wasteland 2 can rejoice. The game is now available to everyone via Steam Early Access. inXile Entertainment’s post-apocalyptic RPG raised just short of $3 million in a Kickstarter-powered funding effort that ended on April 17 of 2012…. Read More

Oculus VR Nets $75M In Series B Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Oculus VR has turned Kickstarter success into what is fast-becoming one of the most interesting startups in the US today. Following a $16 million series A round, the company has announced that they have now closed an additional round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz…. Read More

“Prison Architect” Uses SendOwl To Raise Over $8 Million In Crowdfunding Effort

The solutions for crowdfunding initiatives grow more numerous by the day. One that is just hitting our radar is SendOwl, an e-commerce solution that UK indie developer Introversion Software has used in a crowdfunding effort for their new game, Prison Architect. The game has raised over… Read More

Valve’s SteamOS A Future Boon To Crowdfunded Games & Indie Devs?

While the crowdfunding world was busy celebrating the lifting of the ban on general solicitation, Valve Corporation made a big announcement in the gaming world. The announcement has the potential to provide a boon to an increasingly robust crowdfunded indie game scene. First, a bit… Read More

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