Tagged: video game

Video Game Developer Moonana Seeks Funds on Fig For “Virgo Vs The Zodiac”

Video game developer, Moonana, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig to raise nearly $20,000 for the upcoming video game Virgo Vs The Zodiac. The game is described as a sci-fi/fantasy JRPG that features traditional turn-based combat with a twist, this includes guarding, countering and timing actions… Read More

Cyanide & Happiness Creators to Make Kickstarter Return For New Video Game (Video)

Less than a year and a half after securing $3,246,588 on Kickstarter for their hit card game, Joking Hazard, Cyanide & Happiness creators announced plans for their upcoming video game.  The news about the video game was announced through Cyanide & Happiness’ media outlets. It was revealed: The hilarious team at Cyanide… Read More

Ironward Closes Fig Campaign For Video Game “Solstice Chronicles: MIA”

On Thursday, Ironward completed the crowdfunding round on Fig for its new video game Solstice Chronicles: MIA. Originally seeking $30,000, the project successfully secured $30,900 from 512 backers. Solstice Chronicles: MIA is set int he year 2280 AE and the game belongs in the same universe as The Red Solstice, Ironward’s Kickstarter… Read More

“Apocalypse Now” Project Set to Move Funding Efforts to Its Own Site During Kickstarter Campaigning

With nearly one week until the Apocalypse Now Kickstarter was set to close, Francis Ford Coppola and his team announced plans to move funding efforts to their own website. Last month, Coppola and his team launched Kickstarter seeking $900,000 for the game, which will be developed by creators,… Read More

Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Secures $2.5 Million in Two Weeks on Fig

Just two weeks after launching the Fig campaign for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, video game studio Obsidian Entertainment has secured over $2.5 million from more than 21,700 backers for the project. As previously reported, the highly anticipated video game’s debut comes nearly five years after Obsidian… Read More

Overfunding: Team Gotham’s “Solo” Video Games Surpasses $64,000 Funding Target Through Fig Campaign

With less than two weeks until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig comes to an end, Team Gotham’s Solo video game project has successfully secured its $64,000 funding target. As previously reported, Solo is described as an exploration game in which a sailor is traveling through a vast archipelago, solving… Read More

Overfunding: Buddy System’s “Little Bug” Secures $35,000 Funding Target on Fig

Less than a month after launching its crowdfunding campaign on Fig, Buddy System’s latest video game project, Little Bug, has secured its $35,000 funding target thanks to nearly 300 backers. As previously reported, Little Bug’s demo already has more than 20,000 downloads and has earned the Best Platformer… Read More

Update: “Banner Saga 3” Nears $200,000 Funding Target First Week on Kickstarter

Less than one week after launching a Kickstarter campaign for Banner Saga 3, video game studio Stoic is quickly nearing its $200,000 funding target thanks to more than 4,000 backers. As previously reported, the first Banner Saga successfully secured $723,886 from 20,043 backers in 2012 and was released on… Read More

“Apocalypse Now” Director Francis Ford Coppola Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Film’s Video Game Adaptation

Nearly forty years after the release of iconic film, Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $900,000 for the action-packed movie’s video game. While sharing details about the video game project, Coppola revealed: “Forty years ago, I set out to… Read More

Video Game Studio Team Gotham Seeks $64,000 on Fig For Latest Project “Solo”

This week, video game studio Team Gotham launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig to raise $64,000 for its latest gaming project, Solo, which is described as an exploration game in which a sailor is traveling through a vast archipelago, solving puzzles, and wondering about love. The game’s… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Yooka-Laylee” Gets Release Date & Announces Nintendo Update (Video)

Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter backers, the wait is ALMOST over! Playtonic Games announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated video game is finally getting a release date. As previously reported, Yooka-Laylee is described as a 3D platforming adventure for consoles and PC. During its run on Kickstarter’s platform, the video game successfully captured… Read More

Final Hours: “Wasteland 3” to Finish Fig Campaign With Over $3.1M in Funding

With inXile Entertainment’s Wasteland 3 campaign set to close on Fig later this evening, the project has officially surpassed $3.1 million from nearly 17,500 backers. The studio is no stranger to crowdfunding and previously raised $2.9 million from 61,290 backers on Kickstarter for Wasteland 2 nearly five years ago. Last… 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

John Smedley Returns to Crowdfunding: Seeks $200,000 For “Hero’s Song” Project

Less than nine months after pulling the plug on his Hero’s Song Kickstarter campaign, former Sony President, John Smedley, has relaunched the project on Indiegogo. The new campaign is seeking to raise $200,000. As reported, Hero’s Song is an open world rogue-like fantasy game that is done in 2D pixel… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter-Funded “Armello” Announces Xbox One Release Date

Just a few months after announcing Armello was heading to Xbox One, creators League of Geeks, announced the Kickstarter-funded game is set to launch on the console August 30th. The description of the game reads: “The King, once Armello’s wise and benevolent ruler, has fallen ill to a dark and mysterious… Read More

“System Shock” Remake Set to Finish Kickstarter Run With Over $1.3M in Funding

With less than twelve hours until its highly successful Kickstarter campaign is set to end, Nightdive Studio’s System Shock remake has captured over $1.3 million from 21,000 backers. The studio took to the funding portal last month to raise funds for the video game and surpassed $450,000 in less than 24… Read More

PC Game “System Shock” Gets a Remake: Captures Nearly $450,000 First Day on Kickstarter

On Tuesday, Nightdive Studios launched a Kickstarter initiative to raise $900,000 for the remake of the 1994 PC sci-fi video game, System Shock. Less than 24 hours after its debut, the campaign has secured nearly $450,000 from over 7,000 backers. The game’s description reads: “System Shock was one… Read More

Interdimensional Games Launches Fig Initiative to Raise $300,000 For “CONSORTIUM: The Tower”

On Wednesday, gaming studio Interdimensional Games launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fig to secure $300,000 for CONSORTIUM: The Tower. The game is considered a follow-up to the 2014’s CONSORTIUM.  CONSORTIUM: The Tower is described as  a single-player, first-person sci-fi simulation built upon the Unreal 4 Engine. Its story… Read More

Harmonix’s “Rock Band 4” For PC Struggles to Capture $1.5M on Fig But Adds New Music Reward Tier

Earlier month, video game developer Harmonix, launched a campaign on crowdfunding portal Fig to raise $1.5 million so that it can bring Rock Band 4 to PC. The studio is behind various popular games such as Rock Band, Dance Central, and Kickstarter project Amplitude. The company previously announced: “This past October, we… Read More

Developer of Kickstarter Alum “Bear Simulator” Walks Away From Project; Blames Drama & Criticism

Just two years after securing over $100,000 through Kickstarter, developer Bear Simulator creator John Farjay announced that he is quitting the project due to reported drama surround the video game’s development. According to its description, the Bear Simulator players are put into the game in FPB (yes,… Read More

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