Tagged: video game

Harmonix Returns to Crowdfunding; Launches Fig Campaign to Create “Rock Band 4” For PC

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

Snoochie Boochies: Jay And Silent Bob’s Video Game Seeks $400,000 on Fig

Jay and Silent Bob fans – this is the game you’ve been waiting for! Interabang Entertainment is making a video game about the hilarious duo called Jay and Silent Bob: Chronic Blunt Punch! and is seeking to raise $400,000 through a crowdfunding campaign on Fig…. Read More

Fig “Psychonauts 2” Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Delayed by SEC Requested Clarifications

Last month, Double Fine closed the crowdfunding campaign on Fig for its highly anticipated video game, Psychonauts 2.  According to the campaign page, the initiative raised over $3.8 million from 24,000 backers. A portion of the funding is part of an equity crowdfunding offer under Regulation A+,… Read More

“Star Citizen” Creator Chris Roberts Weighs in on “Star Marine FPS” Progress (Video)

Ready to share more details about his Star Marine FPS project, Star Citizen creator Chris Roberts has decided to address fans about the game’s development.  According to ScreenRant, Star Marine promises to give players their first full sense of the game’s first-person shooter mode. It is described as a combination of… Read More

Failed Kickstarter Midora to Offer Backer Refunds

Back in July 2014, developer Epic Minds launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for its new 2D inspired video game, Midora. During its time on the platform, the initiative captured nearly $75,000 from over 3300 backers. Unfortunately, after nearly a year of developing, Epic… Read More

Double Fine’s Tim Schafer Talks Plot Ideas For Fig Success “Psychonauts 2” (Video)

With less than two hours until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig comes to an end, Double Fine’s highly anticipated video game Psychonauts 2 has successfully secured over $3.7 million from 23,600 backers. The original game follows the story of a young psychic named Razputin in his… Read More

Update: Psychonauts 2 Captures $3.3 Million Through Fig Campaign (Video)

With less than a week until its crowdfunding campaign on Fig ends, Double Fine’s Psychonauts 2 has successfully secured its initial $3.3 million target. According to the video game developer, The original game follows the story of a young psychic named Razputin in his quest to join… Read More

Shenmue III’s Creators Announce: PayPal Backers Won’t Get Exclusive Rewards Afterall

Kicking off the new year on a not-so-great start (for some), the team behind the Kickstarter success, Shenmue III, revealed bad news for its PayPal “slacker backers.” On Monday, the video game’s creators shared details about the poll results for the exclusive rewards on PayPal: “The results… Read More

Kickstarter Success Mighty No. 9 Officially Receives a Release Date

Attention Mighty No. 9 backers: The wait is almost over! Just two years after being first announced, Keiji Inafune and Concept USA’s highly anticipated game has received an official release date. As previously reported, the game first appeared on Kickstarter back in 2013 and takes place in the… Read More

Gary Oldman Shares Details About Working on Star Citizen’s Companion Single-Player Spaceflight Sim “Squadron 42” (Video)

Ready to reveal some details about Star Citizen, actor Gary Oldman sat down to discuss what it felt like to work on the highly anticipated video game’s companion single-player spaceflight sim, Squadron 42. When Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of the most popular… Read More

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Scores Over $1M in Five Days on Kickstarter

Seems fans of Larian Studios‘ Divinity: Original Sin are really looking forward to the game’s highly anticipated sequel! Divinity: Original Sin 2 hit Kickstarter last week and quickly received its initial goal of $500,000. Within five days of its launch, the project scored over $1 million. Divinity: Original Sin first hit the… Read More

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Secures Over $700,000 First Day on Kickstarter

On Wednesday, Larian Studios LLC launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its already highly anticipated video game, Divinity: Original Sin 2. Originally seeking to raise $500,000, the project captured over $700,000 within 24 hours. The original video game first hit the crowdfunding platform in spring 2013 and… Read More

Creators of “Red Ash” Launch Second Crowdfunding Campaign For 92-Minute Feature Film

Continuing to build more hype for the new game, Red Ash, the creator Keiji Inafune and his team at comcept USA has launched a second crowdfunding campaign for its 92-minute feature film through website, STUDIO4℃FUN&. Inafune teamed up with STUDIO4℃ for the film’s Kickstarter last month… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Alum “Divinity: Original Sin” Announce Sequel & New Crowdfunding Campaign

Ready to unveil its latest project, Larian Studios LLC, announced the sequel of Kickstarter success Divinity: Original Sin and its upcoming crowdfunding campaign. The video game first hit the crowdfunding platform in spring 2013 and is described as an Isometric cRPG that can be played in single-player mode or cooperative multiplayer mode. The… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Project “Woolfe – The Red Hood Diaries” Announces Bankruptcy; Cancels Backer Rewards

Last summer, Belgium-based GRIN Gamestudio took to Kickstarter to raise funds for its video game, Woolfe- The Red Hood Diaries. Woolfe- The Red Hood Diaries is described as a twisted fable in a rich, fantasy setting of smoke-spewing factories and evil forests. It is considered an action-platforming fairy… Read More

Harmonix Announces Another Delay of Kickstarter Success “Amplitude”

A little over a year ago, Harmonix, the studio behind the forever addicting video game Guitar Hero, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for Amplitude. The video game is known as a “rhythm-action music game” for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation that is based on… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Mighty No. 9” Rumored to Be Delayed Once Again?

And… the wait continues for backers of highly anticipated Kickstarter Alum Mighty No. 9. Multiple sources have revealed that the game’s release date has been pushed back once again from Fall 2015 to … sometime in 2016? The creators, Comcept USA and video game developer Keiji Inafune, took… Read More

Yu Suzuki Confirms: Shenmue III PayPal Support Set to Open Follow Kickstarter Campaign (Video)

Shenmue III’s Kickstarter may be closed, but the highly anticipated video game is not done when it comes to using the crowdfunding method. Just hours before the campaign’s closing, the game’s creator Yu Suzuki confirmed during a Twitch broadcast that PayPal support will be coming soon to allow… Read More

Shenmue III Finishes Its Run on Kickstarter; Secures Over $6.3M

And… it’s officially over! Shenmue III’s Kickstarter has finally come to a close. As previously reported, the game’s creator, Yu Suzuki, debuted the project on the crowdfunding giant last month with a mission to raise $2 million for the production. Shenmue III is described as the true sequel… Read More

Shibuya Productions’ Cédric Biscay Admits During Interview: “Without Kickstarter, ‘Shenmue 3’ Would Never Have Seen the Light of Day”

With nearly two days until Shenmue III’s ends its fantastic streak on Kickstarter, video game’s co-producer Cédric Biscay of Shibuya Productions’ sat down to share details about the popular project, including its history. During the discussion, Biscay discussed what caused him to create Shibuya: “At the very… Read More

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