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Un individuo despilfarra todo el dinero que le dieron en Kickstarter

Esto tenía que pasar tarde o temprano. Invertir en <i>crowdfunding</i> tiene sus riesgos, y uno de ellos es que el responsable del proyecto sea cualquier …

Crowdfunding the classics: 20 years and $1.8 million later, 'Shadowrun' returns

Kickstarter has become the go-to place for game studios looking to get out from underneath the publishers' thumbs. And gamers have certainly taken notice, helping multiple companies raise in excess of $1 million each to build their dream projects. The thing is, so far none of these big-name …

'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

Kickstarter tabletop game collapses after bringing in $123K

Kickstarter backers are up in arms and accusing the head of developer The Forking Path Erik Chevalier of fraud following the cancellation of a tabletop game that successfully brought in nearly $123,000 on the crowdfunding website.<p>According to Chevalier, the project - a game called <i>The Doom that Came</i> …

Former CoD dev's 2D platformer fails on Kickstarter

What would a 2D platformer created by a former Call of Duty developer look like? The world won't find out anytime soon, as Robert Bowling's Kickstarter campaign for The Adventures of Dash has ended, coming up well short of its target.<p>Funding for The Adventures of Dash closed this week (via …

Survarium MMO survival shooter now accepting alpha tester applications

Free-to-play MMOFPS <i>Survarium</i> is in need of alpha testers, according to a post on developer Vostok Games' website.<p>Applications to test Vostok's survival shooter, touted as the spiritual successor to failed title <i>STALKER 2</i>, are available through the <i>Survarium</i> page. Vostok is hoping to find and remove …

Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter tops $4M, becomes highest-funded game to date

<i>Torment: Tides of Numenera</i>, the new game in the Numenera tabletop RPG setting from InXile Entertainment, is now the highest-funded video game in Kickstarter history, with more than $4 million raised in its month-long campaign.<p><i>Tides of Numenera</i> eclipsed the total of the previous record-holder, the …

Battle Worlds: Kronos surpasses Kickstarter goal, collecting votes on Steam Greenlight

<i>Battle Worlds: Kronos</i>, a turn-based strategy game from King Art Games, achieved its $120,000 Kickstarter goal and will continue to raise funds for stretch goals in the 22 days it has left.<p>Set on an alien world, <i>Battle Worlds</i> features multiplayer factions with different skills and strengths. The game …

SoundSelf finds its funding on Kickstarter, moving towards Burning Man stretch goal

<i>SoundSelf</i>, the latest game from audio engineer and <i>Deep Sea</i> developer Robin Arnott, has successfully raised the $29,060 it sought on Kickstarter — despite the fact that it's not really like any other game to find funding on the platform.<p>The game, Arnott explained in a recent interview with Polygon, …

9-year old girl's Kickstarter campign to create an RPG (update)

<b>Update:</b> This story was originally written last week and, following some investigation by its author, was being held until details regarding the Kickstarter creator's authenticity could be verified — which some commenters in this post have highlighted. It was not intended to be published, and was …

Skullgirls fundraising campaign hits $600,000, will add third DLC fighter

Lab Zero Games' <i>Skullgirls</i> is adding its third DLC fighter and have revealed the three remaining Mysterious Characters DLC, since the developer's Indiegogo fundraiser has surpassed $600,000.<p>People who backed the project are invited to vote on which fighter, of many, they would like see included as …

Skullgirls DLC fundraiser hits $650,000

Skullgirls has had its ups and downs since its console release last year, but a supremely successful Indiegogo campaign means the indie tournament …

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Shackleton Crater Kickstarter campaign closes, dev pursuing other funding opportunities

The Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for Joe Got Game's turn-based strategy title, Shackleton Crater, has closed; however, the studio is pursuing other opportunities to develop and publish the game.<p><i>Shackleton Crater</i> has a near-future setting and is based in a crater at the south pole of the Moon. …

Indie Developers Reveal the Secrets — And Drawbacks — To Funding Videogames on Kickstarter

Just over a year after the videogame Double Fine Adventure set records on Kickstarter, talk about the crowdfunding leader is in the air at GDC, the …