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Animal Gods 2
November 18, 2014

Crunch and sizzle: Still Games on bouncing back after Kickstarter failure

Still Games ran two Kickstarters for their ancient adventure Animal Gods; one in August and one in November. The first was a $2,432 failure, and the...

oort online
November 17, 2014

Oort Online arrives on Early Access amid sluggish fundraising

Oort Online‘s democratic crowdfunding hasn’t kept pace with other Kickstarters, but arriving on the biggest distribution platform in world should turn Wonderstruck’s leisurely amble into...

November 14, 2014

Wickland is just plain crazy

Wickland revels in its silliness. Players barely touch the ground when they’re dueling in arenas – they’re skating at a ridiculous speed. Animations of fireball-throwing...

November 13, 2014

BugBear get scouting for Wreckfest, brings the dirt

In the first update of November, the creators of Wreckfest (formerly known as Next Car Game) let us have a sneak peek at part of...

November 13, 2014

$85K Kickstarter wants to share the story of cancer through a game

Ryan and Amy Green had their son, Joel, in 2010. For four years Joel has fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer. They want to...

November 12, 2014

Play with DiveKick, Nidhogg and Joylancer characters in Neo Geo Pocket Rumble

The Neo Geo Pocket hasn’t had a lot of games grace its pixelated screen in recent times. Pocket Rumble wants to bring yet another fighter...

November 12, 2014

Clannad visual novel beats $160,000 Kickstarter goal in one day

With failure after failure popping up on Kickstarter, it seems we’re miles away from the runaway successes of the old glory days. Clannad bucks the trend...

November 11, 2014

The Flame in The Flood raises over $250,000, hits 3 stretch goals

Ex-Irrational developers finished their Kickstarter with a grand total of $251,647, allowing The Flame in The Flood to aim for a July 2015 release date. The...

black glove
November 11, 2014

‘Next Bioshock’ game fails on Kickstarter despite Ken Levine endorsement

The Black Glove reached the end of its funding period with $216,517, a few hundred thousand short of the $550,000 goal. Developer Day for Night Games want...

November 6, 2014

One year later, Project Nimbus reaches the masses

It’s been a while since Project Nimbus, our favourite mech flight sim, has caught our attention. Popularity may shortly explode, due to launching on Steam Early...

November 6, 2014

Say hello (again) to Reflex on Early Access

After stumbling out of the Kickstarter gate, developer Turbo Pixel has readied and released a build of their classic arena FPS on Steam Early Access....

November 4, 2014

Catch Monsters is a creepy version of Pokémon

If the idea of small animals hurling punches and flames at each other in Pokémon doesn’t bother you, Catch Monsters‘ spin on the fantasy cockfighting...

November 4, 2014

RIP on Early Access draws player criticism

You’d think a game which emulates the mega-successes of Call of Duty, League of Legends and Planetside all at once is bound to be a hit....

October 29, 2014

Human Resources developer Uber Entertainment faces layoffs

After cancelling their latest Kickstarter for RTS Human Resources, Uber Entertainment – the studio behind Planetary Annihilation – are now making layoffs at the studio...

October 28, 2014

Green Game wants to change the world but probably won’t

Who isn’t on board with recycling at this point? Perhaps it’s a task that seems second nature to our sophisticated, forward-thinking readership, but some people...