On the pulse of crowdfunded gaming

cavkings
October 9, 2014

Cavern Kings hits Steam, keys distributed to backers

Action-packed, deep-diving shooter Cavern Kings has landed on Steam Early Access after a successful Kickstarter campaign. The keys have now been distributed to backers who,...

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October 8, 2014

Heart&Slash brings heartwarming joy to Early Access

Kickstarter success Heart&Slash has made its way on to Steam Early Access. Playing as a malfunctioning android, you embark on a series of brightly-coloured battles...

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October 8, 2014

Fantastical iPad soccer slides to victory, beats $5,000 goal

Striker Arena, the competitive super-charged soccer game played on a single iPad, has finished its Kickstarter campaign, raising $5,062. The game will be available for...

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October 8, 2014

Indie horror Taken beats Kickstarter goal by $8

Math Nerd Productions have found success with their second attempt at Kickstarter, raising $3,008 for their maze-solving survival horror game. Taken is survival horror game taking...

theblackglove
October 7, 2014

Bioshock Infinite devs just launched a Kickstarter, here’s the insane trailer

Former members of Irrational Games that developed Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite have launched a $550,000 Kickstarter for a surreal narrative game called The Black Glove. The Black...

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October 3, 2014

This is Uber Entertainment’s next million dollar Kickstarter

The creators of Planetary Annihilation and Monday Night Combat have launched a Kickstarter for Human Resources, a top down RTS inspired by Japanese monster movies...

ascent
October 2, 2014

Ascent: The Space Game is a massive MMO with tiny graphics

Ascent: The Space Game scales from micro resource management to massive galactic warfare and it needs $35,000 to make the game even better. One year ago,...

writin
October 2, 2014

Dejobaan’s fiction writing adventure is a true $48,000 fact

Dejobaan Games, the creators of Drunken Robot Pornography, have launched a Kickstarter for Elegy of the Dead World, an adventure game about writing fiction. The central...

striker arena
October 2, 2014

Striker Arena Kickstarter fumbles, enters last week

Tactical action soccer tablet game Striker Arena still needs to raise 60% of funding as it enters its final week. The project, launched on Septemeber...

High stranegness
October 1, 2014

First gaming Kickstarter ever raised $1,500, and it’s about to be released

In 2009 – when Kickstarter was still a bouncing baby – High Strangeness raised the grand total of $1,500. The project drew 36 backers across...

SPUD3
September 30, 2014

Super Pretentious Indie Dungeon: A satire that got 184% funded

Scrolling through the ‘discover’ tab on Kickstarter, you don’t find much brutal honesty. Names allude to grander themes and straplines often promise ‘a whole new type...

tinylayout
September 29, 2014

6 failed crowdfunding campaigns for online horse simulators

Since Horse World: Online reaped the rewards from its genetically modeled breeding MMO, a flood of horse-centric games have populated your favorite crowdfunding websites for a slice...

BEDLAM
September 26, 2014

Bedlam Kickstarter shows off The Banner Saga 1,000 years into the future

Working with Stoic, the developer behind The Banner Saga, Skyshine Games has taken to Kickstarter to fund a permadeath-laced post apocalyptic strategy game. Bedlam shares the same engine...

mutiny
September 26, 2014

Mutiny! achieves 16-player local co-op on the seven seas

Remember when pirates were the industry hotness? Then came the ninjas, then the zombies, and before we knew it, swash-buckling adventuring was a distant memory....

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September 25, 2014

Battle Chef Brigade Kickstarter eyes a winning $40K recipe

Action hack-n-slashing and combat trained chefs steal the show in Trinket Studios’ re-imagining of Iron Chef Tournament. We’ve seen Battle Chef Brigade brigade before, and...