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Video Games Rack Up $57 Million In Kickstarter Funds For 2013
Yesterday we rolled out news about how much Kickstarter made in general from crowd-sourced funding. The site has reportedly taken in close to $115 million from gaming enthusiasts, many of which funded board games and video games alike.
$480 Million Was Pledged To Kickstarter In 2013
The numbers are in and the totals have been tallied and Kickstarter can add another impressive year to its resume. The online crowd-funding site let loose an informative and rather entertaining slide-sheet of stats and data related to their service, and all of that is to say that they managed to rack up $480 million in crowd-funding across the entire site.
Mighty No. 9 Female Hero Call's Final Appearance Revealed
Comcept has revealed the first official art for Call, the female playable character in Mighty No. 9. Call's look was chosen by a community vote on nine potential designs.
Planetary Annihilation Gets New Trailer Full Of Planetary Annihilation
I love a game title that doesnít waste time beating around the bush, and thatís exactly what you get with Planetary Annihilation, the recently announced RTS from Nordic Games and Uber Entertainment. In other words, youíre going to be blowing a lot of stuff up. Period.
ROM: Read Only Memories, Ultionus: A Tale Of Petty Revenge Join Steam Greenlight
Two more games of rather interesting qualities have joined Steam's Greenlight, and both games have garnered a bit of their own form of controversy just for being exactly what they are. Although, one is a little more controversial than the other... for obvious reasons.
Lisa: A Game About A World Without Women
What would happen in a world where all the women have gone away? Besides prison sex no longer being confined to prison, what other horrible atrocities would befall mankind when you take womenkind out of the picture? Well, Lisa is a game that explores that very scenario.
Dex: Side-Scrolling Cyberpunk RPG Lands On Kickstarter
A new side-scrolling, 2D role-playing game has been announced on Steam's Greenlight as well as a title seeking public crowd-sourcing on Kickstarter. The name of the game? Dex. It's being designed by a Czech design team going by the name of Dreadlocks Software.
The Banner Saga Release Date Set For January, 2014
January 14th, 2014 is the official release date for one of the early games that took Kickstarter by storm during the glory days of the crowd-funding boom, following Doublefine's big success with their adventure title. The Banner Saga is a strategic RPG based around Nordic lore and it features music from Journey composer Austin Wintory.
The Girl And The Robot Heads To Kickstarter
Did you enjoy Ico on the PS2? How about games like Ecstatica II? Well, if you're into the esoteric platformer with a hint of Kingdom Hearts' art-style, you just might enjoy Flying Carpet Games' upcoming The Girl and The Robot.
Scale Lets You Shrink, Enlarge The World
Independent game studio CUBEHEART is seeking Kickstarter funds for their upcoming game SCALE. SCALE is a first-person "reality manipulation game" that lets players change the size of in-game objects.
Myst Creators Announce Obduction
Cyan, the studio responsible for the puzzle games Myst and Riven, has announced a new first-person adventure. Obduction is in development for PC and Mac and should be released in late 2015.
Storm The Gates Brings CCG Table-Top RPG To Kickstarter
A new turn-based, collectible card-type strategy game from Rebel Entertainment called Storm The Gates has arrived on Kickstarter. The game has barely garnered $5,811 while seeking $400,000 in total. That's a heck of a lot of cheese for a small mouse.
Skyjacker Lands On Greenlight, Seeks Kickstarter Funds
Digitilus has a new game called Skyjacker that has landed on Kickstarter. The game seems to have been around in the development circles for a while but is now being moved into the crowd-funding arena as a multiplayer space-sim that focuses on players being space-scavenging pirates, raiding capital ships and stations for any and everything they can get their hands on.
Universum: Warfront Is Every Action Genre Fused Into One
Mech combat? Check. Aerial combat? Check. Third-person ground-based combat? Check. Real-time strategy combat? Check. Melee combat? Check. Explosions? Check. Destructible environments? Check. Is this game for real? Check.
Reborn Bridges Feudal Japan With Cyberpunk Lore In Upcoming ARPG
Now here's a game I just did not see coming and yet it's something I'm sure many RPG, action fans and cyberpunk followers have been craving for ages. The new promo video for the Kickstarter does an amazing-balls job of geeking gamers up for something special, only to show them nothing.