Kickstarter Games

A Hellboy Board Game Just Blew Up Kickstarter

Hellboy: The Board Game popped up on Kickstarter this week and set the crowdfunding website on fire.

Myst Developers Run Kickstarter For 25th Anniversary Collection

Developer Cyan decided to open up the Kickstarter campaign for the 25th anniversary collection of Myst. The team at Cyan Worlds will be running the crowdfunding campaign for a lengthy 44 days in order to secure enough funding for the project.

Friday The 13th Exclusive Kickstarter Content Has Been Stolen

Thanks to a bit of cyber sleuthing from a community member, we now know that Kickstarter-exclusive content from Friday the 13th: The Game has been stolen and sold online.

2017 Was A Huge Year For Games On Kickstarter

Over the years there's definitely been a waning in promotional significance and cultural relevance for Kickstarter in the gaming community, mostly due to scams and unfinished products. However, 2017 still saw a significant amount of traction for crowdfunded projects through the service, making it a huge year for games on Kickstarter.

Kickstarted Toejam And Earl Has Been Delayed

For those of you who were hoping to spend the holidays with Toejam and Earl, it looks like the dynamic duo won't be Back in the Groove until sometime in 2018.

New Board Game Monster Slaughter Let's You Be The Bad Guys

So here's a board game that you probably would absolutely love. It's called Monster Slaughter and it's from board game developer Ankama. What makes it so special? Well, it puts you in the role of an overseer of monsters, controlling a group of the creepy crawlers of the night, set on hunting down and slaying "insufferable" teenagers.

Mighty No. 9 Has Found A New Way To Screw Up

Despite the fact that the infamous Mighty No. 9 came out over a year ago, fans are only just now receiving the physical goodies that were part of higher tier crowdfunding options. On top of being super late to the party, it looks like those physical items also have a major issue that's upsetting the game's backers.

Kickstarter Game Forced To Change Name Following Trademark Dispute From Bethesda

One of the most highly anticipated Kickstarted games that sort of went dark for a while has resurfaced. However, the game resurfaced with some rather uncomely news in the form of an announcement about having to change the name due to a trademark dispute from Bethesda.

Why Mighty No. 9 Backers Are Still Waiting For Their Rewards

Comcept's Mighty No. 9 came out way back in June of 2016. The Kickstarted project was originally crowdfunded back in 2013. The problem is that the backers who put in some hefty funds to help bring the game to life are still waiting for their rewards.

Star Citizen Has Raised An Insane Amount Through Crowdfunding

Roberts Space Industries and Cloud Imperium Games have been crowdfunding Star Citizen for years now. They've been toiling away on what's classified as an indie game with an AAA budget. Well, they've just raised an insane amount through their crowdfunding efforts.

The Greatest Super Nintendo Game Never Released May Still See The Light Of Day

During the crazy times heading into the elections, one development studio has decided to capitalize on that craziness by actually launching a Kickstarter for an old Super NES game that never saw the light of day, themed around the wackiness of a cat and politics called Socks The Cat Rocks The Hill.

Another Kickstarter Backed Indie Game Has Been Delayed

Delays happen all the time for all sorts of games for a number of different reasons. For Kickstarters it's a little bit different because they're funded by the actual gaming community, not big corporate backers. So when a Kickstarter gets delayed gamers get nervous, and just recently another Kickstarter darling was delayed.

A New Astro Boy Game is Coming, Get The Details

Osama Tezuka's Astro Boy and other works are being revived in the form of Astro Boy: Edge of Time. It's a new collectible card and battle game designed to tell the final story of Tezuka's universe through the form of CCG for PC and mobile devices.

System Shock Will Be Coming To PS4, Get The Details

It looks like even more gamers will be invited to return to Citadel Station via the upcoming System Shock remake as the development team at Nightdive announces plans to launch the game on PlayStation 4.

Nintendo's Copyright Police Has Struck Again And This Time On Kickstarter

The crowd-funding for Bitman Books' NES/Famicom: A Visual Compendium has come to an end, not because it failed to meet its goals but because of a DMCA from Nintendo to shut the whole thing down.

Why Mighty No. 9 Backers Are Having Issues Playing The Game

Comcept's crowd-funded side-scroller, Mighty No. 9, has not hit the ground running. Instead, the game has hit the ground struggling. Worse yet is that some backers are reporting that they're not receiving the proper codes to access some of the game's content.

The Dark Souls Board Game Campaign Raised A Ton Of Money

Pretty much everything about Dark Souls is difficult, but that uphill battle apparently doesn’t translate over to raising money for a board game version of the popular dark fantasy adventure. That project recently wrapped up its Kickstarter campaign, raking in more than $5 million in the process.

Ghost Theory Finally Gets Successfully Funded On Kickstarter

Awhile ago, I wrote an article about a progressive game on Kickstarter called Ghost Theory that, unfortunately, didn’t successfully get funded. But with their second attempt at getting funding through Kickstarter, things have finally taken a turn for the better.

DOOM Creator Unveils Details About New Game

John Romero and Adrian Carmack, the co-creators of DOOM, delivered on the promise of unveiling their new title. The name of the game? Blackroom. The first-person shooter has taken to Kickstarter to get its funding, with a goal of $700,000. The independently made title will be crowd-funding for the next 32 days.

Survival Game The Wild 8 Looks To Kickstarter For Funding

Indie studio Eight Points has an interesting game in the making called The Wild Eight. It's a survival game made for cooperative play for up to eight players. The isometric title is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter and they've managed to get off to a strong start already on the crowd-funding platform.

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