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June, 2016

  • 23 June

    FleetCOMM & Why Kickstarter is Still Awful

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    DISCLOSURE: I worked alongside the developer featured in this story on an unrelated project back in… 2010-ish? All information obtained via public record (Kickstarter pages, Steam forums, etc). We all know the big success stories. Those that made millions of dollars. Well, I say “success stories”, but if we look at what was actually delivered, the story changes. The “Double ...

  • 2 June

    Anima Gate of Memories Review

    Anima Gate of Memories Review

    Disclosure: the author received a review copy of the game from Novy PR Publisher: Badland Games Developer: Anima Project Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 (review platform), Xbox One I can’t say I expected this, but today I’ll be telling you folks about an Action RPG featuring a wise-cracking talking book that isn’t called Nier. This comes courtesy of Spanish developer Anima Project, who launched ...

January, 2016

  • 25 January

    Mighty No 9 Delayed For Third Time

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    Comcept and Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No 9 – a spiritual successor to Capcom’s classic Mega Man series, has been delayed yet again. The project had a highly successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2013 where it made over 3.8 million dollars. The campaign finished up in October 2013, with the reward tiers indicating the game’s estimated release would be April of 2015. Fast ...

August, 2015

  • 27 August

    Divinity: Original Sin II Reaches Kickstarter Goal In Less Than 12 Hours

    Divinity: Original Sin II Artwork

    It’s been a year chock full of reached goals and exceeded targets on Kickstarter game-wise and while it’s not the first follow-up title to surpass expectations in recent months, Divinity: Original Sin II has managed to achieve its original goal of $500,000 with a total – at the time of this article’s writing – of nearly three quarters of a ...

  • 27 August

    Arcade-Style Shooter Tower 57 Nearing End Of Kickstarter Campaign

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    There’s less than a week to go on the Kickstarter for Tower 57, a retro top-down shooter made by German indie developer Pixwerk. The developer is asking for €45,000 but the amount pledged currently stands at a little under €37,000. Tower 57 is a twin-stick shooter – in the same vein as classics such as Smash TV, where character movement ...

July, 2015

  • 18 July

    Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Closes With $6.3 Million Pledged In Total

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    The Shenmue 3 Kickstarter project ended today, with a grand total of $6,333,295 donated towards to the game. The long-awaited closing chapter to Yu Suzuki’s trilogy of games met its goal of $2 million within nine hours of being on Kickstarter and holds the Guinness World Record for being the fastest video game to reach one million dollars on the site. Shenmue 3 ...

  • 9 July

    One Dreamer: A Twisted, Psychological Experience Now On Kickstarter

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    Built as ‘conveying a powerful and unique story using pixel art and voice narration‘, One Dreamer draws from the deranged, disfigured and often twisted fantasies of lucid dreaming alongside the seemingly normal workings of the real World. Inspired by games such as The Last Of Us, the team behind the game – led by programmer/artist Gareth Ffoulkes – hope to ...

  • 1 July

    RENOIR – 2.5D Film Noir Puzzle-Platformer, Now On Kickstarter

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    Soulbound Games, a Czech Republic-based developer, has created a Kickstarter page for RENOIR, their visually-stunning, film noir-inspired game. Described as “a story-driven 2.5D puzzle platformer”, the game stars James Renoir, a private detective struggling to uncover the story behind his own death. Looking at RENOIR’s trailer, the striking environment immediately stands out. Its visual style is reminiscent of games like ...

June, 2015

  • 26 June

    Yu Suzuki Addresses The Confusion Around Shenmue 3

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    Since the announcement of Shenmue 3 at Sony’s 2015 E3 conference, fans of the series went through three stages. First, they cried and kissed their monitors, praising the day that we finally get to see a true sequel to one of the most beloved series in all of gaming. Second, they took to social media to raise both awareness and ...

  • 16 June

    Shenmue 3 Reaches Two Million Goal In Under Nine Hours

    Shenmue 3

    Well…that was fast. Having only been live for just under twelve hours since its initial surprise announcement by series writer and director Yu Suzuki during Sony’s E3 press conference, Shenmue 3 – an eagerly demanded follow-up to the cult classic series – has reached its initial $2 million goal in little over nine hours. It was only last Friday that ...

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