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One developer has created a web scraper that, he says, shows just how much better Kickstarter is doing than its competition.
Wasteland 2 is nearing the end of its development. InXile still plans to release it later this year.
Developer MogoTXT has raised $78,000 in a Kickstarter campaign to create an arcade-style football title for Ouya, Android, and iOS.
The troubled survival-horror follow-up to Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem hits less than half of its $750,000 target.
Today the Y Combinator startup publicly debuted its open source crowdfunding tool called Crowdhoster that lets any person or organization integrate crowdfunding onto their site, without using any code.
Spike Lee raised $1.3 million for his movie about blood addicted humans, but some have accused him of hurting younger filmmakers since he is already wealthy and established.
Editor’s Pick It’s wonderful to raise money via crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Not so great, however, if PayPal refuses to release the money that supporter have pledged to back your project.
Ubuntu Edge, the innovative Linux-based smartphone-plus-PC, just passed $10 million on crowdfunding site Indiegogo. Too bad the team set their goal at $32 million — and there’s just six days to go.
Ouya will double the funding for any crowdfunding game that meets a few minimum requirements. That includes timed exclusivity to Ouya.
Last Fourth of July, barbecues generated more CO2 in a single day than many African nations produce in a year. One SolSource solar grill can offset the carbon footprint of 4 Americans.
SnowFury Studios wants to make a high-quality, immersive MMO for phones and tablets.
Earth Starter is raising a Kickstarter campaign to fix our broken food system. The company creates ‘Nourishmats’ that make it easy for anyone living in an urban area to grow their own vegetables and herbs.
The myType is available in five colors, including white and black, and is currently still available on Kickstarter.
The pioneer of computer-generated movies is now teaching students how to start game companies.
The famed director launched a $1.25M crowdfunding campaign today to create a movie about ‘Human Beings dealing with each other on a Human Level’
Warmachine: Tactics combines fantasy and tech in a turn-based combat game.
Austin and Beccy Craig are getting married today. As soon as they return from their honeymoon, they will give up all cash and cards and spend 90 days living on bitcoin alone.
A Kickstarter project aims to bring back Oz in a haunting style.
Some Ouya backers still don’t have their system as the device heads to retail.
Editor’s Pick Crowdfunding is making the startup scene more accessible for entrepreneurs and investors alike, but it is not the right approach for every company and comes with its own set of challenges.
CrowdIt is launching today to reign in the next generation of crowdfunding. The company brings networking, mentorship, and support services to the crowdfunding model to increase projects’ likelihood of success after the campaign is closed.
Kickstarter has just launched a new feature to let you get feedback from your friends before you submit your Kickstarter project to the Kickstarter gods. Once the project launches, all those feedback notes magically disappear.
“BC has had legalized crowdfunding for a decade,” super-angel Mike Volker said last night at the Vancouver Enterprise Forum event on crowdfunding. “It’s the only place in North America, and there are no restrictions, no limits.”
Kickstarter hit over 100,000 projects launched today, though less than half of those projects actually survive.
Guest Post If you think that participating in crowdfunding simply means investing in smaller companies that launch games and devices on Kickstarter, think again. With crowdfunding volumes reaching $2.7 billion in 2012, it has emerged as a viable, scalable alternative to public and private finance across the globe.
The Dot raised over $100,000 on Kickstarter and is now in full force changing the way you see the world…one video camera at a time. And VentureBeat is going to help you get it at the low price of only $27.99!
Gamers can now contribute to Shadow of the Eternals on Kickstarter — could this help push the game over its goal?
BlackStartup debuted a crowdfunding platform today that features projects and ideas benefitting the African-American community.
Editor’s Pick The SNES is far from dead. This year it will receive two new official cartridge releases. Lost gem Nightmare Busters, and a completely new SNES title from the creators of Pier Solar.
The campaign is the brainchild of entrepreneur Dorrian Porter, who has been fascinated and inspired by Tesla for several years.
If you’re still going after that Mad Men look, 3D body scanning may be just what you need.
PlayJam undresses a GameStick development kit fresh from the factory.
The Atom is a bicycle accessory that charges USB-powered devices using energy generated by the cyclist. This little 300 gram gadget mounts onto your bike and captures your kinetic energy while you cruise around town.
Guest Post With Kickstarter, everything that came after the funding was unexpected and frustrating. Here are my lessons learned.
Forget the next-generation speculation. Gaming in 2013 is all about the Intellivision, Mattel Electronics’ 1979 home entertainment console.
Gamers can preorder Shadowrun Returns for $15.
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Street Fighter could get the live-action film treatment with the help of fans.
Tides of Numenera has a few hours left to accept contributions from gamers.