Switzerland’s Taitale Studios is launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for its massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game, Novus AEterno.
FTL: Advanced Edition is coming to iPads and the existing PC release early next year.
Robin Antonick is raising money for Grudge Match: Street Basketball via crowdfunding.
After years of research, William Provancher wants to raise money for a new kind of touch feedback controller.
If you’ve been complaining about the lack of privacy in your email, now’s the time to put your money where your mouth is.
You know those weird people who spend hundreds of dollars on spa treatments for cats, or enroll their dogs in therapy? Well now these people can take their neuroticism to a whole new level with PetBot.
Things are changing over at Kickstarter.
The most popular crowdfunding platform just broke an industry record. Two, actually.
In short, the zombies captured the city, bit all the Nazis, and the Second World War ended, leaving hordes of wandering ghouls. And now one lonely girl, a sniper sitting in a building, keeps shooting them down, one by one.
Guest Post What are the fundamental implications crowdfunding campaigns will have on intellectual property (IP) protection and on startup valuations?
When it comes to funding Kickstarter games, many players are feeling backer’s remorse.
The guys behind Shadowrun Returns return to Kickstarter to fund a new kind of tabletop experience.
The iMotion controller replaces a mouse and gives you tactile feedback when you grab things in a virtual world.
DDM’s Joe Minton describes the services his talent agency offers to support an award-winning Japanese game developer.
Shadow launched its modern-day dream catcher today — a mobile app that enables people to record, remember, and interpret their dreams.
A reboot of the ’90s Sega Genesis action-sports game Mutant League Football will reportedly lampoon anything and everyone in professional sports and pop culture.
The concert series raised more than $260,000 to fund Video Games Live: Level 3.
The studio is hoping that it can raise $50,000 by offering influence over the development process to backers.
The STEM system is a wireless motion-tracking platform that goes well with the Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles.
In some ways simple conversations have been the last refuge of our analog past. No longer.
Inafune raised nearly $1 million, within one day after posting a pitch for his new game Mighty No. 9.
After 30 films, Boll’s next masterpiece will be Postal 2, and he wants the money for “cocaine for the stars down the nose.”
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.
Internet walkthroughs and wikis effectively killed printed video game strategy guides. Now, one company wants to bring them back to life.
Accessories like the Off Pocket are the best defense against the ever-present gaze of Big Brother.
SnowFury Studios wants to make a high-quality, immersive MMO for phones and tablets.
The myType is available in five colors, including white and black, and is currently still available on Kickstarter.
Seriously?! is the latest effort from a game industry legend.
Visual novels and gamebook adventures share many of the same challenges, which means similar solutions can make them more popular with modern gamers.
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!
The campaign is the brainchild of entrepreneur Dorrian Porter, who has been fascinated and inspired by Tesla for several years.
New York VC Fred Wilson shared his thoughts today on what makes good founders and what you shouldn’t do in a pitch meeting.
Danish developer Full Control is looking for $350,000 from fans to update the Jagged Alliance series.
To make better games, we need to lessen the importance we place on budget size.
The Big Blue game will feature outstanding underwater graphics and a story based on the Gaia theory.
“We want to make it possible for a lot more people to create apps,” Jimu founder Linkton Ye told me yesterday via Skype. “Everyone should be able to play with the software that surrounds us.”
Who wouldn’t want a Raspbery Pi-powered open source bartending that you control with your phone or tablet?