Penny Arcade starts a Kickstarter to go ad-free

Successful video game web comic Penny Arcade wants to return to the days where they did not rely on ad revenue to run its website by calling on fans to donate to a Kickstarter campaign. If the company can raise at least 1 million, Penny Arcade will go entirely add-free.

GamesBeat Weekly Roundup

If you follow VentureBeat, but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed. With all the PAX East 2012 previews and downloadable game reviews hitting, this was a busy week.