GamesBeat Weekly Roundup

Here are some of the stories that ran on GamesBeat this week. We’re running more articles exclusively in the GamesBeat section of VentureBeat, particularly when they’re mainly of interest to our game readers. The broader-interest posts will continue to run on VentureBeat as well. Please visit the GamesBeat section to catch up on the latest game news. We’re ramping up our game coverage, so you’ll find a larger amount of deeper news at GamesBeat.

Jordan Weisman

Harebrained Schemes needs your help to resurrect Shadowrun

Developer Harebrained Schemes hopes to bring back the RPG classic Shadowrun in the form of Shadowrun Returns for tablets and PC. Of course they need the funding, so they’ve gone the way of Tim Schafer and Brian Fargo and launched a Kickstarter campaign to get the $400k worth of funding they need to start the project.