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Unsung Story is lowering and adjusting stretch goals and adding PS4 support

When the Kickstarter for Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians opened up last week, some people were sceptical of a variety of things listed on the Kickstarter page.

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Yasumi Matsuno reveals Kickstarter project Unsung Story

Yasumi Matsuno, the legendary creator of the FINAL FANTASY world Ivalice is creating a brand new world through Kickstarter.

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Prepare for Obduction: Myst Creators Reach Kickstarter Goals

SUCCESSSSS! Cyan Inc. (creators of Myst and Riven) have reached their goal of $1.2 million to fund their next first-person adventure game, Obduction. Once again players will be whisked away and placed in a strange land, figuring out everything with naught but their wits. Though I’ve never played more than ten minutes of Myst, I know it

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Stoic Studio’s “The Banner Saga” Releasing January 14th

The Banner Saga, the Kickstarter funded strategy RPG that raised $723,886 back in April 2012, has finally gotten a launch date: January 14th, 2014. The Kickstarter update for the project says the company is comfortable giving a release date because the game is “essentially complete.” This means the game is playable from front to back,

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“The 7th Guest” Series Takes to Kickstarter for Third Game

Trilobyte Games, the team behind The 7th Guest and The 11th Hour, have taken to Kickstarter looking for funding for the final episode in their franchise, The 7th Guest: 3. Trilobyte Games is looking to closely follow the gameplay of the previous games in the series, with The 7th Guest: 3 featuring 20 puzzles that

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Diabetes Self-Management Game “The Magi and The Sleeping Star” Hits Kickstarter

Game Equals Life announced today that they’ve taken to Kickstarter seeking funding for The Magi and The Sleep Star, a fantasy adventure game that just so happens to feature a diabetic protagonist. While more information about the game and its development are available on the Kickstarter page, here’s a brief excerpt about the game. The

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Shantae: Half Genie Hero reaches Kickstarter goal

Shantae: Half Genie Hero, the first Kickstarter project by WayForward, has met it’s initial goal of $400,000. There’s still time to back the project though as there are a plethora of stretch goals including the ability to play as Shantae’s rival Risky Boots. The game will be released on all platforms including Vita TV and

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Acttil announced Reborn, a JRPG heading to PS3 and PS4 through Kickstarter

Hey people, it’s Tokyo Game Show. That means announcements. Newly formed publisher acttil just announced their first original videogame project that they’ll be publishing. A JRPG titled REBORN will be hitting PS3 and PS4 next year, developed by Elemental-Labs. That is, assuming they’ll be reaching their $150,000 goal on kickstarter starting next week. What is REBORN all

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Middle of Nowhere is a horror game that will be coming to Kickstarter

Middle of Nowhere is an indie-developed horror game by VisionArts. The story is written by Rely on Horror‘s Editor-in-Chief Jorge Bocanegra. Now, the game itself received its first trailer (above) today, teasing the concept of the game. However, as the trailer states, it’s a low-res, low-FPS, 4:3 trailer that practically only shows off the concept of

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Project Phoenix – The first Japanese videogame Kickstarter unites talents from all around the world

If there’s one genre that seems to be the big favourite of indie-developers on Kickstarter, it’s roleplaying games. Soul Saga, Cryamore, Shroud of the Avatar, Shadowun Returns and the list goes on and on. Not that I’m complaining of course, RPGs are something I’m a big fan of and I’m happy to see more of

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Quitting your job to create an RPG – Interview with Disastercake’s Mike Gale about Soul Saga

A little over two weeks ago, a really cool-looking RPG called Soul Saga popped up on Kickstarter. The developer is a small company called Disastercake, lead by Mike Gale. The game recently passed $100,000 with half its’ time left, and is continuing to be a success. I sat down with Mike Gale to talk about Soul

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Double Fine kickstarting “Massive Chalice”

Double Fine is so happy with how kickstarting Broken Age turned out that they’re next project is also being kickstarted. I’m okay with this as I am very much pro-Kickstarter and as a backer of Broken Age I’ve been able to see that they make sure to use everything they get in the best way

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