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Crowdfund Bookie, October 2013: Two is greater than 58

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. The month of October saw 172,360 people pledge $7,361,713 towards 42 successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo video game projects. To...

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Crowdfund Bookie: Inafune's mighty $3.8 million haul

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. The power of Keiji Inafune's name couldn't be more evident than in this highly-profitable week in crowdfunding, which covers the...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero raises $776k in funding campaign [Update]

WayForward's Kickstarter project for platformer Shantae: Half-Genie Hero ended today, raising a total of $776,084. The project's final amount was enough to push it past the developer's $700,000 "Costume Swap" stretch goal, which will offer players three more fully-animated outfits for use in the...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero hits first stretch goal, adds bonus campaign

WayForward has surpassed the first stretch goal for its Kickstarter-funded platformer, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, ensuring the finished product will include a second, alternate storyline. In addition to its main adventure mode starring the belly-dancing genie Shantae, Half-Genie Hero will now...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero leaps past Kickstarter goal

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero has been funded. With 10 days left in the game's Kickstarter effort, WayForward Technologies has pulled in $416,360, topping its $400,000 goal. Thanks to fan generosity, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will appear on nearly everything, having been confirmed for Xbox 360, Xbox...

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Shantae: Risky's Revenge goes free on iOS as sequel nears funding goal

To celebrate the impending success of its Kickstarter-funded platformer Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, WayForward has released its iOS predecessor game Shantae: Risky's Revenge as a free download in the iTunes App Store for a limited time. Following up on its debut for DSiWare in 2011, Risky's...

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Shantae teams up with Mighty No. 9 dev for 'Half-Genie Hero'

Japanese studio Inti Creates is handling development duties on Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, WayForward's HD installment in the beloved platforming series. You may also recall Inti Creates as the same house handling Keiji Inafune's retro-inspired game, Mighty No. 9. Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero coming if funded to Vita, Vita TV

WayForward will grant wishes for a Vita version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, but not just the regular version of the portable. If it meets its funding goal, the Kickstarter platformer will hair-whip its way onto Vita and the freshly unveiled Vita TV. In a Kickstarter update, WayForward said it...

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Wayforward Kickstarting Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Wayforward, the studio behind DuckTales Remastered and Adventure Time: Hey Ice King, has launched a $400,000 Kickstarter campaign for one of its original IPs, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. The new Shantae is an HD adventure confirmed for Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Steam. Shantae, the...

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