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The sun sets on Tale of Tales' funding for next game

Sunset has been funded on Kickstarter with $67,636 raised of a requested $25,000, allowing developer Tale of Tales to conquer a stretch goal aimed at creating a richer, bigger game through the addition of an animator, programmer and concept artist. Sunset is a narrative-driven exploration game...

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Star Citizen tops $48 million, unveils new bomber

Since our last look at Chris Roberts' space epic Star Citizen, the game's crowdfunding effort has pulled down another $5 million, bringing the current total to a staggering $48 million. With another funding milestone comes another stretch goal reward, in this case, the two-fold debut of the...

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Mighty No. 9 seeking $100K more to add Japanese voice acting

Comcept revealed additional stretch goals for Mighty No. 9 a few short days ago, giving fans the opportunity to bolster the game's development with funding via PayPal on its official site. The $100,000 stretch goal was introduced to fund English voice acting for the game, which the original game's...

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Butterfly-in-the-sky blue Ouya fills out Reading Rainbow Kickstarter's color spectrum

Here's a collaboration we didn't see coming, and not just because we don't wear a VISOR like Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge: Ouya has partnered with LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow to produce a sky-blue limited edition Ouya console, 500 of which will be signed by Burton. Ouya's offer is...

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Catlateral Damage knocks its funding goal off the shelf

We've got another game to be added to the rapidly-expanding genre of animal simulator games: Catlateral Damage, which started as a game jam project and charmed its way into our hearts back at the beginning of the year with a limited demo build, has met its $40,000 Kickstarter goal. The feline...

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Dota 2 makes waves with $10 million International prize pool

Thanks to Valve's crowdfunding initiatives, the Dota 2 world championship, otherwise known as The International, now has a prize pool totaling more than $10 million. Which is like ... *counts out fingers* ... a lot. It's enough to eclipse last year's $2.9 million prize pool several times over, and...

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Crowdfund Bookie: One year, $35 million

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the month and produces pretty charts for you to look at. A total of 341 video game projects were funded on Kickstarter and Indiegogo in the past year. Those games earned $35,945,510...

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Amplitude: A funding freak

Harmonix's Kickstarter project to fund a successor to its 2002 cult favorite PS2 music game Amplitude will be retold time and time again as a glimmering example of success on the platform. After all, the project had all the good stuff we like to talk about: A likeable group of developers, a classic...

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EVE Online history book crowdfunds over $95,000

Last month we mentioned a crowdfunding effort from games journalist Andrew Groen which sought to raise money for an extensive history book on EVE Online. That fundraiser has now drawn to a close, having drawn nearly eight times more money than Groen had originally hoped. Groen's fundraiser was a...

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Amplitude clears funding goal, races toward finish line

Harmonix has successfully matched its $775,000 goal on Kickstarter for Amplitude with 21 hours remaining in the campaign. The Dance Central developer recently admitted that its crowdfunding goal amounted to "less than half of the project budget for the game," the rest of which will come from the...

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