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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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Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn funding ends, goal reached

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn concluded its Indiegogo campaign achieving $473,884, which was just slightly over its $450,000 goal. Previously the console versions of the new game would only occur if the game hit stretch goals over $775K, but the campaign site notes it's been updated and Shaq Fu will now...

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Horror game Uncanny Valley can't hold onto its flashlight

You're Tom, a security guard at a corporate facility deep in the mountains, and you have the night shift. To help pass the time, you grab a flashlight and explore the cavernous building. You walk down dark hallways, through meat-packing rooms and offices with anatomical diagrams on the walls...

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Square Enix opens its curation and funding program to all indie devs

Square Enix opened the doors for all developers to submit game ideas to its Collective platform today, which curates ideas and pushes them forward to the crowdfunding space. The publisher previously tested the waters with three games, two of which received a thumbs-up from the voting community:...

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Crowdfund Bookie, winter quarter: Hibernation

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. Money spent on crowdfunded games dropped 51.1 percent in the three-month period of December 2013 through February 2014. In this...

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Shazam: Shaq returns in Shaq Fu A Legend Reborn

As was foretold, Shaq is returning to the gaming world with a rebirth of one of the more infamous games in history, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. The flexible funding project is now live on Indiegogo, and is seeking $450,000 to make the beat-em-up game a reality. The funding page acknowledges the...

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Tulpa mixes Limbo, Alice, occultism for two-character platforming

Tulpa is an eerie, symbolic puzzle-platformer that draws inspiration from Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, American McGee's Alice and Limbo, with roots in occultism and theosophy. In layman's terms, it's a creepy game about secrets and sanity. It features two playable characters: Ophelia, who...

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Indiegogo raises $40 million in second round of venture funding

San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced that it has raised $40 million in a second round of venture financing, following up on a $15 million Series A funding round in 2012. Indiegogo said in a statement that it plans to springboard off its Series B financing to focus on...

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Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games reveals upcoming Game of Glens

Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games announced that it is partnering with Square Enix to develop the upcoming Scotsman-themed minigame compilation Game of Glens for PC platforms. Ruffian will fund the project through the Square Enix Collective, a crowdfunding initiative the publisher launched in...

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Fighting is Magic creator Mane6 to crowdfund new game in 2014

Mane6, the group behind a My Little Pony-based fighting game titled MLP: Fighting is Magic, is back on their feet (hooves?) and will soon begin work on their totally-legal, not-going-to-get-shut-down-by-Hasbro-this-time project. A recent post on the group's blog revealed that the team plans to...

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