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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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The Behemoth offers aid to indies with The Research Centaur, Gold Egg

In the indie world, Castle Crashers studio The Behemoth lives up to its name, and now it's using that awesome reach to benefit the larger development community. Two new divisions, The Research Centaur and the Gold Egg Project, aim to help out smaller studios by providing QA resources and financial...

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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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Kickstarter reaches $1 billion in pledges

Kickstarter backers have pledged over $1 billion to projects on the funding platform in the lifetime of the site, which first launched in late April 2009. That monumental chunk of change was pledged towards 135,344 projects, according to Kickstarter's perpetually-updated stats page. Of the money...

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Stealthy slugcat stalks PC, Mac and Linux in Rain World

Stealthy indie platformer Rain World concluded its Kickstarter campaign yesterday with $63,255 in funding. Developers Joar Jakobsson and James Primate earned enough from the campaign to add Linux to the game's list of platforms, which also spans PC and Mac. Though it didn't go into specifics on...

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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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Star Citizen still raking in cash, funding now at $37 million

Roberts Space Industries' in-development spacefaring MMORPG Star Citizen earned over $5 million over the last two months of its extended crowdfunding campaign, reaching a grand total of $37 million as of this week. The latest funding milestone nets players an additional in-game star system...

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Oculus Rift gets $75 million in funding from Netscape founder's firm

Oculus VR received $75 million in funding from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, led by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen. Oculus VR previously secured $16 million in its first round of funding in June. The company's Oculus Rift augmented reality hardware also earned $2.4 million on...

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Double Fine's Spacebase DF-9 makes up $400K Indie Fund investment in 2 weeks

Double Fine's sci-fi social sim Spacebase DF-9 has recouped its initial Indie Fund investment, earning over $400,000 within two weeks of joining Steam's Early Access program. The investment marks Indie Fund's most expensive venture to date, requiring assistance from Humble Bundle, The...

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Square Enix 'Collective' partners with Indiegogo, opens older Eidos IP

Square Enix is partnering with Indiegogo for a indie development curation program it's calling Square Enix Collective. The platform allows creators to post their ideas to Square Enix's community, garnering votes over the course of 28 days. Project pitches are evaluated by Square Enix, and providing...

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