That's right, Obsidian has announced the sequel to ever so popular (and ruddy brilliant) Pillars of Eternity. Much like the predecessor, Obsidian have decided to have the sequel crowd-funded. This time they have dropped using Kickstarter in favour of crowd-funding site; Fig. "For the sequel, we have turned to Fig…
If Battalion 1944 wasn't enough to fulfil your crowdfunded WWII multiplayer shooter needs, meet Days of War from Driven Arts. Eerily similar to shooter from Bulkhead Interactive, Days of War “aims to revive the style of classic WWII shooters from the 2000-2010 era” according to their Kickstarter introduction. Interestingly George…
After their initial announcement at The Game Awards earlier this week, Double Fine Productions have officially opened the crowdfunding campaign for Pyschonauts 2.  Instead of going down the conventional route of using Kickstarter and Indiegogo, Double Fine Productions have opted for the relatively new Fig platform, which allows investors to receive a…
In partnership with 505 Games, Lab Zero have launched the crowdfunding campaign for Indivisible, their new action RPG inspired by classics from each genre like Valkyrie Profile and Super Metroid. In Indivisible, you play Ajna, a young woman who after a devastating attack on her rural village, receives the power…
The argument that video games are a waste of time is one that many gamers have probably had thrown in their faces at some point, but there is much more practical uses for the medium, other than entertainment. Video games have been used for education for years and it has…
Divinity: Original Sin, the next instalment of the Divine Divinity series created by Larian Studios, will be coming out of beta some point this spring. This is odd news as the game is actually still in alpha, at least according to the last Steam update made February 17. The news comes…
Tim Schafer, designer of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and most recently, Brutal Age: Act 1, has stated that the second part of his Kickstarter venture is already fully funded. In a recent article with GamesIndustry, Schafer stated "We’ve made enough that we can make the second half of the game for…
Crowdfunding website Kickster has been subject to a security breach on Wednesday, stealing user details. In a blog post, Chief Executive Officer Yancey Strickler detailed exactly what data was accessed: "No credit card data of any kind was accessed by hackers. There is no evidence of unauthorized activity of any…
InXile Entertainment are giving those who didn't donate to Wasteland 2's Kickstarter campaign an opportunity to play the game ahead of its official launch. Now available on Steam Early Access, you can now buy your way into the beta, while also receiving a few extra digital incentives. £29.99/$59.99 may seem…
Wil Wheaton is somewhat of an internet celebrity now. Originally loathed for his portrayal of Wesley Crusher, times have changed and the world has moved on. Now Wheaton will feature in Tim Scafer's Broken Age, the kickstarted adventure funded in 2012. Double Fine announced this casting choice on their official…
  Learning the basics of a combat system is critical to any RPG, let alone a turn based RPG. Make it too easy, people get bored. Make it too complicated, not many people will bother to learn it. So far it appears Stoic has struck a nice balance, easy to…
Big Robot's paid alpha for Sir, You Are Being Hunted seems to have turned out well for them. With enough interest to fund their development, the small studio has released monthly updates that keep evolving on a constant basis. From one month to another, tactics which previously worked may no…
Stoic have introduced a new class into The Banner Saga. Announced on their official site, Stoic's new Norse-like fights are known as 'Shieldbangers". Described as a "living tank", these horned heroes will be taking on the end of the world with a beefy shield. Shieldbangers are for all sense of…
Backers to the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter will be getting an early Christmas gift in the form of a beta. Anyone who funded $55 or more will get access to the beta, with inXile founder Brian Fargo tweeting the release window.   Feeling very confident that #wasteland2 beta will be ready…
The crowdfunding total for space simulator Star Citizen has surpassed the $30,000,000 mark. Roberts Space Industries have a lot of stretch goals to work on while they continue development for the core game that isn't due out until late next year. $30,000,000 is a lot of money for one indie…
  Vikings were good at travelling, mainly because they murdered and pillaged for whatever they needed. They didn't worry about trade or decency, just the common courtesy of stabbing you over a loaf of bread and maybe your wife. The Banner Saga however does have a few hang-ups on such…
Everyone knows about Minecraft, the indie smash hit that everyone owns twice over. 2PlayerProductions has now made the uncut version of their documentary about the game available for free on Youtube. Minecraft: The Story Of Mojang is a feature-length documentary that was originally funded on Kickstarter back in 2011. 2Playerproductions…
It has been well over a year since The Banner Saga successfully completed its stint on Kickstarter. Since then Stoic Studio has been busy toiling away on their tactical RTS. Soon we will see the fruits of their labor, after they announced that The Banner Saga will be released January…
Star Citizen is now the most successful crowd-funded project ever, it seems. The game raised a million dollars in 7 days, due its popularity, current playability, and promise of delivering something unlike we've seen before. This meets a stretch goal which unlocks an enhanced alpha of the game which will…
The guys at Deta Dwarf have had a long and hard ride to get to where they are now, even with a successful Kickstarter and now a release on Steam under there belts, they want people to realise exactly how tough it was. Phew! A long story but certainly an…
The Odd Gentlemen, the team behind sepia-toned puzzler The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, have given famed author Neil Gaiman the chance to create a game. Wayward Manor is being crowdfunded through the official site, with tiers of awards for you to languish over as you decide how much you can afford…