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Kickstarter offers local support for Japanese creators

Whereas Kickstarter has always been accessible for Japanese backers, creators from the country have always had to look elsewhere to crowdfund their projects. Now, Kickstarter has finally launched for Japanese creators, complete with local customer support and project reviewers. The crowdfunding site only began offering local support to Singapore and …

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Bangarang! Hook actor is crowdfunding a Rufio prequel

Dante Basco, the actor who played Rufio in the 1991 adaptation of Peter Pan, Hook, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to film a short prequel film about the character. At the time of writing, it’s reached $13,000 of its $30,000 goal, with several hundred backers already on board. “This is …

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Banner Saga 3 adds playable Dredge stretch goal

The Banner Saga 3, Stoic’s final chapter in its epic, Nordic ‘saga’ has been fully funded on Kickstarter and that means stretch goals. One that’s now been put on the table, is something fans of the previous two games have been asking for forever: playable Dredge. All that’s needed for …

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance release pushed back to 2017

If Game of Thrones has drifted too far from its non-magical, medieval roots for your tastes, then Kingdom Come: Deliverance may offer a nice antidote to that. Unfortunately you’re going to have to wait for its release though, as now the open world RPG isn’t set to arrive until sometime …

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Paypal no longer protects crowd-funding payments

Although sites like Kickstarter accept credit and debit card payments for campaigns, Paypal has always proved a popular route since it offered some measure of protection for users. Not any more though, as the site has announced that after the end of June this year, payments made through crowd funding …

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Ant Simulator developer partners are in damage control mode

Yesterday the story broke that the Ant Simulator game would no longer be completed, because, according to the main developer of the game, his business partners spent all of the Kickstarter money for it on ‘liquor and strippers.’ Now those partners have hit back, countering Eric Tereshinski’s claims and suggesting …

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Handheld Steam Machine Kickstarter to return

Back in 2014, the Steam Boy was revealed and was set to be the first handheld Steam Machine, allowing PC gamers to play some of their games on the go or stream more demanding titles from a desktop. Then last year, the project was renamed the ‘Smach Z’ and put …

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