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Rock Band 4

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Harmonix Claims Rock Band 4’s PC Audience is Too Small

Earlier today, we reported on the news that Rock Band’s 4 Fig campaign had ended and only managed to amass 52 percent of the whopping $1.5 million target. Since then, Harmonix has released a final update explaining…

Rock Band 4

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Rock Band 4 PC Crowdfunding Campaign Has Failed

The Rock Band franchise provides hours of entertainment for music lovers and proved to be a popular pastime with close friends. Learning an instrument is very challenging and requires a patient approach. Furthermore, to master any…

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Star Citizen is Splitting in Two

The Cloud Imperium Kickstarted space sim Star Citizen is splitting into two, with the single player and online multiplayer components becoming separate entities. While either of the two components can be bought for a fee of…

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Check out the Amazing 17-Liter Project Nova Chassis

Some of the best ideas are born out of necessity because they are needed but don’t exist yet. The same goes for the 17-liter chassis currently known as Project NOVA. Aibohphobia wanted to add more RAM to his…

Mighty No. 9

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Mighty No. 9 Delayed Once Again

Mighty No. 9’s Kickstarter campaign was funded in a mere two days and went onto amass almost $4 million. Clearly, being the spiritual successor to the highly idolized Megaman franchise encouraged many fans of the genre…

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Retro VGS Console Rebranded as COLECO Chameleon

Retro gaming is becoming more popular every year as people try to recreate memories from their childhood and evoke a sense of nostalgia. As a result, many of the classic or rare titles, can fetch a…

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Star Citizen Alpha Version 2.0 is Now Available

Star Citizen recently surpassed $100 million in crowdfunding money and set a new Guinness World Record. This is an astonishing achievement and I cannot see any other project exceeding Star Citizen’s budget in the near future.…

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Psychonauts 2 Fig Funding Surpasses $1 Million in Just 14 Hours

Double Fine Productions created some of the most inventive video games ever including Brutal Legend, Costume Quest and Psychonauts. The studio is headed by Tim Schafer, who originally worked for Lucasarts and crafted masterpieces like Grim Fandandgo…

All in One HC Wireless Smart Projector

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French Startup Aims to Make Home Projectors Easy

Films viewed over a projector are a luxury most only get to enjoy at the local cinema. Whether it’s the price of the projector itself, the setup required and even the needed extras like space and…

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$1m Crowdfunded Robot Dragonfly Crash-Lands

The company behind Robot Dragonfly, one of the earliest crowdfunding success stories, raising over $1 million via Indiegogo back in 2012, is in desperate financial trouble, leaving the project on the verge of collapse. TechJect, the…

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Apotact Labs Takes ‘Gest Controller’ to Kickstarter

Are you a huge fan of the Nintendo Power Glove and wish that you could use it with your Android or iOS device? Well, that isn’t going to happen anytime soon without some electronics hacking on…

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Square Enix May Crowdfund Localization Projects

Ever since crowdfunding has come onto the scene, many indie devs and sometimes even major ones have used the power of the crowd to fund their game development. Square Enix is now taking this approach and…

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Successful $73,000 Kickstarter Campaign Plagued by Money Issues

Financially backing a Kickstarter for any amount always involves a certain degree of risk as the final project may never come to fruition or match your expectations. Ideally, backers should see themselves as financial investors which…

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Briton Starts Crowdfunding to Raise €1.6 Billion for Greece

As Greece makes history by missing their IMF payment, one man is setting out to fix it himself and with the help of others like him. While we all have our own ideas in how to…

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X-Wing Designer Kickstarts New Space Dogfighting Game

The lead designer on the classic LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing series has launched a Kickstarter for a new space dogfighting game, which looks very much like the spiritual successor to the X-Wing games. David Wessman, whose…

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Man Tries to Buy Kickstarter – by Raising Money on Kickstarter!

Kickstarter is no stranger to strange campaigns, but this one really sets the stupid bar pretty high, $1.2 billion high to be exact, that’s about £800m for those in the UK. Aaron Schlecter doesn’t want to…

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Indiegogo Toy Aims to Help Teach Children How to Code

A lot of companies have been struggling to release something that will help children how to code. The use of apps and toys have been the most obvious choice for them in order to make coding…

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Star Citizen Hits the $77 Million Mark in Crowdfunding

It seems that Star Citizen’s success will never stop, and the same can be said for its crowdfunding campaign. It looks like the campaign does not slow down with time, instead it seems to be speeding…

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Sony Might Be Looking Into Testing as a Service, Early Access and Crowdfunding

Sony has revealed some of their possible future plans in a job posting for a new Director for the Worldwide Studios Quality Assurance Business operations. Of course the job possibilities mentioned here aren’t always a hundred…

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$114,000 Kickstarter Project The Stomping Land Goes Dark

After raising $114,000 on Kickstarter, dinosaur survival game The Stomping Land is in a worrying state after its lead artist left the project to take another job and its lead developer, Alex Fundora, is no longer…

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‘Exploding Kittens’ Becomes Most Backed Kickstarter Ever

Crowdfunding campaigns have been getting weirder. Just last week we reported on the story that a guy from Norwich had started offering dates with himself on Indiegogo, but this week we have news of the most…

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Meet the MeArm – A Kickstarter that Promises Robotics for Everybody

Meet MeArm – the robotic arm designed to teach anyone and everyone about robotics. Benjamin Gray from Nottingham, UK, has so far raised £13,966 for his small robot arm project that’s meant to make the science of robots…

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$66,000 Dollars Raised on Kickstarter For… Keyboard Waffle Iron

There’s some crazy Kickstarter campaigns around these days. Take this one for instance, a waffle iron shaped like a keyboard that makes waffles shaped like keyboards. Speaking to Re/code, its creator Chris Dimino was as surprised…

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DimasTech Starts Indigogo Campaign for the Epic AMC Chassis

Have you ever found yourself in the situation that you had a great PC chassis, but there was just the one or two things off. The things you would have done differently if you had designed…

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Meet Omnipresenz: Your Human Avatar

Ever wanted to explore the world without actually having to go outdoors? Well soon you’ll be able to, according to the people behind a new crowdfunding campaign. Omnipresenz allows you to explore a place via an audio…

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New Traffic Lights Let You Play Pong

Meet the ActiWait, the new product behind an Indiegogo campaign that promises to let you play Pong while waiting to cross the road. The concept is the result of work by 3 German design students that…

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The Sony E-Paper Watch Revealed

Remember that Sony Watch we reported on a few days ago? The one that’s made with ‘e-paper’?  Well it has since been revealed. It turns out that it was in the public eye all along, as…