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Banjo-Kazooie Lives on in New Kickstarted Successor

It’s a good time to be a Banjo-Kazooie fan as games new company, Playtonic Games, have successfully launched a Kickstarter for a new game, Yooka-Laylee, which is to be the spiritual successor to the popular 90’s…

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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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The £100 Pound Laser Pointer That Can Stay Still, Even If You Can’t

Do you get nervous when presenting to people or have a natural hand tremor? Steadylaser.com have come up with a solution. we think it’s a bit of a tough market to be selling a laser pointer…

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Songbringer: The Zelda-a-Like That’s Different Every Time You Play

“What if each time you played The Legend of Zelda it was a different world with unique secrets and mysteriously new dungeons?” the maker of Songbringer, a new dungeon crawler seeking funding on Kickstarter, asks. It sounds very…

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High-Tech Alarm Clock Uses Focused Beams of Sound and Light

Getting up on a morning can be a tricky task, one that can spell death for your alarm clock when you thump your fist down onto that glaring “snooze” button. However, one team think they’ve got…

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Pebble Time’s Kickstarter Smashes Records by Raising more than $20 Million

Pebble’s Time watch has launched on Kickstarter a month ago and has recently closed with a $20.3 million funding campaign. The Pebble Time is said to feature a colour e-ink display, 20% thinner body, a seven-day…

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Love Customized Tech? Now Customize Your Own Keyboard!

With all the keyboard options available, and some I didn’t even know existed, there are always those who can’t find that perfect fit. Now, thanks to students from Tokyo University, finding that keyboard is now a…

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Kickstarter Wants to Hire Someone With Good Common Sense

According to Gizmodo, Kickstarter really is looking to hire someone for their “common sense”. Now for any other company, that would be a very odd position to hold. But for Kickstarter, you can probably imagine why it…

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Meet The Kickstarter That Makes it Impossible to Spill Your Cup

Meet the Maskimatic cup holder, the product that makes spilling your drink almost impossible. This clever piece of kit can keep your beverages level up to a tilt of 20°, and will prevent any messiness in…

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Instrument 1, a Whole Band in One Device, Hits Kickstarter Target

Artiphon impressed so much with its multi-instrument at CES 2013 that the device, Instrument 1, hit its Kickstarter goal within six hours of its launch. At the time of writing, its $75,000 target had been more…

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Waterproof Rubix Cube-Like System Runs Linux, Heads to Kickstarter

Is it a new shiny rubix cube? It could look like one, but in fact Cuberox is a Kickstarter project that includes 16×16 screens on a waterproof casing, having it powered by Linux and wireless charging.…

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Man Creates Combat-Ready Protective Batsuit

A Philadelphia University student has built a Batman-styled combat suit. Jackson Gordon, an Industrial Design student, has crafted the custom Batsuit to resist against punches, blunt trauma, and even sharp objects like machetes. Sadly, the suit…

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Creator Launches ToeJam & Earl Sequel Kickstarter

SEGA Mega Drive (or Genesis, for our American readers) classic ToeJam & Earl is returning, thanks to a Kickstarter from creator Greg Johnson. Having already raised a quarter of its $400,000 goal in a matter of…

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Pebble Time Smartwatch Smashes Kickstarter Goal in Minutes

Smartwatch maker Pebble decided to return to its old stalking ground, Kickstarter, to raise funding for its new wearable device, the Pebble Time, and the $500,000 goal was decimated in a matter of minutes. First time…

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The Projector that can Turn Any Surface into a Computer Screen

A new kind of projector is currently seeking support on Kickstarter. Beam can deliver visual content to any surface through either a Bluetooth connection to an Android or iOS smart device or through its on-board WiFi…

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Metal Gear Solid PS4 Remake Kickstarter Canceled After Absolutely No One Pledged

Some Kickstarter projects are doomed to fail from the beginning, and it was no different for the ridiculous Metal Gear Solid PS4 remake on Kickstarter The original creator of the game, Hideo Kojima, said at the Taipei…

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Exploding Kittens Kickstarter Ends, Raising $8.7 Million

Card game Exploding Kittens asked for $10,000 on Kickstarter. Thirty days later, the Kickstarter funding period ended, raising in excess of $8.7 million, with over 200,000 backers. The project had already become the most backed Kickstarter…

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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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STRAFE Pre-Alpha Build Available for Download

The delightfully bloody STRAFE, an FPS with graphics and gameplay firmly rooted in the Nineties, now has a pre-alpha build available for download, thanks to developers Pixel Titans. STRAFE’s Kickstarter campaign is now down to its…

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The Most Bizarre Digital Clock You’ve Ever Seen

Clocks and watches these days can be pretty complicated. Sometimes it feels as though the days of a minutes hand and a seconds hand are numbered. This clock however, is unlike anything else you’ve ever seen. The…

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Is STRAFE The Most Hardcore FPS Ever Conceived? Yup!

It’s worth pointing out that the video below is NSFW. In fact, pretty much everything about Strafe is going to be fairly unsafe for work. In fact, this game may not be safe for humans and…

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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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GP3D Introduces The Simple and Affordable Sprout 3D Printer

GreenProject, or GP3D, will unveil their new Sprout affordable 3D printer at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. GP3D is ready for production but will launch it with a Kickstarter crowd-funding program to…

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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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Our First Look At Shadowrun Returns is Here

Harebrained Studios has provided the first look at its “new setting” for Shadowrun Returns, which teases that the upcoming game will take place in Hong Kong. The developer wrote in an update to the Kickstarter page…

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Shadowrun Returns Developer Teases New Shadowrun Game For 2015

Harebrained Schemes, the studio behind Shadowrun Returns, is teasing a new Shadowrun title for 2015. The developer took to their Kickstarter page, saying “Shadowrun returns to Kickstarter January 2015.” The developer hasn’t said anything else, but…