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News: James Pond Franchise to Return With Crowdfunding Campaign

James Pond Franchise to Return With Crowdfunding Campaign

The original's creator, Chris Sorrell, is on board

Gamers of a certain age may remember the original James Pond, which graced a number of platforms including the SEGA Mega Drive / Genesis; the sequel James Pond 2: Codename RoboCod has also been ported a lot, including a DS version in 2005. At its peak in the '90s the series was quite a hit in pop...

News: Keiji Inafune Shares His Thoughts on PlatinumGames, Working With Fans and Mega Man's Creation

Keiji Inafune Shares His Thoughts on PlatinumGames, Working With Fans and Mega Man's Creation

Kaio: King of Pirates' fate is in the hands of its publisher, Marvelous

Keiji Inafune caused a bit of a stir a week ago, satisfying the fantasies and dreams of many Mega Man fans by announcing Mighty No.9, a 'spritual successor' to the Mega Man franchise that's steadily creeping towards its crowdfunding stretch goal that will bring a Wii U release...

News: Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Will Officially Be Made in English

Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Will Officially Be Made in English

We catch up with Fleur Marty to find out about the new stretch goals

Ynnis Interactive has been running a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths, the puzzle adventure game based on the Japanese-French animated series of the same name, to other nations in English. It has now reached its goal and...

Video: Check Out the Full Keiji Inafune PAX Panel, Including Mighty No. 9 Reveal

Check Out the Full Keiji Inafune PAX Panel, Including Mighty No. 9 Reveal

The crowd certainly enjoyed it

This past weekend Keiji Inafune confirmed Mighty No. 9, a crowdfunded project that will see the iconic designer — best known for the Mega Man series — team up with a number of former colleagues to deliver a new IP with undoubted conceptual similarities to the Blue Bomber. It was an announcement that likely had...

News: Sword 'N' Board Confirmed For Wii U

Sword 'N' Board Confirmed For Wii U

Kickstarter-funded adventure RPG is on the way

Just short of a month ago independent games developer Robert Busey opened up a Kickstarter page for his new game Sword 'N' Board. Essentially, it's a puzzle-based adventure RPG that sees you battling through imaginary monsters, cardboard forests and dark pillow fort dungeons all in an attempt to find...

News: Ghost Song: A Journey of Hope Misses Wii U Fundraising Target But May Still Arrive

Ghost Song: A Journey of Hope Misses Wii U Fundraising Target But May Still Arrive

"I'm working to make this happen anyway"

In August we brought you details of Ghost Song: A Journey of Hope, a crowdfunded project with stylistic references to Super Metroid, in particular. With bold plans to incorporate ideas from the likes of Dark Souls, its setting and storyline was promising to the extent that it quickly reached its funding...

News: Mighty No. 9 Wii U Stretch Goal Has Been Reduced

Mighty No. 9 Wii U Stretch Goal Has Been Reduced

It's now set at a cool $2,200,000

The Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 kicked off over the weekend and it has already smashed through its original $900,000 goal, meaning the game will definitely be coming to PC. When comcept USA revealed its new project it stated a home console version for Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 would be made should...

News: WayForward Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

WayForward Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Wii U listed as a platform

Late last week WayForward began a countdown to a Kickstarter project, prompting fans to speculate on what it could be. Perhaps unsurprisingly it's for a new title in one of its most adored original IPs — Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. If funded it'll be a multi-platform HD adventure for the character, with the Wii U listed...

News: Jools Watsham Offers to Help Create a 3DS Version of Mighty No. 9

Jools Watsham Offers to Help Create a 3DS Version of Mighty No. 9

...And the response sounds rather promising

A few days ago comcept USA announced a Kickstarter project for Mighty No. 9 — a spiritual successor to Capcom's Mega Man series — and it has been receiving a lot of attention from funders, press and even other development studios since then it would seem. The project has already reached its minimum...

News: Keiji Inafune Addresses Concerns Over Capcom Legal Issues With Mighty No. 9, Explains Fan Collaboration Plans

Keiji Inafune Addresses Concerns Over Capcom Legal Issues With Mighty No. 9, Explains Fan Collaboration Plans

"With the Legends project we didn't get to do all that we wanted to do"

Over the weekend Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune caused a minor internet meltdown by launching a Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9, a project with an all-star development team and a strong Mega Man vibe to it. At the time of writing the fundraiser has unsurprisingly gained...

News: Mega Man Creator Keiji Inafune Working On Spiritual Successor Mighty No. 9

Mega Man Creator Keiji Inafune Working On Spiritual Successor Mighty No. 9

Wii U version added as stretch goal to Kickstarter campaign

Capcom may be content to allow Mega Man's 25th birthday to pass without a brand-new adventure, but creator Kenji Inafune has taken matters into his own hands and is attempting to make a spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber via Kickstarter. Mighty No.9 is Mega Man in all but name,...

Exclusive: Exploring The Mysterious Cities of Gold With Fleur Marty

Exploring The Mysterious Cities of Gold With Fleur Marty

We chat about the title's new fundraising campaign and more

About a month ago Neko Entertainment and Ynnis Interactive announced they will be bringing Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths to Wii U and 3DS this October. It's based on the cult Japanese-French animated series of the same name, which aired in the early eighties and it has recently...

News: Metroid Fan Film Fundraising Campaign Demolished After Claim From Nintendo

Metroid Fan Film Fundraising Campaign Demolished After Claim From Nintendo

It's now "the subject of an intellectual property dispute"

Two weeks ago we reported that a Kickstarter campaign emerged for a fan-made Metroid film titled Metroid: Enemies Within. Its goal was to reach $90,000 to bring the 10-minute Hollywood-style film to fruition, and had Christian Cardona on board, who has worked on shows such as Bones, Lost...

News: Shadow of the Eternals Fails To Meet Funding Goal

Shadow of the Eternals Fails To Meet Funding Goal

Precursor goes back to the drawing board

Last month Precursor Games relaunched its crowdsourcing campaign to get its first ever game Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, but unfortunately it has failed to obtain the necessary funding. The campaign, which ran on Kickstarter, achieved $323,950, which is not even half of the $750,000 target...

News: Metroid Fan Film Seeks Crowdfunding For Completion

Metroid Fan Film Seeks Crowdfunding For Completion

See Samus in full Hollywood glory

If you're a fan of Metroid and have some spare cash lying around, you may be excited to know that a new Kickstarter project has been opened to fund Metroid: Enemies Within, a ten minute live-action fan film. "Fan film" might be a slight understatement, as the project is being helmed by Christian Cardona, an Emmy...

News: Ghost Song: A Journey of Hope Could Come to Wii U if Kickstarter Stretch Goal is Met

Ghost Song: A Journey of Hope Could Come to Wii U if Kickstarter Stretch Goal is Met

The Metroidvania-style title has already hit its original goal

Ghost Song: A Journey of Hope is an interesting-looking sidescroller that takes much influence from the classic Super Nintendo title Super Metroid. Only a few days ago its developer Matt White set up a Kickstarter campaign for the project and aimed to obtain $15,000 to bring the title...

Interview: Retromade Games On Developing Desert Strike Tribute Hell IX For Wii U

Retromade Games On Developing Desert Strike Tribute Hell IX For Wii U

"Our basic philosophy is to return to classic gameplay"

Retromade Games has just launched its Kickstarter campaign for helicopter shooter Hell IX, and has confirmed that the game will be headed to the Wii U eShop if its funding target of $22,000 is met. An action title which calls to mind the old-school gameplay of Desert Strike and Tiger Heli,...