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News: Kickstarter Campaign Opens For A Hat In Time

Kickstarter Campaign Opens For A Hat In Time

Wii U version possible, although it's not promised

Back in February, we reported that 3D platformer A Hat In Time could make its way to Wii U, after developer Jonas Kærlev explained how he was in touch with a publisher that had taken an interest in bringing it to the system. A Kickstarter campaign has just launched for the beautiful cel-shaded...

News: The Hand Of Panda Is Looking To Slap The 3DS eShop Soon

The Hand Of Panda Is Looking To Slap The 3DS eShop Soon

Kickstarter campaign for martial arts-inspired title opens

“If you're a fan of the bonus rounds found in most fighting games, wouldn't it be awesome if there was a game based solely on that?” That’s the concept behind The Hand of Panda, which is being developed as an eShop title for 3DS. The developers behind the game are Isaias Martinez and...

News: Western Journalist Looking To Chart The Untold History Of Japanese Game Devs

Western Journalist Looking To Chart The Untold History Of Japanese Game Devs

Unprecedented project looking to Kickstarter for funding

Although many will argue that Japan's status in the games development world has lessened over the past few hardware generations, there once was a time when all the world's best software seemed to flow from that modestly-proportioned selection of islands. Back in the days of the 8 and 16-bit...

News: A.N.N.E Developer Confirms Wii U Version, Regardless of Kickstarter Stretch Goal

A.N.N.E Developer Confirms Wii U Version, Regardless of Kickstarter Stretch Goal

Failure to hit target will merely delay eventual release

In recent times we've seen plenty of Kickstarter projects offer up stretch goals for Wii U or 3DS releases, and a number of them have hit those targets. A.N.N.E, on the other hand, doesn't look likely to hit its amended Wii U target of $140,000, as it's resting on just under $90,000 — at...

News: Nintendo Launches Kickstarter Parody "Crowdfarter" To Promote Game & Wario

Nintendo Launches Kickstarter Parody "Crowdfarter" To Promote Game & Wario

New Wii U title gets humorous promotional site

We've seen a lot of Kickstarter-related news posts recently, and Nintendo has jumped on the craze by producing a parody site to market the forthcoming Game & Wario. Dubbed Crowdfarter, the site encourages people to spread the word about the Wii U title on Facebook and Twitter. Doing so earns coins,...

Developer Interview: Yacht Club Games - Kickstarter Can Show The Demand for Indie Titles

Yacht Club Games - Kickstarter Can Show The Demand for Indie Titles

Sean Velasco shares his thoughts on the crowdfunding platform

Over the weekend you may have seen a feature that we posted considering the increasing relevance of Kickstarter. The crowdfunding website has exploded in popularity in the past year, with many projects subsequently emerging that'll make their way to Wii U and/or 3DS. We spoke to two...

News: A.N.N.E Reaches Kickstarter Target, Ten Days Left To Hit Wii U Stretch Goal

A.N.N.E Reaches Kickstarter Target, Ten Days Left To Hit Wii U Stretch Goal

$150,000 is a big ask

Late last month we reported that a new Kickstarter campaign had emerged for "Metroidvania-style platformer" A.N.N.E, a 16-bit art style game with plenty of 2D exploration. Developer Gamesbymo has now successfully reached its target goal of $70,000 for the project this weekend. To secure a release for the Wii U, it must reach...

News: C-Wars Smashes Kickstarter Stretch Goals to Confirm Wii U and 3DS Releases

C-Wars Smashes Kickstarter Stretch Goals to Confirm Wii U and 3DS Releases

All stretch goals hit, including "Cyber-Lover Mode"

Earlier this week we reported that the developers of C-Wars had been approved as 3DS developers, while its Kickstarter fundraiser was close to its 3DS stretch goal. The good news is that the game isn't only coming to 3DS, it's coming to Wii U as well. The real-time-strategy title, that

Developer Interview: Island Officials on Kickstarting "Orion's Odyssey"

Island Officials on Kickstarting "Orion's Odyssey"

"Nintendo has been nothing but supportive"

You may not have heard of Island Officials, but this New Jersey-based development studio has been supporting Nintendo handhelds for years, and is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund its DSiWare puzzler, Orion's Odyssey: A Pattern Blocks Adventure. We chatted with Island Officials' Ryan Morrison...

News: Life of Pixel Could Make It To Wii U Should It Meet Kickstarter Stretch Goal

Life of Pixel Could Make It To Wii U Should It Meet Kickstarter Stretch Goal

The Vita platformer is hoping to jump onto other systems

UK-based developer Super Icon is behind the fun-looking Life of Pixel, which is available to download now on PlayStation Vita. It plays like a platform game and allows you to progress through several eras of gaming by giving you a broad selection of levels based on various classic old-school...

News: Delta Six Gun Controller Starts A Kickstarter Campaign

Delta Six Gun Controller Starts A Kickstarter Campaign

Perfect for FPS fans

The video game market isn't short of first person shooters these days. With franchises like Call of Duty being released on a yearly basis there's clearly a lot of demand out there for the genre. However, it's easy to see how people may feel that they can't get into the game with a normal controller, and for this reason inventor...

News: Road Redemption Developer Has No Legal Worries Regarding Road Rash Comparison

Road Redemption Developer Has No Legal Worries Regarding Road Rash Comparison

"EA does not hold a copyright or patent on motorcycle combat"

DarkSeas Games has stated that Road Redemption is an attempt to resurrect the kind of action made famous by the Road Rash series, but could this potentially lead to legal issues? Apparently not. Speaking to The Jace Hall Show, DarkSeas Games stated that it has nothing to be concerned...

News: Orion's Odyssey: A Pattern Blocks Adventure Reboots Kickstarter Campaign

Orion's Odyssey: A Pattern Blocks Adventure Reboots Kickstarter Campaign

If at first you don't succeed...

A few weeks ago, we reported on a DS Kickstarter project from developer Island Officials called Orion's Odyssey: A Pattern Blocks Adventure. The ambitious Kickstarter goal was to raise enough funds to release a limited run retail edition of the unreleased, finished puzzle title. For various reasons, the lofty goal...

News: Abandoned Pixel Perfect Punch-Out!! Book Has a Knockout Ending With Mike Tyson

Abandoned Pixel Perfect Punch-Out!! Book Has a Knockout Ending With Mike Tyson

Public release failed due to licensing issues

While we cover a fair share of Kickstarter development fundraisers, one that's worth a mention is the Pixel Perfect: Mike Tyson's Punch Out!! book project, which was to raise money to enable public distribution for a limited run of 200 copies. The book itself was finished, an unofficial encyclopedia...