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Peter Molyneux’s Godus Gets A Trailer Ahead Of Its Paid Beta

Last year, Peter Molyneux left Microsoft and Lionhead Studios to form his own indie studio. Their first game was more of a social experiment called Curiosity that had players working together to reveal what was inside a cube knowing full …

Wasteland 2 Shows Off 18 Minutes of Gameplay
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Apparently, today is the day to release gameplay trailers. Just ask EA and 2K Games. Now, you can add inXile’s successfully Kickstarted title, Wasteland 2, to that pile. For those who are wondering where that 2-plus million dollars went, the …

The gMax 3D Printer Asks For Your Consideration On Kickstarter The gMax 3D Printer Asks For Your Consideration On Kickstarter
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Kickstarter has been an excellent platform for aspiring 3D printer manufacturers to find funding. Over the past year, a variety of 3D printers of all shapes and sizes have been funded on the site. Now another challenger has come forward …

Zeus May Just Be The New God Of 3D Printers Zeus May Just Be The New God Of 3D Printers

3D printers up until this point have all been able to do one thing – 3D printing. You would need a separate computer and some scanning hardware to turn physical objects into digital design files. Now one company wants to …

Artist Successfully Funds Kickstarter to Go Around the Country Painting Sears Stores Artist Successfully Funds Kickstarter to Go Around the Country Painting Sears Stores

For everyone bitching about the recent co-opting of Kickstarter by the privileged elite, you know, well-established Hollywood players using the crowdfunding site for their new projects – take this as a counterpoint. This is the best use of Kickstarter in …

Lady Gaga Gets Naked to Promote Artist Marina Abramovic’s New Kickstarter Project

In the art world, Marina Abramović is known as one of, if not the, premier performance artist around – but she’s gained a new level of popularity in the past few years thanks to her ambitious performance piece “The Artist …

Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th

As promised back in June, Kickstarter has finally launched to Canadian projects. This is Kickstarter’s second major international expansion. The crowdfunding site officially went live for U.K.-based projects back in October of 2012. Like the U.K. rollout, today’s launch in …

This Robot Can Express Itself In Watercolor This Robot Can Express Itself In Watercolor

Over the years, robots have proven to be proficient in a number of activities. They can run, balance and even play baseball; but can they paint? That’s what one child prodigy set to find out. Sylvia Todd, a 12-year-old with …

‘Shadow Returns’ Launches After Successful Kickstarter

In April 2012, an indie game company called Harebrained Schemes launched a Kickstarter for a video game called Shadowrun Returns. The project promised to bring back the Shadowrun franchise to gaming, complete with an old-school isometric view and tactical, turn-based …

The Trailer for Dear Mr. Watterson Released

It’s hard to deny the impact of Bill Watterson’s incredible Calvin and Hobbes comic strip has had on the new generation of content creators. The references and nods to Watterson’s legendary duo are almost too much to count, but considering …

Device Kickstarter Campaign Gets Funded in 12 Hours Device Kickstarter Campaign Gets Funded in 12 Hours

A crowdfunding campaign launched last week on Kickstarter.com, met its funding goal after being live on the website for only 12 hours. The campaign collected $118,000 in its first 24 hours, totaling 1,638 pre-orders of the device. Plug is a …

Massive Chalice Kickstarter Ends With Over $1.2M

Double Fine, the developer behind games such as Psychonauts and Brutal Legend, ended its second big Kickstarter campaign today. The Massive Chalice Kickstarter raised $1,229,015 – well over its goal of $725,000. Massive Chalice is being described as a tactical …

Kickstarter Launching in Canada Later This Summer Kickstarter Launching in Canada Later This Summer

Kickstarter has just announced their next international expansion. It’ll be Canada, and the crowdfunding site says that they’ll open up to Canadian projects “later this summer.” There’s not much more about the expansion right now – but you can sign …

Double Fine’s Massive Chalice Kickstarter Hits $1 Million

Three weeks ago, Double Fine started up another massive Kickstarter project, asking fans for $725,000 in pre-funding for Massive Chalice. The game studio has now proven that its success with Broken Age was not a fluke. The Massive Chalice Kickstarter …

The Cheapest 3D Printer Yet Is A Kickstarter Success The Cheapest 3D Printer Yet Is A Kickstarter Success
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3D printers tend to do extraordinarily well on Kickstarter, even more so when the 3D printer in question is ridiculously cheap. The latest to do so is the cheapest 3D printer to shoot for crowdfunding success. Pirate3D Inc took their …

Double Fine Goes For Another Round On Kickstarter With Massive Chalice

Double Fine, the studio behind Psychonauts, Brutal Legend and more, proved Kickstarter as a viable platform for game funding back in 2012 with Broken Age. Now the developer is back with a new game that it hopes fans new and …

Kate Hudson, Zach Braff Team Up For Kickstarter Film

Kate Hudson has joined the cast of Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded film, “Wish I Was Here”, and not everyone is happy about it. The Kickstarter campaign, which surpassed its $2 million goal in three days, was a highly controversial move on …

Eli Roth Thinks About Funding Films With Kickstarter Eli Roth Thinks About Funding Films With Kickstarter
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Director Eli Roth, whose Hemlock Grove was recently released as a Netflix original series, appeared on The Adam Carolla Show to discuss a variety of things. The topic of Kickstarter came up, and it sounds like this might be an …

Radiohead’s ‘Karma Police’ Like You’ve Never Heard It Before

YouTube is peppered with covers of the classic Radiohead song “Karma Police” off their masterpiece album OK Computer. And it should be – it’s an incredible song. But I guarantee you’ve never heard that song like this before. The amazing …

Kickstarter’s Video Mode Is a Cool New Way to Explore Projects Kickstarter’s Video Mode Is a Cool New Way to Explore Projects
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Kickstarter has just announced a new way to explore projects on the site. It’s called “Video Mode” and it’s a “full-screen presentation where you can watch every single live project video” Video mode is an interesting new way to jump …

Ouya Starts Shipping To Kickstarter Backers
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It’s been almost nine months since Ouya, the little Android game console that could, smashed Kickstarter records. Now the console is ready to make its way into the hands of those who made it such a success. Ouya announced that …