Kickstarter

Press Start: September’s Kickstarter Showcase

  Welcome to Press Start, our monthly Kickstarter showcase. For those of you unfamiliar with Kickstarter, it is a global crowdfunding platform, allowing people to donate to projects of many different kinds. Kickstarter is a brilliant tool for indie game developers, and has led to many excellent games coming into existence, with the financial backing of everyday people like you and me. Games l...

Kickstarter Alert: Red Goddess (Wii U)

The indie momentum for Wii U is showing no signs of slowing down. Red Goddess a side scrolling action adventure game by Yanim Studio, targeting Wii U with its initial goal. This is the second Kickstarter campaign to fund Red Goddess and with 72% funded and 24 days left to go it’s already looking very likely this time they will smash their $30,000 goal! In Red Goddess players take control of ...

Hex Heroes brings unique real time strategy to Wii U – with your help!

Prismatic Games is currently running a Kickstarter to fund their Wii U game Hex Heroes. Hex Heroes is a very unique real time strategy game that can be played up to 5 players locally. Taking advantage of the best type of asymmetric multiplayer, 4 players operate the TV while the 5th is on the Wii U GamePad (If you have played 5 player Nintendo Land you know how great this can be) Hex Heroes also h...

Renegade Kid launches Kickstarter for survival horror game Cult County

Renegade Kid plans to return to their survival horror roots in Cult County, provided their Kickstarter goal of $580,000 is reached. Cult County will be developed for a myriad of home consoles, among them the Wii U. According to the Kickstarter page: Cult County is an all-new first-person survival horror game that blends the episodic story-telling of The Walking Dead with the classic tension-filled...

Back a Kickstarter campaign to fund Festival of Magic for Wii U

Snow Castle Games, a studio based in Oslo, Norway, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their adventure RPG Festival of Magic. According to the project’s home page: Festival of Magic is a throwback to the classic Japanese RPGs of yore, but puts a spin on the formula by fusing harvesting with turn-based combat. In the game you join Amon, a desert scavenger, and his reluctant companion ...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Meets Kickstarter Target

  Shantae: Half-Genie Hero met its Kickstarter funding goal. The title crossed the $400,000 mark and now makes its way to every major console platform, including Wii U.  Do you want to show your support? Don’t worry; it isn’t too late to contribute. The project has several stretch goals that yield additional chapters and modes. You can expect Half Genie Hero to release around October 2014.   ...

Kickstarter-funded Punch Out!! encyclopedia is a thing of beauty

Internet darling and crowd-funding website, Kickstarter, is known for supplying endless opportunities for prospective entrepreneurs to get creative projects onto the market with the helping hand of interested backers. Projects on the site range from indie films, food-related products, journalism endeavors, and vast amounts of iPhone case designs that may or may not be worth the initial $5 pledge. ...

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