Post Tagged with: "Kickstarter"

Why The New York Times teamed up with Kickstarter
/ March 13, 2015 11:43 am
Why The New York Times teamed up with Kickstarter

Digiday reports "The New York Times greeted visitors to its site homepage on Tuesday with “Strike,” a brief documentary about amateur bowler Bill Fong shooting for three consecutive perfect games. But the video didn’t come from the NYT’s in-house video team; instead, it was the work of Joey Daoud, a 27-year-old documentary filmmaker whom the Times found through crowdfunding site Kickstarter.". Read More

Pebble’s new Kickstarter raises $1 million in record time
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Pebble’s new Kickstarter raises $1 million in record time

Mashable reports "Pebble hit its latest Kickstarter goal in no time at all. The smartwatch maker met its latest Kickstarter funding goal of $500,000 in just 33 minutes on Tuesday and topped the $1 million mark after 49 minutes, setting a new record." . Read More

Could Godus’ failure fuel a crowdfunding backlash?
/ February 13, 2015 12:30 pm
Could Godus’ failure fuel a crowdfunding backlash?

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Crowdfunding, in principle, is one of the best things to happen to the creative industries in decades.". Read More

“All Games Will Be Kickstarted”
/ January 23, 2015 9:28 am
“All Games Will Be Kickstarted”

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The year is 2020. Kickstarter is now the standard funding model for video games. From indie darlings to the next Call of Duty, practically every game is crowdfunded. Japanese megacorps and a few daring rogues play outside the system, but a crowdfunding campaign is assumed to cap off pre-production, generally launched in conjunction with the game's announcement." . Read More

Elite: Dangerous Drops Offline Mode
/ November 18, 2014 9:06 am
Elite: Dangerous Drops Offline Mode

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Early last year, Frontier Developments secured £1.5 million on Kickstarter to create a new installment in the Elite series of space Sims.” . Read More

Day for Night’s Black Glove falls short on Kickstarter
/ November 10, 2014 12:03 pm
Day for Night’s Black Glove falls short on Kickstarter

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Day for Night Games has pledged to "fight like hell" to prevent The Black Glove from being cancelled after its Kickstarter campaign finished well short of its $550,000 goal.” . Read More

Uber Entertainment Cancels Human Resources Kickstarter
/ October 21, 2014 11:20 am
Uber Entertainment Cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Uber Entertainment has cancelled the Kickstarter campaign for its apocalyptic RTS Human Resources, after it became clear that it would fall "woefully short" of its $1.4 million target.” . Read More

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