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N64 game 40 Winks smashes Kickstarter goal in mere hours

The cancelled Nintendo 64 port of 40 Winks (known as Ruff and Tumble in Europe) will finally see release on the console, some 20 years later, thanks to studio Piko Interactive and a slew of generous Kickstarter backers.Originally scheduled ...

 
 
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What the Golf? is everything I love about sports games

What the Golf? bills itself as "the golf game for people who don't play golf." It's spot on. One quick scroll through this gif-filled about page is all you'll need to know if this is your type of silly, experimental take on sports. You can ...

 
 
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The Bug Fables demo took me 17 years to the past

Crowdfunded games are a gamble. We’ve seen the likes of Mighty No. 9 go from extreme anticipation to an underwhelming launch. We've even seen games that fail to release altogether. That’s why I’m always on the lookout for ...

 
 
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Fear Effect Sedna will be releasing in March

I honestly kind of forgot Fear Effect was making a comeback. After receiving funding on Kickstarter and getting Square Enix's blessing, it looks like the wait will finally be over. Fear Effect Sedna will release on March 6 for $19.99 on PC,...

 
 
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Swery is taking another shot at showing us The Good Life

Last fall, quirky game developer Hidetaka Suehiro, better known as Swery, launched his first Fig campaign to fund The Good Life, his first game since D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die. It did not go well. The campaign failed. I mean really fai...

 
 
 
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Indivisible closes crowdfunding, final total over $2 million

Lab Zero, developers of the excellent animated fighting game SkullGirls, have closed crowdfunding and pre-orders on their up-and-coming action-RPG Indivisible, raising a huge $2,216,972.Indivisible, which has been in pre-production since 20...

 
 
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EarthBound cookery book smashes crowdfunding targets

A cookery book, full of recipes inspired by beloved SNES RPG EarthBound, has annihilated its Kickstarter goal, and is expected to go into production for release this year.Mother's Cookbook is the brainchild of New York chef and EarthBound d...

 
 
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Double Fine couldn't foresee a Psychonauts 2 delay

While Psychonauts 2 didn't have a firm release date, it now won't be making the originally planned 2018 window. Confirmed on an update over on Fig, Double Fine has stated that, "we know a lot more about the size and scope of the game we are...

 
 
 
 
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With Session, one studio aims to reinvent skateboarding games

For years, skateboarding thrived in the shadows. It was a sport defined by alleyways and scraped knees pioneered by punks and self-described weirdos. Before the X-Games and multimillion-dollar sponsorship deals, skateboarding was a secret r...

 
 
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Resident Evil 2 board game completes crowd-funding

Steamforged Games, who last month launched a Kickstarter for a board game based on Capcom's 1998 classic, Resident Evil 2, have closed their fundraiser, having made a staggering £800,561 (a little over a million dollars) from around 7...

 
 
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Switch projector 'OJO' begins crowdfunding campaign soon

The Nintendo Switch is already a pretty adaptable device when it comes to display options, allowing you to play on your big-screen TV, or fit its games snugly in the palm of your hand. One upcoming project hopes to provide players with a ne...

 
 
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Check out the first gameplay footage for Psychonauts 2

Double Fine has just released another product update for Psychonauts 2 and it finally gives us a glimpse of the upcoming sequel's gameplay. You can watch Raz platform-hop, swing around and use telekinesis to mess with a bunch of dumb g...

 
 
 
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Try out Fantasy Strike for free this weekend!

Accessibility has been a bit of a buzzword within the Fighting Game Community for a while now. Many believe that current fighting games are very complex and unwelcome to new players while simplifying them makes them lose that element that m...

 
 
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Obduction lands on PS4 this month

The crowd-funded spiritual successor to Myst, Obduction, will be heading to PS4 on August 29. The game will include PSVR support for people who actually own the device, though it might not be ready for launch. There isn't any mention of PS4...

 
 
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You can now crowdfund a reprint of Super Noah's 3D Ark

In the '80s and '90s, video game companies were all about appealing to kids, at least more so than they are now. What better way to get parents on board with that then by adapting bible stories into electronic entertainment? This gave rise ...

 
 
 
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Electronic Super Joy 2 turns to Patreon for funding

I've spoken with enough indie developers to know that one successful game doesn't guarantee future success. People like Team Meat members Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes, as well as everyone's favorite bigot, Markus "Notch" Persson, are t...

 
 
 
 
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Eagle Island has one of the best demos I've ever played

I've been following Eagle Island for a while after seeing some awesome looking GIFs of it on Twitter. It's a procedurally generated Metroidvania and/or roguelike about a boy and his pet owl that he has trained to attack at his will.&nb...

 
 
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X-COM creator's new strategy title crowdfunded

There's a clear desire for more turn-based tactics games, and when game designer Julian Gollop sets out to "create an entirely new game whose essence lies in the XCOM genre," good things happen. The X-COM creator's new project, Phoenix Poin...

 
 




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