Strange 'STALKER' Developers Re-Emerge To Ask For More Money

Remember Areal, that suspicious Kickstarter project made by a studio claiming to be in an "information war" with Russia after receiving a signed letter from Vladimir Putin? It disappeared after its Kickstarter campaign was suspended. Areal is still gone, but its creator is back with something even more strange. » 12/12/14 5:30pm 12/12/14 5:30pm

Ex-BioShock Developers Are Making An Arty Version Of Oregon Trail

We've all heard the story many times now: talented game developers leave their corporate jobs to strike out on their own, turning to Kickstarter in the process. So what makes The Flame in the Flood stand out? Something about BioShock's art director making a modern fancified version of The Oregon Trail, if you ask me. » 10/07/14 5:15pm 10/07/14 5:15pm

Neal Stephenson's Kickstarter Game Is Dead

Two years ago, beloved science-fiction writer Neal Stephenson launched a crowdfunding campaign to start making a realistic swordfighting game. The Clang Kickstarter notched more than $500,000 towards that end. But a game never materialized and, as announced today, people who backed Clang are starting to get their… » 9/18/14 5:01pm 9/18/14 5:01pm

Deus Ex Writer Is Making A New Spy Thriller For PC

Say what you want about Kickstarter, but the crowdfunding site has done wonders for many a niche PC gaming sub-genre that needed reviving. That, or specific talent. Like Sheldon Pacotti, the man who wrote the first two Deus Ex games and recently launched a campaign to make a new espionage-themed thriller called … » 8/20/14 5:30pm 8/20/14 5:30pm