Yesterday, The Good Life, the next project by Hidetaka "SWERY" Suehiro, failed to meet its crowdfunding goal on Fig. In a letter to fans, SWERY announced the project would move to Kickstarter.
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Last year, the father of XCOM, Julian Gollop, teased a new project called Phoenix Point. Details were scarce, other than the promise of "turn based tactical combat - world based strategy". Well, the big reveal has been made and Phoenix Point looks amazing.
News about crowd-funded games destroying their targets isn't as exciting as it once was, but it does show that the Kickstarter / Indiegogo / Fig train hasn't left the station just yet. The latest of prosperous developers is Obsidian Entertainment and its campaign for Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, which is currently sitting at $US1.52 million, about $US400,000 over its initial goal.
Just the other week, the Harmonix developers held an AmA to field questions about the upcoming port of Rock Band 4 to the PC. There was one question that really stood out though. Why should gamers trust Harmonix with a PC port, in a world where so many high profile PC ports have failed?
With less than 24 hours to go, it looks like the PC port of Rock Band 4 will collapse before it gets out of the gate.
After a lengthy campaign with a lot of effort, Psychonauts 2 has finally reached its target.
It was always going to be interesting to see how much attention a new crowdfunding/investment platform would gain, and how successful the proposed projects on that platform would be.
Anchors in the Drift is one of two projects on Fig, and its campaign came to a close recently. It missed its funding goal. By a lot. But fortunately for the developers and supporters of the project, the game's still coming out.