Action RPG Transformice Adventures launches Kickstarter

Transformice Adventures, the four-player cooperative action RPG sequel to the popular MMO Transformice, has launched its Kickstarter campaign today. French independent studio Atelier 801 hopes to reach a goal of €100,000 ($113,000) before the campaign’s conclusion on June the 7th. The funds raised will aid in the development of Transformice Adventures, which is set to release on Steam (Windows/Mac/Linux) and mobile devices later in 2019. More details can be found on the Kickstarter campaign page here. To celebrate the start of the Kickstarter, newcomers, and fans of the series can also…

Chernobylite reveals the first official gameplay trailer

The time has finally come for us to show you how Chernobylite feels and plays. Watch the video and shroud yourself in an ultra-realistic survival horror experience set in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and Prypyat Ghost City. The Kickstarter campaign for Chernobylite started just a week ago, and 50% of the goal has been reached in just two days with current pledges at over $86,000 out of the $100,000 funding goal. However The Farm 51 developers still need gamers’ support in order to revisit the site with their Reality…

Monster collecting Metroidvania Monster Sanctuary joins Team17’s Games Label

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games today announced their partnership with Moi Rai Games as Monster Sanctuary joins their award-winning games label. In Monster Sanctuary, players collect, train and battle monsters in a beautifully crafted pixel world. Every monster has a unique skill tree to allow them to customize and tailor their party as they embark on an epic adventure in a Metroidvania-inspired world. The powers of monsters will allow them to explore and expand the world – cut down vines, smash down walls…

Abbey Games Brings Godhood to Kickstarter for Eldritch Deity Addition

Abbey Games, the Dutch studio behind Reus and Renowned Explorers, is launching their Kickstarter campaign today for the upcoming god game, Godhood. While the base game is already funded and planned for Early Access in May 2019, the team strives to give the game extra depth with the help of their community. If the studio reaches its goal of €50,000 before March 1st, one of the additions that players will gain is the option to create their own secret cult and pose as an ancient eldritch horror. The Kickstarter campaign includes an early bird pre-order pack and rewards…

Godhood: Abbey Games unveils first gameplay trailer as the upcoming god game enters Alpha phase

Abbey Games, the Dutch studio behind Reus and Renowned Explorers, have shared today the first gameplay trailer for their god game Godhood. The team has also begun the game’s testing phase now enabling players to sign up to the Godhood Alpha. From cat worshipping to human sacrifices, Godhood will let players become a newborn deity and experiment with dozens of different dogmas as they create their own religion. As a divine leader, they will have to set clear rules and guide their followers by defining what constitutes a virtue or…

OMNO: Gameplay trailer released & console stretch goals announced

The highly anticipated exploration & puzzle adventure Omno by solo dev Jonas Manke (Studio Inkyfox) got a new gameplay trailer today alongside the announcement of a new stretch goal that could bring the game to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, as well as the confirmed PC version. Omno is successfully funded on Kickstarter (over 215%) and the campaign is now on the finishing straight, running until 4th December. Omno is an atmospheric adventure about a journey of discovery through an ancient world of wonders. Taking players through lush forests, across…

Kung-Fu UFO: A new SEGA Mega Drive / Genesis game Now on Indiegogo

Now live on Indiegogo, this is a new and original game for the SEGA consoles to be released on cartridge next year. It’s the 90s… You are a humble boy from a small country who never knew his father. One night a beautiful alien being reaches out to you through your old ZX Spectrum computer to give you a mysterious message. Moments after, a strange looking chinese bandit who crashes through a window kidnaps your mother and leaves behind nothing but a map pinned to your front door with a…

Your New Favorite Party-card game, Drinks & Daggers, Launches on Kickstarter

for the Kickstarter launch of Drinks & Daggers! With an easy-to-follow ruleset (great when you’ve had a few), comedic writing, and gorgeous art, Drinks & Daggers is the perfect game to take to any social gathering. Rather than only relying on alcohol for each rounds’ good time, nicely balanced characters with their own unique powers and playstyles make this card game a great time – even when you’re perfectly sober! The developers, who also write for and run the award-winning podcast Drunks and Dragons, are joined by a juggernaut in…

RTS ‘Iron Harvest’ to become first video game in months to reach $1, 000,000 on Kickstarter

The classic realtime-strategy game ‘Iron Harvest’ has reached $1,000,000 in pledges on Kickstarter combined with pledges collected via the game’s website and is about to reach the same milestone on Kickstarter alone. While boardgames have seen a 100% increase in pledges during 2016, collecting six times as much as video games in the same year, video games have struggled to obtain large-scale funding on the platform, as a recent analysis shows (see Kickstarter in 2017 – In depth look at the Games category). ‘Iron Harvest’ now becomes the first video…

Indie game collective Sokpop invents new funding strategy 

Game collective Sokpop revealed their plans to use rapid iteration as a tool to fund their games. The group of critically acclaimed young developers uses bi-weekly Patreon games to fund larger projects. Patrons who pay $3 a month receive a free Sokpop game every two weeks and gain access to the Sokpop Discord, where they can follow development and communicate with the creators. Patrons who pay $5 get additional early access to big Sokpop projects. People who fork out $10 or more gain exclusive access to the source files of…