Double Fine set up a Kickstarter for a then untitled point and click adventure game. Very soon after the game was fully funded and then some and thus we now have ‘Broken Age’. Take a look behind the scenes as Double Fine bring the game to life in Part 1 of this Reveal series of videos.
Crooked Tree Studios announces that ‘Throw Trucks With Your Mind’, a multiplayer first-person “gunless shooter” that uses EEG technology to measure players’ brainwaves, will go into production following the conclusion of its KickStarter campaign on March 14th.
Using an inexpensive, wireless headset, players are able to move virtual objects on screen by concentrating or by relaxing. Crooked Tree’s one-level prototype has already demonstrated that the concept works between two players, and the project will enable up to 32 LAN or Internet-connected players to fight each other with their thoughts in a multilevel environment.
Games developer ‘Ironsun Studio’ is busy at work promoting their highly unique 2.5D underwater action-adventure, ‘Fathom’. This incredible game is currently seeking funds via KickStarter, and is a highly unique title combining the very best of puzzle solving and exploration all wrapped in a gorgeous and visually unique Steampunk environment!
‘Ironsun Studio’ is proud to announce that work has completed on the games first two levels, and work has begun on the third! To celebrate this milestone a stunningly beautiful video has been released on YouTube™ that showcases the games first (tutorial) level!
SoundSelf is a sensual exploration game about the intrinsic pleasure of playing instead of the rewards of winning. You use your voice to explore a hypnotic world of sounds and visuals that feel like they are emerging directly from your body. Each tone will navigate you through strobing tunnels-of-light, impossible shapes, and into a meditative trance. The result is an elegant symmetry of image, sound and body: an entirely new experience of yourself and your world. Each play-through lasts one extremely intense hour.
This video series is created by Anita Sarkeesian and the project was funded by 6968 awesome backers on Kickstarter.com
The Tropes vs Women in Video Games project aims to examine the plot devices and patterns most often associated with female characters in gaming from a systemic, big picture perspective. This series will include critical analysis of many beloved games and characters, but remember that it is both possible (and even necessary) to simultaneously enjoy media while also being critical of it’s more problematic or pernicious aspects.
From the gridiron to the gaming console, professional football players like Matt Forte from the Chicago Bears, want to challenge YOU to Madden. Tampa Bay Rays cannon, David Price, dares you to hit his fastball in MLB 2K13. Are you up for it? New app, OverDog, connects athletes from all sports to their fans through any video game title. Fans who support OverDog on Kickstarter will receive exclusive access during the mobile app’s beta window which will be closed to the general public until Fall.
“So many athletes love video games. They’re young and competitive, and enjoy connecting with their fans. OverDog is an easy, efficient way to bring fans and players together. We’ve got NFL Pro Bowlers, UFC fighters, Olympic Gold Medalists – you name it,” says OverDog co-founder and former Chicago Bear, Hunter Hillenmeyer. “These athletes may have spent years mastering their sport with practice and weight training- but in the online gaming arena everyone is equal.”
‘Ultimate Disassembly’ – is computer software, that shows you exactly how stuff works, inside and out, in real-time; and lets you break a mechanism apart down to its smallest components: manually, step by step, learning what goes after what by heart. It has an Operation mode with X-ray vision and time dilation, and a Game mode that lets you set personal disassembly/assembly time records and beat global high scores.
Phosphor Games Studio is in the last 24 hours of their Kickstarter to fund their innovative super heroic title ‘Project Awakened’. As of right now it still needs about $180,000. If it does not reach its goal then money will be returned and they will be back to square one in seeking backing for the game. Spread the word and help if you feel inspired to do so. Head to the following link to see just what this is all about.
At the top of this page is the team in a video of them singing along to You’re Always Innocent When You Dream by Tom Waits. Here are some words from the Phosphor crew as well:
AMAZING, AMAZING backers!,
Thank you for the support, the excitement, the energy, spreading the word, and everything else you’ve given! The gains in the last few days have been crazy good. We still have a big gap in these last 24 hours, but it’s happened before. As Tom Waits put it, You’re Always Innocent When You Dream 😉
WobbleWorks LLC. has created the first 3D Printing Pen and are looking for Kickstarter backing. 3Doodler is the world’s first and only 3D Printing Pen. Using ABS plastic (the material used by many 3D printers), 3Doodler draws in the air or on surfaces. It’s compact and easy to use, and requires no software or computers. You just plug it into a power socket and can start drawing anything within minutes.
Head to the link below to check out the Kickstarter page for this product and contribute if it is something you would like to see come to be.
Ambient Studios has today released an early fully playable concept level for its forthcoming PC, Mac and Linux title Death Inc.
Available for PC, Mac and Linux, the demo allows players to try a small section of the game before deciding whether to support the project.
“It requires a huge leap of faith to decide to back a game based on its concept art or launch video, particularly when that project is from a smaller, independent developer,” says Jonny Hopper, Director, Co-Founder, Ambient Studios Ltd.