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Anew – The Distant Light game gets Kickstarter go ahead

By Ryan Noik 20 March 2017

Anew: The Distant Light has reached its $30 000 Kickstarter goal and is set for release on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. FULL STORY >

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Apocalypse Now game turns to own website to raise $5.9 million

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 February 2017

Opting to forego Kickstarter, developers Erebus LLC have created their own website in order to crowdfund their movie-to-game adaptation for Apocalypse Now, with a new $5.9 million goal. FULL STORY >

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AirSelfie camera drone now available for pre-order

By Staff Writer 31 January 2017

Can’t get enough selfies? Think your arm is too short, and a selfie-stick just won’t cut it? AirSelfie flies to the rescue. After successfully completing a Kickstarter campaign (they received €574 504 in pledges for a €45 000 goal), the... FULL STORY >

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Fret Zeppelin - Your route to becoming a guitar god

By Staff Writer 27 January 2017

The folks over at Fret Zeppelin think they’ve got the hack needed for you to become the next Jimmy Page, or at least to master more than three chords on your guitar. FULL STORY >

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Apocalypse Now game on Kickstarter

By Staff Writer 26 January 2017

For those who love the smell of napalm in the morning, and video games, you need to head to Kickstarter right now. Francis Ford Coppola and team are crowdfunding an Apocalypse Now video game. FULL STORY >

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Woven - Pre-Alpha quick look

By Johan Keyter 16 September 2016

For better or worse, crowd-funded games are all the rage these days, from behemoths like Star Citizen to the hundreds of indie games jockeying for position on Kickstarter. We recently had the opportunity to take a look at the short pre-alpha demo of one such game,... FULL STORY >

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The Samsung WELT smart belt has surfaced on Kickstarter

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 September 2016

The WELT, or Wellness Belt is a piece of wearable technology that Samsung showed off at CES this year. Now, it's begun a Kickstarter project. FULL STORY >

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PayPal eliminating Purchase Protection for crowdfunding platforms

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2016

In a recent policy update, PayPal will be eliminating its Purchase Protection cover for users funding online campaigns, citing project failure rates. FULL STORY >

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$99 tube amp for high-end headphones ready for Raspberry Pi

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2016

Keen on plugging in some high priced headphones into your Raspberry Pi? Pi 2 Design's recently funded Hybrid Tube Amp should do the trick. FULL STORY >

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Wartile Pre-Alpha – Quick Look

By Staff Writer 17 March 2016

Wartile is an upcoming tile-based tabletop simulator from developers Playwood Games. Inspired by traditional tabletop games, Wartile sees players using miniature figurines to face off against foes. FULL STORY >

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Local graphic novel Kariba Kickstarted in just 41 hours

By Staff Writer 3 March 2016

41 hours. That is all it took for a local graphic novel to get funded on international crowdfunding site, Kickstarter. FULL STORY >

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Kickstarter unveils Android app to crowdfund straight from your smartphone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 January 2016

Kickstarter wants to make the discovery of worthwhile crowdfunding projects that much easier. As such, they have debuted an Android app with an activity feed. FULL STORY >

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Kickstarter breaks down how crowdfunded games fared in 2015

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 January 2016

Crowdfunding platform of choice, Kickstarter, has detailed all the tabletop and video games that garnered pledges in 2015, with a 30.3% success rate for projects being achieved. FULL STORY >

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Kickstarter to investigate $3.5 million loss in backer funding for Zano drone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 December 2015

Perhaps one of Kickstarter's most promising projects, the Zano drone's campaign failed late last year taking with it $3.5 million in crowdfunded money. Now the loss is being investigated. FULL STORY >

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University funded report says 65% of Kickstarter campaigns deliver

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 December 2015

Surveying almost 500 000 Kickstarter backers, the University of Pennsylvania study confirms that an estimated 65% of campaigns delivering rewards to contributors. FULL STORY >

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