Deadlane, Horror Racing Game Heads To Kickstarter

Deadlane

Vscape Studios is working on an original game called Deadlane. It’s classified as a horror-racing title, sporting some survival elements, too. The game was inspired by asymmetrical multiplayer horror titles such as Dead By Daylight or Friday The 13th. Continue reading “Deadlane, Horror Racing Game Heads To Kickstarter”

Magin: The Rat Project Stories Is A Brooding, Emotion-Driven Deckbuilding RPG

Magin The Rat Project Stories

It’s not often that we hear about a game that’s “emotion-driven”. I don’t even think most gamers know what that means since it’s used so sparingly to describe interaction in most adventure and role-playing games. However, for the Polish indie outfit known as The Rat Project, the description of emotion-driven gameplay is actually a cornerstone feature for how characters evolve and engage in combat in their crowdfunded, deckbuilding, adventure-RPG called Magin: The Rat Project Stories. Continue reading “Magin: The Rat Project Stories Is A Brooding, Emotion-Driven Deckbuilding RPG”

Deathground, Jurassic Park-Inspired Horror Game Lands On Kickstarter

Deathground

Original games are hard to come by these days, mostly because a lot of larger studios are more concerned with propaganda than making actual games. Jaw Drop Games is working on a game that might seem derivative, but actually seems somewhat cool insofar that Deathground is a game where you’re in the role of hunters at a facility where dinosaurs are present. Unfortunately for you, the dinosaur has escaped. Continue reading “Deathground, Jurassic Park-Inspired Horror Game Lands On Kickstarter”

VenusBlood Hollow English Translation Coming Soon To Kickstarter

VenusBlood Hollow

Ninetail’s VenusBlood Frontier was a strategic, role-playing visual novel that had its English translation Kickstarted back in late 2018. The visual novel went on to release both as an all-ages edition and as an R18+ edition on Steam and Jast USA. Continue reading “VenusBlood Hollow English Translation Coming Soon To Kickstarter”

Kickstarter’s Comics Gatekeeper Camilla Zhang Laid Off

Kickstarter

Various comic book projects have been rejected by Kickstarter over the last two years, resulting in the division losing tons of revenue and contributing to the overall downturn in performance with a 35% year-over-year drop for the company in 2020 compared to 2019. Well, the person responsible for the comic book gatekeeping, Camilla Zhang, has been laid off. Continue reading “Kickstarter’s Comics Gatekeeper Camilla Zhang Laid Off”

Memoirs Of A Battle Brothel, Cyberpunk H-RPG Heads Back To Kickstarter

Memories of a Battle Brothel

Back in late 2019, the Western-based outfit A Memory of Eternity attempted to crowdfund their racy H-RPG, Memoirs of a Battle Brothel. Unfortunately the game did not receive enough attention as it deserved and the Kickstarter campaign failed. The developers didn’t give up, though. They decided to try again with a second run on Kickstarter. Continue reading “Memoirs Of A Battle Brothel, Cyberpunk H-RPG Heads Back To Kickstarter”

The End Of The Sun, Time-Traveling Slavic Adventure Title Heads To Kickstarter

The End of the Sun

An independent development outfit from out of Krakow, Poland is currently working on a time-traveling adventure game moving into the final phases of development. The name of the game is called The End of the Sun and it’s a mix of walking simulators like Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture but also includes actual gameplay mechanics and puzzle-solving not unlike The Astronauts’ The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. Continue reading “The End Of The Sun, Time-Traveling Slavic Adventure Title Heads To Kickstarter”

Kickstarter Lays Off 45% Of Staff After Getting Woke

Kickstarter Get Woke Go Broke

Kickstarter decided to get woke and gatekeep projects. Now they’re going broke. The company announced that they’re laying off 45% of their staff shortly after unionizing. Continue reading “Kickstarter Lays Off 45% Of Staff After Getting Woke”

Aeterna: Noctis Demo Available For Mystical Metroidvania

Aeterna Noctis

Spanish developer Six Station Games is working on a side-scrolling Metroidvania called Aeterna: Noctis. The hand-animated side-scroller takes a mystical approach to the Metroidvania genre, steeped in folkore and spiritualism. Continue reading “Aeterna: Noctis Demo Available For Mystical Metroidvania”

War of Ashird, Anime-Style SRPG Heads To Kickstarter

War of Ashird

Japanese outfit Igrasil Studio and Kumiho Soft are working on a brand new turn-based strategy game called War of Ashird. Now that Igrasil recently wrapped up content for Bloody Chronicles, they decided to take a different approach to making games, veering away from the visual novel genre and into the classic TBS spectrum. Continue reading “War of Ashird, Anime-Style SRPG Heads To Kickstarter”

GameDec, Isometric Cyberpunk RPG Surpasses $113,000 On Kickstarter

Gamedec

Anshar Studios’ GameDec was originally announced last year in the summer just ahead of GamesCom. The game basically went dark after that, only occasionally appearing in previews up until recently, where Anshar decided to take to Kickstarter to gather funds to complete the development of their isometric, cyberpunk adventure title. Continue reading “GameDec, Isometric Cyberpunk RPG Surpasses $113,000 On Kickstarter”

Sea Of Stars Kickstarter Acquires Services Of Guest Composer Yasunori Mitsuda

Sea of Stars

One of the best video game composers from the golden era of gaming is making a return to compose music as a guest composer for Sabotage Studio’s crowdfunded Sea of Stars, which is a JRPG-inspired title that’s still gathering funds over on the Kickstarter page. Continue reading “Sea Of Stars Kickstarter Acquires Services Of Guest Composer Yasunori Mitsuda”

Nekojishi: Lin And Partners, Furry Adventure-RPG Targets Nintendo Switch, PC Release

Nekojishi

Studio Klondike released a new trailer for the gay furry series Nekojishi. The franchise is in the process of receiving a sequel called Nekojishi: Lin & Partners. The trailer covers the story so far, as well as highlights that the sequel is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. Continue reading “Nekojishi: Lin And Partners, Furry Adventure-RPG Targets Nintendo Switch, PC Release”