Elite: Dangerous Powerplay Update Released

Frontier Developments has released their third free update for Elite: Dangerous, the Powerplay expansion. According to Frontier, this is the largest update to Elite: Dangerous yet. Not only does this update bring new ships to the universe, but it finally brings in a larger theme to the universe. The major added feature is the creation of galactic Powers that players can join in order to help fight...

AnimEigo’s Kickstarter for ‘Otaku no Video’ Successfully Funded, First Stretch Goal Met

In just 13-and-a-half hours, the Kickstarter for AnimEigo’s Otaku no Video Otaking Edition was successfully funded. An identical campaign has since launched on Indiegogo so that people can make a pledge through PayPal. The first stretch goal, the “Cover Up(grade)”, has been reached, so Mr. Sonoda will create two brand new colour illustrations of Otaku no Video. Due to the fact th...

AnimEigo’s Kickstarter for ‘Otaku no Video’ Otaking Edition Subtitled Blu-ray to go Live on June 2

Robert Woodhead has announced that following the recent draft proposal of a Kickstarter for a subtitled “Otaking Edition” Blu-ray of Gainax’s mockumentary Otaku no Video, the Kickstarter will go live at 10am ET on June 2. Woodhead is the co-founder of AnimEigo, the last of the original dedicated anime licensors and distributors in North America. The Otaking Edition Blu-ray will i...

Elite: Dangerous to Release on Mac

Frontier Developments has announced that their crowdfunded space epic Elite: Dangerous will be receiving a port to Mac OS/X. However this isn’t just a simple wrapper; Frontier Developments is developing the OS/X version in house using their proprietary in-house development software. Notably, Mac & PC gamers will be able to explore Elite’s expansive MMO universe together. With the r...

Plugged Kickstarter Campaign Looking to Start a Look and Click Adventure

London based indie developers Endtimes Studio are turning to Kickstarter to raise funds for their upcoming Oculus Rift adventure game Plugged. The game runs on Unreal Engine 4 and is designed to update the venerable point and click adventure genre for the virtual reality space. Dubbed “Look and Click,” players will use their eyes and head instead of a mouse cursor to interact with the ...

Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor, Yooka-Laylee, Kickstarted by Ex-Rare Devs

It always seems like Microsoft is under-utilizing the Rare team, which acquired the developer back in 2002. Rare was a popular developer known for the Donkey Kong Country series for Nintendo and creating the Banjo-Kazooie and Conker series. As of late, Rare has been tossed aside, making Kinect titles for the publishing giant. This has led to a number of Rare team members leaving the company and st...

Cursed Sight Surpasses Kickstarter Goal; Greenlit on Steam

A few weeks ago we reported about a new visual novel from Invertmouse that had not only launched a Kickstarter but was also listed on Steam Greenlight for voting and now with under a week left to go, there has been plenty of good news for the project. Cursed Sight has not only made it through Steam Greenlight, meaning the title will be available for purchase on Steam when it is released, but it ha...

New Stretch Goal Announced for Edge of Eternity’s Kickstarter Campaign

After this weekend’s announcement featuring legendary Japanese composer Yasunori Mitsuda, it would have been be safe to assume that French indie developers Midgar Studio was out of big announcements. Instead, they announced the final stretch goal for Edge of Eternity’s Kickstarter campaign. If the crowdfunding campaign can raise $295,000 USD before March 22, then Midgar Studio will hav...

Yasunori Mitsuda to Compose 10 Tracks for Edge of Eternity

Edge of Eternity’s Kickstarter hit the $130k mark, unlocking possibly the most exciting stretch goal for the campaign, orchestral music composed by famed Japanese composer Yasunori Mitsuda. Mitsuda has composed some of the most memorable JRPG soundtracks, such as Chrono Trigger and Xenogears. Edge of Eternity is a JRPG developed by French indie developers Midgar Studio. The game’s plot...

Cursed Sight KickStarter Launched; Demo Released

Recently Invertmouse, the group known for titles such as Without Within, Unhack, and Bermuda, launched a KickStarter project for their new visual novel Cursed Sight for the PC, Mac, and Linux. The KickStarter is seeking $2,000 and is already over halfway to their goal at the time of this writing and you can check out the KickStarter here. Cursed Sight is described as a visual novel about strugglin...

Seven Seas Launches Tabletop Game Division; Funds Space Dandy Card Game

Yesterday manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment announced that they were going to launch a new tabletop games division. At the time they stated that they will be working on trading card games, strategy board games, and miniature games styled around anime. Today they announced their very first game and launched a Kickstarter to see how fans would take to the idea and it seems to be a rousing suc...

Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove Launches on Kickstarter

Here comes the FUNK! After a complete decade, Humanature Studios are bringing back two of the fliest aliens that ever hit a console in Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove. Thought up by original creator Greg Johnson, this reboot of an amazing franchise has went to Kickstarter in order to revive the namesake, and thus far, it is looking awesome. Back in the groove will play more like the original w...

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