$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 >


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 >


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 >


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 >


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 >


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 >


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 >


Jason is back, in announcement trailer for Friday the 13th: The Game

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 October 2015

Jason Voorhees is back, and he's using Kickstarter. Developers Gun Media, are working on a Friday the 13th game that takes us back to Camp Crystal Lake. FULL STORY >


Shenmue creator launches another Kickstarter campaign

By Ryan Noik 18 September 2015

The creator of Shenmue has taken to Kickstarter yet again to try raise enough cash to make another Shenmue game. FULL STORY >


Umbra launches Kickstarter with stunning trailer

By Ryan Noik 15 May 2015

Here’s yet another role playing game you may want to watch out for, as SolarFall Games launched its Kickstarter campaign with what is a beautiful and alluring trailer for a CryEngine3-based action-RPG called Umbra. FULL STORY >


Yooka-Laylee becomes fastest funded Kickstarter game ever

By Ryan Noik 8 May 2015

The spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie has smashed its Kickstarter target, becoming the fastest funded Kickstarter game to date. FULL STORY >


Lego-inspired Brik Case laptop case lands on Kickstarter

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 April 2015

Claiming to be the most customisable laptop case currently available, San Francisco-based company Jolt Team has begun crowdfunding on Kickstarter for its Lego-inspired Brik Case. FULL STORY >


Heart Forth, Alicia coming to PS4 and PS Vita

By Ryan Noik 6 March 2015

Announcements of impending new IP titles, particularly those which have been Kickstarted, are always welcome. The latest news is that Heart Forth, Alicia is wending its way to PS4 and its smaller brother, the PS Vita early next year. FULL STORY >


Kickstarter hits $1 billion in crowdfunded projects

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 March 2014

The crowdfunding platform announced that it has officially passed the $1 billion mark in pledges, coming from 5.7 million backers worldwide. This landmark comes a little less than five years since the organisation’s launch in 2009. FULL STORY >

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