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Shovel Knight devs raise more than $1 million on Kickstarter for their new game Mina the Hollower
It’s been a few weeks since Yacht Club Games announced its new game Mina the Hollower. The studio, known for indie hit Shovel Knight, has already raised over $1 million on Kickstarter, which is more than three times the sum it originally requested.
What mistakes devs should avoid when launching Kickstarter campaign
Indie developer Seyed Nasrollahi has analyzed the results of the Kickstarter campaign for his game Operation Outsmart, which managed to reach only around 10% of its initial goal. Despite the bad results, he decided to share his experience with other devs.
CD Projekt Red runs its first Kickstarter campaign. It’s for The Witcher: Ronin manga. And some concept-testing?
CD Projekt Red has launched its first Kickstarter campaign. The publisher is raising money to release a hard copy collector’s edition manga set in an ancient-Japanese-inspired world where monster slayer Geralt trails the mythical Lady of Snow Yuki Onna.
Eiyuden Chronicle raises $4.5 million on Kickstarter
46 thousand people backed RPG Eiyuden Chronicle on Kickstarter, having pledged the total of $4.5 million. This is almost 900% more than the amount initially requested. So far, only two games have shown better results.
Kickstarter campaign has ended for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, an RPG game inspired by classic JRPGs. Developer Rabbit & Bear Studios launched the campaign on July 27 and in just two hours raised the required initial $500 thousand.
Success ratio on Kickstarter highest since 2012
Thomas Bidaux, CEO of gaming consultancy firm ICO Partners, has shared data on how the first half of 2019 has treated video games on Kickstarter.
Apparently, pretty well.
In 2019 so far, backers have pledged over $10m, which is the best result since 2015.
Image credit: ICO Partners
Interestingly, this happened against the backdrop of the general decline in the number of submitted projects.