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New Dreamcast Game ‘Intrepid Izzy’ Seeking Kickstarter Funding

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Intrepid Izzy is a new Dreamcast action platformer from Senile Team; famed creators of Rush Rush Rally Racing and Beats of Rage. The game is currently in development and is seeking funding via the Kickstarter platform. At the time of writing the game is 40% funded with 17 days to go. If you’re interested in supporting a new Dreamcast project then you can visit the game’s Kickstarter page and pledge now. The Dreamcast tier will set you back 30 euros which is a great price for a brand new, physical Dreamcast game. In conjuction with the Dreamcast release, the game will also be released on PC and PS4.

[Source: Intrepid Izzy on Kickstarter]

Shenmue III Delayed to 2nd Half of 2018

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

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The inevitable Shenmue III delay has arrived! Shenmue III will now release in the 2nd half of 2018.

It had previously been slated for a December 2017 release but as was previously revealed, Shenmue III was not scheduled for an appearance at this year’s E3 which put a 2017 release into doubt.

Yu Suzuki announced the delay himself in the latest Kickstarter update and has said, “By utilising new technologies, we have been able to discover new possibilities and expressions. In many ways, the game has become bigger and more beautiful than I initially expected. We do, however, need more time to deliver the game to you.”

Shenmue III will not be published by SEGA but instead by Sony. The game will eventually launch on PC and PS4.

[Source: IGN]

SEGA-Inspired Racer Slipstream Now Live on Kickstarter

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

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Developer Noctet Studio has launched the Kickstarter for the SEGA-inspired racing game Slipstream. Check out the campaign trailer below:

As you can see, the game is heavily influenced by games like Out Run, Super Hang-On and even things like Sonic 2 if you take a look at the casino-themed area. Noctet is only asking for $6000 and the game is due to release in March 2016.

If you’re interested you can click here and be taken straight to the Kickstarter. Early-bird pledges can grab a digital download for only $5 which is certainly worth a stab if you like arcade racers.

Shenmue III is Real and Needs Kickstarter Funding! Due for Release 2017 on PC & PS4

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

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Yu Suzuki has gone indie to reveal the Kickstarter for Shenmue III!

Suzuki revealed the game on stage at Sony’s E3 conference and is asking for $2 million to fund the game’s development. At the time of writing $1,623,910 has already been raised by 19,305 people but you can literally watch it increase on the website.

The game will be built in Unreal 4 and the Kickstarter has several tiers with exclusive content for those that are interested. $29 will get you a digital copy of the game, $60 will get you a physical copy and $120 will get you the game as well as an actual Shenmue capsule toy.

Click here to view the Kickstarter and get the full details of the Kickstarter campaign and the reward tiers.

Read-Only Memory Take to Kickstarter for SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works Book

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Read-Only Memory (the team behind the Sensible Software 1986–1999 book) have taken to Kickstarter to seek funding for their next book entitled SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works. The hardback, litho printed book features 20 interviews with key SEGA development staff as well as features on many classic games like Streets of Rage, Sonic the Hedgehog and Gunstar Heroes.

A copy of the book will cost you £30 with additional postage costs for those outside the UK. The final product is expected to launch in June 2014. The project as already raised a whopping £17,899 of its £30,000 goal with 27 days left to go.

Click here to be taken straight to the Kickstarter page for SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works.

Earthworm Jim to be Playable in New Boogerman Game

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

2 Mega Drive heroes collide! The Kickstarter for a 20th anniversary Boogerman game has received a new pledge tier. For $40 you can get an expanded version of the game which features co-op play with Earthworm Jim as a playable character and bonus stages!

Check out the pitch video for Boogerman 20th Anniversary and go straight to the Kickstarter via this link.

New Road Redemption Trailer, Still Needs $51,209 for Funding

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Road Redemption, the spiritual successor to Road Rash is in its’ final week of its’ Kickstarter campaign and needs a further $51,209 to be successfully funded.

A new trailer has also been uploaded which you can see below:

Also featured is an Oculus Rift demo which shows the game running with the head-tracking technology:

Pledge towards to release of Road Redemption by following this link: CLICK HERE

Road Redemption Being Ported to Wii-U

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Road Rash spiritual successor Road Redemption is being ported to Wii-U. The game is still looking for Kickstarter funding which you can take part in by clicking here.

Also detailed are RPG-esque details which are included in the single player campaign:

“As you complete missions, you earn cash for the bike shop, where you unlock new bikes with better stats, as well as have the opportunity to customize elements of your current bike, such as its color. You are able to upgrade and recruit new gang members who ride with you on missions, as well as improve your own character by buying new equipment to boost your stats such as better helmets, weapons and other equipment. Of course, some equipment can only be earned by playing certain missions.

There is also a skill system tied to experience earned by playing missions.

There will never be any in-game real money purchases in Road Redemption.”

The Road Redemption Kickstarter ends in 18 days and at the time of writing Dark Seas Games have raised $57,914 of their $160,000 goal.

Spiritual Successor to Road Rash Announced; Looking for Kickstarter Backing

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Road Redemption has been announced as a spiritual successor to Road Rash and even features ex SEGA development staff among its’ team at DarkSeas.

A $15 pledge gets you a DRM free version of the game on PC, Mac or Linux with a projected release date of July 2014. You can access the project’s Kickstarter by clicking here.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Spiritual Successor to Ecco the Dolphin Seeking Kickstarter Funding

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Ed Annunziata, project lead and creator of Ecco the Dolphin is seeking funding to create a spritual successor to the series called The Big Blue.

The Big Blue will allow you to take control of a variety of sea-life in a futuristic setting keeping with the theme of Ecco. Spencer Nilsen will return to provide the soundtrack with assistance from Bear McCreary who is responsible for the soundtracks to Walking Dead and Battlestar Galactica.

The team are asking for $665,000 and as a further stretch goal the team will add multiplayer and cooperative play if the project exceeds its’ target by 50%. If the project doubles its’ goal then the team are also planning to turn the game into an MMO for play on consoles, PCs and mobile gaming devices.

Click here to be taken to the project’s Kickstarter page and look below for a video that details more information about the project:

[Source: Polygon]

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