By Patrick Vuleta on November 28, 2013 at 11:21 am
Ever wanted to own a games studio? Now you can! Almost. And you can thank Obama.
In 2012, the Americans signed into law the JOBS Act, or Jumpstart Our Business Startups. Now, at the end of 2013, it’s almost operational. In a nutshell, it allows business to crowdfund their investment capital. This is as crazy as it sounds.
Well, not crazy—it’s widely supported by the tech sector. But it ramps Kickstarter up to eleven and will be one of the next big things for the games industry in 2014. (You read that here first—I checked.)
By Jason Imms on November 8, 2013 at 2:38 pm
Welcome to the Friday Tech Roundup! Contained herein is your weekly dose of some of the best tech news from across the Internet, rounded up for your edification and entertainment. Read on for all the details of Western Digital’s new helium-filled hard drives, the NSA tapping Google and Yahoo data, and the spherical camera that will bring StreetView-like video capturing to consumers.
By Tim Colwill on August 6, 2013 at 2:01 pm
Shortly before the end of the Alice: Otherlands Kickstarter, we had the chance to sit down with American McGee to get his thoughts on how the whole process. With both Akaneiro, OZombie and now Alice: Otherlands under his crowdfunded belt, McGee has experienced both success and failure on the platform. So is it the alternative to traditional publisher funding it is often touted as?
Privateer Press, the tabletop gaming company behind Hordes and Warmachine, have partnered with WhiteMoon Dreams to launch a Kickstarter for Warmachine: Tactics. The turn-based game will focus on squad-level tactics with warbands comprised of on-foot warriors and the iconic Warjack…