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Marcus Estrada

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Marcus is a fellow with a love for video games, horror, and Japanese food. When he’s not writing about games for a multitude of sites, he’s usually still playing one. Writing about video games is something he hopes to continue doing for many years to come.

Narcissu 10th Anniversary Anthology Project Post-Kickstarter Analysis

Sekai Project have made quite a name for themselves in the visual novel space in just a few years. They’ve also gained a reputation...

Examining the Explosive Success of the $120k+ Hatoful Boyfriend Plush Kickstarter

On November 3, a lovely crowdfunding project with the (surprisingly shouty) name of “HATOFUL BOYFRIEND OFFICIAL PLUSH PROJECT!” flapped onto Kickstarter. Many gamers out...

The Big Issue with Fig.co

Fig.co is a crowdfunding website which sounded like a pretty neat idea at the start. After all, for years we’ve been hearing people complain...

5th Cell’s Anchors in the Drift – Why Did It Fail?

Anchors in the Drift was just the second crowdfunding campaign on Fig.co. Fig, for the uninitiated, is a newer entrant into the gaming crowdfunding...

Successful Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns and Analysis for October 2015

Welcome to our monthly analysis of successful Kickstarter videogame projects, this time focusing on October 2015! As with each and every month, there were tons...

Failed Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns and Analysis for October 2015

Every month Kickstarter is full of wild successes, and depressing failures. While some are always going to have that massive fan push behind them...

Demon Romance Adventure Seduce Me 2 Crushes Kickstarter Goal

Seduce Me was quite the enticing otome visual novel when it launched back in 2014. I certainly enjoyed it, and was more than pleased...
Sekai Project is an american company that's known for licensing and translating Japanese visual novels into English and funding through Kickstarter.

Checking in on Sekai Project’s $1.3 Million Worth of Visual Novel...

Sekai Project is the name in the English-speaking visual novel scene in the moment. Not only have they negotiated publishing plans for some well-loved...

Sekai Project Launches Narcissu 10th Anniversary Anthology Project

Today marks the launch of the Narcissu 10th Anniversary Anthology Project arriving on Kickstarter with a goal of $75,000. This is a huge moment...

Failed Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns and Analysis for September 2015

Every month Kickstarter is full of wild successes, and depressing failures. While some are always going to have that massive fan push behind them...

Neo-Retro Cyberpunk Adventuring, a Read Only Memories Review

Read Only Memories is one of those games that honestly surprised me, and not for the reasons that people may be expecting. It arrived...

Successful Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns and Analysis for September 2015

Hello and welcome to our September issue of successful Kickstarter video game campaign analysis! As with every month, there was certainly a lot going...

Analyzing Sekai Project’s First Kickstarter Failure: Witch Boy Magical Piece

On December 15, 2013, Sekai Project launched their first Kickstarter ever - 2013 Moe Headphones Design Doujin by Lunatic Joker. Despite the fairly niche...

Why Did the Retro VGS Fail to Attract More Gamers?

The Retro VGS has been making its way around the gaming scene for over a year now in the idea stage. Since its earliest...

Cyberpunk Adventure Read Only Memories Gets Launch Trailer

Wow, it's hard to believe that Read Only Memories hit Kickstarter in late 2013, but that's exactly when this cyberpunk adventure game first appeared!...

Demon Seduction Visual Novel Seduce Me Getting a Sequel

Seduce Me was quite the refreshing otome visual novel when it launched thanks to a successful Kickstarter. Not only did it bring about a...