Daydreamer is a side scrolling shooter that's crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Daydreamer is a Beautifully Grotesque Shooter

Do we have any Treasure fans in the house? That developer created many classic titles such as Gunstar Heroes and also happens to be...

We Are The Dwarves And We Will Fight

Dwarves are a race that gets little attention, but they're on the brink of extinction since more stars are beginning to fade away. In...
blackwake

Yo-Ho-Ho! Pirating With Blackwake Kickstarter Backers

I wrote about Blackwake when it first went into the alpha stage. The co-op pirate simulator designed to make you feel like part of a real crew recently...
Homestuck Adventure Game

Major Changes For Homestuck Adventure 3 1/2 Years After Its Kickstarter

MS Paint Adventures, the developers of the Homestuck Adventure, have released an update telling backers the game will be 2D. It was originally planned...

StarCraft 2 eSports Visual Novel, SC2VN, Primed For Release

I gotta admit, I still haven’t bought into the whole E-Sports thing.  It’s not that I have a problem calling competitive gaming a sport,...

Will Dube Talks Vikings, Killing, & Jotun

  Will Dube Talks Vikings, Killing, & Jotun By Nathaniel Liles & Julie Morley We here at Cliqist love talking directly to developers about their games.  We're...

The Popularity of World War II Games on Kickstarter

World War II has always been a popular setting for video games. It’s not hard to see why. The good guy/bad guy line is...

Post Apocalyptic Visual Novel The Seed Takes Root For New Year

Last we heard about The Seed, this post-apocalyptic visual novel come RPG from Misery Dev, the developers were out of money. There were mentions...
Doko Roko

Doko Roko Looks Absolutely Awesome

Seldom do Kickstarter projects look this good at the pitch stage. Doko Roko has immediately captured my attention. Allow me to explain why it...
Voyage of Fortune's Star

From Tabletop To PC: Voyage of Fortune’s Star Takes 7th Sea...

I'm big into tabletop gaming. I've been roleplaying for about fifteen years now, and one title I've enjoyed was 7th Sea. I have fond...

Gender Bender DNA Twister Extreme Dev Returns With Max’s Big Bust

Hey visual novel fans, do you happen to remember the Indiegogo campaign for Gender Bender DNA Twister Extreme? Back in 2013 that project had...

One Dreamer Expands Its 2D World And Positive Experience For Backers

It’s not uncommon for Kickstarter projects to face delays on their road to completion. Uncommon is a project that gets delayed, but still manages to...
Elegy for a dead world

Why We Need Experimental Crowdfunded Games

Many wonder what constitutes a video game. The discussion is complicated, wrestling with such issues as planned and emergent narrative, reward and punishment, complexity...

Kodoku Chronicles Looks Seriously Disturbing

Carnivore Studio is a team with a lot on their plate. Not only are they creating a game called Kodoku for PlayStation 4 and Vita, but...
Jane Jensen ran a very successful Kickstarter for her game development company, Pinkerton road. Lets look at some of the backer rewards.

Pinkerton Road Studio $100 Backer Rewards Review

2012 was a massive year for Kickstarter and gaming. It was the year that both Double Fine Adventure and Ouya campaigns appeared. Everyone in...
Animal Gods, A bronze age action adventure Kickstarter for WII U

Animal Gods Takes Classic Zelda and Brings it into the Modern...

If you ask a whole generation of gamers what their first game was many will say The Legend of Zelda on the Nintendo Entertainment...