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Action-adventure game 'Spheriums' could hit Switch with Kickstarter success

May 18th
The action-adventure game Spheriums is currently looking to pull in roughly $7,800 on Kickstarter to release for PC, but there’s a chance the game could come to Switch as well. The Kickstarter has listed a Switch stretch goal at $35k, and there’s 11 days left on the campaign to hit that goal. (Read More)
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Operation Highjump confirmed for Xbox

May 18th
Operation Highjump: The Fall of Berlin will whisk us off to Berlin, 1945, just as six years of war and destruction has ended. The Third Reich is on the verge of collapse, but there is one final act that needs finishing off – it’s here where the OSS (Office of Strategic Services) sends its best man on a suicide mission: Polish resistance lieutenant Joe Kawalski, a man tormented and haunted by his past. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow Of Elvarg To Launch Kickstarter

May 18th
Steamforged Games and Jagex revealed that they'll be launching a Kickstarter at the end of May for RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow Of Elvarg. The crowdfunding effort will kick off on May 31st, but before that happens, they revealed all of the tiers for pledges that will be active once it starts. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Get your Stardew Valley on in D&D 5E and other TRPGs with this fantasy farming bestiary

May 17th
Ever wondered what a fire bat, icy lion, artichoke moth or questionable enigma tastes like? A new roleplaying bestiary will answer these questions and more as it introduces a menagerie of fantastical farm animals to D&D 5E and other RPGs - and Dicebreaker has the first look at the upcoming release. (Read More)

Antonblast is an eccentric GBA-style platformer with a focus on destruction

May 17th
Antonblast is a GBA-style 2D action platformer influenced by Wario Land 4, Shovel Knight, and Metroid that stars a hot-headed lead. You’d be mad too if Satan stole your prized collection of spirits. (Read More)
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Retro platformer 'ANTONBLAST' could hit Switch through Kickstarter success

May 17th
If you were a fan of Antonball Deluxe, you’ll want to pay close attention to this announcement. The same team behind Antonball Deluxe is now working on ANTONBLAST, a pseudo-sequel that’s heading to Switch…so long as it achieves funding. (Read More)
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Cattails: Wildwood Story is a cozy RPG/dating sim inspired by Animal Crossing that just smashed its Kickstarter goal

May 17th
The single-player simulation game takes elements from RPGs, survival games, and even dating sims. In Cattails, players will take on the role of an adorable kitty as they experience life in a strange wilderness. During your adventures in Wildwood, players will be able to stalk prey, grow herbs, and build a thriving town for all your cat friends. (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: GeekDad-Approved 'The Artemis Project' Gets an Expansion

May 17th
The Artemis Project: Satellites & Commanders is an expansion to The Artemis Project. The expansion does not expand the game beyond the original 1-5 player count, the age range of 10 and up, or the 50-60 minutes to play. It’s currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with a pledge level of $30 for a copy of the expansion. The expansion is fully compatible with both the retail and deluxe versions of the original. (Read More)

Unique SD card phone case hits Kickstarter

May 17th
If you would like to carry extra SD cards with you on a daily basis you might be interested in a unique SD card phone case that allows you to carry both standard size and micro SD cards safely. The phone case features space for two of each size as well as a quick release wrench allowing photographers, videographers and programmers to have extra storage and the convenience of carrying files documents and scripts. (Read More)
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Viture’s Immersive Smart Glasses Hits $2.5M On Kickstarter

May 16th
Viture collaborated with Layer, one of the world's most prestigious design studios, to design the Viture One, creating stylish and comfortable XR glasses that people will want to wear daily. The design isn't just for aesthetic purposes, it is meant to feel like wearing normal sunglasses, with tech features. (Read More)

Random: Indie Horror Dev Launches Kickstarter To Create A Game For Pokémon Mini

May 16th
The Kickstarter itself is relatively modest — for AU$700, Sungrand Studio has promised to acquire a Pokémon Mini and create one new game for the system. Not only that, but the ROM will be free to everyone. The developer also says it will get a second console to test out infrared functionality to allow this new game to be played multiplayer but cannot guarantee it will be able to make that work. (Read More)

Comics Crowdfunding Round-Up: HOUSE OF FEAR, THE HEARTH AND THE STONE and 3 more projects we love

May 14th
Happy Friday the 13th, and welcome to another installment of The Beat’s Comics Crowdfunding Roundup! This week we have a whole range of projects, but we are kicking off the list with the Dark Horse Comics’ House of Fear, for Friday the 13th, of course. (Read More)

Murder By Death Shares First Taste of Upcoming Album with 'Never Be'

May 13th
Last month Murder by Death announced the Kickstarter campaign for their forthcoming album Spell/Bound which is being released on July 29. Today they share the first single off the LP, "Never Be" and the band notes, ""Never Be" is a cinematic tell-off song that simmers with a dark and lush energy. (Read More)

Ostrichpillow Bed Pillow ergonomic sleeping pillow adapts to the different ways you sleep

May 13th
Designed for anyone who moves around while they sleep, which is pretty much everyone, this product uses adaptive ergonomics to improve your sleep all night long. Moreover, with innovative design and high-quality materials, it provides proper rest no matter your position. (Read More)

This cute card-drafting game is like Sushi Go! but for breakfast lovers

May 12th
An upcoming board game, Grab Your Breakfast has players attempting to collect matching cards in order to score points to make a delicious dining experience. Featuring artwork of cute versions of classic breakfast menu items such as toast, coffee and fried eggs, Grab Your Breakfast bears similarities to card drafting games such as Sushi Go! - which also features adorable food artwork. (Read More)
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All Time Wrestling Card Game Featuring Kurt Angle, Macho Man Randy Savage, and More Hits Kickstarter

May 12th
Some of the biggest legends in WWE are now set to hit the tabletop courtesy of a new wrestling card game titled All Time Wrestling. All Time Wrestling is described as a fast-paced card and dice wrestling game that accommodates 1 to 4 players and features a story-driven campaign. (Read More)

DIE RPG Kickstarter Interview: Kieron Gillen and Grant Howitt

May 12th
As an RPG, DIE follows more or less the same storytelling framework, where you create a mundane real-world persona who gets sucked into the game. Howitt is a game designer, but for this game he’s describing himself more like a ringleader—Gillen has already published a beta version of the DIE RPG, based on rules included in the back pages of issues of the comic, and at nearly 150 pages, it was already the size of a core rulebook. (Read More)
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DIE: The RPG Launches New Kickstarter

May 12th
A new tabletop RPG based on the popular Image Comics series DIE has launched a new Kickstarter campaign. Rowan, Rook and Deckard has officially re-launched the Kickstarter for DIE: The RPG, a new tabletop RPG based on the popular comics series DIE by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans. (Read More)
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