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Niche News of the Week
- Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55
- Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is Coming West on PS3, PS4, and PS Vita
- Rumor: A Final Fantasy XII Remake is Happening
- Metal Gear Solid Composer Says Hideo Kojima Split from Konami Over Budget Issues
- Koei Tecmo Confirms Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 Exclusively for “Japan and Asian Markets”
- Capcom Teases a Resident Evil 2 Remake
- A New PoPoLoCrois Game is Being Developed
- Tetsuya Nomura Will Bring Dramatic Changes to the Combat for Final Fantasy 7 Remake
- Ubisoft Officially Confirms Zombi for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Launching August 18
- Final Fantasy Explorers is Coming West in January 2016
- Spring, Autumn, and Winter Lesson Trademarks are Filed by Bandai Namco
- Arslan: The Warriors of Legend is Coming West in Early 2016 Across PS3, PS4, and XB1
Topic of the Week
With the Red Ash Kickstarter coming to a close, we’re reminded of an ongoing question that no one seems to want to talk about: Why are we seeing Kickstarter’s getting funding via outside companies? Is this disingenuous to small-time backers?
Are Kickstarters becoming a new form of courting publishers? What does this mean for the future of crowdfunding, now that we’re seeing more and more Kickstarters openly (or in some cases, quietly) receiving large investments alongside fan donations?
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