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Kickstarter seeing steep decline in money pledged to video games in 2016, says analysis

Crowdfunding for video games on Kickstarter is down sharply for the first six months of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015, suggesting that roughly the same number of video games projects...

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Kickstarter has turned us all into crappy publishers

Sure things don't exist in gaming. It's important to repeat that to yourself when you back a Kickstarter. Mighty No. 9 sure seemed like a sure thing. The design document was Mega Man. The team was...

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Mighty No. 9 had a rough launch day

Comcept released Mighty No. 9 today, June 21. That's an achievement for the studio, which announced the project three years ago and pushed back its release three times. But in a livestream leading...

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Is Mighty No. 9 a trainwreck? Let's find out together

Join us as we stream the first half-hour of this long-awaited Mega Man successor

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Sonic the Hedgehog dunks on Mighty No. 9 in savage tweet

Mighty No. 9 has launched, kind of, and it's not exactly going smoothly, with many reported glitches and issues with the DLC. Even when it's working, reviews seem to suggest it's not worth getting...

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Mighty No. 9's Xbox 360 launch is delayed

You didn't think Mighty No. 9 was going to launch without one more delay, did you? The Xbox 360 version of the game is being delayed "for several days" after a bug was discovered in final testing,...

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Mighty No. 9 documentary reveals the game's early days, before production woes

Mighty No. 9 — barring any last-minute changes — will finally make it into players' hands tomorrow, June 21, and director Keiji Inafune can't wait to see their faces once they start playing. At...

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Inafune is already talking about plans for a Mighty No. 9 sequel

Mighty No. 9 hasn't launched yet — still 10 more days to go — and even though its community has been disappointed by repeated delays and jeered the game's launch trailer, creator Keiji Inafune is...

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Mighty No. 9's new trailer is a 'masterclass' in Marketing 101 failures

The title of the latest trailer for Mighty No. 9, which launches June 21, is "Masterclass," and the video does in fact work as a teachable example of what not to do when promoting your game. The...

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Mighty No. 9 finally launches on June 21, creator says

Mighty No. 9 has a new launch date: June 21. The "spiritual successor" to Mega Man has "gone gold," creator Keiji Inafune said, putting Mighty No. 9 on course to launch for Mac, Linux, PlayStation...