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Watch the first, playable piece of Psychonauts 2

Join Tim Schafer for a guided tour of the game’s hub

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Crowdfunding platform Fig finally turned a profit for investors

Equity crowdfunding platform Fig announced that for the first time ever one of its projects has turned a profit for investors. Fig mixes traditional rewards-based crowdfunding with equity...

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Pillars of Eternity 2 campaign clears $3 million

The crowdfunding campaign for Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire hit a major milestone yesterday by raising over $3 million. It’s the third Fig campaign to do so and, with more than 26,000 backers,...

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Portal writer Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

Writer Erik Wolpaw has left Valve Software after more than a decade at the company. Wolpaw, whose writing credits include Portal, Portal 2 and the two episodic add-ons for Half-Life 2, confirmed...

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Pre-order Psychonauts VR and get the original game

Customers who pre-order Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin will receive the original cult classic, Psychonauts, for PlayStation 4. Subscribers to Sony’s PlayStation Plus service will also get an...

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Starbreeze to publish Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 has a publisher: Starbreeze Studios, known for the Payday franchise and, most recently, Dead By Daylight. In a news release announcing the terms of the deal, Starbreeze said it will...

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Watch a very early prototype of Psychonauts 2

It looks great, and all or most of it will be thrown away

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Psychonauts 2 will get all the money its investors pledged

Psychonauts 2 is the first crowdfunded game project to offer equity investment to everyone, not just the rich. Its campaign, run through the Fig crowdfunding platform, concluded in January of this...

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Every Fig backer can finally pony up for Psychonauts 2

The Fig equity crowdfunding platform has finally finished its review process with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. That means non-accredited investors who made reservations to...

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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...