informa
News

Homestuck becomes the third highest funded game on Kickstarter

Kickstarter has added one more game to its list of runaway success stories, as the upcoming Homestuck adventure game has just become the third highest funded game in the platform's history.
Kickstarter has added one more game to its list of runaway success stories, as the upcoming Homestuck adventure game has just become the third highest funded game in the platform's history (behind Double Fine Adventure and Wasteland 2). The game, which is based on an interactive webcomic of the same name, concluded its Kickstarter campaign with more than $2.4 million earned, putting the game well above its original $700,000 goal. In addition, it surpassed the recently funded Planetary Annihilation, which ended its campaign last month with $2.2 million earned. Homestuck is also the fifth game on Kickstarter to pull in a full seven figures, and it certainly won't be the last, as one more title is also about to achieve that notable landmark. Obsidian Entertainment's Project Eternity has 12 days left in its campaign, and already the game has earned more than $2.3 million in pledges.

Latest Jobs

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, California
11.3.21
Sr. Multiplayer Design Scripter/Programmer

Disbelief

Cambridge, Massachusetts
11.3.21
Jr. Programmer

XSEED

Torrance, California
11.3.21
Head of Marketing
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Register
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more