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Over $20M pledged to Kickstarter game projects

In the three years that crowd-funding website Kickstarter has been available, game projects have seen one of the highest average financing totals for successful projects, with over $20 million pledged.
Newsbrief: In the three years that crowd-funding website Kickstarter has been available, game projects have seen one of the highest average financing totals for successful projects, with over $20 million pledged. While only 857 of the around 25,000 successful Kickstarter projects were for games, compared to 7,545 music projects and 7,135 film and video projects, the average financing for successful game projects was $26,910, with only design projects ($29,409) and technology projects ($27,677) topping that figure, according to data from the New York Times. The average financing for all game projects -- both successful and unsuccessful -- came in at $12,759. Double Fine's Adventure is the second most funded project on the website to date, beaten out only by the Pebble watch.

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