Welcome to my yearly blog post on crowdfunding and games, looking at how well games have performed on Kickstarter (and Fig) for the past year. As usual, I have shared a lot of graphs here to go through, alongside my own comments in regards to the trends that can be observed. Kickstarter overall Kickstarter is […]
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As an addition to the traditional mid-year crowdfunding check, for video games, I have decided to give tabletop games their own blog post this year. There is a dedicated interest for these numbers, and they are quite fascinating to follow. As a quick catch-up, you might want to have a look at the post on […]
It has already been six months since my last check on the crowdfunding trends for video games. With everyone taking it slow because the summer is coming (I am joking, everyone is rabidly preparing for gamescom), here is the latest data and what I make of it. This is part one, as I will do […]
Like every year, this is the time for a look at the performance of the many E3 announcements in terms of media coverage. If this the first time you read about our analysis, you can find out more about the methodology used, and read the blog posts for 2015, 2016, and 2017. Overall trend Starting with 2016, I set […]
You might be familiar with the different analysis we conduct around key media events of the games industry, such our regular E3 and gamescom media coverage analysis. We have in the past used the same tools to help games companies better understand their PR actions and identify ways for them to improve their reach. I […]
There are more and more events every year dedicated to video games. Navigating through the annual schedule is getting increasingly complex, and we have many discussions with our different partners about the merits of the different events for them to attend, depending on the profile of their games, the current state of development of the […]
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The annual deep dive into the performance of games projects on the Kickstarter platform.
Before January is out, here is the annual look at Kickstarter for the year 2017. Where is Kickstarter going? Overall funding bounces back After its very first year of decline in funding of projects in 2016, Kickstarter sees a bounce back in the overall money actually raised. That bounce is very timid though, even if […]