Kickstarter today shared some statistics from their campaigns that showed us all how good this platform was to the industry.

  • About 561,000 backers contributed $83 million to 2,796 submitted projects in the video gaming space
  • Only 911 projects were successfully funded
  • The most popular game was Tim Schafers adventure game project with $3.3 million dollars
  • Video games contributed the most money to Kickstarter as a whole with about 25% of the total contributions

As you can see, Kickstarter is a valuable tool to the video gaming industry and we are sure you’ll be hearing a lot more about it in 2013.

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