August 24, 2015 / Behaviors
August 17, 2015 / Crowdfunding

Video game projects received $89.1M in crowd funding support on Kickstarter in 2014. In last week’s RapidPoll, we looked at crowdfunding frequency: how often do PC gamers make pledges to video game crowdsourcing projects? This week, we look at crowdfunding spending in our latest RapidPoll of 400 US PC Gamers. Where is this money coming from? Who are the gamers that are backing these projects, and how much do they spend on crowd funding annually? We asked how much money in total they had spent on video game crowd funding projects over the previous 12 months. Read MorePC Gamers and Crowdfunding, Part 2

August 10, 2015 / Behaviors

In 2014, 1980 game projects (both digital and tabletop) were successfully crowd funded on Kickstarter, the leading crowdfunding site, for a total of $89.1M. Since Kickstarter launched in 2009, over 18,000 games projects have been funded with almost $400M. How transformative and impactful has crowdfunding been on video games and the game consumer? We asked 400 US PC gamers (most video games projects on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo are PC-based) how many video game crowdfunding projects they backed in the previous 12 months.

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