West Games has not received the best publicity for their Kickstarter game Areal, and objectively speaking, they also have not taken to the criticism either. Today, however, they have crossed a line that no one should give them the benefit of the doubt on.
Now that Areal is off Kickstarter and on its own site there’s more info. West Games are busy attempting to crowd fund Areal away from … Read moreAreal to get alpha version once funded
In case you remained in any doubt just how duplicitous the people behind the failed Areal Kickstarter project were, here’s more evidence. After Kickstarter shut … Read moreAreal’s two open letters blame different parties for Kickstarter failure
Even Putin couldn’t save the Areal Kickstarter from being suspended earlier today but that’s not the end of the crowd funding. On Tuesday afternoon we … Read moreWest Games now to raise Areal funds on their own site after Kickstarter suspension
The twisting tale of the Areal project appears to have reached its conclusion as Kickstarter suspends all funding. According to Kickstarter guidelines, “once a project … Read moreAreal Kickstarter project has funding suspended
West Games has achieved their Areal funding goal despite the campaign being seen as controversial from some of the gaming community. Getting any game funded … Read moreAreal makes Kickstarter goal overcoming all the controversy
Whatever happens with the Areal Kickstarter, it’ll serve as a useful case study in how not to present your crowd-funding project to the public. West … Read moreAreal releases prototype footage to more accusations
In the latest effort to reverse their negative PR, the people behind the Areal Kickstarter took to Reddit at the weekend for an ‘Ask Me … Read moreAreal AMA at Reddit does little to reassure S.T.A.L.K.E.R. fans
Today, Areal received a giant boost to its legitimacy, as Alexey Sytanov, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.’s lead designer and scriptwriter, has joined the team at West Games.
GSC Game World, via the official S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Facebook page, has clarified their stance on ongoing Kickstarter Areal.
West Games’ crowdfund campaign for Areal has barely started and it’s already facing issues from all sides. We’ll run down the key points for you below, but a small word of warning: this is some nasty drama going on between developers and fans.
Last night saw a Kickstarter launch for a new title called Areal, which developer West Games is claiming as the spiritual successor to S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Since it’s … Read moreAreal Kickstarter causes controversy over S.T.A.L.K.E.R successor claims