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.
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
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
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
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.