Projects on Kickstarter come in different types and sizes and if your early guess on the most successful ones are the games, you are definitely right. Games including video games dominate the list of the 10 most successful projects on Kickstarter.
This is no surprise at all as a great number of people today particularly those who own mobile devices have a penchant for gaming and technology. Men and women young and old alike today keep themselves occupied with games when they’re out in the malls or while waiting at and riding on public transport stations.
Surveys on mobile gaming have shown that playing games is a popular activity among people who own smart phones these days.
Statistics also show that mobile games are the most popular app category.
In the Top 10 list of successful Kickstarter projects, five are video games. One gaming console and gaming figures are also in the list.
Among the Kickstarter indie games that received much pledges are Project Eternity on the third spot, Double Fine Adventure on fifth place, Wasteland 2 (7th place), Elite: Dangerous (8th place) and Homestuck Adventure Game (9th place).
Project Eternity which received nearly $4 million in pledges is a video RPG featuring a new fantasy world as its main setting.
Double Fine Adventure is a graphic adventure game in a downloable point and click format. It gained a total of more than $3.3 million in pledges which will be used to support production, promotion and distribution.
Wasteland 2 by InXile Entertainment is a sequel to the 1988 original RPG Wasteland and attracted nearly $3 million in pledges.
On the other hand, the Ouya video game console for TV which gained a total of more than $8.5 million in pledges occupied the second spot. Ouya is known for its top quality controller, console and interface. The console features a touchpad for any games with the convenience of using the television.