The independent video games/digital distribution platform Gamesplanet.com and the crowdfunding platform Ulule announced the launch of Gamesplanet Lab: a financing platform that will allow selected video games developers, to find tools necessary for the realization and distribution of their games.
Gamesplanet Lab will also provide the game developers with a range of marketing to logistics tools to distribute their games .
The funding model of the projects is inherited from the crowdfunding principles already in used on Ulule: "Gamesplanet Lab allows gamers to pre-buy the games they want to support and in exchange unique and special offers".
Other promised benefits announced:
The participatory funding model will also ensure the remuneration of authors and the fact that will retain 100% rights over their creations.
To be eligible, projects must be under development with support from independent publishers and studios.