Here's some news from the Urbana tech/gaming scene: Overload, a successor of the original project Descent, has launched a Kickstarter which is picking up some serious heat already. They're raising $300,000 to fund the project, $55,000+ of which was raised in a single day. Whoa.

The project comes from former Volition president Mike Kulas and Luke Schneider of Radian Games. Check out the Kickstarter video:

Check out a couple of other stories about the project here and here.