Entries in 'star citizen' (32)

Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

The inevitable has happened: Star Citizen has now raised more than $100m through crowdfunding.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Star Citizen earned more in 2014 than all video game Kickstarters combined - report

Star Citizen earned more in 2014 than all video game Kickstarters combined - report

Market intelligence services group Ico Partner's Thomas Bidaux has published new data which shows Star Citizen's funding outpaced all successful video game Kickstarters combined in 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 21st 2015 at 4:53PM in News
Mark Hamill and Gillian Anderson front Star Citizen cast

Mark Hamill and Gillian Anderson front Star Citizen cast

The actors and actresses behind icons such as Luke Skywalker, Dana Scully and Gollum are among the many stars confirmed as starring in the single player portion of Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2015 at 10:58AM in News

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Star Citizen dev threatens legal action over contested article

Star Citizen dev threatens legal action over contested article

Developer Cloud Imperium Games has said it may take The Escapist to court over an article published last week in which it was accused of embezzlement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Over a quarter of Star Citizen backers say that a publically available refund option should be available to anyone who has contributed to crowdfunding the space sim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 10:54AM in News
Star Citizen executive producer departs Cloud Imperium

Star Citizen executive producer departs Cloud Imperium

Star Citizen executive producer Alex Mayberry has quit his position at Cloud Imperium Games, with multiple reports stating the departure is for personal reasons.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 2:54AM in News
Star Citizen delays FPS module but offers the chance to buy a new $400 ship

Star Citizen delays FPS module but offers the chance to buy a new $400 ship

It has $84m+ in the bank, but there’s still no indication of when Star Citizen will actually be released – and now one component of the title has been delayed ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 2:13PM in News

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Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 6:19AM in News
Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

If you’re concerned that developer Cloud Imperium’s bank account is running a little low, another high-cost vehicle has been added to the game’s store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 2:04PM in News
Star Citizen client likely to reach 100 GB

Star Citizen client likely to reach 100 GB

Cloud Imperium Games expects Star Citizen's game client will likely weigh in at 100 GB, adding that individual patches will likely range between 2-20 GB.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:51PM in News
Star Citizen has 'no final finish line like traditional retail games'

Star Citizen has 'no final finish line like traditional retail games'

Crowdfunding record-breaker Star Citizen represents a change not only to how games are funded but also how they are handled post-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2015 at 10:02AM in News

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Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Upcoming space sim and undisputed crowdfunding champion of the world Star Citizen has surpassed $65m in total funds received, thanks in part to developer Cloud Imperium's promise of in-game pets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:13AM in News
VIDEO: Star Citizen FPS gameplay shown off

VIDEO: Star Citizen FPS gameplay shown off

Cloud Imperium Games has for the first time shown off the first person shooter element of its in-development space epic Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 3:13PM in News
VIDEO: Star Citizen planetside gameplay shown off for the first time

VIDEO: Star Citizen planetside gameplay shown off for the first time

A video showing some on-planet action in crowdfunded mega-hit Star Citizen has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:46AM in News

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Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

In-development space sim Star Citizen will enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest crowdfunded effort ever, lead developer Chris Roberts has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:01PM in News
Roberts: There's 'potential' for Star Citizen on PS4 and Xbox One

Roberts: There's 'potential' for Star Citizen on PS4 and Xbox One

Star Citizen creator Chris Roberts has said that there’s some ‘potential’ to the idea of his $49m space sim appearing on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

More than $50 million has been donated to Cloud Imperium Games for the development of upcoming space exploration title Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
Star Citizen dev costs second only to Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto, Roberts says

Star Citizen dev costs second only to Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto, Roberts says

Having now hit $48m in crowdfunder backing, PC space sim Star Citizen can rightly claim to be rivalling console’s biggest triple-A spenders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 9:50AM in News
Star Citizen has 268-person dev team

Star Citizen has 268-person dev team

Well over 250 developers around the globe are working on Chris Roberts' prominent Kickstarter success story Star Citizen.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Chris Roberts 'frustrated' by Star Citizen scam accusations

Chris Roberts 'frustrated' by Star Citizen scam accusations

Criticism of problems with the early build of crowdfunded record-breaker Star Citizen has bothered creator Chris Roberts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
£100 Elite Dangerous Premium Beta begins as Star Citizen stalls

£100 Elite Dangerous Premium Beta begins as Star Citizen stalls

Frontier’s Elite: Dangerous has exited alpha and officially entered premium beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 3:25PM in News
Star Citizen dev snaps up Diablo III lead game producer

Star Citizen dev snaps up Diablo III lead game producer

Blizzard lead game producer Alex Mayberry has joined Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium as executive producer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 14th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Blizzard's Alex Mayberry joins Star Citizen dev as executive producer

Blizzard's Alex Mayberry joins Star Citizen dev as executive producer

Chris Robert's studio Cloud Imperium Games has hired on ex-Blizzard producer Alex Mayberry as executive producer of its crowdfunding hit, Star Citizen.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2014 at 7:35PM in News