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INTERVIEW: Braben and Roberts lock coordinates on open space

The space race has returned. More than 20 years after seminal franchises like Elite, Wing Commander and Star Wars: TIE Fighter set the bar for space simulation gaming, those that helped the genre first blast off are returning to making out-of-this-world games. Chief among them are David Braben, creator of …

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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. Roberts stated in a new post on Roberts Space Industries that the title will go into the record books "not as the largest crowdfunded game …

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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. I definitely decided very early on that I wasn’t going to focus or be worried about the last-gen consoles,” he told MCV. The current PS4 and Xbox …

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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. To date the game has raised an incredible $44,721,324 from nearly 500,000 backers. The game’s first playable build, the Arena Commander, finally released this week after some delay. However, the early access build …

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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. Mayberry will join Roberts and his team to wrangle the ever-expanding space simulation game, which currently boasts a purely crowdfunded budget approaching $44m. "After 10 years at Blizzard, …

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Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won’t be sold

Star Citizen will not be sold, the many backers of the space simulator have been assured. The pledge comes as Chris Roberts’ crowdfunded title passes the astronomical $41m funding mark. To answer [those] worrying about the possibility of Cloud Imperium being acquired by another, bigger company – don’t worry! We …

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