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Star Citizen is selling land for up to $100

Three years after it was first supposed to be released, in-development space epic Star Citizen is now trying to sell digital land to hopeful space explorers. $50 will net players a 4km x 4km plot while $100 will grab an 8km x 8km space. Each will come with a ‘Geotack …

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Star Citizen dev promises to share current production schedules

With a release date seemingly no closer to arriving, RSI has said that it will now publicise updated internal production schedules on a regular basis. We have taken a lot of flak over the last couple of years for the extending timeline of Star Citizen, but the simple fact is …

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Star Citizen’s single player campaign will miss 2016 launch date

Squadron 42, the single player branch of Star Citizen, has been delayed into 2017. At Citizencon the team at Cloud Imperium Games announced the delay, saying that the campaign would not meet its 2016 release date. While a lot of the technology behind the game is done there are still …

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Star Citizen backer contacts California Attorney General for $2,500 refund

One gamer who backed the crowdfunding campaign for ambitious sci-fi title Star Citizen has gone to extraordinary lengths to secure a refund. As reported by PCGamesN, the backer – known only as Streetroller – is said to have received a refund of $3,000 though evidence of just $2,560 exists. Streetroller …

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Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

The inevitable has happened: Star Citizen has now raised more than $100m through crowdfunding. According to the game’sFunding Goals page, more than 1m backers have pledged towards the game since Cloud Imperium Games began raising money three years ago. More than $30m has been raised in 2015 alone, much of …

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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. Gamasutra reports on Bidaux’s chart (posted below). It tallies nearly $33m earned by Star Citizen’s crowdfunding efforts last year, while Kickstarter projects combined for …

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The indie developer taking on the galactic threat of triple-A

I have always wanted to make a sci-fi universe.” Die-hard sci-fi fan and Australian developer Paul Turbett’s dream found itself a reality in complex spaceship-battling PC title Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy. Released by studio Black Lab Games earlier this year to positive reviews, the game allows players to deploy …

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