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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. According to the developer, the large downloads are due to the size and number of assets being implemented into the space trading and combat sim. …

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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. That’s according to RSI boss Chris Roberts who, in his latest update, has said that there will not be a date on which the game will be released and …

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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. In a post on the Star Citizen’s official site, creator Chris Roberts revealed that the dev team would implement cats, …

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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. The video shows off four players securing a space station manned by hostiles. It all looks little ropey, but boss Chris Roberts promises that the CryEngine 3 based …

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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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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. The game – whose total funding currently stands at over $58m – promises an ambitious reach far in excess of its many market rivals, and visiting bustling metropolises is one such example. Unlike other titles in …

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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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