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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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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. One of the most high-profile examples of crowd-funding, the title has now generated $51,075,243 from 525,131 backers, according to the game’s website. That’s an increase of $10m in the …

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