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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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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. In fact, creator Chris Roberts reckons his title will lag behind only Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto when it comes to raw dollar investment. Normally developers …

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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. The game has currently raised more than $46m and now has five studios behind it, encompassing a grand total of 268 people. This was revealed in an interview withVentureBeat, in which the …

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