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Star Citizen's single-player campaign won't make it out this year

For a while now, Star Citizen has existed in my mind as this nebulous, far-off thing. That doesn't change today. Cloud Imperium Games has once again pushed back the space sim's single-player, story-driven, Gary Oldman-having Squadron 42 mod...   read

 
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Space epic Star Citizen hits $100 million in crowdfunding

The ambitious, multi-faceted space epic Star Citizen has hit a hell of a new milestone, crossing $100 million in crowdfunding. The project was just at $50 million one year and two months ago. A year before that, it sat at $15 million. Anoth...   read

 
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Did the Star Citizen trailer at the Game Awards restore anyone's faith?

I'm a lapsed believer. Two years ago, I was all about Star Citizen. You would have been hard pressed to find someone more excited by the idea of a galaxy spanning rough and tumble space sim than me (well, maybe those crazy people who went o...   read

 
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$92 million space game gets Luke Skywalker, more Hollywood actors

Star Citizen, the massively crowd-funded, ambitious space game, has seen a rough patch this year of missed release windows and a more recent lawsuit threats against a media outlet, but there's also a video game in development in them there...   read

 
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Star Citizen developer CIG threatens to sue outlet over recent allegations

Strap yourselves in, it's time for another Star Citizen story. Depending on who you talk to, Star Citizen is somewhere in-between the most ambitious game of all time, or a complete train wreck (the answer is likely somewhere in th...   read

 
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Some contributors to Star Citizen's $87.6 million funding are demanding refunds

The insanely funded space game Star Citizen has been offering refunds to players following constant delays and brewing disenchantment. Its executive producer recently quit the project, the first-person shooter mode was delayed multiple time...   read

 
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Star Citizen's executive producer might have quit the project

Star Citizen’s really not having a good time as of late, especially if recent rumours are to be believed. First, the FPS module Star Marine was put on hold/delayed, and now it looks like the executive producer has left the project. Cl...   read

 
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Star Citizen's FPS gameplay put on hold

You know how Cloud Imperium Games and Robert Space Industries raised more money than a small country to make its incredibly ambitious Star Citizen? You know how it was going to have space trading, massive spaceships, dogfighting, and a firs...   read

 
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Star Citizen had 40GB of assets leaked, and dang they're huge

Star Citizen, the game that’s managed to crowdfund enough money to buy a small country, has suffered a pretty substantial leak of assets. According to Reddit, a community manager for developer Cloud Imperium Games accidentally releas...   read

 
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Seeing ships sliced apart in Star Citizen is satisfying

As a casual observer of Star Citizen, I've struggled to keep up to date with the game's open development. It can be overwhelming. That's why I appreciate this recent video covering the damage model -- it's accessible. Blowing up spaceships...   read

 
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Explore the majesty of the universe, then shoot some dudes in the face with Star Citizen's FPS module

Like the universe itself, Star Citizen's ambitious scope continues to infinitely expand. Chris Roberts himself, infectiously enthusiastic as always, was at PAX Australia last week to unveil the first public demonstration of Star Citizen's ...   read

 
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Star Citizen breaks the $50 million mark

Remember that animated .gif of Shigeru Miyamoto and Satoru Iwata holding a DS and proclaiming "It prints money"? You could probably do the same with a picture of Chris Roberts and his pet project Star Citizen. The ambitious space sim has j...   read

 
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New Star Citizen teaser commercial centers on Constellation

The latest in the series of faux commercials for Star Citizen released by Roberts Space Industries focuses on the Constellation multi-purpose corvette, specifically the Aquila variant. The Constellation Aquila will be focused on exploratio...   read

 
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This Star Citizen multiplayer crew gameplay demo looks amazing!

Chris Roberts' ambitious space trading and combat simulator Star Citizen has come a long way since its crowdfunding beginnings back in 2012. In this latest footage from gamescom 2014, Roberts and his staff demonstrate how multiplayer ...   read

 
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Star Citizen launches Arena Commander for backers

The bugs which led to the delay of Star Citizens' anticipated Arena Commander have been taken care of and the dogfighting module is now playable in an alpha capacity. If you're a backer, download it here, or simply update through the game ...   read

 
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Star Citizen Arena Commander dogfighting update delayed

As gamers seem to be more and more willing to play games in an unfinished state, it feels surprising to me when a developer decides to delay an update because of bugs. Of course unfinished games are buggy -- we expect that -- but at least C...   read

 
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Starstruck: Star Citizen crosses $43 million in crowdfunding

For the ambitious, crowd-funded space sim Star Citizen, it took four months to shoot from $30 million to $40 million. So $2.5 million a month. And in the last month and a half, it's reached $43 million, showing no signs of slowing down. Ar...   read

 
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Watch some glorious Star Citizen gameplay footage

Chris Roberts and his team on Star Citizen were at PAX East to show off Star Citizen's dogfighting module. You may have watched this footage already, but now it's in super hi-def and the crowd isn't totally drowning out the audience this t...   read

 
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Watch Chris Roberts play Star Citizen's Dogfighting module

Here's designer Chris Roberts playing a bit of Star Citizen ahead of PAX East, complete with the audience losing its shit over some rather silly things. Not that I blame them -- there's an immense amount of excitement built up for this $40...   read

 
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Star Citizen's Chris Roberts responds to Oculus buyout

Facebook's acquisition of the Oculus Rift company was a shock to say the least, and whilst industry figures have expressed cautious optimism over the buyout, there's still a sense of unease as to what the social media giant has planned for ...   read

 
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Star Citizen breaks the $40 million barrier

Last time we checked, Star Citizen had raised $30 million in crowdfunding; just under four months later we've got word that Chris Robert's ambitious space sim has now broken the $40 million mark. In a blog post, Roberts revealed that an ext...   read

 
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Dogfighting module for Star Citizen pushed back

There are many things about Star Citizen I fail to grasp -- most notably, where is all of this money coming from? -- but dogfighting I get. That's coming as its own module for the game, but not in December as previously anticipated -- it's ...   read

 
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Surprising no one, Star Citizen raises $30 million

Got the weirdest case of deja vu... I had this feeling I was reporting on how the ambitious space sim title Star Citizen had broken another benchmark for crowd funding. A few weeks ago we mentioned how eager fans had already pledged $27 mil...   read

 
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Star Citizen is a PC game and 'will never be dumbed down'

There were some rumors popping up that Chris Roberts' space behemoth, Star Citizen, would be coming to the PlayStation 4. Robert's wrote up a post stating that "Star Citizen IS a PC game. It will NEVER be dumbed down for a lesser platf...   read

 
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Star Citizen raises $1 million in a single week

People love Star Citizen and are willing to show it with their wallets. Chris Roberts' giant space game managed to raise $1 million in just a week, causing it to pass the $25 million mark. This unlocked another one of their stretc...   read

 
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New in-game commercial for Star Citizen released

Star Citizen, the upcoming super-crowdfunded game about spaceships, just released a shiny new video. The great thing about this video is that it isn't a trailer or a teaser, but rather a commercial. Not a commercial for the game, but ...   read

 
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Star Citizen has now raised $17 million in funding

It seems that after its initial crowdfunding success, there's no stopping Star Citizen. Chris Roberts' super-ambitious space sim just hit the $17 million mark and now there's stretch goals for $19 million. However, fans have expressed displ...   read

 
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Star Citizen breaks crowdfunding record for games

Chris Roberts and the rest of Cloud Imperium probably had a good day. The studio's space sim, Star Citizen, set the new record for crowdfunded videogames by raising $6,238,563 through Kickstarter and Roberts' website. That may not seem like...   read

 
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You can also help crowdfund Star Citizen on Kickstarter

Star Citizen has raised over $1 million in contributions so far, an impressive number considering that the site where payments are made hasn't been especially stable. While that option will remain as is, Cloud Imperium has also started a K...   read

 
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Star Citizen clarifies its payment model, required specs

Despite the fact that Chris Robert's space sim Star Citizen is potentially two years from release, he's not been shy with the nitty gritty details of the game. Contained in new FAQ update, Chris has given us an idea of what kind of PC we'll...   read

 
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Wing Commander creator returns to space sims in a big way

We knew that Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts was getting back into game development, although the specifics weren't so clear until now. At GDC Online today in Austin, he revealed what the project is all about in less conceptual, trust-...   read

 

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