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The first public demo of Star Citizen

Ever wonder what $41 million looks like? It's a lot more blue than we would have thought. This is the first public demonstration of Star Citizen, Chris Roberts' interstellar crowdfunded project. It's 14 minutes of pretty planes and space battles in a very early build. The yelling isn't part...

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Chris Roberts reacts to Facebook Oculus acquisition, says Star Citizen won't be bought

The fear of a crowdfunded project being bought up by a larger company - whose motives may not necessarily be in line with those of backers - has become something of a trending topic ever since Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR. Chris Roberts, creator of the super-mega-crowdfunded Star Citizen,...

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Star Citizen dogfighting module lands 'shortly after' PAX East

In his latest monthly status update, designer Chris Roberts reveals plans to grant the public access to the dogfighting component of Kickstarter success story turned space epic Star Citizen. "As I write this, the Star Citizen team is all around me hard at work on the Dogfighting Module," Roberts...

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Star Citizen tops $39 million, adds $41 million goal

Chris Roberts' upcoming space epic Star Citizen has surpassed yet another crowdfunding milestone, by attracting over $39 million to the game's development to date. As with previous funding milestones, topping $39 million adds a new feature to the game. Specifically, a star system known as...

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Mafia designer's medieval RPG raised nearly $2M in crowdfunding

Kingdom Come Deliverance is part of an elite group of games-to-be that've raised more than $1 million on Kickstarter. Warhorse's medieval European first-person RPG, creatively led by Mafia and Mafia 2 designer Dan Vávra, galloped to just over £1.1 million in funding this week. That...

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Star Citizen's Organizations get their engines humming

Cloud Imperium Games have run a thorough pre-flight check and flipped the switch on Star Citizen's clan system, referred to as Organizations. Eager citizens can now register or join an Organization, but you only get to align yourself with one for now, so choose wisely. Organizations will get...

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Star Citizen reaches $31 million, no wait, make that $32 million

The stack of cash crowdsourced by Chris Roberts' upcoming space epic, Star Citizen, continues to grow, with the latest tally putting the game over the $32 million mark. As with all new Star Citizen milestones, topping $32 million means that Roberts Space Industries has unveiled a new ship to be...

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Star Citizen developer introduces The Next Great Starship design competition

Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts and his development team Cloud Imperium Games announced a new design and modding competition, in which fans create their own starship for Star Citizen. Called "The Next Great Starship," the contest will award one team of three people with a $30,000 prize along...

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Star Citizen fuels its starships with $18 million in crowdfunded money

Star Citizen's crowdfunding efforts have officially crossed the $18 million mark. First-person combat "on select lawless planets," a stretch goal should the game hit $20 million, was also announced in a post celebrating the milestone. To put this fundraising in space-related perspective, if you...

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Star Citizen funding soars to new, $17 million crowdsourced heights

Chris Roberts' Star Citizen, which recently got its first chunk of playable content out to backers, has officially hit the $17 million funding milestone. On a scale of 1 to 10 of "money spent funding a game," we'd say that clocks in at about a 17 million. Because it's 17 million dollars. At this...

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