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Star Citizen reaches $50 million in space bucks

Star Citizen crossed $50 million in support following the launch of some pricey digital starships. The milestone was reached thanks to the docking of the "2945 RSI Constellation Lineup," a collection of four ships that went on sale over this past weekend. The game reached $48 million in mid-July, a...

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Space bugs delay Star Citizen dogfighting module

A series of bugs grounded this week's scheduled launch of Arena Commander, the space-based dogfighting module for Star Citizen. Project creator Chris Roberts revealed the delay in a blog post on the game's website, saying "it would be foolish to release an unstable build, even if pre-alpha for the ...

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Another month, another $2 million for Star Citizen

The last time we checked in on crowdfunding success story Star Citizen, Chris Roberts' space epic had pulled in over $41 million. Now that total has surpassed $43 million. Like previous earnings landmarks, that figure brings with it a new content addition for the long-awaited game. In this c...

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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 UDS-29...

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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 w...

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Star Citizen hits astronomical $15 million crowdfunding goal

Chris Roberts' space exploration MMO Star Citizen has eclipsed $15 million through its crowdfunding efforts on its official site. By reaching the landmark funding achievement, players will now find an escort carrier ship in the game, and all backers will receive a 42-page digital upgrade manual tha...

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Star Citizen can't be done on current-gen consoles, says Roberts

Chris Roberts says Star Citizen's RAM requirements, based on its proof-of-concept video, aren't met by current-gen consoles. Speaking to Ars Technica, the game's creator also dismissed potential iterations, promising top-end PCs of today are "already more powerful than what a next-generation conso...

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Star Citizen adds Kickstarter to crowdfunding drive

After its official website (and only source of crowdfunding income) went offline due to server-crushing amounts of traffic, Chris Roberts' Cloud Imperium Games have opened an ancillary Kickstarter project to support Star Citizen. The main difference between the Kickstarter and the website itself &...

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Wing Commander creator returns to gaming, unveils new project next month

Chris Roberts, the brain behind Wing Commander and Freelancer, announced his return to game development yesterday with a newly launched website*. The site more than hints at an upcoming high-end space sim, giving users a 'golden ticket' to a private showing of Roberts' 'next creation,' scheduled fo...

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