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“Star Citizen” & “Squadron 42” Move to Amazon Lumberyard Game Engine

Roberts Space Industries, the company behind famous crowdfunded game, Star Citizen, announced last Friday that the game, along with Squadron 42, will now be using Amazon Lumberyard game engine. Originally, the video game studio revealed it was using Crytek’s game engine, CryEngine. Unfortunately, Crytek has reportedly… Read More

Star Citizen Hits Milestone, Backer Total Creeping Up On The Population Of A US State

Wow. $40,000,000+ in crowdfunding cash from 400,000+ backers for Star Citizen. To put that in perspective, the 2010 census placed the population of Wyoming – the smallest state by population – at somewhere around 560,000 people. At what point should Star Citizen get a couple of Senators and… Read More

Star Citizen Wallpapers: High-Res Artwork From The Upcoming Crowdfunded Game

According to a recent backer update, Star Citizen was prominently featured in a recent article in PC Games magazine in Germany. Cloud Imperium urged all of their German fans to pick up a copy, but they also shared some artwork that was featured in the article. If the… Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Launches New In-Game Feature, Hits Funding Milestone

Cloud Imperium Games has announced the release of Star Citizen’s Organization system. In Star Citizen, organizations are groups that will persist into the game. Organizations can be created by anyone with the game package on their account. There are a host of available features that are explained in… Read More

Escapist Video Spurs Debate About Star Citizen’s Legacy

The Escapist : Jimquisition : Early Access The video above has resulted in a bit of a kerfuffle on the forums for Star Citizen. It features The Escapist video game review editor Jim Sterling going off about early access games, which are invariably linked to the… Read More

Star Citizen Hits $35M, Announces New Stretch Goals

Star Citizen has surpassed $35 million in funding. Chris Roberts announced the milestone in a recent backer update posted to robertsspaceindustries.com… Wow! When I started this journey I would have never guessed that we would have come so far in such a short time. $35M… Read More

Is Star Citizen On Pace To Crowdfund $100 Million?

You have to love the community that has formed around Cloud Imperium Games’s upcoming release Star Citizen. The crowd that has formed around the game maintains various discussion communities around the Internet, not the least of which is the /r/starcitizen subreddit, which boasts almost 16,000 subscribers…. Read More

Happy Anniversary: Star Citizen Plans Four Hour Livestream Today, Raised $750K Yesterday

If any other crowdfunding campaign raised $750,000 in one 24-hour period we’d be screaming it from the rooftops and celebrating a massive success. For Cloud Imperium Games and Star Citizen, it’s just another day at the office. Oh, and they raised over $650,000 on Saturday…. Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Crosses $28 Million In Funding, 300K Backers

The campaign for Star Citizen keeps marching on. Chris Roberts and the developers at Cloud Imperium just recently crossed two milestones: $28 million in funding and 300,000 backers. This comes on the heels of news that October was one of the most successful months for the Star Citizen… Read More

Star Citizen Added $5 Million In October

The campaign for Star Citizen is aging like a fine wine. Chris Roberts and his friends at Cloud Imperium Games raised over $5 million in the month of October alone, almost 20% of their ridiculous $26-million-plus raised thus far. That $26 million total has been… Read More

For Star Citizen, Cloud Imperium Makes The Rules

Full disclosure, I was gearing up to report on the end of Star Citizen’s massive, $25-million-plus crowdfunding campaign when I saw that there were only a little over 1,000 “seats” left for the game. Imagine my shock when I check this morning to find that there… Read More

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