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Crowdfunding Success “Star Citizen” Surpasses $141 Million in Funding

Just a little over a year after securing $100 million, Star Citizen from Roberts Space Industries an addition $41 million in funding from well over 1.7 million backers. Back in November of 2012, the game successfully raised $2.1 million on Kickstarter. Chris Roberts, the campaign organizer, has kept… Read More

“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” Creator Chris Roberts Weighs in on “Star Marine FPS” Progress (Video)

Ready to share more details about his Star Marine FPS project, Star Citizen creator Chris Roberts has decided to address fans about the game’s development.  According to ScreenRant, Star Marine promises to give players their first full sense of the game’s first-person shooter mode. It is described as a combination of… Read More

Gary Oldman on Crowdfunding: The Government Will Get Wise to Something Like This

Taking a break from his work on Star Citizen,  57-year-old actor Gary Oldman sat down with Vulture to discuss the highly anticipated video game, its companion single-player spaceflight sim, Squadron 42, and crowdfunding. When Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of the… Read More

Incredible: Star Citizen Tops $100 Million

Perhaps the longest, continuous, crowdfunding campaign ever, the Star Citizen video game has now topped $100 Million raised from over on million Star Citizen supporters.  Star Citizen is an MMO and may be released at some point in 2016 and remains in Alpha now. Back… Read More

Gary Oldman Shares Details About Working on Star Citizen’s Companion Single-Player Spaceflight Sim “Squadron 42” (Video)

Ready to reveal some details about Star Citizen, actor Gary Oldman sat down to discuss what it felt like to work on the highly anticipated video game’s companion single-player spaceflight sim, Squadron 42. When Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of the most popular… Read More

Brief: Chris Roberts Talks Star Citizen’s Epic Crowdfunding Success

With Star Citizen’s campaign continuing to be the most well known crowdfunding project on the web, creator Chris Roberts sat down with Wired to share details about the initiative and its success. As previously reported, when Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of… Read More

Star Citizen’s Chris Roberts Announces New Ship & “Virtual Pets” As the Game Nears $65M

As Star Citizen’s crowdfunding campaign continues to climb towards $65 million, founder and creator, Chris Roberts, announced he and the studio Imperium Games will be adding a new spaceship, MISC Reliant, along with a “virtual pet” system to the already highly anticipated video game. During his recent update… Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Creator Discusses Crowdfunding & The Video Game’s Development (Video)

With Star Citizen continuing to be the most crowdfunded video game of all time, creator Chris Roberts sat down to discuss his experience with the funding method along with the game and its development. When Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one… Read More

Star Citizen Crowdfunding Campaign Sets Guinness World Record

It’s the crowdfunding campaign that just won’t end and now Star Citizen is hitting the record books! Not only did the campaign reach $54 million last month, the project has set the Guinness World Record for “Insane Crowdfunding Haul.” Star Citizen has been dubbed the largest crowdfunded game of all time… Read More

Piranha Games Kills “Transverse” Crowdfunding Campaign; Begins Backer Refund Process

Earlier this week, developer Piranha Games announced the $1 million crowdfunding campaign for its new video game Transverse was officially canceled. The project failed to attract as many attention as the company had hoped and now the company is planning to refund all backers with the game. Piranha Games’… Read More

Star Citizen Nears $54M Stretch Goal; Gives First Look at Co-Op & Friend Mode

Robert’s Space Industries’ Star Citizen,  the never ending crowdfunding campaign, is making its way to its next stretch goal of $54,000,000. But NOT before it gives fans a taste of what’s to come. In case you haven’t heard, Star Citizen initially set out to raise… Read More

Update: Never Ending Campaign Star Citizen Now at $42 Million

The never ending crowdfunding campaign for video game Star Citizen from Roberts Space Industries continues to grow now standing at over $42 million for game in development.  For those of you that have not been following the odyssey of Star Citizen, back in November of… 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

Star Citizen Bumps Release Of Dogfighting Module: Crowd Reaction

It was long-rumored and now it has come to fruition: Star Citizen and lead developer Chris Roberts have bumped the release of the much-anticipated dogfighting module. The revelation was shared in a recent backer update on the RSI web site… Originally when I first started this journey… 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