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Star Citizen Community Frustration Boils Over With Embarrassing Livestream

ramon 2016-12-18

You don’t rehearse the ‘verse The Star Citizen backer community’s frustration with the game’s delays and constant pledge drives boiled over into open mockery today during a Cloud Imperium Games holiday livestream marred by technical difficulties, unprofessional presenting, and the conspicuous absence of new content. Even the Star Citizen forums were in uproar with thread…

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Star Citizen 4th Anniversary: Star Marine, Schedule revealed

ramon 2016-11-21

It’s been four years since the end of the Star Citizen kickstarter. The developers at Cloud Imperium Games celebrated this milestone with a livestream, ship sale, and some announcements. The biggest reveal was the first look at Star Marine gameplay we’ve seen since 2015, showcasing control-point capture FPS gameplay and a little zero-G combat. Another…

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CitizenCon 2016: Star Citizen Makes Landfall

ramon 2016-10-21

But is it an Emergency Landing? Last week, Star Citizen’s own convention “CitizenCon” was held. Star Citizen is officially 4 years old, another birthday cake was cut, and as is tradition, Squadron 42 was delayed to next year. Cloud Imperium Games Head Honcho Chris Roberts held off on being specific about dates, except to say…

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Star Citizen Alpha 2.0 Released to Public, breaks $100 Million

ramon 2015-12-14

  Star Citizen Alpha 2.0 has been released to the public, featuring the first small-scale iteration of the promised “persistent universe”, multi-crew ships, and zero-gravity FPS combat. Alpha 2.0 comes with most of the features that were promised at CitizenCon in October, most notably the first iteration of the persistent universe. It has a huge…

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STAR CITIZEN FREE UNTIL OCTOBER 25, ALPHA 1.3.0 ON PTU

Submission 2015-10-15

The Star Citizen Alpha 1.3.0 update has been pushed to the Public Test Universe (PTU), the less stable branch of Star Citizen, and all 32 GB of it is now available for download through the launcher if you are already enrolled in the PTU. At CitizenCon last weekend, this update was mentioned as the next…

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STAR CITIZEN PERSISTENT UNIVERSE DEMOED AT CITIZENCON

Submission 2015-10-12

Star Citizen’s own convention, CitizenCon, wrapped up yesterday with a presentation from Chris Roberts. Highlights included the unveiling of a new ship, gameplay, and a star-studded cinematic from Squadron 42, along with a look at the fledgling multiplayer persistent universe alpha of the game, which Chris Roberts says will be released “very soon.” The presentation…

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Star Citizen Persistent Universe Demoed at CitizenCon

ramon 2015-10-12

Star Citizen’s own convention, CitizenCon, wrapped up yesterday with a presentation from Chris Roberts. Highlights included the unveiling of a new ship, gameplay, and a star-studded cinematic from Squadron 42, along with a look at the fledgling multiplayer persistent universe alpha of the game, which Chris Roberts says will be released “very soon.” The presentation…

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Star Citizen Free Until October 25, Alpha 1.3.0 on PTU

ramon 2015-10-12

The Star Citizen Alpha 1.3.0 update has been pushed to the Public Test Universe (PTU), the less stable branch of Star Citizen, and all 32 GB of it is now available for download through the launcher if you are already enrolled in the PTU. At CitizenCon last weekend, this update was mentioned as the next…

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MISC Endeavor modular science ship goes on concept sale

Submission 2015-10-01

Star Citizen has a new entry in its sales lineup. The MISC Endeavor, a science ship with a modular design, is now being offered on concept sale (with lifetime insurance) for the price of 350 USD for the base model. It will be on sale until October 10. Depending on what modules you plug into…

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FOUR LEAVE CLOUD IMPERIUM GAMES

ramon 2015-09-28

Two employees of Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) have left unexpectedly in one day, and another has given two weeks notice in an unexpected staffing change at the Star Citizen developer that has raised some eyebrows among backers. Community Manager James Pugh and Associate Marketing Producer Alyssa Delhotal were both let go on September 24 according…

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SMARTICLE II: THE REVENGE OF DEREK SMART’S STAR CITIZEN LAWSUIT

Submission 2015-08-30

“The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.” ― Derek Smart, Interstellar Breach Derek Smart, creator of the Battlecruiser 3000ad series of space-sims and flame lord from the usenet days, has posted a fifth post on his blog criticizing Chris Roberts and Star Citizen. This time it comes with a letter dictated by Derek…

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Star Citizen Multi-Crew Demo Revealed at Gamescom

Submission 2015-08-08

The Star Citizen Multi-Crew Module was revealed in a demo at Gamescom in Cologne today. The full presentation can be seen here, but the section we’re really interested in is here: The video shows players exiting a station to the landing pad, where they climb into an Aegis Avenger, an Anvil Hornet, and a Drake…

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SMART CITIZEN: BATTLECRUISER 3000AD DEVELOPER’S PLEDGE FORCIBLY REFUNDED FOLLOWING CRITICISM OF STAR CITIZEN

ramon 2015-07-23

Derek Smart, developer of the fantasy MMO Alganon and Battlecruiser 3000AD series of space sims, had his $250 kickstarter pledge towards Star Citizen development refunded after he criticized the game’s developers for promising increasingly impossible features as their funding campaign ballooned. This is the culmination of a series of incidents between Smart and the developers…

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MASSIVE STAR CITIZEN LEAK: SHIPS, LEVELS REVEALED

ramon 2015-05-26

40GBs of data from a development build of Star Citizen have been leaked and reuploaded, prematurely revealing a lot of work-in-progress assets of the sort that usually trickle out in press-releases, as well as information that could have been secret in the final game. The leak originated in 4chan’s /vg/ (“Video Games General”) board, in…