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Star Citizen Goes Free to Play Until July 17 as Foundation Festival Welcomes New Players

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games launched the Foundation Festival events, which brings another Free Fly event.   The Foundation Festival lasts until July 31 and includes a feature…

July 6, 2023 | 04:01 EDT

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Star Citizen Reveals the Massive Seraphim Station That Will Replace Port Olisar

Star Citizen is an ongoing project, which means that some of its historical assets are several years old. A big one is soon going to be replaced with something even bigger. Port Olisar is a space…

June 30, 2023 | 09:18 EDT

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Star Citizen Launches Alien Week as Crowdfunding Passes $590 Million

Cloud Imperium Games launched its annual Alien Week event, alongside a related trailer and a video focusing on two upcoming spaceships. Alien Week, which celebrates the anniversary of the first…

June 16, 2023 | 09:56 EDT

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Star Citizen Introduces New Ground Vehicles; Tumbril Storm Tank & RSI Lynx Rover

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games introduced two new vehicles to the growing lineup of the space game.  The first, which is actually playable right now, is the RSI Lynx, a rover…

May 25, 2023 | 05:22 EDT

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Star Citizen Players Get the First Taste of Aircraft Carrier Gameplay, & It's Pretty Rad

One of the elements that make Star Citizen desirable to sci-fi fans is how spaceships and vehicles interact with each other. You're able to have larger crafts carry smaller ones, and physically and…

May 22, 2023 | 01:36 EDT

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Star Citizen Goes Free to Play for 12 Days & Gets New Trailers for Invictus Launch Week

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games just opened the floodgates of its annual Invictus Launch Week event, edition 2953.  The celebration comes with a Free Fly event that lets everyone try the…

May 19, 2023 | 12:55 EDT

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Star Citizen Video Shows New Pocket (TIE) Fighter Mirai Fury Before You Can Fly for Free Tomorrow

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new video showcasing a new fighter debuting tomorrow in the game.  The new ship is called "Mirai Fury" and it's quite obviously inspired by …

May 18, 2023 | 06:00 EDT

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Star Citizen Alpha 3.19 Released With New Content & Features Ahead of Free Fly Event

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new large update to its growing game, bringing new content and features. The update numbered 3.19 and titled "Call to Adventure" comes…

May 16, 2023 | 08:53 EDT

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Star Citizen Video Shows New Player Experience Tutorial Coming in Alpha 3.19

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new video showing off how the game will soon mitigate one of its biggest issues.  If you look beyond the objectively super-long development…

May 13, 2023 | 01:47 EDT

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New Star Citizen Video Shows Derelict Outposts Coming in Alpha 3.20 & New Ship Brand "Mirai"

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new video showing upcoming content for the growing space game. The first part of the video showcases fifteen new derelict outposts that…

May 11, 2023 | 06:43 EDT

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Star Citizen Reveals Invictus Launch Week 2953 & Free Fly Event Details; Teases New Ship Brand

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games detailed what fans can expect from the upcoming Invictus Launch Week 2953 event. The event will begin on May 19 and end on May 30, and it will…

May 5, 2023 | 02:04 EDT

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Star Citizen Alpha 3.19 Coming Next Month; Spectacluar New Video Shows Overhauled Lorville

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games revealed a couple of new videos about the growing space simulator and its upcoming content.  The first video shows the centerpiece of the upcoming Alpha 3…

April 30, 2023 | 05:44 EDT

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Star Citizen Alpha 3.18.1 Released; Free Fly Event Coming Tomorrow

Today Cloud Imperium Games released a new update for Star Citizen, with the goal of addressing some of the issues that have been affecting the game since the launch of Alpha 3.18. While 3.18 had a…

April 13, 2023 | 12:16 EDT

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New Star Citizen Videos Show Upcoming Spaceships, Vehicle, Content, & AI Features

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released two more videos focusing on content and features coming to the growing space simulator. We start with a look at an upcoming new vehicle, the RSI…

April 1, 2023 | 03:50 EDT

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New Star Citizen Videos Show the Future of Tractor Beams & More

Cloud Imperium Games released new videos of its growing space simulator Star Citizen.  One of the coolest gadgets added recently to the game is tractor beams. They already offer a lot of utility and…

March 26, 2023 | 06:42 EDT

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New Star Citizen Technology Unintentionally Triggers Funny Pastime Among Players

The debut of Star Citizen's Alpha 3.18 has been a bit rough, but players that managed to get into the growing space game still managed to find ways to amuse themselves. One of the most relevant…

March 24, 2023 | 06:05 EDT

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New Star Citizen Videos Focus on Modular Missions & Engineer Gameplay

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released new videos about upcoming features to the growing space simulator.  The first video focuses on missions, and specifically on the ongoing effort…

March 18, 2023 | 03:28 EDT

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Star Citizen Developers Apologize for "Super Rough Start" After Update 3.18 Launch

The developers of Star Citizen at Cloud Imperium Games have taken to Twitter to apologize to the users for widespread issues following the deployment of update Alpha 3.18. While this outcome was far…

March 12, 2023 | 02:07 EDT

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Star Citizen Alpha 3.18 Finally Released Including New Features, Tech, & Content Aplenty

As promised earlier this week, today Cloud Imperium Games finally released the latest major update for Star Citizen, Alpha 3.18. The update has been defined as the biggest released for the growing…

March 10, 2023 | 07:11 EST

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Star Citizen Alpha 3.18 Finally Releasing this Week Including Salvaging & Much More

Today Cloud Imperium Games announced that the long wait for the full release of Star Citizen Alpha 3.18 is close to the end.  The announcement made on social media reveals that the developer is…

March 7, 2023 | 03:39 EST

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Star Citizen Reveals Massive Underground Facilities in New Video

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games revealed new videos about the growing space simulator.  This time around, we get to take a look at the massive underground facilities that were originally…

March 4, 2023 | 01:30 EST

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Star Citizen Reveals Mining Overhaul as Crowdfunding Passes $550 Million

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released new videos about its growing game, showing off upcoming features and developer commentary. The first video features an overhaul to mining…

February 26, 2023 | 01:57 EST

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Star Citizen Video Shows Concept for Building Interiors in Journey to 4.0 Special

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new video of its "Journey to 4.0" series, in which it features content further down the pipeline.  Specifically, the video focuses on…

February 9, 2023 | 07:33 EST

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Star Citizen CitizenCon 2953 Returns in Person in October

Among the events that Star Citizen fans tend to be most excited for, there's the annual CitizenCon, which tends to be when the big news and the exciting demos of future features for the crowdfunded…

February 4, 2023 | 05:13 EST

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Star Citizen Developer Reveals Upcoming Arena Commander Overhaul

Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new video and revealed the upcoming overhaul of Arena Commander.  Arena Commander is the first part of Star Citizen released including…

February 2, 2023 | 08:35 EST

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Star Citizen Developers Discuss Upcoming Major Alpha 3.18 Update

The Star Citizen community has been waiting for the upcoming Alpha 3.18 update, and the developers at Cloud Imperium Games appeared in an extensive video to discuss it. Alpha 3.18 is claimed to be…

January 29, 2023 | 05:41 EST

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New Star Citizen Video Shows Impressive Lorville Upgrade & Derelict Sites

Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games resumed its Inside Star Citizen video series with the first release of 2023 showing some rather spiffy features coming down the line.  The video focuses…

January 26, 2023 | 07:00 EST

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Star Citizen Roadmap Changes Provoke Backer Anger

A major update to the Star Citizen roadmap has changed its focus to only show what's coming in the next quarterly update. This news, along with some delayed features, has sparked a wave of…

February 3, 2022 | 10:31 EST

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Squadron 42 Sequels Planned by CIG

Star Citizen and Squadron 42 have had a long and tumultuous history since they were announced back in 2012. Many have given up hope that the games will ever release outside of early access. Cloud…

January 11, 2022 | 11:59 EST

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The Star Citizen Legatus Pack is Back, Now $40,000

Star Citizen, the multiplayer space trading and combat simulation that has been in development for the past nine years, has brought back the Legatus Pack. Those who've already spent $1,000…

December 30, 2021 | 05:51 EST

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Star Citizen Reportedly Got in Trouble with UK Advertising Authority

A Redditor has apparently reported Star Citizen to the UK Advertising Standards Authority due to one of its most recent e-mails allegedly violating advertising guidelines in that country. Although …

September 1, 2021 | 03:07 EDT

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Star Citizen Developers Clash Over Forced Work Claims

A number of anonymous Star Citizen developers are claiming that they were forced to work during the recent Texas Blizzard, but several other employees from the company are publicly disputing these…

March 11, 2021 | 05:00 EST

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Star Citizen Reports Record Income For 2020

2020 has, it seems, been a successful year for MMO space sim Star Citizen. The game enjoyed its most successful year on record (by revenue), beating last year's historic financial high point by over…

December 24, 2020 | 09:36 EST

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Crytek Star Citizen Lawsuit Settled Out of Court

Today, news just broke that Crytek GmbH, the developer of the Crysis series, and Cloud Imperium, the developer of the long-gestating Star Citizen and Squadron 42, have settled the Crytek Star Citizen…

February 21, 2020 | 11:41 EST

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Squadron 42 Lawsuit May Be Dismissed — For Now

The ongoing Squadron 42 lawsuit may be going away for a while as a motion to dismiss has been filed. Surprisingly, said motion was not filed by the defendants who are making Star Citizen and other…

January 6, 2020 | 12:02 EST

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Star Citizen - Theatres of War is a New 20vs20 Battleground

How many different game modes are there in Star Citizen? I'm sure there are people who actually own the game who couldn't tell you for certain, but the number just went up by one with the…

November 26, 2019 | 10:30 EST

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Star Citizen's Squadron 42 Delayed As Staggered Development is Announced

A Star Citizen Squadron 42 delay has been announced on the game's official website in a forum post. The forum post also details Star Citizen Staggered Development, a new approach to the game's…

September 2, 2019 | 10:10 EDT

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Star Citizen Celebrates Anniversary and $200m Raised With Free Week And New Planet

With over $200 million raised, Star Citizen is one of the biggest crowdfunded projects in history and may be on its way to becoming the biggest budget video game in history, surpassing games like…

November 19, 2018 | 10:30 EST

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PC Gaming Show E3 2018: Star Citizen

Star Citizen made a showing at the PC Gaming Show at E3 2018 with a world exclusive. The Alpha 3.2 update for Star Citizen will be coming soon. We were treated to a montage of players on foot, in…

June 11, 2018 | 08:09 EDT

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Crytek Suing Star Citizen Developer for Copyright Infringement, Breach of Contract

Update: We have received Cloud Imperium Games' official statement, which is as follows: We are aware of the Crytek complaint having been filed in the US District Court. CIG hasn’t used the…

December 13, 2017 | 05:00 EST

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Star Citizen Expands Sales To Now Include Land Claims

Crowdfunding sensation (for better or worse) Star Citizen is offering up a new feature for players to prepurchase, in-game real estate. A recent update has announced that players will be able to…

November 30, 2017 | 07:23 EST

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Star Citizen is an RPG set in an open universe. Star Citizen is set in four main components: space combat, mining, exploration, and first person shooter elements.

September 18, 2016 | 11:40 EDT

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Free Weekend: Fractured Space, Sunless Sea, The Ship, and Star Citizen

If you're looking to game on a budget this weekend, there's a heck of a good free weekend going on right now! First up is Fractured Space. This team-based space shooter lets players control…

January 30, 2016 | 09:32 EST

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[Updated] Star Citizen – Lawsuits and Journalism Ethics

Those of you that follow gaming news even semi regularly are probably aware that there are some serious allegations being leveled at Star Citizen, its developer Cloud Imperium Games (CIG), and…

October 5, 2015 | 02:00 EDT

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Gamescom 2015 - Mad Catz Teams To Create Licensed Star Citizen Peripherals

Mad Catz Interactive announced today that it'll be teaming up with Chris Roberts' Cloud Imperium Games to create a range of officially-licensed computer hardware peripherals tied to Cloud Imperium's…

August 5, 2015 | 04:13 EDT

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Star Citizen 1.1 Patch Launches

The latest patch of the most crowdfunded project in history brings a new set of features and additions to Star Citizen. Star Citizen 1.1 includes the addition of two new ships to your armada!…

March 24, 2015 | 02:22 EDT

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Star Citizen Releases January Studio Report

Cloud Imperium Games, the main developers behind the crowd funded game Star Citizen have published their monthly report for development updates on the game. The report this month has the usual…

February 7, 2015 | 10:58 EST

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Imagine: Star Citizen - New Trailer

Back in 2012, Star Citizen caught the imagination of the gaming nation on Kickstarter. Featuring Chris Roberts of Wing Commander and Freelancer fame as its head, the game went on to raise over $2…

December 20, 2014 | 09:19 EST