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Star Citizen Backer Loses Long-Running Court Case Over $4500 Refund

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 18, 2018 5:15pm PDT

After all was said and done, the refund wasn't granted. 


""RSI also opted to turn down the option to settle out of court for $3,800.""

- nem00 see all 8 comments

Test Drive Star Citizen With This Weekend's Free Fly Event

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 14, 2018 9:45am PDT

This is your time to see what the game has to offer for free! 


Star Citizen's Planet Exploration Update Is Delayed To Early September

By Charles Singletary, Jul 31, 2017 2:40pm PDT

R.S.I. has encountered some stability issues with the 3.0 update but the new date isn't too far out.


"That would cost $25 more. 'Warbond' aka cash price is $25 less than using store credit, thus ..."

- biofrog see all 64 comments

Cheaters in Star Citizen Stand to Lose Everything

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 10:30am PST

If you get caught cheating in Star Citizen, you face a permaban with no pledge refunds.


"They send the goons from Cat's Eye following James Woods around to make sure he didn't smoke."

- plateofshrimp see all 22 comments

Star Citizen Didn't Technically Switch Game Engines

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 28, 2016 3:05pm PST

The switch to Amazon Lumberyard isn’t a new start for Star Citizen.


"Sounds like something he'd say "why wouldn't they just make a suckier game?!" "

- vertdang see all 8 comments

Star Citizen Gets Star Marine in Upcoming 2.6 Patch

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 20, 2016 6:20am PST

Star Citizen lets you be a starship trooper in the upcoming patch.


"Vacuum/Internal Disruption criticals are second only to Shrapnel/Automatic (mainly because ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 9 comments

Star Citizen trailer shows procedurally-generated planets

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2015 2:10pm PST

Star Citizen is aiming for a scope unlike anything seen and to display that ambition, Cloud Imperium Games has released a new trailer showing off its procedurally-generated planets.


"I want to believe this is not a thing that actually happened. But it looks like a thing that ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 29 comments

Star Citizen Alpha 2.0 open to all backers as game hits $100 million raised

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2015 6:06pm PST

As Star Citizen quickly approaches the $100 million milestone, Cloud Imperium Games has announced that Alpha 2.0 is now available to all backers.


"Generally, people who have big ideas that are beyond their means don't try to self-fund things ..."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 23 comments

Star Citizen takes flight with Mark Hamill in new Squadron 42 teaser

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 19, 2015 4:47pm PST

Cloud Imperium Games continues to build towards Star Citizen's single-player campaign with a new teaser and behind-the-scenes video featuring Star Wars/Batman legend Mark Hamill.


"That's epic. And it looks just like him. And now for my shamelessly shameless plug. If you're ..."

- vertdang see all 7 comments

Star Citizen debuts FPS gameplay at PAX Australia

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 03, 2014 12:00pm PST

Chris Roberts and Cloud Imperium Games brought Star Citizen to PAX Australia and revealed a very unexpected addition to the game.


Star Citizen Arena Commander V.8 now available

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2014 4:30pm PDT

After a brief delay, Star Citizen's Arena Commander V.8 update is now live.


"I think it's hilarious that a 20 year veteran of the games industry is referred to as "a neck ..."

- vertdang see all 24 comments

Star Citizen Arena Commander V.8 delayed due to major bugs [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Cloud Imperium Games had hoped to launch Star Citizen's Arena Commander V.8 today, but unfortunately, those plans have been sucked into a black hole. Creator Chris Roberts has announced a delay in the dogfighting system, citing critical game-breaking issues that must be addr...


"Valve always does deliver, but they could have decided on something new and not say anything ..."

- Maddog_Delphi97 see all 32 comments

Star Citizen registers 4,924 organizations in first 12 hours

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2014 1:30pm PST

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort has surpassed $37 million, while its recently-launched Organization-system has seen 4,924 registered groups in the first 12 hours, with ShackFleet among them.


"nm. I see I put that upthread too :D We WILL be hosting a server of our own, most likely. we ..."

- vertdang see all 20 comments

Community Spotlight: Star Citizen's ShackFleet

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT

The Shack hype behind Star Citizen is strong, so much so that ejectorpod has created a dedicated site for pilots, known as ShackFleet.


"windows 7/8 is wayyyy faster on same hardware as vista. it's better in every way possible."

- shaft see all 263 comments

Star Citizen lead would 'definitely consider' PlayStation 4 port

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2013 10:45am PDT

Chris Roberts says he would "definitely consider" putting Star Citizen on PS4, as long as Sony would allow him to issue updates to fulfill his plans for the game.


"It would be awsome if Star Citizen is available on Play station 4 Can't wait please make it ..."

- cvandeu see all 20 comments