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Cloud Imperium Games Responds To Crytek's "Star Citizen" Lawsuit

Cloud Imperium Games has responded to the Crytek lawsuit involving Star Citizen and Squadron 42 in what appears to be a very ugly situation. Last month we reported on the initial filing of the lawsuit, claiming they were in breach of contract while developing Squadron 42 for them. Essentially pointing out that the company was, […]

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Lawsuit Filings Over "Star Citizen" Reveal More Release Schedule Woes

We point out in nearly every Star Citizen story that the game hasn't technically been released. Turns out, that may happen to Squadron 42 as well. Some new legal documents popped up on Reddit this week, showing game publisher Crytek sued developer Cloud Imperium Games. The entire lawsuit was over the idea that they were […]

Cloud Imperium Games Releases A "Squadron 42" Trailer

Cloud Imperium Games Releases A "Squadron 42" Trailer

We may never see a finalized version of Star Citizen, but Cloud Imperium Games appear to be committed to the release of Squadron 42. So much so that the company released a brand new trailer this week, giving us what they refer to as a "visual teaser" for the game. The video shows off several […]

"Star Citizen" Receives Tons Of New Content With The 3.8 Update

Cloud Imperium Games released a new 3.8 Update into Star Citizen, and with it came a ton of content with tech, gameplay, and more. Some of the big additions are planetary weather effects, a procedural planet tech update, and a new Server-side Object Container Streaming system. The last one on that list enhances the performance […]

Cloud Imperium Makes "Star Citizen" Free To Try For A Week

"Star Citizen" Has Surpassed $250 Million In Funding

Star Citizen is surpassing new records, or sorts, on occasion, and has reached a new milestone this week as far as it's funding is concerned. Cloud Imperium Games and Roberts Space Industries have reported this week that they have officially surpassed $250 million in funding for the game. ($251,278,449 as of the time this article […]

"Star Citizen" Receives The 3.6 Update With Tons Of Content

Cloud Imperium Games just threw a fancy new update into Star Citizen, as the developers unleased the 3.6 Alpha into the mix with a bunch of new content. You can read about the features in detail here, but the short version is that you now have governing rules, new appearances to space stations, new NPCs, […]

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Star Citizen is Available for Free Until November 30th

Star Citizen is available for free this week, allowing gamers who haven't joined one of the various funding campaigns to experience the ambitious space simulator game until November 30th. The game's first planet and city were added earlier this week, which means that free players and backers alike are getting the chance to check out […]

Star Citizen Will Offer a Free Week in Late November

Cloud Imperium Games announced this week that they'll be offering the chance to play Star Citizen absolutely free for a solid week in November. From November 23rd-30th, you'll be able to sign up for a free account and experience the game through a special Free Fly program where you'll have access to several ships each […]

Cloud Imperium Raises Additional Funds Following Star Citizen 3.3 Alpha

Cloud Imperium Games are still toiling away at Star Citizen, and after releasing the 3.3 Alpha update and a nice hype trailer for it on Wednesday, the company has raised over $1 million USD in additional funds. We've previously discussed all the changes that will come to Star Citizen with the 3.3 update, which you can check […]

Cloud Imperium Games Reveals New Info on Star Citizen 3.3 Update

The devs at Cloud Imperium Games dropped some new info this week about Star Citizen and the upcoming 3.3 update for backers. The company revealed the new content, being called Squadron 42, which will drop in December. They even included a new trailer, which you can watch below, featuring the voices of  Mark Hamill, Gillian Anderson, Gary […]

Cloud Imperium Games Shows Off Star Citizen's 3.3 Update

The never-ending saga of "When Will Star Citizen Be Finished?" continues as Cloud Imperium Games shows off what the next update will be. While that may seem like a constant joke for some of us to make, the game has currently raised nearly $190 million on the crowd-funded project (the biggest amount raised for a video game […]

The PC Gaming Show at E3 Liveblog with Bleeding Cool

This year's PC Gaming Show presented by our colleagues at PC Gamer is expected to host reveals from Crytek, Square Enix, and Sega, among others. It is quite possible, given this year's massive lineup, that the PC Gaming Show is actually hosting the Sony overflow since the PlayStation conference is expected to be more intimate than […]

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Star Citizen Shows Living AI Crew from Squadron 42 in New Video

Cloud Imperium Games released a new video of upcoming space simulator Star Citizen. Today's video focuses on the single-player campaign titled Squadron 42.  The video showcases a very interesting feature, in the form of a series of implementations designed to make the Idris-class warship where we're stationed feel like a living environment, with a full crew that goes […]

Star Citizen Loads A New Video Up About Weapons & Space Combat

If you're following Cloud Imperium Games and their ever slow march toward finally releasing Star Citizen, the next video they've released will probably give you a lot more hope for the game than you've probably had in some time. Aside from the fact that they surpassed $178 million in crowdfunding this week, the company released a new […]

Cloud Imperium Games Releases A New Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 Video

Cloud Imperium Games just dropped a brand new feature trailer today for Star Citizen, showing off more features in their current Alpha 3.0 build for the game that anyone who backed the game can now play with. The video is a good eight minutes long and has so much content that we wouldn't do it justice […]

Star Citizen Raised a Staggering $35 Million in 2017

Star Citizen made an astonishing $35 million in 2017 it's being reported, pushing the game's total crowdfunding to astronomical heights. As reported by Polygon, the ambitious space game reportedly made $34.91 million in 2017. This is down from the $36.11 million in 2016, but lets not kid ourselves, that is a heck of a lot of money, […]

All Star Citizen Backers Can Download Alpha 3.0 Today

Yesterday, Cloud Imperium Games released some long-awaited news to the millions of backers of Star Citizen. Starting today, everyone who backed the game will now have access to the Alpha 3.0, totally free to download. The news was sent out in a newsletter to all of the game's supporters, which according to their own numbers is […]

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Crytek Sues Cloud Imperium Games for Breach of Contract on Star Citizen

German game publisher Crytek is suing Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) for breach of contract and copyright infringement. The story comes to us from Kotaku, which reports that the complaint alleges that CIG used Crytek's engine for another game (the standalone module Squadron 42), failed to collaborate, and shared Crytek's code with other parties, breaking confidentiality agreements. […]

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'Star Citizen' Reveals Another Starship With The "Hammerhead"

Cloud Imperium Games are pulling out more than your usual Star Citizen showcase this holiday weekend as we already got one reveal earlier with a new ship, and today we get a second one with the Hammerhead. Below is a 44-minute video showing off the massive spaceship in all its glory. Enjoy!