More stories on: Chris Roberts

Star Citizen hires someone for best job title in the world

Star Citizen now has a “Director of Persistent Universe”, which is possibly the finest job title anyone in the world can have.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Jun 2014 | 1

Blizzard producer joins Star Citizen team

Former lead game producer at Blizzard, Alex Mayberry, has joined Cloud Imperium as the executive producer on Star Citizen.

By Tim McDonald | 13 May 2014 | 2

Star Citizen touts fancy pants Kythera AI system

Rumours that Star Citizen is just an elaborate pyramid scheme to extract money from spaceship fetishists have been greatly exaggerated, because if that were the case why would it need an AI system, eh?

By Peter Parrish | 12 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Star Citizen will “never be dumbed down,” says Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts has appeared on the Star Citizen forums to alleviate some fears about the game making some eventual move to PS4, after a PS4 devkit was spotted on Chief Technology Officer Jason Spangler’s desk.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2013 | 4

Visa power: Star Citizen raises over $6.0 million USD in funding

Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen has set a new upper barrier for crowd-funding videogames, by hauling in over $6.0 million USD in pledges over the past few weeks.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | 1

Chris Roberts to hold 24 hour live webcast as Star Citizen nears $4m

As Star Citizen nears $4 million USD in raised funds (at the time of writing it’s sat on a combined total of $3.95 million USD gathered through Kickstarter and the Roberts Space Industries site), the development team is planning activities for the final countdown towards the close of fundraising on Monday 19 November.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Chris Roberts details Star Citizen multiplayer

Chris Roberts is back with another Star Citizen update today and it’s a big one.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen launches pledge enlistment contest to boost funds

Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen title is already sat on close to $3 million USD (around 150% of its original goal), but the team aren’t sitting around twiddling their thumbs.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen reaches funding goal of $2 million USD

Yesterday, Chris Roberts’ proposed space sim for the PC raised $500,000 USD through its recently-launched Kickstarter campaign.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Star Citizen reaches Kickstarter goal, closes in on overall funding

Chris Roberts’ proposed space sim, Star Citizen, has had an unusual approach to crowd-funding.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

A space-age PC will help you play Star Citizen

Chris Robert’s announcement of the PC space sim Star Citizen generated a fair amount of publicity last week, but (as tends to be the case with games in development), there are still plenty of unanswered questions about the title.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | 3

Wing Commander creator reveals PC-only space sim, Star Citizen

Chris Roberts, the man who dreamed up Wing Commander, is set to return with another sweeping space saga.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2012 | 1

Wing Commander creator to announce new game on 10 October

Chris Roberts, creator of the space-tastic Wing Commander series (ask someone over the age of 25 about it), will return with the announcement of a new game at the Texas Game Developers Conference (GDC) on 10 October.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off