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  • Blog Post: Arena Commander Mode Coming To Star Citizen Backers This Month

    Backers of Star Citizen (which is up to more than $43 million in funding) will gain limited access to the game's Arena Commander mode very soon. In a post on the Star Citizen website , mastermind Chris Roberts wrote that the single player Free Flight and Vanduul Swarm Arena Commander games modes... More
  • Blog Post: Chris Roberts Shows Star Citizen's Dogfighting In Extensive Demo

    Chris Roberts gave Star Citizen backers an extensive, early look at the game's dogfighting module, which should be coming within the next month. The event took place last night, on the eve of PAX East, but you can see the hour-long presentation now. The clip below is Roberts' presentation in... More
  • Blog Post: Star Citizen Fundraising Crosses The $21 Million Mark

    And to think, people said space combat simulations were dead. Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts continues to defy expectations with his return to the genre, Star Citizen. The money keeps pouring in for this crowdfunded project, which just crossed the $21 million mark. Thanks to reaching this stretch... More
  • Blog Post: Star Citizen Reaches $8 Million Mark Via Crowdfunding

    Neither sky nor space is the limit when it comes to Star Citizen’s funding. Chris Roberts’ (of Wing Commander fame) space sim has reached the $8 million mark. Star Citizen was a project originally placed on Kickstarter, where it met its goal and vastly surpassed it . Over 142,000 pledges... More
  • Blog Post: Chris Roberts' Star Citizen Launches Kickstarter Page

    Update: Between the game's Kickstarter page and the Roberts Space Industries' crowdfunding page, Star Citizen has reached its overall goal of $2 million. Chris Roberts told Joystiq: "I'm floored by the support we are receiving for Star Citizen . Our fans have certainly showed that they... More
  • Blog Post: Star Citizen FAQ Posted

    Your most pressing questions about the recently announced space dogfighting and trading game have been answered. The FAQ posted by developer Cloud Imperium Games addresses the game's unique structure, which "will take the best of all possible worlds, ranging from a permanent, persistent world... More
  • Blog Post: Wing Commander Creator Teases Upcoming Project

    Another legendary game designer is stepping back into the industry after a hiatus. Wing Commander and Privateer designer Chris Roberts has launched a site that references something called Cloud Imperium, and promises that more details are coming in October. To access the site , you'll need to use... More
  • Blog Post: Wing Commander And Quake Artist Paul Steed Passes Away

    Paul Steed, best known for his 3D modeling work at id software working on classics like Quake and Wing Commander, has passed away unexpectedly. Steed had an incredibly diverse career. He is perhaps best known for his 3D modeling work, but he was also an author, a console developer, a game developer with... More
  • Blog Post: 'Chuck' Star Zachary Levi Has Some Confusing Ideas About Games

    In addition to starring in NBC's show Chuck , Zachary Levi is an avid gamer. He's taking his passion to Comic-Con, where he and his company Nerd Machine are hosting Nerd HQ , an informal celebration of gaming and gaming culture. As it turns out, Levi has some thoughts on the future of video games... More
  • Blog Post: Good Old Games Adds Classic EA PC Titles To Catalog

    For old-school PC fans, Good Old Games is a treasure trove, offering an impressive selection of classic PC games for very reasonable prices and without the hassles of DRM. Today, GOG announced that it's beefing up its lineup thanks to a new deal with Electronic Arts. The deal will eventually bring... More
  • Blog Post: Codec Chatter: Fallout 3 Director Todd Howard

    For our second Codec Chatter, Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls director Todd Howard talks about his canceled superhero game, explores making an iPhone game, and professes his love for Batman: Arkham Asylum, Madden football, and Forza. A few years ago, you contributed a What If column about Batman. Here’s... More
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