Posts Tagged ‘Squadron 42’

Star Citizen Smashes $31m, Squadron 42 Enhanced

By Nathan Grayson on November 26th, 2013.

I wonder when we'll unlock the ship that's just a giant Squadron 42 logo.

As surely as the Earth keeps on spinning and the sun looms precariously, waiting for the day when our brittle atmosphere crumbles away so it can boil us all into bleeding scabs that scar the planet’s skin, Star Citizen keeps on pulling in millions of dollars. It’s now jumped all the way past the $31 million mark, which means a) Star Citizen gets an “interstellar super yacht,” b) Chris Roberts and co have enough money to buy a real interstellar super yacht, and c) single-player story-based Wing Commander successor Squadron 42 gets some serious upgrades. Details and video below.

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Chris Roberts Details Squadron 42, Takes On Doubters

By Nathan Grayson on November 8th, 2013.

Star Citizen this, Star Citizen that. It’s in the news significantly more often than any real space program, and it’s probably better funded at this point too. Personally, I still can’t help but question Chris Roberts’ and co’s ability to pull it off, but I’m now much less doubtful that their aspirations are sincere. I recently lobbed all the skepticism I could at each of Roberts’ claims, and he backed them up with dates, times, and plans to prove he’s not just blasting hot air into the empty blackness of our bank accounts. Look for that mammoth back-and-forth very soon. First, though, Squadron 42. The single-player story-based spin-off kind of disappeared after Star Citizen’s initial announcement, but apparently it’sĀ benefitingĀ from Roberts’ lightspeed jump into the Implausible Wealth Nebula just as much as its big brother. According to Roberts, it’s now just as big as anything he could’ve done working with EA to make a new Wing Commander.

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Watch That Spectacular Squadron 42 Trailer

By Jim Rossignol on October 10th, 2012.


(To the tune of Carmina Burana): SPAAAAAAAAAAAAACE! SPACE SPACE SPACE SPACE! SPPaaAAaaAAAAACE!

Earlier today we already revealed and talked about the new excursion into space, Star Citizen, but we wanted to make sure you had seen see spaceships flying and shooting in the single-player game, Squadron 42. It’s the same video from earlier, but it’s looking so good. It’s looking all in-engine game footage, below. Mmmhmm! SppppppppppaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAACEE!
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