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Star Citizen has been in development for several years now and it is still far from finished. However, gamers that bought into the upcoming interstellar game may soon have some new content to explore while they wait. A single-player campaign set in the Star Citizen universe known as Squadron 42 is set to be released in 2020. If you are unfamiliar with Star Citizen, it is an enormous MMO currently in development by Cloud Imperium Games. Work started on the game in 2011 with an initial release date set for 2014, but to-date the game has still not come to fruition. Parts of the game in the alpha stage of development have been released piecemeal over the years, but the game still remains far from... Read more...
Cloud Imperium Games has decided to kick CryEngine to the curb and use Amazon's "ground breaking" Lumberyard engine to complete development Star Citizen, an upcoming first-person space combat simulation that started out as a crowdfunding campaign. Same goes for Squadron 45, the single-player experience set in the Star Citizen universe that is described as a "spiritual successor to Wing Commander." The switch from CryEngine to Lumberyard was first revealed in a new splash screen logo that appeared after applying the most recent alpha patch, version 2.6. An official statement was not far behind. "We’ve been working with Amazon for more than a year, as we have been looking for a technology leader... Read more...