Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday March 31, 2015

Fans Have Dropped $77M On This Guy’s Buggy, Half-Built Game

It sure doesn't seem like Wired is a fan of Star Citizen or its creator, Chris Roberts.

Star Citizen gets relatively little attention from the countless gaming-enthusiast websites that breathlessly report every tiny development on big mainstream titles. But Ten Ton Hammer, a site devoted to massively multiplayer online games, has been voicing some Emperor-has-no-clothes skepticism about Roberts' project. "Pushing imaginary ships that cost $2,500 when there isn't a shred of a game," wrote critic Lewis Burnell, "feels like a con rather than an investment."