Is Star Citizen really a game?

I’ve been a subscriber of the Star Citizen newsletter for a while, just to see how the project was growing. I was browsing their website and landed on the funding page. I had no words: the guys had raised more than 60 million dollars for their game prototype.

During my past visits on their website, I was tempted many times to purchase a game pack, but the price for an unfinished game was just too high for me. But, hey, 60 millions! I want to see what this thing is.

Note: herd instinct, yep.

So I purchased the cheapest game pack (around $30) and started downloading the thing. And what a thing, I mean, that’s just… big! I let you judge by yourself: Continue reading