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Monday 9 June, 2014
On Wednesday, Cloud Imperium Games released the first gameplay preview for Star Citizen, their eagerly-anticipated space-based combat and trading sim. Available now to more than 250,000 Star Citizen backers, Arena Commander v0.8 features the Vanduul Swarm single-player mode – powered by Moon Collider’s groundbreaking AI middleware platform, Kythera. Vanduul Swarm sees the player team up with two AI-controlled friendly starcraft, to fight wave after wave of opponents in a battle which spans asteroid fields, dying stars and terraforming orbital lasers. As well as helping computer-... + continue reading
Tuesday 22 April, 2014
Kythera’s AI was on show at PAX East as part of the Star Citizen's first public space flight playtest. Attendees could try dogfighting for the first time, playing against AI powered by Kythera. When Star Citizen’s eagerly anticipated dogfighting module is made available to backers, it will feature Kythera AI flying the alien Scythe ships in the single player Vanduul Swarm game mode. Players will be able to fight against waves of increasingly difficult AI opponents, competing for high scores and bragging rights. The video above, taken from the PAX East demo, demonstrates a player... + continue reading
Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Los Angeles, March 12, 2014 – Moon Collider, the company behind the ground breaking artificial intelligence (AI) system, Kythera, announced today a partnership with Cloud Imperium Games, the makers of the the PC space sim, Star Citizen, from legendary developer Chris Roberts. Today the two companies drew back the curtain on the artificial intelligence underpinning in Star Citizen’s immersive universe. Kythera will be the guiding hand for computer-controlled characters and spacecraft throughout Star Citizen. Speaking from their offices in Edinburgh, Scotland, Moon Collider officials said... + continue reading