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Age of Mythology: Extended Edition hits Steam in May


It's really happening!
Apr 02
Today was a good day. Following an all-too-brief teaser for Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, more details have come out including launch timing and new features. This re-release of the beloved real-time strategy title will... read
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All Points Bulletin is...sold?


Nov 11
Despite rumors that since the employment of ex-RealTime World Community Manager Ben Bateman, Codemasters were supposedly number one in the line to buy the currently defunct company, despite ... read
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EA offering some compensation to APB customers


Sep 25
With Realtime Worlds' APB having met an early demise within a mere three months, some fans are (justifiably) upset that they invested fifty dollars into a game which they can no longer play. Efforts by some to be refunded by ... read
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APB lead character artist launches new start-up


Sep 23
Raise your hand if you found the best part of Realtime World's now-deceased APB to be the character creator. Yeah, thought so. Lead character artist Jimmy O'Ready, who has previously worked on games like SSX (Can you see the ... read
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Goodbye Realtime Worlds, goodbye, APB


Sep 16
For anyone who has been following Realtime Worlds, developers behind Crackdown who went into administration six weeks following the release of its 5 year development title All Points Bulletin, it will come as no surprise to l... read
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Realtime Worlds may get its saving throw


Sep 09
The atmosphere has been turbulent in the industry since Scottish developer Realtime Worlds went into administration, with companies surging into the Dundee area to help provide support to the employees involved. However, Deve... read
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Realtime Worlds goes into administration


Aug 18
Sad news for the UK games industry today as it loses another of its clan. Scottish developer Realtime Worlds has gone into administration, putting the jobs of its 250-strong staff at risk.  The news is potentially devast... read
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Realtime Worlds snuck an announcement in tonight for a new venture that they're calling "Project: MyWorld." According to the above trailer, it takes a 3D recreation of planet Earth and combines it with gaming and social... read feature

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APB up for parole, gets out in June


Apr 30
Realtime Worlds' crime-friendly MMO APB has finally been given a release date by way of publisher Electronic Arts. North American fans of gang warfare will be able to don hockey masks and shoot dirtbags on June 29, while Euro... read
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Here are some new APB screenshots for you


Mar 26
Real Time Worlds' All Points Bulletin feels like it's been around since the dawn of time, but it's finally starting to come together for the crime-friendly MMO. Things look pretty promising for the game, and it's clear that R... read
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Realtime Worlds has a new IP penciled in for 2011


Jan 11
While Realtime Worlds is off continuing work on APB, it seems other projects are in the pipeline as well. Nothing too strange for the industry, sure, but thanks to lead artist Tahir Rashid's LinkedIn, we know specifically tha... read
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APB still exists, beta going live next week


Oct 01
Wouldn't you know it -- Realtime Worlds was telling the truth when they said the APB beta would be starting up in a matter of weeks, not months. As it so happens, I was also being honest when I said we were dying to see if th... read
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APB trailer shoots, drives and dances


Sep 19
How's some non-subscription MMO action sound to you? How about if that MMO looks a lot like Grand Theft Auto, but more MMO-y. Well, then the video above is for you as it shows off Real Time Worlds' upcoming, subscription free... read
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Realtime Worlds confirms APB will have no subscription fees


Aug 17
Over on the website for Realtime World's cops 'n robbers MMO, APB, the FAQ area has some information on what players of the game won't be paying: subscription fees. I think it's great that they're making the game available wi... read
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Official word is that APB will hit for the PC in Q1 2010


Jul 23
Earlier this morning, MCV reported that MMO All Points Bulletin was slated to hit store shelves in March. Interestingly, the report stated the game was to be distributed through EA Partners for both the PC and the Xbox 360. T... read
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Crackdown developer hates used games too


Jul 16
Many of you loved Crackdown. I loved Crackdown, too. Maybe we should form a club. If we do form a club, Gamestop isn't allowed to join. Yep, once again a developer did not sell as many games as expected, and those evil, evil ... read
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APB and Crackdown developer working on another MMO


Jun 23
Realtime Worlds is working on a second MMO and according to the studios’ brass, it will be revealed at some point next year.Speaking at the GameHorizon conferenece, Realtime Worlds CEO Dave Jones teased listeners about ... read
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Realtime Worlds' staff expands, now one of UK's largest devs


Jun 18
Realtime Worlds, best known for its work on Crackdown and the upcoming APB, has hit a milestone. The developer has announced today that it has hit the mark of 250 working staff. Looking for work? You might want to check in wi... read
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E3 09: APB gets a 2010 release date, screens, and a trailer


Jun 01
All Points Bulletin is a game I'm sure most of you have heard about, but few have witnessed. You know, it's been so long, I cannot for the life of me remember if I've seen actual in-game footage before; if I have, it was most... read
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APB is still coming, Realtime Worlds will be at E3


May 19
Realtime Worlds’ MMO All Points Bulletin has a pulse. We didn’t have to check -- the studio behind the title did all the legwork for us. In a recent statement released to All Points Bulletin fan Web site, APB Evol... read
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Realtime Worlds appoints new CEO, still hard at work on APB


Apr 27
Realtime Worlds, the company behind the beloved Crackdown and the upcoming action-oriented MMO, APB, has named Gary Dale as its new CEO. His prior roles in the industry include both COO and executive VP of Take-Two Interactiv... read
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Update on the Crackdown 2 front: Realtime Worlds in discussion with Microsoft


Dec 20
It's only been a day since we heard about a possible sequel to Crackdown after members of Realtime Worlds left to form Ruffian Games, but we have already got an update on the situation for you. Realtime Worlds studio manager ... read
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Microsoft wants Crackdown 2 ... we want Crackdown 2, too!


Dec 08
Crackdown is one of those games that decent people struggle to find a bad word to say about, even if it's not one of their favorite games ever. It's simply a damn fun little title, and that's a real accomplishment. But where'... read
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Real Time Worlds gives us the latest on APB


Nov 10
Real Time Worlds recently sent out its October newsletter for upcoming MMO APB, and as you'd expect, there are a few goodies packed inside.Currently, the team is tweaking the core gameplay based on feedback from group play te... read
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APB the 'bastard child' of Grand Theft Auto


Aug 05
Realtime Worlds' Colin Macdonald has stated that upcoming MMO, All Points Bulletin represents everything that creator Dave Jones has wanted to do since he worked on the first Grand Theft Auto. "It's the bastard child of ... read
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Realtime Worlds to give APB an open beta


Jun 10
Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds has released a statement that Chris Dye, who had previously been employed at Codemasters, has been hired as the new Community Relations Manager for their upcoming MMO All Points Bulletin.... read
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GDC 08: APB makes a big splash, gamers gawk in amazement


Feb 22
Crackdown still comes to mind as the game that nearly overshadowed the title it included as a demo, but as the following videos shared with us by GameVideos shows, Realtime Worlds isn't looking to be a one-trick pony. A... read
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The Perfect Sequel: Crackdown 2


Jul 20
Everyone has played a game and thought “You know what they should add in the sequel?” Sometimes you would get lucky and said feature would make it into numero dos, but chances are more often than not the sequel ca... read
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Life in a video game: the pros and cons


Jun 14
What if tomorrow morning you woke up and your life was exactly like your favorite video game? What would you look forward to doing first? Would you drive down the I-90 in your Pontiac Sunfire at 100mph with no regard for traf... read
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Crackdown DLC resetting game saves? [Update]


May 11
Uh oh -- trouble in paradise!According to the buzz on various Crackdown related message boards, some users are reporting some major issues after installing the latest batch of mind blowingly awesome DLC. How bad could it be?... read
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First shot of new Crackdown content


Apr 25
For those of us who have and love Crackdown, we've been anticipating some fresh content that was always promised to eventually come down the line. Well, for the first time, we can now get a look at just what Real Time Wor... read
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Today I got to sit down and hear some good details on the upcoming MMO that you'll be hearing alot about in the future: APB. Crackdown developer Real Time Worlds has kept the project under wraps, so get ready to finally h... read feature







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