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Age of Mythology: Extended Edition hits Steam in May

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 package the or...

 
 
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All Points Bulletin is...sold?

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 them denying al...

 
 
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EA offering some compensation to APB customers

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 Steam seem to h...

 
 
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APB lead character artist launches new start-up

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 similarities no...

 
 
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Goodbye Realtime Worlds, goodbye, APB

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 learn that the c...

 
 
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Realtime Worlds may get its saving throw

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, Develop reports tha...

 
 
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Realtime Worlds goes into administration

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 devastating for Dunde...

 
 
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Realtime Worlds announces MyWorld but what is it?

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 media to do......

 
 
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APB up for parole, gets out in June

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 Europeans get in on...

 
 
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Here are some new APB screenshots for you

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 Real Time has pu...

 
 
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Realtime Worlds has a new IP penciled in for 2011

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 that the studio ha...

 
 
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APB still exists, beta going live next week

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 the game's charac...

 
 
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APB trailer shoots, drives and dances

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, modern day MM...

 
 
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Realtime Worlds confirms APB will have no subscription fees

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 without a monthly...

 
 
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Official word is that APB will hit for the PC in Q1 2010

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. The latter platf...

 
 
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Crackdown developer hates used games too

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 secondhand copi...

 
 
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APB and Crackdown developer working on another MMO

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 the second MMO....

 
 
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Realtime Worlds' staff expands, now one of UK's largest devs

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 with Realtime Wor...

 
 
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E3 09: APB gets a 2010 release date, screens, and a trailer

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 likely really ...

 
 
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APB is still coming, Realtime Worlds will be at E3

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 Evolved, Realtime W...

 
 
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Realtime Worlds appoints new CEO, still hard at work on APB

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 Interactive, COO of Rocks...

 
 
 
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Microsoft wants Crackdown 2 ... we want Crackdown 2, too!

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's the sequel? W...

 
 
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Real Time Worlds gives us the latest on APB

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 tests. One fan su...

 
 
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APB the 'bastard child' of Grand Theft Auto

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 everything we'v...

 
 




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