All Points Bulletin

PC / RPG / Release: Mar 2, 2010 / ESRB: M

APB Player Stats Released As Former RealTime Worlds Staff Allegedly Goes Unpaid

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 24, 2010 4:00pm PDT

In its ongoing quest for a buyer, RealTime Worlds recently released its first set of player statistics for the under-performing open-world social...


"This pure bullshit. They're making an ARPPU of $28 per "paying player" and they're closing? ..."

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Report: EA Anticipated Mediocre Review Scores for Realtime Worlds' APB

By Xav de Matos, Aug 19, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Although EA Partners boss, David DeMartini, expressed sympathy for the recent trouble plaguing developer Realtime Worlds, he claimed that EA...


"Oh well I still have the game for FREE... I pre-ordered the game via Steam, then tried out the ..."

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Realtime Worlds Gutted and on Sale, APB Support Will Continue

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 19, 2010 5:53am PDT

The workforce at Crackdown and APB creator Realtime Worlds' main office in Dundee, Scotland has been slashed from 210 to only 53 after the dev...


"It seems to me to be insulting to make spend to the people 50 Euros to buy the game and to pay ..."

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Report: APB Developer Enters Bankruptcy

By Brian Leahy, Aug 17, 2010 12:30pm PDT

Develop is reporting that APB and Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds is "on the brink of closure" and that operations have been handed off to an...


"They never made a good game so it was going to happen. APB could of been good if they put ..."

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Trailer Shows Gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 13, 2010 9:00am PDT

The first in-game Deus Ex: Human Revolution trailer has arrived to give a peek at the stealth, characters, action and ventilation shafts of Eidos Montreal's cyberpunk prequel. The


"Looks good! But there might be too many Triple A shooters coming out early in 2011 for this ..."

- lordincubus see all 58 comments

Rumours: Realtime Worlds Fires Project: MyWorld Team, Looking to Sell APB

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 13, 2010 6:00am PDT

Crackdown and APB creator Realtime Worlds has laid off the entire team behind its recently-announced Project: MyWorld, according to rumours picked...


"Everyone knew after the Beta this was a steaming pole of shit. GTA4 multi was made better ffs."

- abjectblitz see all 32 comments

Daily Filter: August 5, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Aug 05, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"two things: the music in the Ys seven trailer is extremely awesome! and gods vs humans has some ..."

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Giveaway: All Points Bulletin

By Brian Leahy, Jul 15, 2010 1:15pm PDT

[Update - 7/16 6PM CST] The contest is now closed. Winners will be notified shortly via Shackmessage and must provide a valid US mailing address to...


"JAXpunk Hope to get a key that actually works. Been fighting with their inept support for a ..."

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Square Enix and Del Rey Books Prep Tie-in Novel for Deus Ex: Human Revolution

By Xav de Matos, Jul 12, 2010 1:20pm PDT

A novel based on the Deus Ex franchise, tied closely to the timeline of the upcoming Eidos Montreal-develope


"I hope this guy is any good because I'll buy this book anyway :["

- razorblade79 see all 5 comments

Realtime Worlds Loses Some Staff, Still Hiring However

By Brian Leahy, Jul 07, 2010 6:30pm PDT

Now that Realtime Worlds has released APB, it will transition into "running APB as a 24/7 online live operation, creating new content and services...


"Good concept, terrible execution. Free roam in RDR does it better."

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All Points Bulletin to Run Ads Through Voice Chat

By Brian Leahy, Jun 28, 2010 11:20am PDT

Realtime Worlds' All Points Bulletin (APB) will be released tomorrow with pre-order customers already causing chaos in the crime-filled...


"I have been playing the game with VOIP since the beginning of the preorder headstart and I have ..."

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution E3 2010 Preview

By Chris Faylor, Jun 23, 2010 8:30am PDT

Ten years after its release, the original Deus Ex is widely considered to be a classic--a distinction that doesn't exactly extend to its...


"Taking too much time for release , dammit. Sad side that char <on movie> look like Vamp ..."

- nakanishi see all 38 comments

APB E3 Trailer: Snappy Gameplay Montage

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 16, 2010 12:59pm PDT

The E3 trailer for Crackdown creator Realtime Worlds' cops vs. robbers MMO APB has arrived in the form of a gameplay montag


"Cant they make a good mmo fps? APB sucks, global agenda sucks. sigh."

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APB Has No Paid DLC or Microtransactions; Yearly Retail Expansions Planned [Updated]

By Brian Leahy, Jun 10, 2010 11:51am PDT

[Update: 6/11/10 - 5:37PM] EJ Moreland has clarified his statement in an update to Shacknews, saying that there are currently no plans for...


"Even though I have no interest in this game what a brilliant idea. No DLC or microtransactions ..."

- samduhman see all 12 comments

Square Unveils New Parasite Eve, Kingdom Hearts Alongside Entire E3 2010 Lineup

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 2:00pm PDT

A few surprises were tucked away within Square Enix's "E3 2010 Lineup," with the publisher officially announcing that The 3rd Birthday and Kingdom...


"Square has a sick line-up this year. I don't remember the last time they had so many good games ..."

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