Realtime Worlds plans
to hire another 50 staff by early 2010 and has already taken out an additional 8,000 square feet of space to accommodate. CEO Gary Dale says the team has been energized by the "countless plaudits" (what is that, a sparkly button?) it received for APB
Realtime's vocal need for talent probably has a little something to do with the fact that it's in a talent acquisition race with the neighbors at Ruffian Games
, who are currently working on Crackdown 2
. As we recently learned
, the Scotland-based studios are skimming talent from a relatively shallow pool.