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Realtime Worlds community manager details dev's final days

Eurogamer's piece on Realtime Worlds' collapse is an interesting read for anyone curious about the final weeks of the developer. The studio collapsed in September, shortly after launching APB, a Grand Theft Auto-esque MMO that ran out of gas after 86 days. Almost the whole piece is told through...

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Realtime Worlds director Dave Jones not joining Epic

It was rumored yesterday that Realtime Worlds creative director Dave Jones was moving to the United States in order to join Epic Games. Jones has since contacted Develop, informing the site that the initial report seen in the Herald Scotland was incorrect. Commenting directly on the Develop story,...

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Rumor: Ex-Realtime Worlds head Dave Jones joining Epic [update: Jones not joining Epic]

Update: Dave Jones has informed Develop that he is not joining Epic and has no plans to leave Scotland at this time. The fallout from the closure of APB and developer Realtime Worlds continues this week, with the Herald Scotland reporting that creative director Dave Jones may be joining Epic...

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Review: APB (Day 4: Cards on the table)

Review Diary Day 1: Welcome to San Paro Day 2: Enforcers, get enforcin' Day 3: Choose your illusion Day 4: Cards on the table This is the final part of a four-day review diary about the first MMO from developers Realtime Worlds, APB. One of the hardest parts about reviewing an MMO is...

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Realtime Worlds hopes APB will have up to 10-year lifespan

We've all been curious about how long the Cops & Robbers gameplay presented in Realtime Worlds' APB would be capable of capturing our fleeting, razor-thin attention span. Realtime creative director Dave Jones just ... hey, have you guys seen Brüno yet? It looks pretty funny, but we -- oh,...

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Realtime Worlds explains shift to MMOs, says online market is 'untapped'

(click to MMO-size) Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds -- currently working on upcoming MMO All Points Bulletin -- is pretty excited about cashing in on the online market. During his keynote at the Develop conference this week, RTW exec David Jones explained his company's shift to MMO...

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Realtime Worlds teases ambitious new project, deets coming in 2010

During his keynote at GameHorizon, Realtime Worlds Creative Director Dave Jones revealed that the company is working on a new project. The exec had no further details about the game, but stated that the first details will be revealed next year. If you want the details now, um ... we recommend...

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Impressions: APB

Realtime Worlds has an extremely ambitious plan to bring an enormous sandbox world full of customization to the PC player at home, and creative director Dave Jones is calling APB "The game he wanted Grand Theft Auto to be." Although we imagine those 1997-era graphics and the top-down view would...

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GDC08: Realtime Worlds shows off All Points Bulletin

What word is perhaps most synonymous with the current MMO playing field? Grind. Realtime Worlds' Dave Jones (no relation?) is setting out to change that with the studio's first massively multiplayer title All Points Bulletin we caught wind of back in September. He's hoping the formula Crackdown +...

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