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How APB ‘Torpedoed’ Developer Realtime Worlds

How APB ‘Torpedoed’ Developer Realtime Worlds

The developer of Crackdown and APB, Realtime Worlds, was recently hit with layoffs. Members of the APB team were axed, as was much of the team developing social gaming software Project MyWorld. So what happened to the promising studio?

Make a Game For Less than $50 Million? Whatever!

Make a Game For Less than $50 Million? Whatever!

Grand Theft Auto creator and Crackdown mastermind David Jones points out the obvious: Games are pricey to make! New IPs have gotten so expensive that they’re quickly approaching $US50 million plus! Here’s the quote: Crackdown wasn’t that long ago and our development budget was something like USD 50 million, and…