Entries in 'realtime worlds' (24)

Channel 4 hires games commissioning editor

Channel 4 hires games commissioning editor

Channel 4 has appointed former Realtime Worlds studio manager Colin Macdonald as its first ever games commissioning editor.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 19th 2011 at 9:36AM in News
Realtime Worlds returns as eeGeo

Realtime Worlds returns as eeGeo

The talent and spirit of collapsed group Realtime Worlds is returning to a new Dundee studio, under a different name but working on a familiar project, Develop can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2011 at 4:43PM in News
100,000 sign up for APB Reloaded

100,000 sign up for APB Reloaded

More than 100,000 people have registered to take part in the beta of APB Reloaded.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 16th 2011 at 11:12AM in News
APB reborn as free-to-play title

APB reborn as free-to-play title

One of the most destructive and unequivocal commercial failures of the modern games industry is being given a second chance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 10:18AM in News

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APB acquisition rumoured

APB acquisition rumoured

Online games developer and publisher K2 has acquired the APB IP from the administrator of collapsed Dundee studio Realtime Worlds, inside sources have told Develop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2010 at 11:16AM in News
APB in retail refund row

APB in retail refund row

Anyone seeking a refund on the now-defunct PC MMO title APB should speak to the retailer from whom they purchased the game, the administrator handling the closure of developer Realtime ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2010 at 2:29PM in News
Epic in for APB?

Epic in for APB?

The slow, sorry saga of Realtime Worlds' collapse has found another twist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2010 at 10:07AM in News
APB to close as rescue bid fails

APB to close as rescue bid fails

Realtime Worlds’ administrator will scale back efforts to rescue the collapsed studio, Develop can reveal, and MMO APB will be closed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2010 at 7:08PM in News

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Buyer steps in to save MyWorld

Buyer steps in to save MyWorld

An anonymous American company has completed the purchase of Project Myworld from collapsed studio Realtime Worlds, Develop can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2010 at 3:18PM in News
Does APB still have a future?

Does APB still have a future?

The administrator in charge of troubled Dundee developer Realtime Worlds have released some stats that it hopes will make MMO APB an appealing purchase for a would-be buyer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 12:56PM in News
RTW's MyWorld given fresh hope

RTW's MyWorld given fresh hope

Begbies Traynor, the acting administrator for stricken Dundee studio Realtime Worlds, has announced that 23 members of the 60-strong team that had been working on recently-announced RTW title ‘Project MyWorld’ ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2010 at 3:41PM in News
Studios flock to capture RTW staff

Studios flock to capture RTW staff

SCEE has sent a team of nine artists, programmers, designers and recruiters to the Apex hotel in Dundee to conduct interviews with affected staff at Realtime Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2010 at 3:44PM in News

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More redundancies at Realtime Worlds?

More redundancies at Realtime Worlds?

Sister site Develop has heard that Realtime Worlds is beginning a process of staff redundancies, with many of its workforce set for consultation talks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2010 at 1:16PM in News
Realtime Worlds reveals new project

Realtime Worlds reveals new project

Dundee-based developer Realtime Worlds has lifted the lid on its next game – and it’s certainly a radical departure from its previous work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2010 at 12:16PM in News
APB getting radical overhaul

APB getting radical overhaul

Just days after Realtime Worlds’ ambitious open-world MMO APB finally hit UK retail, the developer has stated that it’s intending to revisit several core elements of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2010 at 6:05PM in News
APB features voice chat ads

APB features voice chat ads

In what will either be seen as an innovative piece of in-game monetization or a cynical cash cow that will inconvenience gamers, it has emerged that upcoming PC MMO shooter ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2010 at 5:54PM in News

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Realtime gears up APB for July

Realtime gears up APB for July

British developer Realtime Worlds has revealed the details for its blockbuster MMO, All Points Bulletin.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 6th 2010 at 10:35AM in News
APB hits UK on July 2nd

APB hits UK on July 2nd

Realtime World's MMO APB will hit retailers across Europe on July 2nd, the studio has announced.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 30th 2010 at 10:02AM in News
Chancellor Darling visits Realtime Worlds

Chancellor Darling visits Realtime Worlds

The second most powerful man in UK politics is today visiting renowned Dundee studio Realtime Worlds to discuss tax support for the game industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 16th 2010 at 5:29PM in News
APB creator: Tax snub will push UK business abroad

APB creator: Tax snub will push UK business abroad

British studios will look abroad when expanding their business in future – after seeing hopes for a tax credit dashed by today's Pre-Budget Report.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 9th 2009 at 5:34PM in News
No subscriptions for APB

No subscriptions for APB

Realtime Worlds has confirmed there will be no subscription fees for APB.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 17th 2009 at 11:47AM in News
APB hits retail in March

APB hits retail in March

The hotly-tipped APB by Scottish developer Realtime Worlds will arrive at retail in March, MCV can reveal.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 23rd 2009 at 10:49AM in News
Microsoft: We need another Crackdown

Microsoft: We need another Crackdown

A sequel to 2007’s much loved open world shooter Crackdown could be in the pipeline, according to Microsoft’s Major Nelson.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 8th 2008 at 10:47AM in News
Realtime Worlds snaps up APB rights

Realtime Worlds snaps up APB rights

Develop has the scoop on the latest developments at the Scottish studio - head over there for more details.
by Michael French
on Apr 21st 2008 at 2:07PM in News