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APB Shutting Down After Only 3 Months

Discussion in 'Games' started by ShiBDiB, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. ShiBDiB

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    http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65611


    Thats crazy, dont think I've seen an MMO fail so quickly.


    I can see why tho, the games crap. I bought it then played maybe 3 hours out of the initial 50 or whatever it is you get for purchasing.
     
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    Yup, the developer did a full on implosion seemingly the day after the release.
     
  3. Steevo

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    take the money and run.
     
    10 Year Member at TPU 10 Million points folded for TPU
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    This game was doomed to fail right from the beginning, too ambitious and complex for a company that released 2 mediocre games (crackdown and crackdown 2). This game needed far more development time.
     
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    It hasn't been pretty over at Realtime Worlds ...

    Info states that "Project MyWorld" is being scooped up by a US firm, but APB looks doomed.
    Interesting that the Chairman (of the Board) and CSO is in this bargaining.
    "Oops, my strategy sucked, let's buy up the failed company for pennies on the dollar".

    Just my opinion,
     
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    they didnt develope Crackdown 2 it was made by a different company :rolleyes::laugh:

    but like others have sayd the game was garbage so no wonder it failed so hard
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Such a shame.:shadedshu
     
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    There you go, they can't even finish what they start:laugh::laugh:
     
  9. 1Kurgan1

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    Guess they take the record from Tabula Rasa now. This game had possibility, the character creation was pretty dang good, graphics were bad, you could hi-jack cars, but driving physics were funky, missions weren't as cool as street guerrilla tactics should have been.
     
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    Yeah, I thought it would of at least lasted 6 months, but guess not.

    It was a crap game, annoying in-game ads, steep learning curve and crappy graphics for the system requirements they wanted... It was doomed to fail.

    I wish game companies would learn to stop trying to kill WoW, cause it's not going to happen.. =\
     
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    wow thats nuts! im glad i didnt buy it
     
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    Did you ask for a refund?
     
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Anyone every try Crime Craft, it did look much better than this?
     
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    I watched a lot of videos, trailers, sneak peaks, what have you, about this game out of curiosity when it was coming out. Even from all those videos it looked terrible (in my opinion) so when I read about this the other day, I kinda "lol'ed" and am unsurprised about this happening.
     
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    I bought the game and assumed the risk, not a fan of the 14 year olds who go for refunds when they dont like something.
     

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