Realtime Worlds, UK developer known for Crackdown and currently working on APB (All Points Bulletin), apparently has no trouble finding extra development monies, as it previously bagged $33 million in funding, and has just received another $50 million from Maverick Capital. Realtime Worlds is founded by David Jones, one of the original Grand Theft Auto creators and the Lemmings franchise. APB combines the open ended (online) world on GTA mixed with the combat seen in Crackdown.
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by Rainier on March 31, 2008 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT
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