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  • The official press release about RealTime Worlds job losses

    With so much rumour swirling around, I thought I would just reproduce the official press release from administrators Begbies Traynor about the latest situation at RealTime Worlds. I’ve changed the Job Loss Tracker to total 194 job...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • Ed Balls is wrong to claim tax credits would have helped RealTime Worlds is reporting on a speech by Ed Balls, the Labour leader candidate, linking the refusal of the coalition government to implement games tax credits with the demise of RealTime Worlds. This is so wrong-headed I don’t...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • Rehires at RealTime Worlds mark good news for a change

    I may have been hasty in adding the entire staff of RealTime Worlds to the Job Loss Tracker. GamaSutra and report three bits of good news: RealTime Worlds has recruited back 23 of the 60 staff...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • Hubris, ambition and mismanagement: the first post-mortem of RealTime Worlds

    I’ve been told it’s too early, but I think it’s worth doing a post-mortem of APB-developer RealTime Worlds. The company was put into administration yesterday. The administrator, Begbies Traynor, has said: “Our intention is to continue trading...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • RealTime Worlds closes MyWorld team, puts APB staff on notice

    Rumours are swirling that APB-developer RealTime Worlds is making swingeing cuts. The team behind ambitious virtual world project MyWorld (only publicly announced last month) have been made redundant, with as many as 60 layoffs. Additionally, VG247 says...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • Dave Jones APB: massive success or an epic fail

    APB from Real Time Worlds is about to become either the games industry’s Titanic or its Heaven’s Gate. I’m at the GameHorizon Conference in Gateshead and Dave Jones has just been talking about APB. It’s an incredibly...

    • Posted 15 years ago
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