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Little Orbit | Official Site
MMOFPS | Setting:Real Life | Status:Final  (rel 08/31/11)  | Pub:Little Orbit
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Hands-On Experience

Posted by Jon Wood on Apr 07, 2010  | Comments

Hands-On Experience -

At the recent PAX East show, Garrett Fuller got some hands-on time with Realtime Worlds' All Points Bulletin and today reports on what he saw.

The coverage on APB has been ramping up lately here at as the urban crime MMO continues to turn player's heads. At PAX East we got a demo of the game from Social Media and Community Manager Chris Collins. Chris gave us a run through of the customization aspects of the game as well as talked us through some PvP in the Financial District. The look and feel of APB is fast and furious. Guns, crime, cars, and combat make this MMO that rivals Grand Theft Auto in its intensity, read our interview with Dave Jones if you have any issues with that comparison.

APB claims host to 100 players in an instance and 100,000 players in a city. This quantifies it as an MMO and the urban crime setting allows Criminals and Enforcers to battle it out. There are no official police as the Enforcers fill that role, but the Enforcers do have the right to stun gun you and hand cuff you which can really slow things down. The criminals do not get this ability. The other advantage is that you do not know who the Enforcers are until an APB goes out on you and someone is assigned to stop you. This is an environment that Chris said they hope will create rivalries between Enforcer players and their Criminal nemesis.

Read APB Hands-On Experience.

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