Excerpt: Two weeks ago All Points Bulletin was under lock-down. Scottish studio Realtime Worlds had walloped journalists with a review embargo that lasted for ten days after the game hit shelves, the industry equivalent of wrapping a game in a thick blanket of safety in case some tainted review penetrated its cocoon within the first week of its release. Generally speaking, MMO reviews are an industry sore point.
Open world MMO with lots of violence, blood, and profanity.
Common Sense Media
31 December 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that All Points Bulletin, a massively multiplayer online game for mature gamers, is similar in style to Grand Theft Aut o and Crackdown . Full of intense violence, players use realistic looking weapons to take out other players with blood spraying. By contrast, players can visit a social district where they can exercise their talents in creating designs for tattoos, decals, cars, and clothing.
Conclusion: There's definitely some heart-pounding fun to be had in APB, particularly with a good group, but right now getting to that fun can mean enduring a long list of annoying gameplay oversights. In some ways it feels like they put more effort into the customization than they did into the core elements of mission mechanics, shooting, and driving. While MMOGs are never really finished, it's hard to escape the conclusion that this one needed more time in the oven.
Excerpt: Years from now, APB will be used in classes around the globe as text book material. Educators will point out how even the greatest ideas in the world can burn and die at the pyre of poor implementation. The real tragedy is that once I understood what Realtime Worlds was attempting to do I found myself rooting for APB .
Excerpt: fame, it presented us with an action-heavy, stripped down take on the MMORPG, set in a violence-ridden city where players pick sides in a battle between self-appointed law enforcement and common criminals. I played it then briefly, and really enjoyed it.
Excerpt: At this year's E3, RealTime Worlds' action MMO All Points Bulletin was one of the most promising contenders. Designed by crime game expert, David Jones of Grand Theft Auto fame, it presented us with an action-heavy, stripped down take on the MMORPG, set in a violence-ridden city where players pick sides in a battle between self-appointed law enforcement and common criminals. I played it then briefly, and really enjoyed it.
Excerpt: Combining the free-wheeling antics of GTA with the persistence of an MMO, the massive mobfest known as APB hits the scene promising an online experience unlike any other. Is taking up arms in this rough and lawless land as glamorous as it seems? Welcome to San Paro: a city host to an endless war between law enforcement and thugs. With crime and chaos running rampant in the streets, it falls on you to decide if you want to fix the city's problem, or be a part of it.
Summary: All Points Bulletin (APB) is a massively multiplayer online freeform combat and driving-based game. Players must decide which side of the law to abide by, as Enforcers, who take on the challenge of supporting and safeguarding justice, or as Criminals, who operate against the law and any opposing groups by any means necessary.
Summary: Donc... Finalement, All Points Bulletin est un jeu rempli de bonnes idées sous-développées. Son contenu solo est quasi inexistant et celui entre joueurs humains est très vite redondant. On a peu de choses à faire, peu d’endroits à visiter et la jouabilité peu convaincante n’aide en rien le vide qui se fait ressentir à chaque coins de rues.
Pros: -Système de personnalisation complet -Effets sonores
Cons: -Grand manque de contenu -Très répétitif -Achat de temps pour jouer -Jouabilité décevante