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Few would say the FBI was doing something wrong by shutting down Silk Road's online black market, but new research suggests that there may have been a silver lining to the service's dark cloud. Researchers Judith Aldridge and David Decary-Hetu claim in a recent study that Silk Road was cutting bac...

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Perfect World is making a strong play to establish Arc as a vital digital platform for gamers. The company announced today that Arc will be expanding to include several titles outside of the PWE brotherhood, including Path of Exile and APB: Reloaded. The announcement of Arc's embrace of third-pa...

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Citizen-provided evidence is clearly on the up. With the amount of cameras knocking about, this is hardly surprising. However, when something goes down at a large public event, the mass of well-meaning user-submitted evidence can cause data bottlenecks, or a stretch of resources making sense of it...

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APB: Reloaded's Unreal Engine upgrade is detailed in the latest dev blog at GamersFirst. In it, we get word that progress is slow but steady as the current version (from 2008) needs to be stripped and rebuilt due to the custom-built additions made in the original engine. Think of it like when you h...

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Just over two years ago there was a great disturbance, as if millions (or so) of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. Yes, something terrible had happened: a beloved virtual world was destroyed. And that left a number of sandbox refugees looking for a new place to call ho...

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Smartphone theft is nothing new, but a new technique nicknamed "Apple Picking" is particularly brazen -- and according to recent reports from New York City and St. Louis, it seems to be spreading. The ordeal begins with the thief approaching a pedestrian and asking for the time (apparently you're...

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Players wanting a little more shooter action while on the go will soon be able to jump into APB: Retribution, a top-down tactical shooter developed expressly for mobile devices. Not too much more is known about the game (like whether or not it is multiplayer let alone massive is any way) other than...

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This past July, police in Ann Arbor, Michigan began investigating the shooting death of a 25-year old University of Michigan medical student named Paul DeWolf. Late at night on July 24, DeWolf was shot in the neck in what authorities now believe was a home invasion gone wrong. From the outset, poli...

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The team at GamersFirst's Reloaded Productions has been busy on the newest update to APB: Reloaded as the crime-based MMO hits Version 14 today. This latest free content update introduces two new contacts that offer 20 more levels of high-level progression, a radar tower car mod that lets you se...

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APB: Reloaded's latest dev update is here. Items on the discussion agenda include two new specialist contacts featuring 20 levels of high-end player progression as well as vehicle updates. Said updates grant you the ability to specialize in combat, whether it be via the mobile radar tower ability t...

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While almost every game has some kind of Halloween celebration this time of year, only APB: Reloaded has nabbed the talents of the Scottish metal band Certain Death to add to the ambiance of this holiday update. The band picked three songs to add to APB's soundtrack, which the guitarist Steedo said...

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Did Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online impact APB Reloaded? Well, of course. Rockstar's juggernaut affected the entire industry via its total sales and its mind-boggling ascent to the top of the all-time 24-hour sales chart. And that's "all-time" as in the history of all entertainment. Ever. Anyw...

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Massively reported earlier today the unfortunate news of layoffs at Reloaded Games' APB: Reloaded. New producer Joseph "Linus" Willmon, whom you might remember as formerly having been on the Fallen Earth crew, explained to players that at least five APB staffers had been let go but that development...

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As announced in the game's official forums last night, APB: Reloaded said goodbye to at least five members of the development team, including Jericho, Quinzel, Jotunblut, Revoemag, and Farfletched. This brings Joseph "Linus" Willmon up as the game's new producer. To help alleviate the impending ...

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A week ago, APB Reloaded introduced a new gun that had a unique trick to it: You could only get the gun if someone killed you with it. The Colby .45 AP was a hit, and killing several players offered a special title, so the team decided to go to the next level with new guns that travel like diseases...

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Virtual crime can lead to very real damage, and the European Parliament knows this well enough to have just issued a draft directive toughening up the EU's penalties for internet-based violations. Get caught running a botnet and you'll face a minimum of three years in prison; dare to attack critic...

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If you're going to be in San Paro for July 4th, be on the lookout for Richard Nixon. Or at least, players wearing those goofy Point Break-style bank robbery masks that GamersFirst has added to its APB Reloaded cash shop. The firm is also putting on a holiday event of sorts, if your idea of a hol...

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CrimeReports is a free universal app for iOS that collects crime reports from your local police and sex offender locations from a federal data base, and then superimposes that information on a map. If your local police agency is participating, you can also get email alerts about local crime. The ...

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