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From Our High Expectations to Shocking Leaked Gameplay - News Roundup 3rd June 2010

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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APB, Eye of Judgement, Games news, inFamous 2, Realtime Worlds, SCEE
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Infamous 2

Realtime Worlds: Want APB? Lower Your Expectations!

From Our High Expectations to Shocking Leaked Gameplay - News Roundup 3rd June 2010

Realtime Worlds' Cops & Robbers MMORPG has been highly anticipated- but has also been receiving some severely lukewarm review scores. According to Dave Jones (RW Dev), this is our fault for having such high expectations.

“Some people had too high expectations. The game years ago was initially tagged as GTA MMO, which we’d never said. I think that’s set huge expectations. That’s not what we were building, so I was expecting that."

Bizarrely, Jones then went on to compare APB to GTA 1- stating that reviewers were expecting a very different experience, but grew to love it after getting to know it. Apparently, we're also judging APB for what it isn't rather than reviewing the product for what it actually offers.

Well, that's us told then. By this logic, remind me not to get at all excited for Crackdown 2! We wouldn't want our high expectations to ruin our enjoyment of the game... [VG247]

Sony to Shut Down Eye of Judgement Servers

From Our High Expectations to Shocking Leaked Gameplay - News Roundup 3rd June 2010

You a fan of Sony's brave and complex Trading Card Game? Unfortunately, you'll need to squeeze the most out of your expensive and lovingly-crafted deck over the next couple of months, because Sony Europe will be dropping the hammer on the Eye of Judgement Servers. You've got until September 20th to score some wins and net the trophies, folks!

Offline play will still be available- and I can see a dedicated cult following starting up for this one. [SCEE]

Leaked inFamous 2 Gameplay Shocks Internet

From Our High Expectations to Shocking Leaked Gameplay - News Roundup 3rd June 2010

The first gameplay footage of inFamous 2 has emerged... and it might just shock you. Deplorable pun aside, the leaked video focuses on brutal physical combat, improved wall climbing/running and some seriously big explosions rather than Cole's trademark zappy powers. Actually, you might be forgiven for confusing it for Prototype from the first couple of minutes! It's well worth a watch- and by the looks of things, it's shaping up nicely. [Thanks, Gametrailers]

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Mac  Jul. 3, 2010 at 17:38

The problem with APB isn;t with high expectations - it's just that they focussed too long on the cosmetics, and forgot about the actual gameplay - the shooting is lamentable, and the driving is just woeful.

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