APB's release was met with some criticism due to a review embargo, planned to last until a week after release.
Former APB staff spoke to the press about the development process, including a lack of management focus and desire to ignore negative comments from beta-testers, and the substandard quality of gameplay including poor driving and shooting mechanics
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Thank you for the link. I've seen people referencing APB for a while now but could never figure out what it was.