APB came to a surprising end this week, surpassing the likes of Tabula Rasa and Chronicles of Spellborn for the title of shortest lasting large budget MMORPG. That, while the much smaller, scrappier developer Flying Lab Software announced free-to-play plans for Pirates of the Burning Sea. How some companies weather on and others, despite vast resources, fail, is the subject of today's Loading... Freedom or Death.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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Jeff's interest in online games stretches back to organizing neighborhood Unreal tournaments as a teenager, but when a college roommate introduced him to EverQuest, an interest became an obsession. Jeff joined the Ten Ton Hammer team in 2004 covering EverQuest II, and he's had his hands on just about every PC online and multiplayer game since.