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Pontiac G8 still in Wheelman despite brand's dire outlook

MTV Multiplayer has pointed out that, although GM's Pontiac line is slowly bleeding out as a casualty of the US economic downturn, Midway's Ubisoft's upcoming Vin Diesel vehicle, Wheelman, will still feature one of its rides: the Pontiac G8. Oh, and there's also a Saturn -- well, the Opel Astra --...

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Wheelman dev calls PS3 a 'pain in the ass,' Xbox a 'dumb PC'

Did you know that some developers consider the PS3 difficult to develop for? You can add the Wheelman team at Midway Newcastle to that list, following candid comments by the game's executive producer. Appearing on the This Xbox Life podcast, Shaun Himmerick was questioned on developing for 360 and...

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Wheelman, Crackdown designers join Ruffian Games

It's fully a month on and we're still no closer to discovering just what newly founded Ruffian Games is up to than we were when it first broke ground. The fledgling company was first announced in January, formed by team members having worked on such titles and franchises as Fable 2, Grand Theft...

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Trophies: Wheelman

Vin Diesel stars in this movie-to-game adaptation. There are tons of Trophies here for the Wheelman to try and collect. View Trophy List | Visit Trophy Portal ...

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Ubisoft officially publishing Wheelman

And it's officially official, folks: Ubisoft is publishing the previously Midway-held title, Wheelman. Ubisoft's Jaime Borasi confirmed to us this morning, "Yes, the deal with Midway has been finalized and we'll be shipping to retail on March 24th." In case you had forgotten, Wheelman is the...

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Rumor: Ubisoft picks up Midway's 'Wheelman'

Employing a wheelman, especially one of Vin Diesel caliber, can get kinda pricey. Think about it: an ordinary personal driver is a luxury reserved for the Richies of the rich -- imagine what one who sees in pitch black, morphs into an iron giant, and walks around calling himself "Triple X" and...

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Wheelman delayed, demo due before release

Midway's gasoline-guzzling Vin Diesel vehicle, Wheelman, has been delayed, thus becoming the victim of insufferable motor-related phrases like "it stalled," "it swerved" and the somewhat esoteric "it pulled a Mika Hakkinen." Regardless, the information being conveyed here is that Midway has pushed...

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Wheelman gets a date and demo confirmation

Making good on their promise of a Q1 2009 release, Midway just announced that Wheelman will be releasing to retail on March 20th. Vin Diesel included. We also learn that a game demo will be releasing to the Xbox Live Marketplace sometime before the game's retail release in hopes of winning gamers...

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Time extension: Midway gets extra month to pay off debts

Midway has picked up a time bonus, turning back the clock somewhat on its 50-day fast track to financial doom. The troubled Mortal Kombat publisher has negotiated some breathing room for itself, extending the deadline to pay back half of its crushing $150 million in debt by another month until...

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Wheelman drives into stores Feb. 16

Well, this just seems like a missed opportunity. No, it's not that Wheelman's Feb. 16 release date is going to miss the coveted (and crowded) holiday release window. We think that's a darn fine idea. No, what we're troubled by is that had it arrived just two days earlier, it could have made the...

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