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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 Aut...

February 24th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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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

February 18th 2009 at 7:02pm 0 Comments
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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 third-...

February 18th 2009 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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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 stil...

February 13th 2009 at 11:37am 0 Comments
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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...

January 20th 2009 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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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 o...

January 20th 2009 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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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 Febr...

January 6th 2009 at 12:26pm 0 Comments
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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 per...

November 19th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Just days after a new trailer and screens were released for the delayed Vin Diesel ... vehicle, Wheelman, some rumors evidently surfaced (emphasis on the "evidently" since this is the first we'd heard of it) that Midway was planning on shuttering the very studio behind its development. Not so, says...

September 2nd 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

That's right! As Vin Diesel so eloquently points out, he's a wheelman, not an assassin. Of course, this dramatic scene takes place just after he's mowed down countless bad guys and destroyed half the city in a dramatic and collision-filled car chase. It's all a bit frantic, frankly, but at le...

August 21st 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Midway recently announced that their Vin Diesel-infused Driver-esque title Wheelman has hit some traffic whilst traveling down the release date turnpike, pushing its initial release window of Fall 2008 to the first quarter of 2009. While we're sure that there will be a number of Vinthusiasts out the...

July 26th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In other game delay news, Midway just announced that Wheelman, a game based on the Vin Diesel movie by the same name, will not make its originally planned Fall release and will instead be pushed back into the first quarter of 2009. Still plenty of time for the 2009 release of the flick and still ple...

July 25th 2008 at 4:45pm 0 Comments