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Rumor: Surreal’s This is Vegas canned by Warner Bros.

Looks like Surreal Software’s This is Vegas may have been canceled after Warner purchased the firm from Midway, if sources close to the developer are correct.

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This Is Vegas headlines

  • Staff at Monolith, Surreal and Snowblind laid-off by Warner Bros.

    Warner Bros. has made a number of layoffs at Monolith Productions, Surreal Software, and Snowblind Studios.

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  • This is Vegas not canceled after all

    This is Vegas canned? Not a chance, says Warner Bros. “This is Vegas has not been cancelled,” a WB spokesperson told G4. “The game is currently in production.” And so, like the nightlife vampires it depicts, This is Vegas is not so easily killed. The wet T-shirted dream lives on, for better or for worse.

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  • Midway's This is Vegas probably canceled

    According to a report on Action Trip, Midway’s glitz, glamor, and sleaze simulator This is Vegas has probably been canned. Apparently, GameStop has informed preorderers that the game won’t be making it into their surprisingly eager hands, so that’s probably that. The cancellation can most likely be attributed to Midway’s recent sale to Warner Bros. […]

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  • Midway label still up in the air with Warner acquisition

    Warner Bros officially owns Midway, along with  Mortal Kombat, This Is Vegas and Midway trademarks, which has led some to question whether the Midway brand will continue to exist. “Midway Games Inc. still exists, and the Midway trademark and games such as Mortal Kombat and This is Vegas and most of the IP library are […]

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  • The Wheelman and This Is Vegas pushed to 2009

    Midway’s delayed The Wheelman and This Is Vegas until next year, according to this Gama story. The news comes as part of the company’s second quarter financials, which showed a loss of $34.8 million this morning. More through the link.

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  • This is Vegas E3 08 trailer craps out

    Below is a new trailer for Surreal Software’s action adventure, This is Vegas. The game’s looking quite good, to be fair. Shame we have to wait until next year to play it. By Mike Bowden

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  • Midway announces "powerful" E3 line-up

    Midway’s announced its E3 line-up, which is apparently “powerful”. There’s nothing in there of any import you don’t already know about, in a nutshell. See for yourself after the link. By Jerry Burns

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  • This is Vegas moves to 2009

    Oh dear. Midway’s confirmed that This is Vegas has moved into next year, Gamespot reports. “Midway is committed to developing and publishing the best quality products,” said the firm in a statement. “It is important for us to make sure the game was given the development time needed in order to make This is Vegas […]

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  • New This is Vegas shots posted

    On IGN. This is the first story published on the site with “pre-IGN” in front of it, so welcome to the calm before the storm.

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  • Midway Las Vegas Gamer's Day round-up

    Midway’s Las Vegas Gamer’s Day’s now been and gone and there are lots of words on the internet about it. Looks as though nothing terribly dramatic got announced, the most interesting thing in the publisher’s line-up being Epic’s Unreal Tournament III for 360 – albeit without user-generated levels – for release this summer. Here’s what […]

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  • This is Vegas - new trailer and screenshots

    Gamersyde has posted a movie and some screenshots of Midway’s upcoming GTA clone, This is Vegas. For more information on the game you can direct your pointer to this link. The game will be released this winter for PS3, 360 and PC. By Mike Bowden

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  • This is Vegas - first trailer

    This is Vegas, the Midway game that allows you to live out you “Vegas fantasies”, is seen here in trailer form for the first time. Apparently, the ultimate Vegas fantasy is wearing a loud shirt and punching people. Living the dream, right there.

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  • This is Vegas allows players to "live out their Vegas fantasies"

    And apparently, Vegas fantasies include “fighting, gambling, driving and partying”. Brilliant. The Midway game, developed by Surreal, allows you to do all these things in a virtual Las Vegas. Sounds absolutely amazing. “We are thrilled to be unveiling the first-ever videogame experience which allows players to live out their wildest Vegas fantasies,” said Alan Patmore, […]

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