Wheelman gets worldwide release date

By Mike, Tuesday, 20 January 2009 11:37 GMT

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Midway has confirmed that Vin Diesel game, Wheelman will be released on March 20.

The game promises to combine “spectacular Hollywood-style stunts with a gripping storyline” and provide “an adrenaline-fueled, cinematic thrill ride guaranteed to leave you breathless. Weave in and out of traffic, engaging in intense vehicular warfare through the winding streets of Barcelona.”

News broke this morning that the game has been delayed amonth and this announcement confirms it.

Full release after the break.

By Mike Bowden

Wheelman Now Scheduled to be Available In Stores Worldwide on March 20

Today Midway released three new screens for Wheelman and announced that the official Web site for the game has been updated in preparation for the game’s worldwide release, now scheduled for March 20. The new date will provide a more optimal launch timeframe for the open-world action driving game featuring Vin Diesel. In addition, Midway also confirmed plans for a pre-launch Wheelman demo that will be available via Xbox Live™ and PlayStation® Network.

www.WheelmanGame.com

The updated Web site features the latest screens, trailers, pre-order links and up-to-date game information you’d expect, along with an interactive map of Barcelona, Wheelman wallpapers, a Fan Site Kit and an exclusive track from Federico Aubele, an Argentine-born singer/songwriter who now produces his music out of Barcelona.

About Wheelman
Action film megastar Vin Diesel and his Tigon Studios are again blurring the lines between entertainment mediums, this time collaborating with Midway in the design and production of Wheelman to ensure an edge-of- your-seat gaming experience. Diesel’s voice and likeness will appear as the game’s main character, expert Wheelman Milo Burik.

Combining spectacular Hollywood-style stunts with a gripping storyline, Wheelman provides an adrenaline-fueled, cinematic thrill ride guaranteed to leave you breathless. Weave in and out of traffic, engaging in intense vehicular warfare through the winding streets of Barcelona. Your vehicle is your weapon, leaving wreckage in your wake as you take out anything or anyone that gets in your way. Wheelman is slated to be available worldwide on March 20th for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and for personal computers.

For additional game information and assets visit: www.midway-press.com

Contact Information

Phil Robinson
Sr. Media Relations Manager – UK
Midway
p: + 44 (0) 207 382 7722
e: probinson@midway.com

Nadia Thevenot
Media Relations Manager – Europe
Midway
p: + 33 (1) 44 50 55 09
e: nthevenot@midway.com

Stephane Rakotondrainibe
Media Relations Manager – France
Midway
p: + 33 (1) 44 50 55 14
e: srakotondrainibe@midway.com

Alexander Bidell
Media Relations Manager – Germany
Midway
p: +49 (0)894 118 9144
e: abidell@midway.com

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