Tuesday, March 3, 2009 | 8:43 PM

Images of Wheelman

Images of Wheelman

In the middle of a financial meltdown, Midway found the time to secure a deal with Ubisoft regarding Wheelman, its blockbuster starring Vin Diesel. A Vin who's nowhere to be found in the two screenshots the publisher released today, for shame.


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Commented on 2009-03-03 21:04:50
Vin Diesel got his titties out.

As for the game I think it will need a demo to even stand a chance.
Commented on 2009-03-03 21:05:27
That has to be the blurriest game i have ever seen lol :P
I usually dont complain about blur/depth of field/bloom, but this, wow :D
Commented on 2009-03-03 21:06:39
UE3 powered racing game. No thanks.
Commented on 2009-03-03 21:45:56 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
As for the game I think it will need a demo to even stand a chance.
If it's to stand a chance for me, Vin Diesel will need to come round to my apartment with a free, signed copy, then do the dishes and hoovering whilst I try it for half an hour.
Commented on 2009-03-03 21:53:22
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Commented on 2009-03-03 22:21:05 In reply to VN1X
Posted by VN1X
UE3 powered racing game. No thanks.
Ditto. :/
Commented on 2009-03-03 22:30:23
Hard to believe a publisher would release screens of such low quality. They look like they were captured from a flash video.
Commented on 2009-03-03 23:18:07
I'm too distracted by Vinny D's nakkidness. That's right, I called him Vinny D. Anyway from my little peaks at the screenshots, they're very, very blurry and quite ugly.
Commented on 2009-03-04 01:20:19
lol at people that thing that this is a racing game.
Commented on 2009-03-04 01:25:00 In reply to Drsw36
Posted by Drsw36
lol at people that thing that this is a racing game.
maybe stop laughing and start informing.
Commented on 2009-03-04 01:28:03
looks like an xbox or ps2 game
Commented on 2009-03-04 01:30:23 In reply to Baleur
Posted by Baleur
That has to be the blurriest game i have ever seen lol :P
I usually dont complain about blur/depth of field/bloom, but this, wow :D
Its not the game.
The screenshots have a huge amount of compression. its like if you were to take a youtube video and capture it from there.
Commented on 2009-03-04 02:55:17
eh, no need to show us man teets... BLEH!
Commented on 2009-03-04 07:29:13 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
Vin Diesel got his titties out.
If I had titties like that I'd always have them out to.
Commented on 2009-03-04 08:16:27 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
maybe stop laughing and start informing.
Wheelman is Action-adventure with Driving.
Commented on 2009-03-04 08:30:40
for that 10 seconds or less...

ah well you should get the reference by now :p
Commented on 2009-03-04 09:06:03
Mr Fugly's fugly driving game...a bit too much of Vin Diesel in videogames of late but at least the Riddick games actually look good, this look fairly pointless.
Commented on 2009-03-04 09:22:32 In reply to Drsw36
Posted by Drsw36
Wheelman is Action-adventure with Driving.
and how do you know that?
Commented on 2009-03-04 10:50:53 In reply to pythxvii
Posted by pythxvii
Its not the game.
The screenshots have a huge amount of compression. its like if you were to take a youtube video and capture it from there.
...what on earth are you talking about? These screens aren't taken from a video, and compression doesn't suddenly blur the crap out of an image like this.
Commented on 2009-03-04 10:57:13
This reminds me of Wrecked on the XBOX. Loved that game (even though I nearly put my controller through the TV screen on several occasions...)

I think this has potential, Chase HQ on steroids!
Commented on 2009-03-04 12:46:23 In reply to 2PintsOfInsulin
Posted by Snoopers
A Vin who's nowhere to be found in the two screenshots the publisher released today, for shame.
2nd pic, in the car, lol.

This game has been announced for ages, I was beginning to think it got cancelled.
Commented on 2009-03-04 13:00:26 In reply to munkini
Posted by munkini
Mr Fugly's fugly driving game...a bit too much of Vin Diesel in videogames of late but at least the Riddick games actually look good, this look fairly pointless.
@Snoopers: why was my previous post set in 'bullet time'? The person above states the same message as me. I did not insult anybody or used fouled language. Don't understand...
Commented on 2009-03-04 17:54:28 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
and how do you know that?
Well almost every gaming site says so.

Heres a picture of Vin Diesel on foot mission.

http://www.gamespot.com/pages/image_viewer/frame_l...

So its not just driving.
Commented on 2009-03-04 19:45:58 In reply to Drsw36
Posted by Drsw36
Well almost every gaming site says so.

Heres a picture of Vin Diesel on foot mission.

http://www.gamespot.com/pages/image_viewer/frame_l...

So its not just driving.
it is predominantly driving tho, it's more of a driving game then it is an action adventure.
Commented on 2009-03-08 18:03:09
I was blown away by the demo. I DL'd it with no expectations and within the first 2 minutes I was floored. The vehicle handling is better than 99% of arcade racers. I thinking 'Sega Rally' in city streets. It's not great when you're trying to do 180' turns, but it's brilliant on straights and powerslides. Then- add in the special ability moves like cyclones and FPS mode and it's a blast. THEN add on the ability to car jack while in motion... hahahahah. WOW! It was a LOT of fun. Plus all the different modes in the demo.... great stuff.

I'm not saying it's a day one purchase- but I'll be keeping my eyes open for reviews and sales.
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