Blacksite: Area 51

PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Nov 5, 2007 / ESRB: T

Confirmed: Harvey Smith No Longer with Midway Austin (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Nov 30, 2007 2:00pm PST

Update: Shacknews has received additional information from a source close to Midway. According to the source, Smith was still employed by Midway...


"Who will want to employ this guy now? He's a liability. Piss him off during production and ..."

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"I Would Give it an 80"

By Chris Remo, Nov 29, 2007 11:53am PST

As you may have read on our news site yesterday, the oft-maligned Harvey Smith--often referred to on the internet as "the man who destroyed Deus...


"i just got this game from gamefly tonight. I gave it a 2/10. Its so horrible."

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BlackSite: Area 51 Was 'So Fucked Up' Says Director

By Chris Faylor, Nov 28, 2007 12:39pm PST

Speaking on the development of Midway Austin's recently-released FPS BlackSite: Area 51 (PC, PS3, X360), creative director and industry veteran...


"If what he says about the time constraints and the state of the game when he hopped on board, I ..."

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BlackSite: Area 51 Goes Gold, Retails One Week Late

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 02, 2007 1:13pm PDT

Midway Studios Austin's alien-infested shooter BlackSite: Area 51 (PC, PS3, X360) has gone gold, Midway announced today. The game retails for PC...


"I wonder if since this game was pushed back only one week, if it will have as many bugs as Hellgate."

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Blacksite: Area 51 Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 30, 2007 7:30am PDT

There's a new Blacksite: Area 51 preview on GameSpot, offering hands-on multiplayer impressions.


Blacksite: Area 51 Media

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 19, 2007 5:00pm PDT

Midway sent over some new Blacksite: Area 51 media today in the form of three screenshots and this movie focusing on the game's environments. The...


"nice, yeah, but they're going against mass effect, not smart."

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Midway Shaves Q2 Losses, Dates BlackSite, Delays Wheelman

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 02, 2007 12:19pm PDT

Midway reported a $14.3 million net loss for the second quarter of fiscal year 2007, down from the company's $31.0 million loss during the same...


"Smart move to get Area 51:Blacksite out of the way of that little Halo 3 game."

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Blacksite: Area 51 Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 21, 2007 9:24am PDT

The recent Blacksite: Area 51 press onslaught continues with this interview on the game at Eurogamer. Lead designer Harvey Smith is asked about...


Blacksite: Area 51 Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 18, 2007 9:37am PDT

Over at Eurogamer you can find a Blacksite: Area 51 preview, offering impressions and an interview with creative director Harvey Smith. There's...


Blacksite: Area 51 Screenshots

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 15, 2007 2:32pm PDT

Midway sends along a batch of screenshots from Blacksite: Area 51, their Unreal Engine 3 powered sci-fi action game sequel. The game is set to ship...


"Not sure why people judge the game so much based on the demo. The demo was too short to ..."

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Blacksite: Area 51 Previews

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 13, 2007 5:06am PDT

There's a Blacksite: Area 51 preview on Pro-G, checking out Midway Austin's Unreal Engine-powered shooter. 1UP also has a brief preview, and Game...


Blacksite: Area 51 Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 12, 2007 9:10am PDT

Over at IGN you can find a Blacksite: Area 51 preview, taking another look at Midway's shooter sequel. Includes new media.