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...

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

- deathofrats see all 67 comments

"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...

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

- .ka`boom.zZz. see all 7 comments

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...

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

- edgewise see all 100 comments

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...

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

- menar003 see all 32 comments

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.

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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...

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

- araczynski see all 14 comments

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...

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

- Sexpansion Pack see all 2 comments

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...

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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...

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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...

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

- Sturm08 see all 19 comments

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...

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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.

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