Midway has released its financial results for second quarter of 2004 in which it reveals that Inevitable Entertainment's Area 51 has been delayed and pushed back from its original fall 2004 release date to the first half of 2005. Reason for moving the release date back "crowded 2004 holiday season." Earlier today Midway announced it signed a deal with Epic for Unreal Championship 2 which is now scheduled for February 2005.
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'Area 51' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets Delayed
by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT
Featuring online play for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox Live, Area 51 is set in the U.S. government's most top-secret and secure facility located in the Nevada desert. Players take on the role of Lt. Nick Cross, a hazardous biological waste specialist sent to investigate. During his investigation, Lt. Cross stumbles across alien creatures and becomes infected with a biological mutagen that eventually transforms him into something not quite human. To save the earth and himself, Lt. Cross must fight to solve the enigma of Area 51.