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Team Fortress 2: First proven at E3 1999, TF2 was repeatedly delayed as Valve transitioned from making video games on the GoldSrc engine to the Source engine. The title lastly launched in October 2007 with many variations over its authentic demo, together with cartoon-styled graphics as an alternative of a contemporary struggle theme.
Windows Vista: After being delayed a number of instances, many started to wonder if Vista would really debut, and though it might have been used prematurely and partially in jest, vaporware was generally used to explain the working system earlier than it will definitely launched in January 2007.
Mac OS X: “Winner” of Wired’s ‘Vaporware 2000’ award, OS X was introduced in 1998 and confronted a number of setbacks throughout its growth, leaving many to query whether or not it might ever arrive — it lastly did in March 2001.
Sega Dreamcast: While it might have been vaporized by the PlayStation 2, the Sega Dreamcast was by no means thought of to be vaporware, having been introduced because the Sega Katana in 1997 and shipped because the Dreamcast a bit of over a yr later (1998 in Japan, 1999 in North America).