Midway Ships Arcade Treasures
Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:
MWY), a leading software industry publisher and developer,
announced today that Midway Arcade Treasures, the first
next-generation console offering of more than 20 classic arcade
games, has today shipped for the PlayStation(R)2 computer
entertainment system. Midway Arcade Treasures is scheduled to
ship on November 24, 2003 for the Xbox(R) video game system from
Microsoft and on December 17, 2003 for the Nintendo GameCube(TM).
All three products will carry a suggested retail price of $19.95.
Midway Arcade Treasures
features hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action from
all-time arcade favorites including the fast-paced action of
SpyHunter, the multiplayer collaboration of Gauntlet, the
space-age adventure of Defender and the dueling combat of Joust,
just to name a few.
"Midway Arcade Treasures
gives gamers over 20 of the best-known arcade titles of all time,
plus great behind-the-scenes material, all for a terrific price,"
said Mark Beaumont, senior vice president - entertainment,
Midway. "Anyone who ever played an arcade game will want this in
With Midway Arcade Treasures, gamers will have the option of
enjoying their favorite titles in either one-player or two-player
game formats. The DVD content in the game features a history of
many of the classic arcade hits and interviews with creators and
developers of the games.
Midway Arcade Treasures Games Include:
* Jam-Packed Entertainment - More Than 20 Great Arcade Games
o Marble Madness(R)
o Robotron: 2084(R)
o Smash TV(TM)
o Joust 2
o Super Sprint(TM)
o 720° (R)
o Satan's Hollow(TM)
* Nonstop Action - Hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action
* DVD Content - Creator and developer interviews and game
* Multiplayer Gameplay - One-player to four-player gameplay
* Xbox Live - Post high scores and see who is truly the best
By: Jared Black