CHICAGO – October 11, 2004 – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced Midway Arcade Treasures 2, a compilation of 20 classic Midway arcade games together on one disk, has shipped to select retailers nationwide. The sequel to the successful 2003 launch of Midway Arcade Treasures, Midway Arcade Treasures 2 is now available for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube with a suggested retail price of $19.99.
Midway Arcade Treasures 2 features hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action from arcade favorites including the blood-spurting intensity of Mortal Kombat II and Mortal Kombat 3 , the multiplayer collaboration of Gauntlet 2 , the drug-busting adventure of NARC and the no-holds-barred street fighting action of Pit Fighter , just to name a few.
“Midway Arcade Treasures 2, like its predecessor Midway Arcade Treasures, provides quality gaming entertainment with twenty of Midway’s all-time, classic arcade titles,” said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. “We feel that the Midway Arcade Treasures brand features one of the best compilations of yesteryear’s most popular games and does so for a great value at only twenty bucks.”
With Midway Arcade Treasures 2, Midway provides gamers with the option of enjoying their favorite games in one-to-four-player game formats, depending on the title, along with the ultimate gaming “flashback” experience with a collection of classic titles that represent a fresh, new era in the history of the game industry. The bonus DVD content also features several video montages and launch trailers along with “making of the game” videos for several of the titles included on the disk.
Midway Arcade Treasures 2 Includes:
20 classic arcade games including:
• Arch Rivals
• Championship Sprint
• Cyberball 2072
• Gauntlet 2
• Hard Drivin’
• Kozmik Krooz’r
• Mortal Kombat 3
• Mortal Kombat II
• Pit Fighter
• Primal Rage
• Rampage World Tour
• Spy Hunter 2
• Total Carnage
• Wizard of Wor
* Nonstop Action : Hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action
* Multiplayer Gameplay : One-to-four player gameplay
* Xbox Live : Post high scores and decide the world champion