Chicago â€“ December 12, 2005 â€“ Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced the release of Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play, a massive compilation featuring 21 retro Midway arcade titles, for the PlayStation Portable Entertainment Platform (PSP) from Sony.
"Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play is the perfect portable title, with 21 classic arcade games guaranteed to provide a quick diversion or an extended gameplay experience," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "With the holiday season upon us Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play is a must-have stocking stuffer this year."
About Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play
Midwayâ€™s first PSP title, Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play will feature select games from both Midway Arcade Treasures and Midway Arcade Treasures 2. In addition to the single player experience found in Spy Hunter, Sinistar, Defender, Paperboy and 720Â°, Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play features white-knuckle multi-player via Wi-Fi available for 16 of the 21 games offering head-to-head action. Players can now go on the move with the original games that jump-started several franchises with Mortal Kombat, Rampage, Gauntlet, and Spy Hunter.
For more information about Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play, please visit http://www.midwayarcade.com or our press site at http://www.midway.com.
About Midway Games
Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices throughout the world, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems and personal computers. More information about Midway and its products can be found at www.midway.com.
Midway, Midway Arcade Treasures, Joust, Mortal Kombat, Spy Hunter, Rampage, Sinistar, Defender, Arch Rivals, Wizard of Wor, and Xenophobe are trademarks of Midway Amusement Games, LLC. Gauntlet, Xybots, Championship Sprint, Cyberball 2072, Paperboy, Klax, Marble Madness, 720Â°, Rampart and Toobinâ€™ are trademarks of Midway Games West Inc. "PSP" is a trademark and "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duoâ„¢ may be required (sold separately). All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning future business conditions and the outlook for Midway Games Inc. (the "Company") based on currently available information that involve risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the financial strength of the interactive entertainment industry, dependence on new product introductions and the ability to maintain the scheduling of such introductions, the console platform transition and other technological changes, dependence on major platform manufacturers and other risks more fully described under "Item 1. Business - Risk Factors" in the Companyâ€™s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004, and in the more recent filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Each forward-looking statement, including, without limitation, financial guidance, speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and Midway undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which it is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances.