MLB SlugFest Loaded Gold

Midway Games Inc. sent out a press release announcing that MLB SlugFest: Loaded, the first game which will implement the new features, recently announced by Microsoft for their Xbox Live 3.0 (story), has gone gold and will to ship to stores on on PS2 and Xbox in June 21, 2004. "MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the only baseball video game for the 2004 season featuring Midway’s classic, fast and furious gameplay with hard tags and over-the-top animations. This year’s SlugFest also features today’s greatest baseball players with the addition of Midway’s popular adrenaline-style abilities, including turbo-speed running, highlight reel-worthy fielding, mammoth tape-measure home runs and, as one would expect from a Midway Sports title, the ability for a player to catch fire and turbo charge the game action. Also new to MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the most in-depth franchise mode anchored by the ultimate stat-tracking engine known as, Baseball Mogul. Online, on-fire and ready for action...be ready for the heat on June 21, 2004!"
MIDWAY’S MLB™ SLUGFEST®: LOADED™ GOES GOLD FOR PS2 AND XBOX The First and Only Adrenaline-Style Baseball Video Game Heats Up for June Release CHICAGO – JUNE 14, 2004 – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading software industry publisher and developer, today announced that MLB SlugFest: Loaded has gone gold and will to ship to stores on June 21, 2004. MLB SlugFest: Loaded will be available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox™ video game system from Microsoft. MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the only baseball video game for the 2004 season featuring Midway’s classic, fast and furious gameplay with hard tags and over-the-top animations. This year’s SlugFest also features today’s greatest baseball players with the addition of Midway’s popular adrenaline-style abilities, including turbo-speed running, highlight reel-worthy fielding, mammoth tape-measure home runs and, as one would expect from a Midway Sports title, the ability for a player to catch fire and turbo charge the game action. Also new to MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the most in-depth franchise mode anchored by the ultimate stat-tracking engine known as, Baseball Mogul. Online, on-fire and ready for action...be ready for the heat on June 21, 2004! MLB SlugFest: Loaded Features: • The Only Over-the-Top Baseball Game: The only baseball videogame featuring Midway’s classic fast and furious gameplay with beanballs, hard tags, and over-the-top animations • New Online Functionality Expands Multiplayer Experience: Already known for having the best multiplayer gameplay, MLB Slugfest takes multiplayer to the next level by going online for the PS2 and Xbox Live • The Most Entertaining Baseball Videogame: · The easiest to pick-up-and-play baseball videogame · Humorous play-by-play and color commentary by the voice of Midway Sports, Tim Kitzrow and his laugh-a-minute sidekick Jim Shorts · Best Franchise Mode in Baseball: Baseball fans will appreciate the addition of Baseball Mogul as it brings to MLB SlugFest the deepest, most rewarding franchise mode ever invented Please visit: www.mlbslugfestloaded.com for more information.