Mortal Kombat: Deception Wins Best Fighting Game of 2004 Award

Latest entry in the company's best-selling franchise further strengthens its position as fan favorite
Midway Games Inc. announced today that Mortal Kombat: Deception received the "Best Fighting Game of 2004" award at Spike TV's second annual "Video Game Awards Show" held Tuesday evening at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA. The other games nominated for this award were Def Jam: Fight for New York (Electronic Arts), Dead or Alive Ultimate (Tecmo), Fight Night 2004 (Electronic Arts) and WWE: Smackdown! vs. Raw (THQ).Released in October 2004, for PS2 and Xbox, Mortal Kombat: Deception has shipped more than one million units and remains on track to become the fastest selling game in Midway company history. The GameCube version is scheduled for the first half of 2005.