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Midway Arcade Treasures (PS2/XB/NGC)

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2003 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT

Midway Games Inc. announced today that it will make Midway Arcade Treasures, the first next-generation console offering of more than 20 classic arcade games, available for hands-on demonstrations at the 2003 Classic Gaming Expo. Midway Arcade Treasures is scheduled to ship in fall 2003.

Midway Arcade Treasures features hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action from all-time arcade favorites including the fast-paced action of Spy Hunter, the multiplayer collaboration of Gauntlet, the space-age adventure of Defender and the dueling combat of Joust, just to name a few.

"We look forward to sharing Midway Arcade Treasures with the dedicated classic games fans at this year's expo," said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway. "Midway Arcade Treasures will launch with extensive DVD content featuring the history of some of the top arcade titles and creator interviews, giving classic gamers even more to look forward to."

With Midway Arcade Treasures, gamers will have the option of enjoying their favorite titles in one- to four-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 including:
-- Spy Hunter
-- Defender
-- Defender II
-- Gauntlet
-- Joust
-- Paperboy(R)
-- Rampage(R)
-- Marble Madness(R)
-- Robotron: 2084(R)
-- Smash TV(TM)
-- Joust 2
-- Bubbles(R)
-- RoadBlasters(TM)
-- Blaster(R)
-- Rampart(R)
-- Sinistar(R)
-- Super Sprint(TM)
-- 720 degrees(R)
-- Toobin'(R)
-- KLAX(R)
-- Satan's Hollow(TM)
-- Vindicators(TM)

-- Nonstop Action - Hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action
-- DVD Content - Creator and developer interviews and game histories
-- Multiplayer Gameplay - One- to four-player gameplay

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