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'Arcade Treasures 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT

Midway Games Inc. today announced Midway Arcade Treasures 2, a compilation of classic Midway arcade games together on one disk. The sequel to the successful 2003 launch of Midway Arcade Treasures, Midway Arcade Treasures 2 is currently in development and scheduled to ship Fall 2004 for the PS2, Xbox and the GameCube with a suggested retail price of $19.99.
Midway Arcade Treasures 2 features hundreds of hours of classic gameplay action from all-time arcade favorites including the blood-spurting intensity of Mortal Kombat, 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 has been so well-received that it was an easy decision to give gamers more of what they want while, at the same time, help to evolve Midway's classic arcade titles to today's next generation gaming consoles," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "Midway Arcade Treasures 2 features many of the arcade era's biggest hits such as, Mortal Kombat, Primal Rage® and Cyberball 2072 that once ruled arcades across the nation."

With Midway Arcade Treasures 2, gamers will have the option of enjoying their favorite games in one-to-four-player game formats, depending on the title, and will experience a collection of classic titles that represent a fresh, new era in gaming relative to other "classic" game compilations. The bonus DVD content in the game will also feature several classic video montages of original commercials, launch trailers and making of the game videos for several of the classic arcade titles included on the disk.

Midway Arcade Treasures 2 Includes:

More than 20 classic arcade games including:
%0 Arch Rivals
Championship Sprint™
Cyberball 2072 Gauntlet 2
Hard Drivin'®
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat II
Mortal Kombat III
Pit Fighter
Primal Rage
Rampage World Tour
Spy Hunter® 2
Steel Talons™
STUN Runner™
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

Midway Games Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment software. Midway videogames are available for play on all major videogame platforms including the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox, Nintendo GameCubeTM and Game Boy® Advance.

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