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Midway Signs 22-Year Exclusive Agreement With 'The League'

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT

Midway today announced exclusive licensing relationships with The League and the Players Group to develop and distribute future videogames based on the on-and-off-the-field activities that fans of The League have come to love over its 150 years of existence.

UPDATEFor people who did not realize, this is a fake press release and a spoof on EA's exclusivity frenzy

We are extremely happy to expand our agreement with Midway, the leading gaming manufacturer of The League and a valued partner, said The League Commissioner. We look forward to working with Midway to continue to create quality games that deliver the raw, exposed truth that fans of The League enjoy week in and week out.

We are excited about the opportunity to strengthen, broaden and enhance our relationship with The League and the Players Group. said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. The twenty-two year agreements will provide football fans with an interactive version of tomorrow's daily sports page and, specifically, focus on bringing even more of The League to videogame fans everywhere.

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