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Full name: Midway Games, Inc
Established: 1974

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

On July 19th 2009 the UK arm of Midway was spun out into a new entity dubbed Tradewest Games Ltd.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Midway's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1994 title, "NBA Jam" (Game Gear).

The company has been involved titles released on the PC, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, DS/DSi, PS2, Power Mac, PSP, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Arcade, Dreamcast, N64, Game Boy, Saturn, Sega Megadrive, SNES, Game Gear and NES. Of these, "Touchmaster" (DS/DSi), "Touchmaster 3" (DS/DSi), "Midway Arcade Treasures Extended Play" (PSP), "Mortal Kombat: Deception" (Xbox), "Mortal Kombat: Deception" (PS2) has been a best selling title.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2011 release "Gauntlet Adventures" (PC).

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04 Mar 2009

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19 Feb 2009

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17 Dec 2008

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13 Jun 2008

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21 Apr 2008

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17 Apr 2008

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20 Mar 2008

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12 Mar 2008

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11 Mar 2008

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26 Feb 2008

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18 Sep 2007

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08 Mar 2007

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13 Feb 2007

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29 Jan 2007

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22 Jan 2007

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08 Jan 2007

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26 Oct 2006

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Walk (and fight) like an Egyptian.

24 Apr 2006

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07 Mar 2006

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17 Jan 2006

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04 Oct 2005

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11 May 2005

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14 Jan 2005

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09 Nov 2004

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18 Oct 2004

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23 Aug 2004

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20 Aug 2004

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17 Aug 2004

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04 Aug 2004

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30 Jul 2004

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29 Jul 2004

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04 Jun 2004

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18 May 2004

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11 May 2004

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30 Oct 2001

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24 Oct 2001

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24 Oct 2001

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17 Oct 2001

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08 Mar 2001

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22 Jan 2001

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28 Nov 2000

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