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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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Game Based on Hit Animated Comedy from Adult Swim Scheduled for Release on PlayStation®2 Computer Entertainment System this Winter

22 Mar 2007

Blitz: The League Announced For Xbox 360 In Europe

Midway's revolutionary American Football gametakes field with vengeance.

01 Feb 2007

Midway Delivers Timeless Classic For the First Time on a Handheld Videogame Format

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17 Oct 2006

Midway presents interactive entertainment of the future at GC 2006

Midway unveils line-up for Games Convention 2006, offering a revealing glimpse of the key trends in the international games industry.

22 Aug 2006

Midway Announces MystTM For PSP®

Cyan Worlds' adventure goes portable.

08 Jun 2006

Midway Further Expands International Operations

New French subsidiary opens, further strengthening the European arm of the company.

27 Jan 2006

Midway Acquires U.K. Developer Pitbull Syndicate

Developer of highly-anticipated L.A. Rush extends Midway’s U.K. presence.

04 Oct 2005

Midway Announces Support for Xbox 360 at X05

Midway goes all the way in Amsterdam.

04 Oct 2005

Game golfers raise a wedge for ESC

The ESC Golf Day goes with a swing.

17 Jun 2005

Midway Appoints Martin Spiess Managing Director - Europe

Industry veteran to lead Midway’s growth in Europe.

13 May 2005

Aliens, ostriches, root beer, marbles and more

THQ Wireless brings Midway Classic Arcade games to mobile phones.

10 Dec 2004

Midway's NBA Ballers and Midway Arcade Treasures Each Surpass One Million Units Shipped

One-on-one, lifestyle basketball game and classic games compilation latest additions to Midway's success.

08 Dec 2004

Midway Expands Mortal Kombat Franchise Into Action/Adventure Genre

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks scheduled for Fall 2005 - plans annual release of games set in Mortal Kombat universe.

25 Oct 2004

Midway's Mortal Kombat: Deception ships one million units

Latest chapter in franchise is fastest selling game in Midway history.

14 Oct 2004

Midway Games Signs TV Sponsorship Deal with Five’s Boxing Academy Show

Deception promotion Campaign begins.

08 Oct 2004

Midway Announces Development of Fear & Respect

Urban action/adventure being developed in collaboration with writer/director John Singleton.

24 Sep 2004

Midway announces development of L.A. Rush

West Coast Customs and Harris Publications’ Rides magazine inked as exclusive partners for revival of Midway’s Rush Franchise.

26 Aug 2004

Midway casts major hollywood talent for sci-fi, action thriller Area 51

David Duchovny, Powers Boothe, and Marilyn Manson to provide voice talent in upcoming action game.

26 Aug 2004

Midway signs Bill Bellamy to blockbuster cast of celebrity voice talent for NARC

Soundtrack gets pulse-pounding musical score, combining classic R&B tracks with new urban beats.

26 Aug 2004

How to break into video Game Industry Conference & Resume Workshop September 8, 2004

For students and professionals looking to break into the game industry.

12 Aug 2004

Midway acquires worldwide rights from Epic Games to publish three titles based on 'Unreal' franchise

Rights acquisition marks Midway's entrance into the premium PC games market.

28 Jul 2004

Midway announces Mortal Kombat: Mystification for France

Mortal Kombat: Deception Sets the Benchmark in the Fighting Game Category.

01 Jul 2004

Midway Acquires North American and European publishing rights to Shadow Hearts: Covenant

Sequel to critically acclaimed role-playing adventure, Shadow Hearts, scheduled for release this fall.

29 Apr 2004

Midway set to Deliver Another Feast of Old School Delicacies with Midway Arcade Treasures 2

Midway Arcade Treasures 2 brings back more than 20 arcade classics including favorites such as Mortal Kombat, Narc, Cyberball 2072 and Arch Rivals.

27 Apr 2004

Midway Launches Official The Suffering Website

Website now live at www.thesuffering.midway.com

23 Dec 2003

Outwit, outgun and out-drive rivals to survive the carnage in Roadkill

Midway's Roadkill provides players with a multitude of gaming options, while stirring up havoc in this dynamic world.

20 Nov 2003

Midway's Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance nominated in the 2003 BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards

Going head-to-head with GTA and Metroid Prime next February.

14 Nov 2003

Midway Games Ltd. unveils Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy for PlayStation 2 and Xbox

Your mind is the ultimate weapon; innovative action title combining extensive psi mind powers and weapons combat scheduled to release summer 2004.

14 Nov 2003

Noted producer Chris Vrenna to add unique musical twist to Midway's Area 51

Top alternative music producer/composer infiltrates the only first-person shooter to delve into the government's conspiracy.

10 Sep 2003

Midway's Roadkill features unique, wide-ranging radio system

Radio system includes 14 licensed songs and seven hours of original programming that changes as gamers adventure through different cities.

10 Sep 2003

Mayor of London Backs London Games Week

Ken Livingstone praises the games industry

01 Aug 2003

Midway unleashes first-ever psychic combat game - ESPionage - featuring combination of leathal weapons and psi powers

First and only action/stealth game to integrate weapons combat with extensive use of psychic mind powers.

02 Apr 2003

Highly anticipated Spy Hunter 2 continues global intrigue with all-new interceptor, more weapons and sexy female agent

The unique world of SpyHunter expands in SpyHunter 2, featuring an all-new devastatingly powerful interceptor with brand-new vehicle transformations.

02 Apr 2003

Midway Games West ceases operations

Atari Games no more.

07 Feb 2003

GT Interactive Receives Cash Payment In Settlement with Midway Games

GT Interactive, announces that the company has reached resolution of all litigation with Midway Games.

06 Feb 2003

MK5 goes Platinum

Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance breaks one million mark for units sold between November 22 and Year-end 2002.

13 Jan 2003

Midway leaves arcade market

End of an era

28 Dec 2001

Big Guns at ECTS

As the big guns arrive, ECTS numbers swell at Europe’s largest gathering of interactive entertainment talent.

17 Aug 2001

Your Chance To Fist Wacko Jacko

Midway get back in the ring with, amongst others, the self-proclaimed King Of Pop.

08 Nov 2000

Atari Games becomes Midway Games West

Atari rebranded to avoid confusion with Hasbro's newly acquired Atari division

28 Dec 1998

Midway goes independent from WMS

WMS sells Midway shares

28 Dec 1998

Time Warner Interactive sells Atari Games

Midway owner acquires Atari Games.

28 Dec 1996

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