Midway Games Inc., a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer, announced today that two of its titles, NBA Ballers and Midway Arcade Treasures, have shipped more than one million units worldwide since their respective releases. NBA Ballers shipped to retail outlets in North America on April 5, 2004 and in Europe on October 15, 2004. Midway Arcade Treasures shipped in North America on November 24, 2003 and on February 6, 2004 in Europe. The Compilation of classic Midway arcade titles retails for £14.99. "We're extremely proud of the tremendous success of both NBA Ballers and Midway Arcade Treasures," said Matt Broughton, European Marketing Director, Midway Europe. "NBA Ballers has proven that consumers thoroughly enjoy Midway's approach to over-the-top, lifestyle-driven sports games and the strong success of Midway Arcade Treasures goes to show that great, classic arcade games never lose their entertainment value."
About NBA Ballers
Officially licensed by the NBA and NBA Legends, NBA Ballers is the only basketball videogame to deliver the pure essence of basketball by highlighting the excitement of the one-on-one confrontation set within the alluring fantasy lifestyle of an NBA superstar. By focusing on intense hoops match-ups, Midway created each and every NBA Baller and NBA Legend with a specific skill set in mind. Featuring 60 current NBA superstars and 24 all-time player legends, NBA Ballers takes the game out of the arenas and into some of the most lavish fantasy "cribs" for an up-close and personal one-on-one experience.
About Midway Arcade Treasures
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 Gauntle, the space-age adventure of Defender and the dueling combat of Joust, just to name a few. Players will also have the option of enjoying their favorite titles in either one-player or two-player game formats (depending on the game) and will be able to experience the bonus DVD content which features the history of many of the classic arcade hits, along with interviews with creators and developers of the various titles.