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Midway Games West, Inc.

Historical Events

    1972:

    1976:

    • Warner Communications acquires the company.

    Jul 02, 1984:

    • Warner sells the home computing and game console divisions to Jack Tramiel. Warner retains the arcade division under the name Atari Games.

    1985:

    • Controlling interest was sold to Namco.

    1986:

    • A group of employees bought Namco's share.

    1993:

    • Time Warner bought a controlling interest in the company and changed the name to Time Warner Interactive.

    1996:

    • Company sold to WMS Industries and reverted back to the name Atari Games.

    Mar, 1998:

    2001:

    • Company left the arcade market to concentrate on home systems.
    Company history contributed by Corn Popper (69741) and Xoleras (66236)