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"Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits Volume I" Brings Home Arcade Classics for Nintendo 64
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2000--Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading software industry publisher and developer, announced that the classic arcade game compilation "Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits Volume 1" for Nintendo® 64 will ship to retail today.
"Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits Volume 1" takes gamers back in time with six popular arcade titles: "Spy Hunter®," "Joust®," "Sinistar®," "Defender®," "Root Beer TapperTM" and "Robotron 2084®." This one-to-two player game features easy set-up and classic gameplay that will appeal to a wide audience of gamers, old and new.
"Gamers will enjoy playing the classic, 'old school' arcade greats that endeared them to video games," said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway. "Midway's library is vast, and we plan to continue bringing back the classic titles, and memories, for today's home console systems."
In "Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits Volume I," gamers use smokescreens, missiles and oil slicks to run spies off the road in "Spy Hunter"; take to the air on a winged bird of prey as they battle opponents over the lava pits in "Joust"; race the clock to destroy the ultimate evil in "Sinistar"; protect the earth's inhabitants from alien abductors in "Defender"; keep a thirsty crowd supplied with drinks in "Root Beer Tapper"; and fight mutant robots in "Robotron 2084."
Midway Games Inc. is a leading interactive entertainment industry developer, publisher and marketer of software for both the coin-operated and home markets. Midway games are available for play on all major dedicated home game platforms, including Nintendo® 64 and Game Boy® Color, PlayStation® game console and Sega DreamcastTM.
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