Tradewest Games SAS

Moby ID: 7804

  • Midway Games SAS (from 2006-02 to 2009-08-21)

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Established in Paris, France, in February 2006, Midway Games SAS was a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc. to bolster distribution and marketing capabilities in the region. It ran into trouble when the main Midway company filed for bankruptcy in February 2009. On 20th August Spiess Media Holding announced to have completed the buy-out of the division. Spiess Media Holding is a company owned by Martin Spiess, Midway's former international executive vice president. Renamed Tradewest Games SAS on 21st August 2009, the division became a publishing and distribution business operating under the name Tradewest as Spiess also acquired the rights to that North American games brand.

Credited on 18 Games from 2005 to 2008

Unreal Tournament III (2007 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3...)
BlackSite: Area 51 (2007 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Imagination Invaders (2007 on Nintendo DS)
Stranglehold (2007 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
Hour of Victory (2007 on Windows, Xbox 360)
Happy Feet (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube...)
Mortal Kombat: Unchained (2006 on PSP)
Unreal: Anthology (2006 on Windows)
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006 on PlayStation 2, Xbox, Wii)
The Ant Bully (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube...)
Myst (2006 on Nintendo DS, PSP, Nintendo 3DS)
Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War (2006 on Windows)
Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows (2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360)
Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play (2005 on PSP)
L. A. Rush (2005 on Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox...)
Midway Arcade Treasures 3 (2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube)
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict (2005 on Xbox, Xbox One)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995 on Game Boy Advance, SNES, Genesis...)

History +

August 21st, 2009

The company starts operating under a new name: Tradewest Games SAS.

August 20th, 2009

The buy-out of the French Midway office by Spiess Media Holding is completed.

February 27th, 2006

Company established as a wholly owned subsidiary of Midway Games Inc in Paris, France.

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Contact information (August 2008)

Midway Games SAS

13 Rue Vivienne

75002 Paris


Phone: +33 1 44 50 55 05

Fax: +33 1 44 50 11 05


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