Midway Archive

  • The Games of Midway Arcade Origins

    The Games of Midway Arcade Origins

    Warner Bros. is bringing coin-op arcade nostalgia to console gamers in a huge way this holiday season, stuffing 31 classic Midway titles onto a single disc with high-definition presentation, local co-op multiplayer up to four players, achievements/trophies, and online high score leaderboards. At $29.99, you’ll […]

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  • Review: Wheelman

    Review: Wheelman

    Vin Diesel’s Wheelman is perhaps the most pleasant surprise of the year for me thus far. Frankly, given Midway’s struggles and the game’s troubled development cycle, I expected the game to flat out suck. I’m talking suck on the level of Driv3r. But surprise, surprise, […]

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  • Midway Partners With Ubisoft to Get Wheelman on Store Shelves

    Midway Partners With Ubisoft to Get Wheelman on Store Shelves

    Confirming recent rumors, now-bankrupt Midway has signed into a “strategic relationship” with Ubisoft to get Vin Diesel’s open-world driving game Wheelman finished and on store shelves. Under this partnership, Midway retains all future rights to the franchise and continues to lead the game’s development alongside […]

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  • New Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Dev Diaries Show Creation of Kollector’s Edition Cover Art and Comic

    New Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Dev Diaries Show Creation of Kollector’s Edition Cover Art and Comic

    Midway’s released two new dev diary videos to accompany the Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe ship date announcement and Kollector’s Edition unveil from earlier in the week. In the first video you’ll see how the Kollector’s Edition’s cover art came together, then in the second […]

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  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Set for Nov. 16th Launch, Kollector’s Edition Revealed

    Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Set for Nov. 16th Launch, Kollector’s Edition Revealed

    An official ship date has been set for Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. Midway has confirmed that its PS3 and Xbox 360 fighting game will ship in North America on November 16th, followed closely by a November 21st European launch. A special Kollector’s Edition package […]

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  • Midway Kompiles PS2 Mortal Kombat: Kollection

    Midway Kompiles PS2 Mortal Kombat: Kollection

    With original PS2 game development rapidly grinding to a halt, it appears that releasing three-pack series compilations has become all the rage among publishers aiming to continue squeezing money out of Sony’s last gen console. Major franchise’s like Medal of Honor, Devil May Cry, Hitman […]

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  • [E3 2008] Vin Diesel is the Wheelman, But Does Anyone Really Care?

    [E3 2008] Vin Diesel is the Wheelman, But Does Anyone Really Care?

    Every time I see or hear anything new about the Wheelman I can’t help but think back to the disastrous Driv3r, and that frightens me. Wheelman has Vin Diesel starring in it and Vin’s last game, Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay, was surprisingly […]

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  • [E3 2008] Mortal Kombat VS. DC Universe Trailer

    [E3 2008] Mortal Kombat VS. DC Universe Trailer

    I like the idea behind Mortal Kombat VS. DC Universe and graphically it looks quite slick, but sorry, I just can’t get into Mortal Kombat anymore. The series’ fighting mechanics haven’t been any good in a long while, and just looking at the game in […]

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  • Unreal Tournament 3 Xbox 360 Fraggin’ Begins July 7th

    Unreal Tournament 3 Xbox 360 Fraggin’ Begins July 7th

    Midway and Epic Games have today announced the official launch date for the Xbox 360 version of Unreal Tournament 3, and great news, it’s coming very soon! UT3 for the 360 is set to ship globally on July 7th, so that leaves only a few […]

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  • Lord of the Rings Online Anniversary Celebration: Book 13 Launches, In-Game Events, New Limited Time Subscription Plans

    Lord of the Rings Online Anniversary Celebration: Book 13 Launches, In-Game Events, New Limited Time Subscription Plans

    To celebrate the 1st anniversary of The Lord of the Rings Online (the best MMORPG ever, in my opinion), Turbine has announced a slew of special promotions and game features to treat online Middle-earth adventurers to. The headliner is clearly today’s North American launch of […]

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