Warner Bros to buy Midway?

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Today Kotaku has learned there are three possible buyers interested in Midway Games, the developer and publisher responsible for the hit series Mortal Kombat as well as Ms. Pac-Man, Spy Hunter and Tron. According to...

Midway rapped for violent Stranglehold ad

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"The ad must not be broadcast again in its current form," says ASA A television ad for Midway's John Woo Presents: Stranglehold has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being too violent....

Battlestations Midway 1.1 Patch

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Eidos has issued the first patch for Battlestations Midway, updating to v1.1 the PC version of this World War II naval combat game developed by Mithis Games. The update fixes multiple issues with Internet and...

Midway acquires rights to Epic back catalogue

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Midway has acquired the rights to some of the titles that make up Epic Games' back catalogue - and plans to release an "Unreal Anthology" this autumn. Priced $29.95 in the US, Unreal Anthology will...

Midway Reports Q2 Losses

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It seems like every day that another game publisher comes out with its Q2 earnings report, and every one seems to tell a similar tale; lower than forecasted earnings and increased expenses. The latest...

John Romero leaves Midway

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After reports started popping up yesterday on Computer Games Magazine that John Romero had left Midway, John Romero himself responded to the rumors. Originally contacted by Bluesnews about this rumor, The Romero responded in his...

Midway prepares to Blitz The League

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Unlicensed football game sees a name change, more info to come in May. Midway has announced that its next football game will be known as Blitz the League. The game was previously...

Midway Announces The Suffering: Ties That Bind

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Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY - News), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced The Suffering®: Ties That Bind(TM), sequel to the genre-defining and award winning action/horror game, The Suffering®. Developed by Midway's...

Midway bringing Area 51 to the PC

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CHICAGO – February 16, 2005 – Conspiracy theorists rejoice! Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced that AREA 51 is currently in development for the PC and...

Midway And Cartoon Network Agreements

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CHICAGO – February 15, 2005 – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer, today announced that it has signed three publishing agreements with Cartoon Network, licensed by Warner Bros....

Midway Chooses Unreal® Engine 3

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Midway Games Inc., a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced a multi-year licensing agreement with Epic Games giving Midway use of Epic's Unreal Engine 3 technology and tools for next generation...

Midway Developing Mature-Rated Football Video Game

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Midway Games Inc. plans to publish a "mature"-rated pro football video game with the kinds of violence and excess shunned by the National Football League, the company said on Thursday. The game, called "Blitz: Playmakers,"...

Midway Acquires Paradox Development

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Midway Games has announced their acquistion of Paradox Development (not to be confused with Paradox Entertainment in Europe), who is currently working on Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks. Midway purchased the privately held Moorpark, California developer...

Midway announces Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks

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Publisher expands fighting franchise with new action adventure, due in 2005; plans annual Mortal Kombat releases. Today, Midway announced some major changes to the Mortal Kombat franchise. The first was the unveiling...

Midway in line for MTV, Nickolodeon license deals

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The relationship between publisher Midway and media empire Viacom is the subject of speculation again today, after Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone stated that Midway was seen as an acquisition candidate or potential licensee. "The management...

Midway getting Unreal

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Surprise deal will see the traditionally console-centric company publish one of PC gaming's premier franchises, possibly for next-gen consoles. In a move that shocked the industry, Midway Games announced it has struck...

Midway Sues Ericsson

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Once again highlighting the importance of defending your copyrights, even if it results in some rather bad puns. Midway Games has filed a lawsuit against Sony Ericsson for the unauthorized use and...

Viacom CEO Considering Taking Midway Private

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Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone is possibly making publisher Midway private in the near future, and is currently being advised on his options once his stake in shares goes past 80 percent. Redstone personally holds 72...

Midway Games Chairman Nicastro to Resign

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Midway Games Inc., a developer and publisher of entertainment software, on Friday said Chairman Neil Nicastro intends to resign from the board immediately after the June 10 annual meeting. In a statement, Nicastro cited personal...

Midway Announces New Gauntlet title

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At a press conference today, Midway has announced a new Gauntlet game for home consoles. In a surprise revelation, John Romero, the famous (and infamous) creator of Doom and Daikatana, will be developing the title....

Midway announces Justice League

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Midway Games announces that it's working on an action game inspired by the Justice League animated series for all current console platforms. Midway Games has today announced that it's working on an...

Midway up for grabs?

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According to an article originally printed in the LA Times, veteran developer Midway Games could soon be for sale. Midway has been experiencing a dramatic slump in sales over the course of the year, and...

Midway hits homerun with SlugFest

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MLB SlugFest 20-03 leads off first year of its franchise and 2002 holiday season as year-to-date, best-selling baseball videogame for PlayStation 2. Midway Sports, the sports brand of leading software industry publisher...

Midway Unleashes Dr. Muto

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Midway Games' action-adventure title Dr. Muto for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox has shipped. A GameCube version is scheduled for release in December and a Game Boy Advance adaptation will become available in 2003. Taking...

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