MIDWAY ANNOUNCES ULTIMATE MORTAL KOMBAT HAS SHIPPED TO RETAIL
/Ultimate Mortal Kombat® is the First Mortal Kombat Game Available on
the Nintendo DS/
*CHICAGO**, IL** November 12, 2007* Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a
leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer, announced
today that /Ultimate Mortal Kombat®/ has shipped for the Nintendo DS.
/Ultimate Mortal Kombat/ brings the lighting fast fighting technique
found in the arcade version of /Ultimate Mortal Kombat® 3/, along with
Puzzle Kombat from the critically acclaimed /Mortal Kombat: Deception®/
to the handheld Nintendo DS. Gamers can perfect their fighting skills in
single-player mode or challenge friends and enemies alike via
multi-player over the Nintendo Wireless network. /Ultimate Mortal
Kombat/ is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is available for the U.S.
suggested retail price of $29.95.
Midway is excited in bringing the award-winning Mortal Kombat franchise
to the Nintendo DS, said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer,
Midway. /Ultimate Mortal Kombat/ enables gamers the opportunity to take
their fighting on the go, with both single-player and multi-player
online options playable anywhere at any time.
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/Ultimate Mortal Kombat/ combines the visceral thrills of the classic
/Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3/ and the addictive puzzle action of the Puzzle
Kombat component of Midways award-winning /Mortal Kombat: Deception/ in
a single DS-friendly package. With new record-keeping capability, and
Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection multiplayer, players will be able to take UMK
anywhere for fighting action on the go.
Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with
offices throughout the world, is a leading developer and publisher of
interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems and
personal computers. More information about Midway and its products can
be found at www.midway.com.
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and the Midway logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Midway
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without limitation, the financial strength of the interactive
entertainment industry, dependence on new product introductions and the
ability to maintain the scheduling of such introductions, the current
console platform transition and other technological changes, dependence
on major platform manufacturers and other risks more fully described
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