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Midway's PSP lineup

Posted by: John at 2/27/2006 8:11 PM
Midway has announced their 2006 PSP lineup. With NBA Ballers: Rebound, Mortal Kombat: Unchained, and a new RUSH game, there will be plenty of titles coming from Midway that should enhance the PSP library. The Mortal Kombat game is the one that intrigues me the most with Wi-Fi fighting.


Midway Unveils 2006 Lineup for PlayStation Portable (PSP); PSP Versions for Top Midway Brands Include Mortal Kombat(R), NBA Ballers(R) and RUSH(R)
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2006--Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced the company's 2006 lineup of products for Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) game system. The 2006 PSP lineup will include titles based on top Midway franchises such as NBA Ballers: Rebound(TM), expected to ship in spring; Mortal Kombat(R): Unchained(TM), scheduled for fall; and a new RUSH(R) racing title, scheduled to ship for the holidays.

"In 2006, Midway will begin our strong support of the PSP handheld market by bringing some of our top franchises to the system," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "All of these titles are perfect for gaming on the go, whether it's a pick-up game of NBA Ballers: Rebound, a quick race in RUSH or a fight to the death in Mortal Kombat: Unchained."

About NBA Ballers: Rebound

For the first on PSP(TM) (PlayStation(R)Portable), experience the path from Wanna-Be-Baller to becoming one of the NBA's elite with NBA Ballers: Rebound. To achieve celebrity status on the courts, with the sweetest rides, the hottest fashions and the biggest mansions, you have to showcase and prove your superstar skills. Create your player from hundreds of custom clothing and jewelry combinations, take on the best Ballers in the world in hot, Wi-Fi enabled 1-on-1 or 1-on-1-on-1 action and make the journey from no name to an all-time great!

About RUSH

For the first time ever on PSP, attempt mad jumps, high-flying stunts and arcade-style racing from the original RUSH franchise. Go head to head with a friend in a street race or cruise mission using Wi-Fi functionality, or experience Story Mode which allows you to race through 5 Los Angeles city re-creations while finding treacherous shortcuts and surviving death-defying jumps! Exclusive to the PSP is an all-new Stunt Arena, where players can fly over ramps and perform stunts in the air and drive the loop-de-loop to gain massive bursts of speed, all the while collecting golden tokens to unlock extra content. Feel the RUSH as you race more than 36 licensed rides including muscle, tuner and exotic vehicles!

About Mortal Kombat: Unchained

Mortal Kombat: Unchained takes the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system tailored for Wi-Fi functionality, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans, as well as PSP gamers. The game features lightning-fast combat, new moves and combinations and PSP exclusive characters and environments.