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Revisit some arcade classics with Midway Arcade Origins

Posted by: Russell at 9/19/2012 1:08 PM
Several years ago Midway released a few titles for the PS2, Game Cube, PC, and Xbox under the name Midway Arcade Treasures.  The games (three installments worth) were compilations of many classic arcade games such as Mortal Kombat, Joust, Sinistar, and so on.  Well, a new Midway Arcade compilation has been announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Releasing this holiday season, Midway Arcade Origins will bring more than thirty classic Midway titles from the golden age of arcades such as Gauntlet, Rampage, Marble Madness, and more.  Since this will be coming out for the PS3 and Xbox 360, there will be trophies and achievements to collect.  You can also enjoy many of the games with up to three friends in local co-op multiplayer and post your high scores online.


WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES
MIDWAY ARCADE ORIGINS
Collection of More than 30 Classic Titles
Brings the Ultimate Arcade Experience to Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 System
 
Players Can Re-Master Midway Favorites with new
Local Multiplayer, Achievements, and Leaderboard Support
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BURBANK, Calif. – September 19, 2012 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Midway Arcade Origins, a compilation of more than 30 classic, genre-defining Midway titles from the golden age of arcades.  Available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 system this holiday season, the collection offers arcade favorites, including Gauntlet, RampageJoustSpy HunterDefender, Marble Madness and more.
 
New players can experience these industry-defining classics, while longtime fans of classic arcade games can re-master their favorite titles with new PlayStation®Network Trophies and Xbox 360 Achievements support.  Players will also be able to enjoy many games with up to three of their friends in local, co-op multiplayer and post their high scores online.
 
Midway Arcade Origins, being developed by Backbone Entertainment, combines more than 30 golden age arcade classics on one disc for $29.99.