MIDWAY ANNOUNCES THE ART OF MIDWAY IS AVAILABLE
The Art of Midway: Before Pixels and Polygons reveals 200 illustrations including never before seen art of Stranglehold, Mortal Kombat and other top-selling titles
CHICAGO – October 9, 2007 – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer, and Design Studio Press announce the release of The Art of Midway: Before Pixels and Polygons. The book is available now online and at select bookstores at a list price of $24.95.
"The Art of Midway is about imagination, creativity and progress," said Matt Booty, senior vice president - worldwide studios, Midway. "Readers will get a sense of the depth of skill and devotion Midway's artists use to generate innovative and technically beautiful work."
The book features 200 concept and environment illustrations which fill 160 pages from top designers and artists who have worked on Midway's top-selling and award-winning franchises. Such art includes content from Midway's signature title Mortal Kombat® the futuristic combat game Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy®, the action horror game, The Suffering™ and Midway's most recent blockbuster title Stranglehold™.
The Art of Midway boasts unpublished works from Visual Game Director Stephan Martinière, Vince Proce, Ben Olson, Bruno Werneck, and other Midway artists. This collaborative piece showcases the visual and narrative marvels behind Midway's game development.
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.