Tag Archives: midway games

“G.I. Joe: Hearts and Minds”

July 9, 2010

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Yes…it’s true. I love G.I. Joe. I can’t help it. No matter how badly the property gets treated, no matter how many times the characters are misinterpreted, I just can’t help myself. And luckily, neither can IDW. Although the publisher can be hit or miss (like their weak sauce Ghostbusters comics), they’ve really done a […]

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Chicago Gaming Lives!

July 8, 2009

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This has been a rough few years for Chicago, video-game developer-wise. EA Chicago, after making the brilliant Fight Night Round 3, shut their doors forever. Nerd City favorite MIdway Games, after a much-publicized financial collapse, even while still producing excellent games, filed for bankruptcy and is currently being auctioned off to Warner Bros. (See Nerd […]

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Midway delisted from the NYSE

February 19, 2009

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After declaring bankruptcy last week, Midway has now be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. To me this unfortunately looks like a end of a once great company. But anythings possible so maybe we won’t see EA’s Mortal Kombat anytime soon.

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MK Vs. DC Ships A Mil

January 27, 2009

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Direct Link to Youtube Video Chicago video game publisher Midway Games announced today that Mortal Kombat Vs. DC has shipped close to two million copies. This is great news to hear, as Midway’s recent financial trouble has been well publicized. One of the most influential game developers in history, Midway is an integral part of […]

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On Midway

November 23, 2008

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Over the weekend, the Chicago Tribune ran a story about the financial trouble currently facing Chicago-based video game company Midway Games. The article cites Midway’s continuing stock drop, an unforgiving economic climate, and mounting debt troubles for majority shareholder Summer Redstone, as signs of Midway’s impending doom.¬† A financial analyst from Wedbush Morgan is even […]

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Midway releases new Mortal Kombat vs DC videos

November 1, 2008

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Midway has released new videos showing some new finishers for Green Lantern, Raiden, The Flash, Sonya Blade, Catwoman and Sub-Zero. Below you will also be able to view a video detailing the new Super Moves along with the new extended story mode trailer. The game will be release on November 11th for the PS3 and […]

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Blitz: The League II

October 28, 2008

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Max has to admit it. He’s super down with new Midway release, “Blitz: The League II“. Sure, a free copy didn’t hurt, but overall the game is super fun in a totally despicable way. It’s more like Mutant League¬†Football than Madden, and it’s worth a play just to see how the game takes stabs at […]

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Blitz: The League II

October 19, 2008

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The team over at Chicago-based video game company Midway Games just sent Nerd City a copy of Blitz: The League II, and Max can’t wait to play it. Check out this super awesome/totally gross trailer. Direct Link to Youtube Video

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