Midway Announce Their Leipzig Lineup

Midway Games announced today its product portfolio to be shown at the annual Games Convention in Leipzig. This year’s lineup showcases brands such as Unreal Tournament 2007 and Mortal Kombat: Armageddon as well as new properties such as Stranglehold along with games aimed at youngesters such as Happy Feet and The Ant Bully .

In addition to showcasing their current games projects, Midway’s CEO, David Zucker will be giving media and industry representatives a glimpse into global, cross-industry trends during a press conference entitled “Games at a Crossroad: How to Move Ahead of Hollywood”.

We are all greatly looking forward to the Games Convention 2006“, stated Martin Spiess, Managing Director of Midway Games Ltd. “Our outstanding commitment both in advance of the show and at the show is our contribution to ensuring that the Games Convention, Europe’s premier games event, gains worldwide recognition, and I believe that the conference is on its way to becoming a truly global event.”

Midway’s lineup includes:

Stranglehold – Experience exhilarating, next-gen action for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, as you continue the story of Inspector Tequila from John Woo’s influential action film, “Hard Boiled” starring Chow Yun-Fat.

Unreal Tournament 2007 – The latest entry into the Unreal franchise, Unreal Tournament 2007, is currently in development by Epic Games Inc.

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon – The latest chapter in Midway’s best-selling, award-winning, video game fighting franchise. With the most complete Mortal Kombat roster ever.

Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run – Takes the Spy Hunter franchise where it’s never gone before – on foot. Featuring action superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as government super-spy extraordinaire Alex Decker.

Happy Feet – Based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming comedy adventure Happy Feet, Midway’s immersive video game puts the player in the “tap shoes” of Mumble, a young penguin born into a nation of singing Emperor Penguins where each needs a Heartsong to attract a soul mate.

The Ant Bully – Go pick on someone your own size! After bullying an innocent ant colony, a young boy named Lucas is magically shrunk down to ant size and embarks on a remarkable adventure.

LA Rush – For the first time ever on the PSP system, attempt mad jumps, high-flying stunts and arcade-style racing from the original LA RUSH franchise.

Mortal Kombat: Unchained – Takes the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system tailored for wireless functionality, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans, as well as new gamers.