MIDWAY SET TO UNLEASH THE MONSTERS OF RAMPAGE®: TOTAL DESTRUCTION™ ON NINTENDO Wii™
Rampage®: Total Destruction™ Roars onto Nintendo Wii
CHICAGO – August 3, 2006 – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced the development of Rampage®: Total Destruction™ for the Nintendo Wii™. Rampage®: Total Destruction™ is scheduled to be available this winter.
"We are extremely excited to be bringing the mayhem of Rampage: Total Destruction to the Nintendo Wii," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "With updated graphics and even more extreme monsters, fans of this classic arcade series, as well as new players, will have more than a handful this winter."
The Nintendo Wii version of Rampage: Total Destruction will introduce an additional 10 creatures to the already extensive list of 30 characters. All 40 monsters feature individual super moves and unique combo attacks. More details to come at a later date for the Nintendo Wii version of Rampage: Total Destruction.
About Rampage: Total Destruction
Rampage: Total Destruction for the Wii™, will allow players to choose from 40 unlockable monsters, and seven international cities, including Chicago, Hong Kong and London. Players will start with six characters available, including the original terror trio of George, Lizzie and Ralph, and graduate to new crazy monsters hidden throughout the various 3D city environments, such as Sarah the Spider, Plucky the Chicken and Fifi the Rabid French Poodle.
Virtually everything in the Rampage: Total Destruction environments can be damaged, broken, and utterly destroyed with plenty of hilarious results. Aided by power–ups, all monsters are capable of acquiring a number of upgrades throughout the course of a single campaign. Rampage: Total Destruction allows multiple players to compete or cooperate as they battle through the game. Rampage: Total Destruction is currently available for Nintendo Gamecube™ and the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.