CHICAGO - November 5, 2007– Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced that Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am™ has shipped for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Gamers can play as Master Shake, Frylock or Meatwad as they golf, battle and race around the links at Jersey Pines, South Jerseys most prestigious and exclusive public golf course.
"Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am offers fans the same humor that has made the Adult Swim show such a hit," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "We have worked closely with Cartoon Network and Aqua Teen creators to ensure the game retains the same style that Aqua Teen fans love, and we're excited to bring Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad to PlayStation®2."
"Aqua Teen Hunger Force is one of the most unique shows on television and has built a rabid following because of its on-screen antics," said Christina Miller, vice president of consumer products for Cartoon Network Enterprises. "It truly will set the bar for any crime-fighting, action-adventure combat golf, cart racing games that dare to follow in its footsteps."
In addition to hilarious voice over work done by the show's cast, fans of the show will be treated to unlockable content as they progress throughout the game, including a never-before-aired episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and a 14-minute long Sandwich Battle that pits good versus evil in an epicurean battle for the ages.
About Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am
Jealousy smolders inside Master Shake like chocolate in a fondue pot. Frylock has been admitted into Jersey Pines, South Jerseys most prestigious and exclusive public golf course. And Master Shake was rejected. Actually, he didn't apply.He doesn't know how to play golf. But what does that matter? He's mad and must defeat Frylock at his own game. With Meatwad as his caddy, Shake aims to crack some heads and sink some putts.
Do battle against Carl, the Mooninites, MC Pee Pants, the Plutonians and other classic villains. Drive your electric golf cart like a real jerk, with complete disregard for your own life. Race against the Frat Aliens in a deadly game of cat and mouse. Hear the actual voices of your favorite cartoon characters, recorded in incredible digital quality. Learn how to finally hit a sand wedge properly. Only you can assure that Master Shake is triumphant over evil, and the mandatory dress code regarding collared shirts
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Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com) launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc's network offering original and acquired animated comedy and action series for young adults. Airing overnights six days a week for a total of 45 hours weekly, Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, classic and acquired programming for children and families, and is seen in 91 million U.S. homes.
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