BURBANK, Calif. – September 19, 2012 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Midway Arcade Origins , a compilation of more than 30 classic, genre-defining Midway titles from the golden age of arcades. Available for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ®3 system this holiday season, the collection offers arcade favorites, including Gauntlet, Rampage, Joust, Spy Hunter, Defender, Marble Madness and more.
New players can experience these industry-defining classics, while longtime fans of classic arcade games can re-master their favorite titles with new PlayStation®Network Trophies and Xbox 360 Achievements support. Players will also be able to enjoy many games with up to three of their friends in local, co-op multiplayer and post their high scores online.
Midway Arcade Origins, being developed by Backbone Entertainment, combines more than 30 golden age arcade classics on one disc for $29.99.
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Formed in 1992, Backbone Entertainment is a developer of award-winning, high-quality games for all gaming platforms. In its 20 year tenure, the studio has been trusted with the game industry’s signature franchises, shipping more than 100 titles in the retail and digital marketplace. Backbone Entertainment is a division of Foundation 9 Entertainment, one of the largest independent game developers in North America. For more information, please visit www.backboneentertainment.com.
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