Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Launches Midway Arcade Origins

Compilation of Coin-Op Classics Offers More than 30 Games

for Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 System

Players Can Re-Master Midway Favorites

with New Local Multiplayer, Achievements, Trophies, and Leaderboard Support

BURBANK, Calif. – November 6, 2012 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces the launch today of Midway Arcade Origins, a collection of Midway titles from the golden age of arcades.  Available for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment system, the compilation offers more than 30 classic titles on a single disc, priced at $29.99. 

New players can experience the seminal 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.

The collection offers genre-defining favorites, including Defender, Gauntlet, Joust, Rampage, and Total Carnage, as well as 720 ° , A.P.B., Arch Rivals, Bubbles, Championship Sprint, Tournament Cyberball 2072, Defender II, Gauntlet II, Joust 2, Marble Madness, Pit-Fighter, Rampart, Robotron 2084, Root Beer Tapper, Satan’s Hollow, Sinistar, Smash TV, Spy Hunter, Spy Hunter II, Super Off Road, Super Sprint, Toobin’, Vindicators Part II, Wizard of Wor, Xenophobe, and Xybots.

Developed by Backbone Entertainment, Midway Arcade Origins is rated T for Teen.

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About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About Backbone Entertainment

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.

MIDWAY ARCADE ORIGINS © 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Developed by Backbone Entertainment. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

MIDWAY, MIDWAY ARCADE ORIGINS, individual game titles and all related elements are trademarks of and             © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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