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Midway Set to Unleash 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.

About Midway Games, Inc.

Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices throughout the world, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems and personal computers. More information about Midway and its products can be found at

MIDWAY, RAMPAGE and RAMPAGE: TOTAL DESTRUCTION are trademarks or registered trademarks of Midway Amusement Games, LLC. “PlayStation” and the “PS” Family logo are registered t rademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance are trademarks of Nintendo. ©2001 Nintendo. Wii is a trademark of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

This press release contains “forward–looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning future business conditions and the outlook for Midway Games Inc. (the “Company”) based on currently available information. The Company’s actual results could differ materially from those described in the forward–looking statements as a result of a number of risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the performance of the interactive entertainment industry, dependence on new product introductions and the ability to maintain the scheduling of such introductions, the current console platform transition and other technological changes, dependence on major platform manufacturers and other risks more fully described under “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10–K for the year ended December 31, 2005, and in other filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Each forward-looking statement, including, without limitation, financial guidance, speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward–looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which it is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances, except as required by law.


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