03:57 PM - November 7, 2006 by Steve_OS
Arcade Style Racing Featuring New, Improved Gameplay and Exclusive Content, Now Available on PSP® system
CHICAGO, IL – November 07, 2006 – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, announced the release of RUSH™ for the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system. For the first time ever, players can feel the rush as they attempt mad jumps, high–flying stunts and arcade–style racing, all in the palm of their hands.
"With RUSH, players can now experience the popular arcade racing franchise on–the–go," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "Players will even have the opportunity to go head–to–head with a friend in a street race or cruise mission using wireless functionality."
Exclusive to the PSP system are several new modes including; Stunt Arena, a huge environment packed with ramps, tracks and other obstacles where gamers can show off their mad stunt skills, and Battle Race, a mode where players go head–to–head in a wireless race riddled with power–ups designed to boost performance or derail an opponent's progress. Also featured in RUSH, are all–new money cruise and multiplayer missions.
Developed by Midway Studios – Newcastle, RUSH is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB and has a U.S. MSRP of $29.95. For more information on RUSH, please visit www.midway.com.
For the first time on PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system, attempt mad jumps, high–flying stunts and arcade–style racing from the newest entry in the RUSH™ franchise. Go head–to–head with a friend in a street race or cruise mission using wireless functionality, or experience Story Mode which allows you to race through five Los Angeles city re–creations while finding treacherous shortcuts and surviving death-defying jumps! Exclusive to the PSP system is an all–new Stunt Arena, where players can fly over ramps and perform stunts in the air and drive the loop–de–loop to gain massive bursts of speed, all the while collecting golden tokens to unlock extra content. Feel the rush as you race more than 36 licensed rides including muscles, tuner and exotic vehicles!
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 www.midway.com.