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Shack's Arcade Corner: Revolution X

By Greg Burke, Feb 01, 2017 5:00pm PST

Did you think Greg was done covering arcade games? Dream on.


Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner - 1942

By Shack Staff, Jul 27, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Greg talks about the top down World War II shoot'em up that started it all.


"OH SNAP! Just the sounds and music of the next game made me do a backwards jump throwing daggers ..."

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SEGA, Midway, and Namco team up with Oculus VR for Oculus Arcade

By Daniel Perez, Sep 24, 2015 10:34am PDT

Get ready to play your favorite classic arcade games from the comfort of your VR headset as Oculus Arcade has just been announced.


"They will do something, but it will be less than hoped. Just like all their recent efforts. :\"

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Midway Arcade Origins collects 30 games, gets fancy trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Warner Bros has announced Midway Arcade Origins, a compilation of classic arcade games from Midway.


"I said that mostly because I've already got most of the games I'd care to play through other ..."

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Downloadable Mortal Kombat trilogy Kollection announced

By Alice O'Connor, May 12, 2011 9:00am PDT

The first three Mortal Kombats are coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 this summer in a $10 downloadable Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection.


"Mortal Kombat 3 for DOS is the best Mortal Kombat game to date. I am not about to play the new ..."

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'Awakened' In Development at Phosphor Games from Former Midway Chicago Members

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2011 1:30pm PST

When Midway went bankrupt, the team at Midway Chicago were forced to halt production on a super-powered title known as "Hero." Since then, a number of ex-developers from the windy city formed Phosp


"Gosh it looks horrible now. Sooper sad face :(((((((( The new engine reminds me of Source ..."

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Wheelman Dev Midway Newcastle Shuts Down

By Chris Faylor, Jul 14, 2009 10:26am PDT

The last-minute revelation of Necessary Force wasn't enough to save developer Midway Newcastle, as the studio failed to find a buyer and has now...


"The driving in Wheelman is nothing like the driving in GTA. PS1 Driver is a closer comparison, ..."

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Wheelman Dev Reveals New IP 'Necessary Force' to Further Buyer Search

By Chris Faylor, Jun 16, 2009 1:01pm PDT

With bankrupt publisher Midway seeking to offload a majority of its assets, such as the Mortal Kombat franchise, subsidiary Midway Newcastle has revealed its latest project in hopes of enticing a p


"Looks Interesting imo. Finally something that goes beyond the generic military conflict shooter."

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Warner Bros. Makes $33 Million Midway Asset Bid, Enters 'Stalking Horse' Agreement

By Chris Faylor, May 21, 2009 8:54am PDT

Media conglomerate Time Warner has made a $33 million offer, via its Warner Bros. Entertainment subsidiary, to purchase assets from bankrupt...


"I have they are real cool for sure, still the backgrounds suck balls and look wack, minor maybe ..."

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Mortal Kombat Team Looking to Bail on Midway?

By Nick Breckon, Apr 03, 2009 3:53pm PDT

The internal Midway team responsible for development on the Mortal Kombat series is looking to leave the company, according to a Kotaku report...


"It would be nice if someone with some balls took MK over (like Rockstar, although that presents ..."

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Midway Looking to Sell Mortal Kombat Franchise, Proposes Bonuses and Cuts Ex-employee Payments

By Chris Faylor, Mar 02, 2009 9:19am PST

In its continued struggle against bankruptcy, Midway has proposed an incentive plan that would see some remaining employees receive bonuses for...


"I disagree. You may call Ultimate "enhanced" but this expansion somehow introduced more gameplay ..."

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Ubisoft Now Co-publishing Midway's Wheelman

By Chris Faylor, Feb 18, 2009 12:15pm PST

As Midway's spiral into bankruptcy continues, Ubisoft has announced that it will be handling the sales, marketing and distribution of Wheelman in...


"Don't care what people say... this game looks really sweet to me. I also read that the ..."

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Midway Files for Bankruptcy

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2009 8:51am PST

Struggling Mortal Kombat publisher Midway has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States, citing an inability to repay its...


"Silliness aside, my understanding is that it actually sold pretty well (probably from an Shack ..."

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Midway: More Mortal Kombat on the Way

By Chris Faylor, Jan 26, 2009 8:55am PST

Hidden away within a press release regarding shipment figures for Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe was the first official word that Midway is planning...


"YEEEES! more MK! i agree MK vs DC was a huge success but i was disappointed with the tone down ..."

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Midway Now Facing February Bankruptcy

By Chris Faylor, Jan 06, 2009 8:37am PST

Struggling publisher Midway may now have another month before it faces bankruptcy, as some of its investors have agreed to postpone a payback...


"So it has an updated engine, yet doesn't look much better than Most Wanted? What's the update ..."

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