MIDWAY RELEASE DATE
Copyright 2006 Eidos plc Press Release
[ September 19th 2006 ]
Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers
and developers of entertainment software, part
of SCi Entertainment Group Plc, today announced
that the release date for the upcoming game Battlestations:
Midway has been set for early Q1 2007 for
the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system
from Microsoft and the PC in North America.
2007 marks the 65th anniversary of the Battle
of Midway, the single most decisive naval battle
in United States history, which served as the
turning point of World War II. This critical battle
inspired the gameplay of Battlestations: Midway,
currently in development by Eidos Studios, Hungary.
Battle of Midway was a turning point that changed
the course of history," said David Bamberger,
US Marketing Manager, Eidos. "Battlestations:
Midway challenges players to see and create turning
points by taking the right action at the right
moment in epic air, sea, and undersea battles."
Midway brings to life the epic naval battles of
the World War II Pacific Theater from Pearl Harbor
to the Battle of Midway. Featuring an innovative
blend of real-time strategy and action gameplay,
players can instantly switch between every vehicle
on the map, playing as a pilot, then a gunner,
then a submarine captain throughout the course
of the battle.
also features multiple authentically designed
warships from the USS Yorktown to Japan's super
battleship, the IJN Yamato. Players can command
over 50 vehicles and over 100 vehicles can face
off in any one battle.
player mode features 11 large-scale campaigns
with 12 bonus challenge missions, while the online
multiplayer combat offers an entirely new online
battle experience with head-to-head and co-operative
Midway is a wholly new and significant addition
to the Xbox Live(R) online game service community
that delivers an exciting online gaming experience
for the collaborative gamer.