MIDWAY GAME SHIPS
Copyright 2007 Eidos plc Press Release
[ January 31st 2007 ]
Interactive Ltd., part of SCi Entertainment
Group Plc (SEG), released BATTLESTATIONS:
MIDWAY, the large-scale Pacific war videogame,
in North America. The game will be available on
the Xbox 360 and Windows.
MIDWAY immerses players in massive air, sea and
undersea battles comprising key historical locations,
such as Pearl Harbor, the Philippines, Java, the
Coral Sea and the infamous Midway Atoll, scene
of the historic Battle of Midway. Offering the
opportunity to experience some of the major battles
of World War II, players command massive fleet
attacks and take direct, realtime, control of
every plane, battleship, and submarine.
features a storyline evoking historical events
and a diverse single player mode, which takes
players through the first critical months of the
war and includes ten large-scale campaigns and
11 bonus challenge missions from the attack on
Pearl Harbor to the Battle of Midway.
online multi-player combat offers an entirely
new online battle experience and features head-to-head
and co-operative fleet battles featuring more
than 60 Allied and Japanese units. Players can
team up for huge multi-unit online battles involving
more than 100 units with eight players (up to
four on each side). The game also offers the power
to command more than 40 warships and 24 different
types of World War II planes.
MIDWAY evokes some of the most dramatic events
in U.S. naval history and delivers a huge scale
naval and aerial battle experience for gamers
and enthusiasts," said Robert Lindsey, evp of
sales and marketing, Eidos.
year 2007 also marks the 65th anniversary of the
Battle of Midway and we are proud to mark this
significant occasion by bringing these events
into the modern day in a cutting edge and powerful