Copyright 2007 Eidos plc Press Release

[ January 31st 2007 ]

Eidos 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.

BATTLESTATIONS: 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.

The game 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.

In addition, 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.

"BATTLESTATIONS: 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.

"The 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 gaming context."

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