CHICAGO JUNE 14, 2004 Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading software industry publisher and developer, today announced that MLB SlugFest: Loaded has gone gold and will to ship to stores on June 21, 2004. MLB SlugFest: Loaded will be available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.
MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the only baseball video game for the 2004 season featuring Midway's classic, fast and furious gameplay with hard tags and over-the-top animations. This year's SlugFest also features today's greatest baseball players with the addition of Midway's popular adrenaline-style abilities, including turbo-speed running, highlight reel-worthy fielding, mammoth tape-measure home runs and, as one would expect from a Midway Sports title, the ability for a player to catch fire and turbo charge the game action. Also new to MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the most in-depth franchise mode anchored by the ultimate stat-tracking engine known as, Baseball Mogul. Online, on-fire and ready for action...be ready for the heat on June 21, 2004!
MLB SlugFest: Loaded Features:
- The Only Over-the-Top Baseball Game: The only baseball videogame featuring Midway's classic fast and furious gameplay with beanballs, hard tags, and over-the-top animations
- New Online Functionality Expands Multiplayer Experience: Already known for having the best multiplayer gameplay, MLB Slugfest takes multiplayer to the next level by going online for the PS2 and Xbox Live
- The Most Entertaining Baseball Videogame:
- The easiest to pick-up-and-play baseball videogame
- Humorous play-by-play and color commentary by the voice of Midway Sports, Tim Kitzrow and his laugh-a-minute sidekick Jim Shorts
- Best Franchise Mode in Baseball: Baseball fans will appreciate the addition of Baseball Mogul as it brings to MLB SlugFest the deepest, most rewarding franchise mode ever invented
Please visit: www.mlbslugfestloaded.com for more information.
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