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Midway Announces E3 Lineup

Midway today announced an E3 lineup for several systems, including PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo GameCube, Revolution, DS and Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. Here’s Midway’s lineup:

John Woo Presents Stranglehold (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360,
PC; Winter 2006)
– Experience exhilarating, next-gen action for
the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, as you continue the story of Inspector Tequila
from John Woo’s influential action film, “Hard Boiled” starring
Chow Yun-Fat. Run into danger with both fists full of lead and
take down the organized crime bosses who stepped over the line
when they took your family. Stop at nothing as you destroy the
entire world around you to get them back. You are a desperate man
following your own rules; honor thy family; do what’s right; fear
no man.

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Unreal Tournament 2007 (PC, PS3) — The latest entry into the
Unreal franchise, Unreal Tournament 2007, is currently in
development by Epic Games Inc. Fans will be blown away by the
next-generation game play, modifiability and visuals that Epic’s
Unreal Engine 3 technology will bring to the franchise.

Blitz: The League (Xbox 360, Nintendo Revolution, PlayStation Portable; October 2006) — The celebrated
arcade-style football franchise is back and better than ever with
a new treatment of America’s most popular sport. Blitz: The League
exposes the harsh and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a
fictional professional football league.

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (PlayStation 2, Xbox; October 2006) — Introducing Mortal
Kombat: Armageddon — the latest chapter in Midway’s best-selling,
award-winning, videogame fighting franchise. With the most
complete Mortal Kombat roster ever, including every character from
the Mortal Kombat fighting universe, revolutionary
Create-A-Fighter and Create-A-Fatality modes, Mortal Kombat:
Armageddon promises to be the most complete, intensely lethal,
fighting experience ever!

Spy Hunter(R): Nowhere to Run (PlayStation 2, Xbox;
September 2006)
— Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run takes the Spy
Hunter franchise where it’s never gone before – on foot. Featuring
action superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as government super-spy
extraordinaire Alex Decker, players for the first time ever can
step out of the Interceptor and straight into third-person action,
utilizing The Rock’s physical prowess by taking down enemies with
intense melee combat moves.

The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (PC)
The Lord of the Rings Online is the world’s first and only
massively multiplayer online (MMO) role playing game based upon
the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Gamers of all levels will
establish their unique reputations, explore incredibly detailed
realms and join familiar Tolkien characters, while adventuring
solo or in fellowships within an evolving and persistent
re-creation of Middle-earth.

Rise and Fall: Civilizations at War (PC; June 2006) — Rise and
Fall: Civilizations at War is the first real-time strategy
game to place players directly in the heart of combat as a heroic
general fighting side-by-side with their troops. Players can
completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the
ancient world as in a traditional RTS, but can also use Rise and
Fall’s innovative Hero Mode to enter the battlefield as one of
history’s eight greatest heroes.