Top Gun Director Was Attached To Canned Midway Title

When Midway scrubbed their Austin studio and binned a game nobody had ever heard about » 8/18/08 10:20pm 8/18/08 10:20pm - Career Criminal - many people were left, well, nonplussed. After all, it's a bit hard to get worked up over a game that you've never heard of. But a few retrospective tears may be in order today, as Variety brings word that…

Midway Boss Explains Lay-Offs, 'Career Criminal' Cancellation To Rank…

Matt Booty, interim CEO and president of Midway, emailed employees of the company today, explaining the reasoning behind the shuttering of its Austin-based studio and the decision to nix the unannounced Career Criminal » 8/12/08 12:20am 8/12/08 12:20am. The game, described by Booty as a "a large, ambitious, open-world project" was dropped — and most of…