Last weekend at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, Illinois, ten of the actors rotoscoped for the first three Mortal Kombat games gathered to show fans they are far from finished. Looking good, aren't they?
While I'd rather watch a documentary that followed the fabled fighting franchise from birth, through its awkward teenage years into adulthood, Smosh's Honest Game Trailer for Mortal Kombat will do in a pinch.
Pretty much everyone wants to play as a super powerful badass, roaming the city, saving lives and causing mayhem. But not everyone wants to do it the same way. Do you want to be a Nightcrawler-like teleporter? Or a Magneto-like manipulator? Or maybe you just want to suit up like The Punisher and blow people away?
THQ, the troubled publisher of Saints Row, WWE games, Company of Heroes, Metro: Last Light, the new South Park role-playing game, Red Faction and more, may still be sold in its entirety to an investment group called Clearlake as part of a bankruptcy sale, according to a court ruling.
Get ready to have the theme from Peter Gunn suck in your head all over again. Warner Bros. Games just divulged that the previously announced reboot of the car combat classic will be hitting shelves in portable form on October 30th. It'll be playable at Gamescom for those attending. The rest of us can take a look at…
Inspired by the classic giant monster movies of Hollywood's past, Midway's arcade classic Rampage is now the potentially classic giant monster movie of Hollywood's future. New Line Cinema has begun development on George, Ralph, and Lizzie's big screen debut.
Tae Young Choi used to work at Midway Games. Before Midway went belly-up, they were working on an open-world superhero game called Hero.
We rarely get to see the process by which a video game is pitched to a publisher, even today in an age of developer diaries and all-access marketing. It's even rarer we get to see how a game was pitched all the way back in the early 90s.
Max Brooks' World War Z is one of the best books about zombies ever written, using the subject of a zombie apocalypse not as a chance to stage a few cheap scares, but to rewrite the history of the world.
Before the collapse of video game publisher Midway, the company's Chicago studio was working on a game known simply as Hero, an ambitious open-world superhuman project that was ultimately killed. But like most superheroes, Hero may cheat death. [Updated!]
Part anti-publisher rant, part impressive display of creative coding, Mark Feldman's fascinating little story about how the multiple arcade machine emulator MAME was instrumental in rebuilding a Spy Hunter port from scratch is a must read.
His bombastic boothman persona in NBA Jam isn't Tim Kitzrow's only gaming credit. The guy also was the voice of Rod Serling in the classic Twilight Zone pinball table. He got his start from his bandmates, who worked for Midway.
Forty minutes of expert level pinball, that is, from the deciding game at this month's Professional/Amateur Pinball Association World Pinball Championships. If you've got a thirst for pinball and the better part of an hour to spare, watch.
You may have already deduced this in light of the complete absence of marketing for the game in recent months, but CVG report that long-in-development-hell, ex-Midway game This Is Vegas has finally been put out of its misery.
At Gamescom, we sat down with Mortal Kombat co-creator and NetherRealm Studios lead Ed Boon to talk about the newest game in the franchise, life after Midway and what could be next for the fighting game developer.
Online retailer ShopTo may have outed the Mortal Kombat team's plans for a new collection of some of the series most fondly remembered games by revealing the Mortal Kombat Arcade Compilation.
The Midway logo goes to its final resting place as employees pack up, clean house and make the move to their new home at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. As seen on Twitter. R.I.P.
There are a lot of Mortal Kombat games that should never have been made. This one at least had the foresight to be cancelled before it saw the light of day.
A new firmware update for the PlayStation 3 ushers in the age of PlayStation Plus, Sony's new premium subscription service. Let's take a look at what your money buys you today!