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Midway Announces Unreal® Anthology Coming Fall 2006

Epic Games, Inc. and Midway Reach Publishing Agreement for Select Unreal® Catalog Titles





London - June 16th, 2006 - Midway Games Ltd., a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer, today announced it has acquired the retail publishing rights to select games from Epic Games' catalog of existing Unreal® PC titles, including critically acclaimed and top-selling titles Unreal Tournament® and the original Unreal. Since its debut in 1998, the Unreal franchise has sold more than seven million units worldwide. Midway also announced plans to publish the first-ever compilation of Unreal and Unreal Tournament titles, Unreal® Anthology, scheduled to ship this fall for personal computers at a U.S. suggested RRP of £19.99. Unreal Anthology will include:

Unreal® (including Return to Na Pali expansion pack)
Unreal®II: The Awakening
Unreal Tournament® (Game of the Year Edition)
Unreal Tournament® 2004 (Editors Choice Edition)

"The Unreal franchise has performed consistently well in Europe through equal weighting of product quality and an amazingly loyal community," said Al King, European Marketing Director, Midway Games Ltd. "Unreal Anthology will allow fans and those yet to experience the franchise, the opportunity to get this incredible compilation of some of the franchise's best titles at a great price point. Unreal Anthology will also include the Na Pali expansion pack for the original Unreal, the Game of the Year edition of Unreal Tournament and the Editors Choice Edition of Unreal Tournament 2004."

"We're excited to continue working with Midway to expand the audience for Unreal franchise" said Mark Rein, Vice President, Epic Games, Inc. "A whole new set of players will get to play these fantastic games for the first time and those who have already played them will be able to get the definitive boxed set for a great low price. Midway is going to publish the future of Unreal, with Unreal Tournament 2007. So it's only fitting that they're helping us pay homage to the rich history of the Unreal universe as well."

For more information on Unreal Anthology or any of Midway's other products, visit www.epicgames.com or www.midway.com.

About Midway


Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices throughout the world, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems and personal computers. More information about Midway and its products can be found at www.midway.com.

About Epic Games


Epic Games Inc, based in Raleigh, NC and established in 1991, is a developer of cutting-edge computer and video games. The company is best known as the creator of hit PC 3D action games Unreal and Unreal Tournament, both award-winning blockbuster hits having each sold more than one million copies. Games created with the Unreal Engine include: 2002 Console Game of the Year winner, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (on PC and console platforms) from Ubi Soft; PCGamer's 2000 Game of the Year, Deus Ex from Ion Storm/Eidos; America's Army: Operations, from the United States Army, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PC) from Electronic Arts - and many others. Prior to their 3D success, Epic Games was well known for the hit shareware games Jill of the Jungle, Jazz Jackrabbit and Epic Pinball. Additional information can be obtained through Epic's Web site at www.epicgames.com.

Unreal and Unreal Tournament are registered trademarks of Epic Games, Inc. Used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Midway has provided the www.epicgames.com link solely as a convenience for you. The information on this site has been prepared by third parties, and Midway does not monitor, endorse or accept responsibility for the content on non-Midway sites.

"This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning future business conditions and the outlook for Midway Games Inc. (the "Company") based on currently available information that involve risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the financial strength of the interactive entertainment industry, dependence on new product introductions and the ability to maintain the scheduling of such introductions, the console platform transition and other technological changes, dependence on major platform manufacturers and other risks more fully described under "Item 1. Business - Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, and in any more recent filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Each forward-looking statement, including, without limitation, financial guidance, speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and Midway undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which it is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances."

For More Information Contact:

Phil Robinson
PR Manager (UK)
Midway Games Ltd
+44 (0)207 382 7720
probinson@midway.com

Clare Turner
PR Manager (Europe)
Midway Games Ltd
+44 (0)207 382 7720
cturner@midway.com

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