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PopStar Guitar

Don't fret: it's shipped to retailers.

Midway Games Ltd., a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), today announced that the new music rhythm game, PopStar Guitar, from XS Games has shipped to stores in Europe.

Featuring songs from top pop music stars including 3 Doors Down, Simple Plan, Blink 182 and many more, PopStar Guitar allows players to unlock their inner pop celebrity and star as the lead guitarist in their very own band. PopStar Guitar will be available for Wii, featuring the AirG, an exciting new peripheral that turns the Wii Remote into an air guitar.

PopStar Guitar developed by Broadsword Interactive features a single player Career Mode, along with single player and multi-player mini-games. The game takes the player on a musical journey that starts with forming a garage band to playing at 25 unique venues and eventually performing in the worldwide "Battle of the Bands" contest. Twelve playable characters are featured in the game and can be customized to give the band its own unique look. PopStar Guitar features 60 pop songs, including several masters performed by the original artists.

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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

About XS Games

XS Games is a leading publisher of entertainment software with a quality portfolio of multiplatform games for Wii TM , PLAYSTATION ® 2, Nintendo DSo and PC. XS Games has publishing operations across North America and Europe (France, Germany, Spain, UK) and Australia.


About Broadsword Interactive

Broadsword Interactive established in 1995 is a leading developer of entertainment software based in Aberystwyth, Wales. The company designs and develops software for all current consoles as well as PC and iPhone.

POP STAR GUITAR and AIRG are trademarks of XS Games Ltd.

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