Midway Ships Freaky FlyersMIDWAY DELIVERS ONE-OF-A-KIND AIRPLANE RACING ADVENTURE WITH FREAKY FLYERS Prepare for Vast Environments, Stunt Flying, Aerial Dogfights and Original Soundtrack CHICAGO – August 4, 2003 – Midway Games Inc., a leading software industry publisher and developer, announced today that Freaky Flyers, the first-and-only, fast-and-furious, 3-D airplane cart racing-adventure game has shipped for the PlayStationâ2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube. Freaky Flyers drops players into the cockpit with the most unique and engaging cast of characters to ever explore, adventure, stunt-fly and dogfight in the videogame skies. Intertwining stories and engaging aerial combat add to the excitement throughout completely open and interactive 3-D world environments. Adding to the intensity is multiplayer action that allows gamers to battle head-to-head in aerial racing combat. “Gamers will be amazed with the detail of the vast environments as they explore the 13 character’s storylines, which enable them to perform inverted loops and attack enemy outposts while racing,” said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway. Freaky Flyers quickly lures players in with an intriguing, humorous storyline that includes 13 engaging characters and a soundtrack full of original songs. The adventure of Freaky Flyers also takes gamers to exciting locations such as Exotic Danger Island, where lush jungles and lagoons teem with all manner of peril, from pirates to pythons. Players may also find themselves in Roaring Chicago for a swinging time in the big city or in the depths of Haunted Transylvania, a dark and foreboding destination filled with craggy peeks and haunted castles. In addition, players can travel with more than a dozen unique and alluring characters such as the true-blue American hero, Johnny Turbine; the pinnacle of German discipline, Traci Torpedoes; or the spicy bandita from south of the border, Cactus Rose. Freaky Flyers Key Features:
- Interactive Worlds – Explore numerous completely open and interactive 3-D worlds.
- Intriguing Storyline – A complex, branching adventure takes the player through each character’s storyline.
- Zany Characters – 13 outrageous characters with loads of jokes and visual humor and more than 20 secret characters to unlock.
- Stunt-Flying – Skill-oriented stunt-flying that provides the player with the thrills of doing dangerous aerial stunts.
- Adventure Racing – Easy-to-learn, hard-to-master aerial racing excitement.
- Aerial Dogfighting – Competitive aerial dogfighting combat for players to unleash their inner warrior.
- Multiplayer Action – Multiplayer capability, including head-to-head mode.
- Awesome Soundtrack – Includes a hilarious original soundtrack full of outrageous songs.
- Spectacular Cinematics – More than 90 minutes of cinematics follow each character’s unique and engaging storyline as it unfolds in a movie-quality presentation.