All-New Freaky Flyers by MidwayCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 3, 2003-- Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY - News), a leading software industry publisher and developer, announced today that Freaky Flyers(TM), the first-and-only, fast-and-furious, 3-D airplane cart racing-adventure game is scheduled to ship in July for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube(TM). 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 do battle head-to-head in aerial racing combat. "Gamers will be completely immersed in each characters story as they race and engage in stunt flying and aerial dogfighting, while exploring vast environments," 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 hilarious soundtrack featuring eight 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.