Midway Casts Hollywood Talent for NarcMidway Casts Top Hollywood Talent for Upcoming NARC Video Game CHICAGO --(Business Wire)-- May 11, 2004 Michael Madsen, Ron Perlman and Michael Wincott Lend Voice Talent to Gritty Crime Drama Underscoring its commitment to publishing fulfilling interactive entertainment experiences for consumers, Midway Games Inc., a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer, today announced that several Hollywood stars are to lend their voice talents to its upcoming NARC(R) video game. Scheduled for release in early 2005 for both the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft, NARC is an in-depth, 3rd-person action/shooter game that poses the ultimate challenge; you can walk the line or you can cross it. Assuming the video game persona of Jack Forzenski, an undercover narcotics agents fighting the war on drugs, is Michael Madsen (Kill Bill Vol.2, Reservoir Dogs), a star well-versed in the interactive entertainment field. Rounding out the ensemble are Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Blade II,) who plays the corrupt Captain Ed Kowalski, and Michael Wincott (The Crow), who gives life to the drug kingpin, Mr. Big. \"We strive to incorporate an extremely high level of production values into each of our video games and the inclusion of such distinguished voice-over talent certainly adds to that level of quality,\" said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. \"We are delighted to be working with all of these individuals and feel their prodigious abilities will enhance what is already an extremely high entertainment quotient for the game.\" About NARC NARC will make a bold statement as a gritty crime drama that offers an intense and thought-provoking view into the seedy world of the war on drugs. Playing as dual characters in the elite NARC squad, Jack Forzenski and Marcus Hill, consumers have a seemingly simple choice; they can walk the line or they can cross it. Eight Rockland police officers are slain by a drug dealer tripping on an unknown substance, during a routine traffic violation turned bloodbath. The DEA sends Dt. Marcus Hill to help in the investigation. Marcus was once part of Rockland\’s police force, until two years ago when his partner Jack Forzenski was kicked off the force. Unable to reconcile his deteriorating relationship with Jack, Marcus left for the greener pastures of the DEA. Now he must again work with his old partner (who\’s back on the force), and Captain Ed Kowalski, his former boss. Together, they investigate the new mystery drug, untangling a web of lies, betrayals, secrets, and temptations. Additional information about NARC can be found online at http://www.midway.com.