Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play

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Midway Arcade Treasures:
Extended Play
Midway Arcade Treasures.jpg
European Boxart of the game.
Developer(s) Backbone Entertainment
Publisher(s) Midway
Warner Bros.
Platform(s) PSP
Release
  • NA: December 13, 2005
  • EU: February 24, 2006
Genre(s) Compilation
Mode(s) Single-Player and Multiplayer (depending on the game)

Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play is a video game compilation of 21 classic Midway, Atari and Williams arcade games released in 2005 for the PlayStation Portable. Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play was re-released for the PlayStation Store on June 28, 2010 by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment due to Midway's bankruptcy, also meaning that Warner Bros. owns rights to most of the Midway, Atari and Williams arcade library after the purchase of some assets of Midway Games.

Games included[edit]

  1. 720°
  2. Arch Rivals
  3. Championship Sprint
  4. Cyberball 2072
  5. Defender
  6. Gauntlet
  7. Joust
  8. Klax
  9. Marble Madness
  10. Mortal Kombat
  11. Mortal Kombat 2
  12. Mortal Kombat 3
  13. Paperboy
  14. Rampage
  15. Rampart
  16. Sinistar
  17. Spy Hunter
  18. Toobin'
  19. Wizard of Wor
  20. Xenophobe
  21. Xybots

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 62%[1]
Metacritic 63%[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
CVG 7/10[3]
GameSpot 5.2/10[4]
GameZone 6.9/10[5]
IGN 6/10[6]

Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play was given mixed reviews from game critics. On the review aggregator Game Rankings, the game has an average score of 62%, based on 35 reviews.[1] On Metacritic, the game has an average score of 63 out of 100, based on 24 reviews.[2] The collection has been criticized for lacking bonus content, for its "bare-bones" presentation, lengthy load times, and for making some games look "stretched", (like Paperboy), or "shrunk", (like Sinistar).[7] Reviewers noted the omission of multiplayer and GameSpot criticized some major visual and sound emulation glitches.[8]

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