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PS3 BlackSite Ships To Europe

Midway Games today announced that their fast-paced FPS title BlackSite for the PlayStation 3 has shipped to retailers across European territories. The game has already been available for PC and Xbox 360 for a while, but now it’s time for PS3 owners to give it a try.

Press release below.

London – March 07th, 2008 – Midway Games Ltd, a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc.. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer today announced that BlackSite™ for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system is now shipping in Europe.

The immersive and fast-paced FPS title, which is already available in stores for Xbox 360 and PC in Europe, allows gamers the chance to direct living, breathing squad mates with a context-sensitive “One-Button Squad Command” control system as they make their way through the game’s politically-subversive storyline. Throughout the mission, destructible environments can be reduced to rubble, creating interactive cover points for both you and the enemy, which can be blown away with enough firepower.

Visit blacksitegame.com for more information. Additional screens, videos and fact sheets can be found on Midway’s press site [information below].

About BlackSite

Developed by Midway Studios Austin using a fully-customized version of Unreal Engine 3.0, BlackSite™ combines cutting-edge technology and smart game design with an illuminating, politically-inspired storyline.

Featuring a powerful single-player campaign, along with numerous multiplayer modes BlackSite™ delivers vicious combat action, next generation graphics and A.I., and a powerful arsenal of weapons and vehicles. Set in present day, players take the role of decorated military veteran, Aeran Pierce, charged by the government to lead a squad of secret soldiers, each with his/her own specialty skill set, into the Rachel, Nevada, area to fight off the invasion of unidentified enemy races.