[From the Joystiq accounting department: In an effort to conserve funds in these tough times, we've cobbled together this story about Midway losing money from fragments of other stories about Midway losing money, with a minimum of editing and the small bit of news bolded. Thank you for your patience during these trying times.]
As pillars continue to topple all around Midway
, the company has begun to search for new ways to [1
] plan for survival in its continuing struggle to keep its head above water [2
]. But for every small chance at redemption
Midway Games finds, there seems to be another piece of bad news hiding around the corner. The latest nugget of news is that [3
] budgets estimate that between February 9 and May 4, Midway will spend $12,392,598, an approximately 75% depletion of its reserves.
Midway owner ... relatively unknown Mark Thomas [4
] says "Midway is hemorrhaging cash at an alarming rate,"
though we're sure the words he was really looking for were complicated
]. When things are going south as quickly as they have gone for Midway, you take your victories where you can [6
], they have already shipped 1.8 million copies of Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe