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Midway studios not acquired by WB to shut down within 60 days

It appears as though recent reports were incorrect, as Midway confirmed to Joystiq this morning that the studios not picked up by Warner Bros. in the acquisition bid have 60 days until they're out of work. From Midway Newcastle (Wheelman, Necessary Force) to Midway San Diego (TNA) and various "old...

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Two 'hardcore' b-ball franchises on the outs

Electronic Arts and Midway have shelved their competing arcade-style basketball franchises, as ESPN reports that both NBA Street and NBA Ballers have been benched. Regarding NBA Street, EA Sports boss Peter Moore explains to ESPN that the division is reevaluating its mixture of licensed and...

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Shipping this week: something edition

We're going to have to come clean and say we know virtually nothing about NBA Ballers: Chosen One. Since November of last year, we've had an announcement, some screens, and that's about it. It hasn't made a splash on Metacritic just yet with the only review thus far coming from GamePro (the...

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NBA Ballers: Chosen One slams down first screens

Today Midway released the first screens of the upcoming street-ball title, NBA Ballers: Chosen One. Where is EA Sport's NBA Street you ask? Well, for the last few years the NBA has restricted Midway and EA to release their respective street ball franchises every other year. So, NBA Ballers hits in...

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NBA Ballers: The Chosen One showdown video

What do basketball players, helicopters, men in suits, and parties have in common? We could make a potentially rude answer (a cookie to the one who guesses where our logic train was headed!), but we won't. The answer, as a matter of fact, is Midway's new title NBA Ballers: The Chosen One. We...

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Midway looks to Hollywood tie-ins in 2008

2007 was not exactly a banner year for Midway, with the company still doing its best Atari impression with its pocketbook alongside lowered financial forecasts, f*cked up development, and a string of delays. Like a good little soldier, however, the publisher has kept its eyes on the horizon,...

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NBA Ballers: Chosen One coming Spring 2008

Today, Midway announced that NBA Ballers: Chosen One, the third in the NBA Ballers franchise, will be headed to the Xbox 360 and PS3 sometime in the Spring of 2008. And again Midway is going back to the original Ballers formula with Chosen One by including over the top basketball gameplay,...

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Midway targets spring 08 for next-gen NBA Ballers

Despite expectations to the contrary, the original NBA Ballers was actually a fairly decent arcade-style basketball game, provided you could get beyond all the ridiculous 'bling' and 'street cred' nonsense and just play ball. The sequel, on the other hand, plastered on an extra layer of stupid...

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