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Touchmaster Ships for DS

by Jonathan Metts - June 25, 2007, 2:36 pm EDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Press Release

Collection of touch screen games, or sequel to The Beastmaster? You be the judge.

Midway Masters Nintendo DS with the Release of Touchmaster™

Collection of Classic Touchscreen Games Touches Down in Retail Stores Nationwide

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced that Touchmaster™, the collection of classic tabletop touch screen games, has shipped to retailers nationwide. Touchmaster consists of 23 addicting games that utilize the unique touch screen format of the Nintendo DS and is now available for a U.S. MSRP of $29.99, exclusively for Nintendo’s wildly popular handheld game system.

“The pick up and play arcade style gameplay of these classic Touchmaster games make them perfect for Nintendo DS," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. “People have been enjoying the tabletop Touchmaster touch-screen games since 1996 and now they can play games like Mahki™, Mah Jongg Pairs or Solitaire whenever and wherever they choose."

The 23 games inside Touchmaster are separated into three categories, Cards (Solitaire Classic, Power Cell™, Uplift™, plus six more), Skill (Hot Hoops™, Trivia, Word Search, plus four more challenging games) and Puzzle (Crystal Balls™, Mahki, Mah Jongg Pairs and four more puzzlers). For a complete list and full game descriptions go to the official Touchmaster website, http://touchmastergame.com/.

As part of the launch of Touchmaster, Midway is also bringing back the Midway Tournament Network® to allow gamers to use their Nintendo DS wireless connection to compete in tournaments, post their high scores, and compare personal bests with their friends.

About Touchmaster

The wide variety of highly interactive mini-games made Midway’s Touchmaster™ a favorite in bars and arcades across the country will now be available whenever, wherever with Touchmaster, exclusively for Nintendo DS™. Touchmaster is a natural fit for the touchscreen and stylus of Nintendo DS, and is perfect for a quick gameplay session. There’s something for everyone to choose from, with a wide variety of 23 Midway’s classic Touchmaster games, including Trivia, Solitaire, Gem Slide™ and Mah Jongg. With the Nintendo DS wireless connection, players can connect to the Midway Tournament Network for high scores, tournaments and daily rankings.


NinGurl69 *hugglesJune 25, 2007

What a hot title.

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