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*Ring ring*

"Hello, thank you for calling Midway"

"Hi, this is EA"
EA is also in a bad economic position and cannot afford to spend 150M on Midway unless they knew for sure it was a sound investment, which is probably not.

In fact, Disney might buy EA since right now their stock is ridiculously cheap.

Unfortunately, Midway will probably die and people will go into a bid war to obtain the only franchises they still have that got some value: Mortal Kombat and Gauntlet (I think they still have Gauntlet?)
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I'm going to miss you, Mortal Kombat..
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damn, what company nowadays isn't needing a bailout? Bankruptcy has spread like wildfire through the economy this year. But Midway?!

...Midway also published UT3.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/15/08 at 1:00am
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lawlz humanity
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And we wonder why all these companies are going under?

Lobbyists and "Small compaign contributions" in addition to company CEO's making 8 digits.. comon America.

And no, making government bigger to solve all our problems will only make it worse. Putting everyone and their dog on welfare will not help them help themselves nor help them help the country as a whole.
    
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I hate midway
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screw bailouts

Americans need to stop consuming and start producing.
What? You clearly have no grasp on how the economy works. If people stop consuming businesses FAIL. If businesses FAIL then people lose jobs. Thus more people not consuming and thus more businesses failing and thus more jobless people. By spending people are helping the economy. Not hurting it. Midway is going to go under because MKvsDC flopped and they needed it to rock. We still have totes upon totes full of unsold limited editions because it sucked. Midway hasn't released a good game in years it seems.
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You forgot to blame Bush for global warming and the cramp in your stomach you got from running in gym class.
FYI you have Gore to blame for Global Warming.....
post #29 of 41
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*Ring ring*

"Hello, thank you for calling Midway"

"Hi, this is EA"
lol EA is also in a really bad position right now.
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FYI you have Gore to blame for Global Warming.....
Actually it's Margaret Thatcher's fault.

back on topic... It's rough to see midway here, but it just might actually be indicative of the games they've been churning out the last 10 years... That's only my opinion of course.
    
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