Midway Arcade Treasures unearthed on PSP

Mortal Kombat 1-3, Joust, Rampage, Defender, and other classic arcade titles debut on Sony's portable.

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Having already conquered all current-gen consoles and the PC, the Midway Arcade Treasures series has now arrived on the PSP. Today, Midway Games shipped Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play, the first version of the popular retro series for Sony's portable. It retails at the budget price of $29.99 and is rated M for Mature.

Why would an arcade compilation carry an M rating, you ask? Because Extended Play features ports of the original Mortal Kombat games, which ignited controversy in the early 1990s for their blood-spraying, spine-ripping combat. The first three MK games--Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, and Mortal Kombat 3--are featured in the compilation. All three games will support multiplayer action via the PSP's built-in wireless functionality.

If you can't bring yourself to "finish him!", Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play also sports 17 other more family-friendly classics from the golden era of brass tokens. Among them are the King Kong-esque urban destruction game Rampage and Spy Hunter, which is being adaptated into a film starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Also in the comp are Joust and Gauntlet, which are also available as à la carte Xbox Live Arcade games for the Xbox 360.

The full list of games is as follows:

Mutiplayer Wireless:
• Klax
• Joust
• Marble Madness
• Toobin’
• Wizard of Wor
• Xybots
• Arch Rivals
• Championship Sprint
• Cyberball 2072
• Mortal Kombat
• Mortal Kombat II
• Mortal Kombat 3
• Rampage (3-player)
• Rampart (3-player)
• Xenophobe (3-player)
• Gauntlet (4-player)

Single Player Only
• Spy Hunter
• Sinistar
• Defender
• Paperboy

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I may not have a PSP,but games like this may get me to buy one soon.

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Having multi with these games is awesome! Heading to gamestop during lunch to pick this up.

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The MK games are worth the price of admission.. in my opnion. Its too bad MK1 is not as good as I remember...

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no thanks.... try again midway.

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Paperboy! Sweet!

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umm i already have all these games on the gen emu for the psp i hope these versions are better ill give it a look today not bad for 29.99

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Look at my nick name, is it necessary to say something more?! That's what I dreamed for my Precious..... PSP! Excellent work Midway!!

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Paperboy....drool

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Cool....looks like another goodie for Xmas.

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Nice.

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this sounds really good. at them moment though i am waiting for gradius then i will get this one if i have enough cash. and yes i kno gradius is a different company.

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Sweetness, can't wait to play MK wireless!

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Oh i will finish him.

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Ppftt, I've had all 4 MK games for SNES on PSP for 3 months now running perfectly on emulators.

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Now THOSE games rock!

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I gettin this game today "Sniper_99 wins!.....Flawless Victory......FRIENDSHIP!? FRIENDSHIP!?"

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FINISH HIM!!!! A must own in my opinion.

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They could have just released a MK 1,2,and 3 disc and it would have sold like mad.

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Not bad for $30. There are a couple of great classics on there, PaperBoy, Marble Maddness, MK Series, SpyHunter. Might actually have to pick this one up.

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You just gotta love it....can't wait to rip off haeds with sub-zero again.

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The MK games is a nice addition. if you don't give a damn about Washington

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Excellent. I will own every character in Mortal Kombat 1, 2, and 3.

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This will be mine. No one can handle my Sub-Zero skills.

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I might have to pick this up, this game adds pretty good to the PSP library :)

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hope they come with this on DS, i want to play rampage on it. and get more then 2 games like the GBA version the have :(

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Rampart was the greatest strategy game! Now my defenses are weakening. . . I may cave and procure this title yet.

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Rampage!

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I love my PSP. This thing is awesome! They just have to get Gran Turismo done for it now.

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People... don't throw your PSPs into the wall while playing the Mortal Kombat games ok? The Arcade versions are HARD.

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finally a reason to play my psp again instead of pr0n

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that's awesome!

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sweet lineup

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