Midway, Midway Games, Midway Manufacturing, Bally Midway. Any way you say it, you can identify some very cool games in its history, especially in the 1990s and early 2000s. This era was the absolute best times for the company and their video games were about to be introduced to the world, breaking record numbers while they were at it. Midway existed decades before the 1990s and was a major player in the gaming environment but they never really hit their peak as a company. Pinball was mostly the focus of Midway in the 1980s with the help of Bally.

The two companies merged and became Bally Midway. Bally Midway was purchased in 1988 by the arcade and pinball game company Williams Electronics Games and its name was changed back to Midway Manufacturing. Each of the coin-operated video games released by Midway since 1993 which has sold at least 5,000 units..

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Todd Friedman Todd Friedman (402 Posts)

Todd Friedman is heavily involved in the retro gaming community and has co-promoted the Video Game Summit in Chicago, IL for the past 16 years. He also has published 2 books and written for various different gaming magazines including Old School Gamer.