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Midway's stock has succumbed to the Swamps of Sadness and been delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. MCV reports that the walking corpse of a company failed to bring its stock to over $1 per share for over 30 days during the last few months, thus prompting the NYSE regulatory commission to sho...

February 19th 2009 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Industry folks have been joking that Midway is the new Atari; however, while Atari is finding redemption in rebirth, Midway continues to sink deeper into the Swamps of Sadness. The latest bit of bad news comes from the New York Stock Exchange, which has put the publisher on notice for potential del...

November 21st 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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We hope you can smell what's cooking, Mama. 'Cause it ain't the sizzlin' aroma of seasoned ground beef. Nasdaq today gave notice to Majesco Entertainment, warning the publisher that its single share value had dipped below the minimum required for continued inclusion on the market. In other words, y...

August 28th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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During an E3 appointment today, we confronted Scott Austin, Director of Digitally Distributed Games for Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade, about two controversial XBLA topics: delistings and delays.Austin was dodgy, unfortunately. When asked when games might start disappearing from the service, he staye...

July 16th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Getting in a few jabs heading into E3, Sony's PlayStation Network boss Eric Lempel decided to call out Microsoft on their Xbox Live Arcade de-listing antics and making fun of the Xbox 360 for its use of an inferior user interface."We definitely want to make sure that [the PlayStation Store] offers q...

July 3rd 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Earlier this week we presented our opinions of the best and worst of Xbox Live Arcade's potential delisters, and yesterday we asked you to vote for the best on XBLA's chopping block. Now it's time to find out what you think is the worst. You know, that XBLA game that, if personified, you'd probably...

June 5th 2008 at 11:59am 0 Comments
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You know that sweet Ikea bookshelf you've been fawning over? It would go great in the family room, proudly displaying all of your favorite books and even that Precious Moments statue you pretend to like when your girlfriend stops by. It's functional, and makes things easy to find. But put a few tho...

June 5th 2008 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Yesterday, we presented our opinions for the best and worst of the Xbox Live Arcade potential delisters. Now, it's time to hear your opinion. After the break, vote for your Best of the Worst, and if you're so inclined, tell us why in the comments below. Results will be tallied for Friday. Oh, and s...

June 4th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/xbox/Delisted_XBLA_games_Revisiting_those_on_the_chopping_block'; We know which Xbox Live Arcade games are potentially on the chopping block, but what makes them tick? Do they really deserve to be condemned to the XBLA graveyard? Joystiq took it upon themselves t...

June 3rd 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/xbox/Delisted_XBLA_games_Revisiting_those_on_the_chopping_block'; Although Microsoft has yet to make a formal announcement about any games that fall into the company's new delisting policy for games on Xbox Live Arcade, we do know the criteria for titles in danger...

June 3rd 2008 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's controversial decision to bump certain games off its Xbox Live Arcade service has generated plenty of discussion, with most pundits wondering why a shelf with infinite space is suddenly in need of clearing. Speaking to MTV Multiplayer, Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Xbox Live product manageme...

June 2nd 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Coming soon from developer Load Inc. and publisher Southpeak is Things on Wheels, an RC racer for the Xbox Live Arcade that invokes memories of the classic, ReVolt. Hot off the heels of developing and releasing Mad Tracks for the Arcade, Load Inc. has been hard at work on their latest vision of fas...

May 29th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments