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Midway UK Purchased for 50p

Following last month's closure of Midway Newcastle, the development team responsible for The Wheelman, it has today been revealed that the remainder of Midway's UK business has been purchased for approximately £0.50 (GBP). Midway's managing director for Europe, Martin Spiess, has negotiated the bargain deal, which sees him buy both the Midway Games France and UK offices for 1 Euro, around £0.86 at the time of writing.

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cyguration3047d ago

that's sort of humiliating.

InfectedDK3047d ago

Yeah thought that too.. Well overpricing nowadays is getting outta hand..

MGRogue20173047d ago (Edited 3047d ago )

That is.. For lack of a better word.. Hilarious.

The guy got quite a bargain, I'll give him that much! Lucky Bastard xD

Fair play though, He got there first lol

-Mezzo-3047d ago

Thats the saddest thing.

pixelsword3047d ago

I'm sure that some back-alley deal was struck before these two parties ever met in the flesh to lower the cost of the transfer to keep the maximum amount of employees at the office; especially since it was like they said a "management buyout". The management are the ones every should/shouldn't feel sorry for.

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