Midway Arcade App Finally Gives You Joust on the Go

on February 23, 2012 6:00 PM

If you’ve been wanting to get your old-school Midway game on with your iOS device, it looks like it might be your lucky day. The former developer’s back catalog of such classics as Rampage, Joust and Arch Rivals is now available for 99 cents through the Midway Classics App. The download contains ten games in all and supports two additional add-on packs, each titled at another 99 cents apiece.

The Fantasy Game Pack includes Gauntlet, Gauntlet II and Wizard of War while the Action Game Pack comes with NARC, APB and Total Carnage. All told, if you want all 16 of these games it’ll run you about $3. Not too shabby when you consider how much each individual cartridge must have been when it first came out. Whoa. Who else remembers those big bulky cartridges? Now they’re the size of SD cards …

 /  Staff Writer
Eder is a journalism major at the University of Oregon and copy chief of Flux, the School of Journalism and Communication's flagship magazine. When he's not playing video games or writing about them, Eder enjoys going to concerts, walking the UO campus with his trusty iPod, James McCloud, and climbing steep hills in running shoes. His favorite games include Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong Country 2, Bioshock and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.