|Other Names||Bally Midway, Bally Sente|
Midway Games was an American video game company. They are known for the large amounts of games they have developed, spanning over a wide variety of consoles. The company started in 1958 developing amusement equipment. In 1973, the company began focusing on creating video games, mainly arcade and pinball video games. In 2009, Midway filed for bankruptcy and Warner Bros. purchased most of its properties and assets.
There were several ways music was created for Midway's video games:
For Spy Hunter, Bally's sound team wrote the music in assembly language on a HP64000. The sound driver was by Bob Libbe.
For their games using FM Synthesis, the composers wrote in 6809 assembly in a sound driver by an unknown programmer.
For the game Cruis'n USA, Vince Pontarelli wrote his music in Performer for the Macintosh, using various sampled instruments, including guitar parts that he recorded live.
Bally Sente/Bally Midway
- Barry Leitch
- Chris Granner
- Kevin Quinn
- Pablo Buitrago
- Vince Pontarelli
- Dave Zabriskie
- Dan Forden
- Jonathan Hey
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midway_Games - Wikipedia.