Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom game was released in 1988 after the movie of the same title. Nitendo made this arcade game & has the story as the movie. First released on the NES & subsequently came for all the major platform at that time.
In the start of the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, hero, Jones reaches the Palace of Pankot, which is featured in the movie also. After reaching at the Palace, hero starts preparing to free slave kids. He recovers the stones of Sankara and wing fight against Mola Ram and his thugs.
There are 12 levels (waves) to play, the first 9 requires the player to travel from old palace and retrieve Sankara Stones. Here, after 9th level player can again start the game without losing any items. In case, player dies, they gets back to Wave 9 and the game finishes at that time. Time is also limited which means countdown goes from ninety-nine to zero, when reaching zero player dies. All levels have some mine cart room, here the hero can move on railcart and avoid enemies & hazards.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom got negative response from the movie fans. The gamer found the quite tough. There are many glitches, poor control & graphics. Overall this game can’t be the said the choice of the gamers of that time.
Midway Games West, Inc.
Atari Games Corporation was a subsidiary of Time Warner Communications. It was founded in 1985 after Time Warner sold the console and computer divisions of Atari, Inc. (which continued operations as Atari Corporation). Atari Games Corporation kept Atari's arcade business.
Warner Communications sold off its controlling interest to Namco in 1985 (which were bought back by Atari employees in 1986). At this time, the company founded Tengen, Inc. to get foot into the console market.
Time Warner bought the controlling interest back in 1993 and made the company a subsidiary of Time Warner Interactive, Inc.. In 1996 it was sold to WMS Industries which made it a subsidiary or Midway Games, Inc. and renamed it to Midway Games West, Inc. in 1999.
It remained in the arcade business until 2001 and was closed in 2003. However, the entity was not dissolved until 2013 (and, along with the rest of Midway, became property of Warner Bros. Entertainment in 2009).
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