Anyway, hereís where it gets really crazy. Through all of this business insanity, Midway of course purchased the rights to Tradewestís name. When Midway began to go through bankruptcy a few years ago, the company dropped a bunch of executives, including one by the name of Martin Spiess. Well, just last month, Spiess purchased Midway Games Ltd., which was the UK-based publishing and development branch of Midway, which also, for some reason, owned the Tradewest name. The best part? Spiess decided to call the new company Tradewest Games. Indeed, Tradewest is back.
Itís hard to say at this point what the future of Tradewest is. Could there be new Battletoads
in the future? Some entirely new IPs? Only time will tell, but itís great to know that Tradewest lives on. With any luck, the Tradewest name will once again grace the covers of some of our most beloved video game purchases. And, seriously: Give me more Battletoads
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