Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Which company will have a better E3?

Microsoft
Nintendo
Sony


Game Profile
 Written by John Scalzo  on July 29, 2009

News: And the company also has plans to make UFC a yearly franchise.



THQ has released their quarterly financial report and during the company's conference call with investors, THQ President and CEO Brian Farrell has revealed a few games the company has planned for the future.

UFC 2009 Undisputed launched in May to good reviews and huge sales. So it's no surprise that THQ plans to continue the series. But according to Farrell, new Ultimate Fighting Championship games will now be released yearly, like the company's WWE offerings:

We plan to launch games based on UFC on an annual basis and to build this franchise with new technology and game play, additional platforms and increase sales outside of North America as the UFC brand continues its global expansion.




Did Farrell say UFC would be coming to "additional platforms" too? Yes he did. And later in the call he confirmed that next year's game would also be coming to the Wii and handheld systems:

Next year, our UFC games will include new features and game modes as we build on the ground breaking fighting technology established this year. Over time, we plan to build our UFC franchise by expanding international sales and by developing games on new platforms such as hand held's and the Nintendo Wii.


Farrell would go on to say that THQ is extremely pleased with the success of Red Faction: Guerrilla and that the company would continue to support the game with downloadable content and eventually a sequel:

We plan to continue to build this franchise by [leveraging] Red Faction Guerilla's outstanding technology platform in the future.


Of course, as this was a financial briefing, THQ did not reveal any other information about the next UFC and Red Faction games.

We'll have more soon.



User Comments

Super Nintendo Classic Edition Currently Available for Pre-order at Walmart


Sine Mora EX Arrives in Early August for Xbox One PS4 and PC with Switch Later This Summer


Splatoon 2 is now Available on Nintendo Switch


Battlefield 1 Prise de Tahure Map Now Available


The Lion’s Song’s Fourth and Final Episode is Now Available


Patapon Remastered is Coming to the PlayStation Store in August


Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Gets A New Level for Free


Call of Duty WWII Nazi Zombies Revealed at Comic Con


Nintendo Switch eShop Gets New Content This Week Including Splatoon 2


Gigantic Now Available on Xbox One and PC From Motiga and Perfect World






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS