News: Are you ready to enter the octagon?
Almost a year and a half ago, THQ announced they had acquired the video game license to the mixed martial arts organization Ultimate Fighting Championship. Today, they have finally revealed the game they have been working on this time, UFC 2009 Undisputed, and confirmed the game will be coming to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 next Spring.
THQ plans to pull out all the stops and include all of the bells and whistles fighting fans have come to expect with UFC 2009 Undisputed:
UFC 2009 Undisputed is an explosive fighting game that will detail the action, intensity and attitude of a UFC live event. Players will explore a deep roster of more than 80 top fighters in UFC competition across all five weight classes. In addition, they will enter the Octagon surrounded by the sport's popular commentators, announcers, referees, trainers, Octagon girls and more. Photorealistic models are at the forefront, as players will view amazing ripple effects across the faces and bodies of their fighters from the impact of devastating punches and kicks.
A brand new fighting game engine designed specifically for next generation systems will deliver innovative, responsive and easy-to-play controls that give unparalleled command of fighters, as players take down opponents with a variety of mixed martial arts disciplines like Muay Thai, Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In addition, the game's Create-A-Fighter system will jumpstart the careers of future champions through character customization and training management, while a robust Career Mode will develop a fighter's attributes and skill sets while fighting to enter the UFC Hall of Fame through a series of dynamic storylines. Furthermore, players will be able to enhance their UFC 2009 Undisputed gameplay experience through online support, including downloadable content.
Once again, UFC 2009 Undisputed will be released in Spring 2009.