THQ Launches Official Website For UFC 2009 Undisputed
Submitted on: January 30 2009 by Steve Noah
THQ LAUNCHES OFFICIAL WEB SITE FOR UFC® 2009 UNDISPUTED
Site to Unite Gamers and MMA Fans Alike Through Extensive Community Portal
With Exclusive Content, Developer Blogs, Forums and More
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - January 30, 2009 - THQ Inc. today announced the launch of its official Web site for UFC® 2009 Undisputed, the company’s highly anticipated videogame based on Ultimate Fighting Championship®. The site is now live at www.ufcundisputed.com.
The site will go live with in-game images of Welterweight Championship contenders Georges St-Pierre and BJ Penn, who are scheduled to meet in the Octagon™ this weekend for UFC 94, along with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Forrest Griffin featured on the main page. www.ufcundisputed.com will feature up-to-date game information and assets, including videos, screenshots and fighter renders. In addition, the site will include detailed information about specific game features, deliver content in step with UFC’s upcoming Pay-Per-View schedule and reveal individual fighter profiles leading up to the game’s launch in Spring 2009.
The site will also offer an extensive community experience. Branded as The Octagon™ and accessible via www.ufcundisputed.com, the community portal is slated to feature in-depth information about UFC 2009 Undisputed, including developer blogs and other exclusive content. In addition, readers may participate in discussion forums, as well as take advantage of contests and polls surrounding UFC’s Pay-Per-View schedule and UFC Fight Night™ programming on Spike TV.
About 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, while a robust Career Mode will develop a fighter’s attributes and skill sets while fighting to enter the UFC Hall of Fame. Furthermore, players will be able to enhance their UFC 2009 Undisputed gameplay experience through online support, including downloadable content.
UFC 2009 Undisputed is scheduled for release on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in Spring 2009. More information about UFC 2009 Undisputed can be found at www.ufcundisputed.com and www.thq.com.