Monday, February 8, 2010
Marvel vs Capcom 2 - Was 1200 MS Points / Now 800 MS Points
TMNT: Turtles in Time Reshelled - Was 800 MS Points / Now 400 MS Points
Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao - Was 1200 MS Points / Now 800 MS Points
From Major Nelson Blog
The Game will feature characters from both seasons of the Clone Wars as well as some favourites from the Star Wars Saga. The Game will also have a upgraded level builder where you can create battlefields for Jedi or separatists. there will also be new battle modes and character abilities, like Squad Command, Lightsaber Slicing, And Lightsaber Jumps.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — February 8, 2010 — LucasArts and TT Games today announced the development of LEGO® Star Wars™ III: The Clone Wars™. The next chapter in the award-winning LEGO® Star Wars videogame franchise, LEGO® Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will combine the best elements of all previous LEGO® games while adding brand new gameplay to make it the most action-packed LEGO® videogame to date. Developed by the same team at Traveller’s Tales that created the critically acclaimed LEGO® Star Wars and LEGO® Indiana Jones™ series, the game will ship on the Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows in the Fall of 2010.
“LucasArts continues to set the bar for next-generation family entertainment,” said Darrell Rodriguez, president of LucasArts. “The LEGO® Star Wars franchise is a massive hit with fans, bringing in sales of over 20 million units worldwide. We’re thrilled to extend this experience to LEGO® Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, delivering the humor and fun players expect from this award winning franchise.” “LucasArts is an amazing partner, and working with them on the next iteration of the LEGO® Star Wars series continues to be a great experience,” said Tom Stone, director at TT Games. “The team at TT is working hard at making this simply the best LEGO® game ever with all new gameplay and features never before seen in a LEGO® game.”
LEGO® Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will include all the characters from both seasons of the hugely popular animated television series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, as well as some fan-favorite characters from the beloved theatrical Star Wars Saga. The game will feature brand new battle modes, giving players unique, head-to-head combat and an upgraded level builder, allowing the creation of customized bases and in-game battlefields. Play either as a Jedi or Separatist with all-new character abilities, such as Squad command, Lightsaber slicing, Lightsaber jumps, long distance Jedi attacks and Grapple Tie-Ups, all within a new, easy-to-navigate hub.
For more information on LEGO® Star Wars III: The Clone Wars please visitwww.legostarwars.com.
LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.
About TT Games
TT Games aims to become a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for young gamers and their families. Based in the UK, the Group incorporates the TT Games Publishing organisation with world-renowned developer Traveller’s Tales, and subsidiary studio TT Fusion. The first title to come from the TT Games partnership was the award winning LEGO Star Wars: The Videogame, which won over audiences both young and old alike, achieving critical acclaim rarely matched for a title aimed at children. For more information, visit www.ttgames.com.
About The LEGO Group
The LEGO Group (www.LEGO.com) is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932 and today the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children. The LEGO Group is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities through its products, which can be purchased in more than 130 countries.
LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. © 2010 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd. and ® or ™ as indicated. All rights reserved. LEGO, the LEGO logo and the Minifigure are trademarks of The LEGO Group. © 2010 The LEGO Group.
From USA Sega Blog
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom
This is the NES version of the game. this is a single player game only and i costs 500 Wii Points. you play the role of Sir Cucumber and have to save Princess Tomato and Topple Minister Pumpkin who has over thrown King Broccoli and taken over the Salad Kingdom.
Blaster Master Overdrive
This is a 1 player only game that costs 1,000 Wii Points. you play as Alex, a Biologist who has to defeat and cure animals who have been turned into flesh eating horrors.
This is a 1-4 Player game that costs 500 Wii Points. you play as businessman Hitoshi Susumu. he is behind schedule and is running, and he won't stop. you have to dash past Samurais, T-Rexes, cowboys and more. you will need to help Hitoshi avoid all of them by using just 1 button.
This is a 1 player game that costs 500 Wii Points. this is a puzzle game were you have to pop balloons. each level has a different arrangement of balloons and challenges, and there are 70 levels in total.
Hubert The Teddy Bear Winter Games
This is a 1-16 player game. the game has 8 winter activities where you play as a teddy bear who wants to win and beat bunnies. you can customise the teddy bear, choose its name and gender.
Oscar in Movieland
This is a 1 player game only and it costs 800 DSi Points. Oscar is now a leading movie/tv actor and so are the levels. the game is a jump and run style game where you have to use your Yo-Yo to zap enemies.
Link 'n' Launch
This is a 1 player game that costs 500 DSi Points. This is a puzzle game where you have to move tiles to link the rockets fuel tank to the engines to launch it. there are mission and puzzle modes.
This is a single player only game that costs 500 DSi Points. this is a tower defence game.
This is a 1 player only game that costs 500 DSi points. the game has 3,600 puzzles to play at either Beginner, Intermediate, And Advanced skill levels.
This is a 1-2 Player game that costs 200 DSi Points. this is a version of hangman that takes place in different locations. in the game you have to save hangman from enemies by guessing the hidden word.
From pulse-pounding action to mind-bending puzzles and beyond, this week's lineup of new downloadable games offers a dizzying variety to satisfy players of all stripes. New additions for the WiiWare™ service include the sci-fi adventure of BLASTER MASTER™ OVERDRIVE and the speedy fun of Tomena Sanner, plus a pair of family-friendly games to help parents and their kids brighten up the dog days of winter. For the Nintendo DSiWare™ service, new attractions include the rocket-powered puzzles of Link 'n' Launch™ and the tower-defending thrills of Fieldrunners. And lest you should think cucumbers are only good for snacking, the Virtual Console™ debut of Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom lets Wii™ owners enjoy a quirky classic from the NES™ era.
BLASTER MASTER OVERDRIVE
ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older) – Mild Fantasy Violence
Price: 1,000 Wii Points™
Description: BLASTER MASTER OVERDRIVE is an action-adventure game that takes place on an Earth infected by an aggressive, polymorphic virus. Poor, defenseless animals worldwide have been turned into flesh-eating, hemoglobin-swilling terrors. Fortunately, the world has Alex, who happens to be one of the world's foremost biologists and specializes in viral mutation profiles and genetic manipulation. Every studious biologist facing imminent global annihilation needs a sweet ride, and Alex is no exception. He has S.O.P.H.I.A., a shape-shifting, gas-guzzling, projectile-spewing paean to destruction on four wheels. Things look grim, but with Alex and S.O.P.H.I.A. on the case, the world just might have a chance.
Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence
Price: 500 Wii Points
Description: Businessman Hitoshi Susumu is behind schedule and in quite a rush. In fact, once he starts running, he won't stop! Dashing past samurais, T-Rexes, cowboys and all manner of wacky obstacles, Mr. Susumu must get to the goal as fast as he can for the ultimate 2-D dance party. Tomena Sanner is a high-speed side-scrolling action game with a unique timing-based control system that's as challenging as it is fun. As they fly, jump and dance over the many zany obstacles, players need to time their moves to keep their speed up and perform awesome tricks. Using just one button on the Wii Remote™ controller, players of all ages and skill levels will be able to play and help Mr. Susumu get to his goal. Four players can compete to see who is the fastest at running through the bizarre and comical world ofTomena Sanner.
Publisher: Hands-On Mobile
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Wii Points
Description: Bloons is an exciting puzzle game based on the simple fact that popping balloons is fun. Pop your way through dozens of puzzling levels in this exciting puzzle adventure. Each level will have a different arrangement of balloons. Using the darts you're given, try to pop as many as you can. Look out for special balloons, blocks and darts, and have fun discovering what they do. You can pick up and play for a few minutes or spend hours working your way through the game's 70 levels. As an added bonus, there's also a level editor that allows you to create your own balloon puzzles.
Hubert The Teddy Bear Winter Games
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief
Price: 500 Wii Points
Description: Hubert The Teddy Bear is a party game in which players confront crafty bunnies. Outsmart them in eight winter activities including snow fight, sleigh ride, Christmas tree decoration, fishing, catching a bunny and more. Create a teddy bear and customize it to fit your own style. Choose its name and gender and dress it up by combining elements from plenty of clothes and accessories. Play solo or engage your family and friends by competing in one of the multiplayer modes. As many as 16 players can take part in one competition. Thanks to the balanced levels of difficulty – kid, youngster and adult – everyone can enjoy the game. This collection of casual winter sports provides a new experience for the whole family.
Oscar in Movieland
Publisher: Virtual Playground
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 800 Nintendo DSi Points™
Description: Following his Oscar in Toyland escapades, Oscar now plays the leading actor in sensational worlds of hit movies and TV shows. From Sci-Fi to Cartoon, Western to War, Horror to Jurassic and more, this is a game not to be missed. Oscar in Movieland features eye-popping graphics, parallax scrolling backgrounds and fabulous game play. This jump-and-run game is easy to play and packed with hours of fun and nonstop action. Use Wings to Fly, Springy Boots to Jump, and Oscar's secret weapon – his magical Yo-Yo – to swing on and zap enemies in some of the craziest platform levels you'll ever play.
Link 'n' Launch
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Take your puzzle-solving skills to new heights in Link 'n' Launch, a puzzle game in which you must move tiles to create a path that connects fuel to your rocket, blasting it through space. Complete the basic training mode to learn how to play Link 'n' Launch, and then buckle in for the ride through the robust Missions and Puzzles modes. Missions mode has you propelling the rocket through space to reach the target planet within a three-minute time limit, while Puzzles mode challenges you to clear all fuel and pipe tiles from the screen. In both modes, not only do you need to create a path to keep your rocket fueled, but you'll also have to account for immovable tiles and special tiles that upgrade your rocket or give you additional time to complete the level, all while keeping your rocket's flight path within the established boundaries. The launch countdown has begun – are you prepared?
Publisher: Subatomic Studios
ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older) – Mild Cartoon Violence
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Descend into the world of Fieldrunners, one of the most anticipated and visually stunning games in mobile tower defense history. Defend and control the field with a diverse selection of upgradeable towers, using a wide array of tactics and strategies against countless waves of unique land and air combatants. Enjoy hours of entertainment and replayable challenges. Do you have what it takes to dominate the fieldrunners and rise to the top as the ultimate tower defense master?
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Sudoku 4Pockets offers you 3,600 puzzles, and your assistant Kiku will be there to guide you through each of the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced skill levels. The aim of sudoku is to complete a grid of nine-by-nine squares with the numbers 1 through 9 in each square, row and column. As you play, Kiku will guide you: She can tell you if you've entered an incorrect number, offer you hints and explain the moves and terms as you play. The simple-to-use number entry makes it easy to select numbers and add possible number candidates to aid your thought process. Whether you're new to sudoku or an advanced player, you can have fun playing and learning on your quest to become a sudoku master.
ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older) – Alcohol Reference, Animated Blood, Mild Cartoon Violence
Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: There's never been a Hangman game like this before! The world's favorite time-killer game takes an absurdist twist of comical proportions. Taking place in various settings, the game challenges players to save the Hangman from his enemies by guessing hidden words correctly. When players guess incorrectly, he is put one step closer to being shot, strangled, erased or hanged by his enemies. Play a single-player game or challenge your friend to a duel. Extreme Hangman features seven different settings with fun animations, over 2,000 words in various categories, and three difficulty levels.
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom
Original platform: NES
Publisher: Hudson Entertainment
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Mild Cartoon Violence, Tobacco Reference
Price: 500 Wii Points
Description: Featuring a cast of cute characters and an endearing sense of humor, this unique title has gained a dedicated following since its release on the original NES system. The wicked Minister Pumpkin, a nobleman in the Salad Kingdom, has rebelled and kicked King Broccoli off the throne. Worse yet, he has kidnapped Princess Tomato and, with the help of the treacherous Farmies, proceeded to abolish all truth, justice, sweetness and light from the Salad Kingdom. Players take on the role of the brave Sir Cucumber, hero of the kingdom, and set out on a quest to rescue the princess and topple Minister Pumpkin. Progress through multiple locations using set commands (such as MOVE, LOOK and TALK) while winning bouts of Finger Wars (Rock-Paper-Scissors), collecting information and items and heeding helpful clues from your faithful companion, Percy (a persimmon). If you fail, the entire Salad Kingdom will be tossed into frenzy. Sir Cucumber, your princess awaits!
Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Mondays. Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
Remember that both Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visitWii.com or NintendoDSi.com.
Supreme Commander 2
Sony Online Entertainment have announced that Free Realms now has more than 8 Million unique users registered to play Free Realms. The Game was released back on 29th April 2009, and since then, has steadily grown in terms of registered users and in the new features that have been added to the game.
Sony Online Entertainment have also announced that a new festival is scheduled to start later this week. The Festival Of Hearts is a month long celebration of love, friendship, and kindness. There will be themed events, items and awards released during the event as well as new pets.
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – February 8, 2010 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that more than eight million unique users have registered to play Free Realms™ (www.FreeRealms.com), the free-to-play, family-friendly hit online video game. Free Realms has steadily increased its player base by continuing to support development of compelling content and shared user experience. New features, such as Player Housing, have encouraged players to customize and create their own unique definitions of gameplay, while instigated Live World Events and player parties engage the community at large, allowing players to interact, discover and explore.
“Free Realms is more than just a virtual world for our players; it is a portal for imagination. A place where players transform their house into a jumping maze for friends to compete or a petting zoo that boasts all their pets,” said John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment. “Our job as developers is to listen to and predict what they want and give them the tools that inspire and compel them to share their experiences with eight million others.”
Later this week, Free Realms is scheduled to kick off the Festival of Hearts, a special month long event that celebrates love, friendship and kindness. All players will be able to participate in themed events, daily social activities and storyline quests that incorporate traditional items and rewards which embody the holiday: hearts, candies, forget-me-not cards, flowers, love potions and more. Heart Breakers are invited too, as even the Stone Hearted can participate in the world events that ensue. New Hippo, Tiger, Beetle, Groundhog and Owl pets will also be available in the Marketplace.
Recently nominated in the category of Best New Social/Online Game by the organizers of the tenth annual Game Developers Choice Awards, Free Realms continues to redefine the scope and pace of online games.
In Free Realms, players are free to do or be anything: Fight like a ninja, cook a tasty meal, raise a pet, battle goblins, set out on epic quests or connect with friends through a safe, social networking site. Also available is the Free Realms Trading Card Game: a full-featured trading card game, playable both digitally within the Free Realms online game and offline via physical card decks sold wherever you buy trading cards. Free Realms players can also pop into select retailers to purchase Station Cash cards, which can be redeemed for Station Cash, and used to buy virtual goodies or upgrade to a Membership status in the game.
Free Realms is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and up with content descriptors of Crude Humor and Fantasy Violence. To play Free Realms, visit: http://www.FreeRealms.com.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, Untold Legends™, and PlanetSide®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxies™, SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX; Seattle, WA; Denver, CO; Tucson, AZ and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in development.
THQ Have announced that they are working on All Star Karate and that it is coming exclusively for the Nintendo Wii. All Star Karate is the first extension to the All Star Series which began with All Star Cheer Squad.
In the game you play as a young martial arts novice. you try to save a old man from a pack of ninja, who turns out to be a Karate Master. the master offers you his services and makes you his protégé.
The Single Player Mode is a career mode where, by using the WiiMote, Nunchuck, Or Two WiiMotes, you master various Karate moves to obtain seven different coloured Belts. The Game will feature a Kata editor where you are able to create your own move sequences. A Challenge is in the game and give you the chance to spar with a friend.
THQ Have released a debut trailer for the game that features alot of game-play footage of in-game action. The trailer shows various parts of the game, from single player career mode to sparring with a friend. the screenshots are also in-game and show in-game action. the screenshots show some battles as well as the Kata Editor.
All Star Karate
GOURA HILLS, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Feb 08, 2010 THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that All Star Karate™is currently in development exclusively for Wii™ and is scheduled for release this spring. All Star Karate, the first extension in the company’s All Star franchise, which debuted with the All Star Cheer Squad™ cheerleading video game in 2008, will challenge players to punch, kick and chop their way through the game with play features based on real karate moves. With optional Wii MotionPlus™ compatibility, the game offers a true full-body experience by allowing players to experience the life of a karate trainee who is under the guidance of a wise, but humorous sensei, and is on the path toward attaining a black belt, the highest achievement level in karate.
About All Star Karate
In All Star Karate, players will follow the life of a young, martial arts novice whose noble attempt to save an elderly man from a pack of ninjas brings him face-to-face with a true karate master. The sensei, a cantankerous old-timer, offers his services and teaches his new protégé the proper techniques and disciplines of karate and guides him toward achieving the black belt. In single-player, Career mode, players will execute and master various karate moves utilizing the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk, or two Wii Remotes, in order to attain the seven different colored belts or achievement levels in karate, including the black belt. Additionally, players can show off their hand, kicking and blocking techniques by sparring with a friend in Challenge mode or by creating their own move sequences to perform with the Kata Editor.
For more information on All Star Karate, as well as additional THQ titles, please visit www.playthq.com.
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ, All Star Cheer Squad, All Star Karate and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
Wii, Wii Remote, and Wii MotionPlus are trademarks of Nintendo.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “THQ”), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the All Star Karate video game, and are based upon management’s current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ’s financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2009, and particularly the discussion of risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.
THQ Have announced that Brock Lesnar will feature on the cover for UFC Undisputed 2010. THQ Have also revealed more details for the game. UFC Undisputed 2010 is coming to the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 on 25th May. A PSP Version of the game will come out later this year.
THQ Have revealed details on what fans can expect the game to have. The game will have greater fighter customisation, intelligent and Intuitive combat, a Robust career progression, New Gameplay modes, and Online Modes
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Feb 08, 2010 THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Zuffa, LLC today announced the first gameplay details surrounding UFC®Undisputed™ 2010, the follow-up to the critically and commercially acclaimed debut videogame based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship®. Poised to deliver intelligent and intuitive combat, increased fighter customization, robust career progression, challenging new gameplay modes and explosive online offerings, UFC Undisputed 2010 is currently in development for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system versions are scheduled for release on May 25, 2010, while the PSP system version is scheduled for release later this year.
In addition, current UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar will be featured on the cover of UFC Undisputed 2010. A mixed martial artist, as well as a former professional and amateur wrestler, Lesnar made his UFC debut during UFC 81: Breaking Point against former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir. He went on to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship by defeating Randy Couture at UFC 91: Couture vs. Lesnar, held on November 15, 2008, and has retained the Championship since that time. Lesnar is tentatively slated to return to the Octagon in 2010.
“UFC Undisputed 2010 will deliver the most advanced and superior virtual MMA action based on the world’s most prominent and respected organization in mixed martial arts, Ultimate Fighting Championship,” said Brian Coleman, Vice President of Global Brand Management, THQ. “Through enriched gameplay and extensive new options, players will understand and appreciate what it takes to be a real UFC fighter.”
“Brock Lesnar’s intensity and relentless commitment to the sport of mixed martial arts, as well as to the UFC, make him a perfect candidate to be the cover athlete for UFC Undisputed 2010,” said Dana White, President, UFC. “You want to be a fighter? Videogamers and fight fans around the world need to step up to Brock’s level when they enter the virtual Octagon in UFC Undisputed 2010!”
About UFC Undisputed 2010
UFC Undisputed 2010 is the only mixed martial arts (MMA) videogame this year that will deliver the action, intensity and prestige of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Players will navigate an unparalleled roster of more than 100 prolific UFC fighters, each fully rendered to convey a photorealistic appearance. Prominent UFC personalities, including commentators Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg, veteran voice of the Octagon Bruce Buffer, the Octagon Girls, referees, trainers and more, will return to showcase an authentic and memorable UFC videogame experience.
Enhanced combat will offer players a new Sway System with full upper body and head movement that allows for the dodging of attacks. On the ground, a new Posture System will enable players to deliver stronger, fight-ending strikes from every position. In addition, players will manage Octagon control with new strikes, submissions, transitions and cage positions, as well as experience added realism with the introduction of Southpaw stance. Players will also enjoy customizable freedom with created fighters by combining moves from numerous MMA disciplines, including new moves taken from Sambo, Karate and Greco-Roman Wrestling, to become true mixed martial artists.
UFC Undisputed 2010 will encourage online camaraderie like never before, as players will have the ability to form fight camps and leagues, train like real-life UFC fighters and go online to compete against other camps in the virtual UFC world. Career Mode will also return, including a new “Game Is Watching You” system that will track every action and use this information to dictate in-game commentary, opponent intelligence and overall career progression. In addition, players will enhance their Career Mode experience through online co-op sparring sessions with their respective fight camps and form unique personalities for created fighters to increase their cred, popularity and sponsorships based on interactions during weigh-ins and interviews.
UFC Undisputed 2010 will also introduce players to three new gameplay modes. Title Mode will enable players to fight through one of UFC’s five official weight classes to earn and defend a championship belt. In Title Defense Mode, players will see a fighter’s condition remain persistent but offer milestone challenges built in along the way. In addition, the game’s Tournament Mode will allow players to explore up to 16-player individual and team tournaments within one system. The mode will be compatible with both UFC and created fighters, as well as deliver two unique gameplay styles. Arcade-style play will offer the ability to repeat a fighter’s appearance, while simulation play will limit fighter representation to one appearance.
More information about UFC Undisputed 2010 can be found at www.ufcundisputed.com and www.thq.com.
About The Ultimate Fighting Championship
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. Owned and operated by Zuffa™, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN Entertainment, BellTV, SaskTel Max™, Shaw Pay-Per-View, Viewers Choice, and WOWOW in Japan, and Premiere Combate and SporTV in Brazil, and via the Internet worldwide on Yahoo! Sports, and commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world. For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit UFC.com, UK.UFC.com,GERMANY.UFC.com or UFCEspanol.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
About THQ Inc.
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ and the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Ultimate Fighting®, UFC®, The Ultimate Fighter®, Submission®, As Real As It Gets®, Zuffa™, The Octagon™ and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks, trademarks, trade dress or service marks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC and affiliated entities in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks referenced herein may be the property of Zuffa, LLC or other respective owners.
Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox LIVE logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “THQ”), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the release of the UFC Undisputed 2010 videogame, and are based upon management’s current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ’s financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2009, and particularly the discussion of risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.
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QTE Blog: EA Have Released A New Trailer For Command & Conquer 4 http://ow.ly/16vXdS
The9 has reportedly invested around $15M into Red 5 Studios. http://ow.ly/14zxp
360: Left 4 Dead 2 is getting a update. various Gameplay and Map fixes have been detailed in the link. http://ow.ly/14zC3
N.Y Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo is investigating several retails for deceptive advertising. GameStop is one of them http://ow.ly/14zCD
360: Peter Molyneux says Fable III is 'almost at its final edit' stage, polishing the game about all that's left http://ow.ly/14zE5
QTE Blog: THQ Have Released A New Promo Trailer For MX vs ATV Reflex http://ow.ly/16vY9B
QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Mini Game Trailer For Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll http://ow.ly/16vY9A
PS3: Atlus are letting Demon Souls players pick the games World Tendency for Valentines day. http://ow.ly/14zSq
Xbox: Bungie are calling fans to come together on 14th April to give Halo 2 a big send-off before Xbox Live support ends http://ow.ly/14zTp
Concept art has emerged from 3 EA games that were in development, Road Rash, Oliver Twist, and Arthurian http://ow.ly/14zUw
PC: its reported Championship Manager Online has been canned, apparently without prior notice to players http://ow.ly/14zVj
QTE Blog: This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ow.ly/16vZ2J
QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A Launch Trailer For Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll http://ow.ly/16vZ2K
Wii: its rumoured that Sonic will be a playable character in Mario Galaxy 2. http://ow.ly/14zWa
Its reported that Wii development is in decline. iPhone development increasing. http://ow.ly/14A0F
Facebook: EA say they will introduce Madden NFL on Facebook, make it more accessible, simpler experience. http://ow.ly/14A1x
Gran Turismo PSP sold 1.8M units, GT5 Prologue sold 4.650M units. Gran Turismo Series has sold 55.450.000 Units http://ow.ly/14A2Z
QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Announce Vengeful Gods, The 9th Expansion For Legends Of Norrath http://ow.ly/16w0td
PSP: Kojima Productions say that Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker still has surprises in store. http://ow.ly/14A3W
PC: Diablo III Artwork has revealed a Female version of the Monk Class. http://ow.ly/14A4X
Ubisoft and THQ reportedly hint that they know about Nintendo's new platform. possible Ubisoft announcement next week http://ow.ly/14A80
GC: Nintendo Reveal the GameCube was designed with 3D in Mind. it had the ability to play 3D games. http://ow.ly/14A93
The back of the Final Fantasy XIII 360 box confirms that there will be DLC for the game. http://ow.ly/14CA4
PC: Following Championship Manager Online's closure, co-Devs Jadestone have blamed Eidos for shutting it down http://ow.ly/14CNs
QTE Blog: Our 1 Year (+5 Days) Anniversary!!! http://ow.ly/16wk4C
QTE Blog: About QTE Gamers http://ow.ly/16wl1W
QTE Blog: Why I Decided To Create QTE Gamers http://ow.ly/16wl1V
QTE Blog: What A Year Its Been – The Evolution Of The Site http://ow.ly/16wlRa
QTE Blog: What A Year Its Been – QTE Gamers And PR http://ow.ly/16wnlp
QTE Blog: Tips For Future Videogame Bloggers http://ow.ly/16wpdV
QTE Blog: What Have You Played This Week? http://ow.ly/16wqjA
QTE Blog: QTE Tweets Of The Week http://ow.ly/14ZcO
9 QTE Blog: Audio Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest) http://ow.ly/16uTQ0
8 QTE Blog: Sony Announce That Temco's Fret Nice Is Coming To The PSN This Week http://ow.ly/16uA5g
7 QTE Blog: Cryptic Announce Klingon And Ferengi Playable Characters Are Available For Purchase http://ow.ly/16uA5f
6 360: Ubisoft have announced that Splinter Cell Conviction is coming out on the 13th April. http://ow.ly/13OoP
5 Nokia: Ovi Maps Racing has been released as a free download.its a top down racer that makes tracks based on your location http://ow.ly/13OqA
4 THQ Have said that there will be another De Blob game sometime between April 2010 and March 2011. http://ow.ly/13OwQ
3 360: A picture of a Natal Prototype has been released. its made in the same factory as the iPhone http://ow.ly/13SWX
2 PC: Atari have announced that there are over 1 Million registered accounts for Star Trek Online. http://ow.ly/13OD0
1 Game Crazy Parent company, Movie Gallery, has filled for chapter 11 bankruptcy. only 250 stores will remain. http://ow.ly/13OtL