AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - March 15, 2010 - THQ Inc. today announced the release of a new UFC® Undisputed™ 2010 video featuring the current UFC Lightweight Champion, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn. As one of the world’s most renowned fighters, Penn brings an unrivaled level of skill and athleticism to the Octagon™. His stand-up fighting is notorious, and his legendary submissions are second to none. UFC Undisputed 2010 captures the proficiency of Penn and more than 100 UFC fighters with a multitude of enhanced combat features, including:
· Full upper body and head movement with a new Sway System
· New Posture System that allows for stronger, fight-ending strikes from the ground
· Introduction of Southpaw stance and the ability to change stances during a fight
· Multiple MMA disciplines, including the new additions of Sambo, Karate and Greco-Roman Wrestling
· Variety of new strikes, submissions, transitions and cage positions
“UFC Undisputed 2010 will, without question, be the ultimate MMA videogame experience,” said Penn. “The game’s authenticity is awesome and THQ has done a fantastic job on making the moves and gameplay very realistic.”
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. Enhanced combat will bring greater authenticity and more customization, as players manage Octagon control with new strikes, submissions, transitions, cage positions and more. UFC Undisputed 2010 will encourage online camaraderie like never before, giving players 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. In addition to an expanded Career mode, UFC Undisputed 2010 will also introduce three new gameplay modes including Title Mode, Title Defense Mode and Tournament Mode. So you want to be a fighter? Here’s how. For more information about the UFC Undisputed videogame franchise, please visit www.ufcundisputed.com and www.thq.com.
About BJ Penn
BJ “The Prodigy” Penn is an American mixed martial artist and current UFC Lightweight Champion. Penn began his MMA career training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Ralph Gracie, and was the first non-Brazilian to win the black-belt division of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Fighting out of Hilo, Hawaii, Penn is renowned for his powerful standup and unrivaled submissions. For more information on BJ Penn, please visit www.ufc.com and www.bjpenn.com.