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THQ Set to Enter the Famed Octagon with UFC 2009 Undisputed

June 20, 2008

THQ Set to Enter the Famed Octagon with UFC 2009 Undisputed

Debut Videogame Based on Ultimate Fighting Championship Poised to Deliver an Extensive Roster, Commanding New Game Engine and Powerful Features

THQ Inc. today announced that UFC 2009 Undisputed, the company’s debut videogame based on the renowned Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts organization, is in development for the Xbox 360, the PLAYSTATION 3 and mobile devices. Featuring an authentic and comprehensive UFC atmosphere, including an extensive roster of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world, UFC 2009 Undisputed is expected to begin shipping to retail outlets worldwide in spring 2009.

“As the leading fighting videogame publisher*, we feel the rising popularity of the UFC brand and its incredible mixed martial arts experience make UFC 2009 Undisputed the perfect addition to our expanding portfolio,” said Bob Aniello, senior vice president, worldwide marketing, THQ. “UFC 2009 Undisputed is certain to be the most realistic fighting game to date, including advanced collision detection and AI systems that incorporate individual fighter styles.”

“UFC offers the fighting videogame genre a fresh and innovative look inside today’s most exciting live sporting event in the world,” said Dana White, president, UFC. “UFC 2009 Undisputed represents a significant opportunity for us to expand our growing, global audience and allow fans to step into the virtual Octagon to compete against the world’s most prominent mixed martial arts fighters.”

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