The Sports Video Games of the Year

Rarely considered for overall video-game-of-the-year honors, the uncommon diversity of sports video games, and the unique demands placed on them to recreate both a real-world sport and the real-life experiences associated with it, support their own class of awards more than any other genre. These are Kotaku » 12/23/12 4:00pm 12/23/12 4:00pm's Stick…

UFC Undisputed 3: The Kotaku Review

UFC Undisputed » 2/16/12 6:01pm 2/16/12 6:01pm tried to come back too soon. Following a breakout season in 2009, it returned with a good-but-not-great sequel in 2010. Publisher THQ recognized the franchise didn't deliver enough and shifted it to two-year production cycle. So is the game mixed martial arts fans should have gotten last May? Or is it…

UFC 3's Cover Goes Up for a Vote

Five fighters are contenders for the cover of UFC Undisputed 3's cover when the game releases in January. Fans will vote on the honor, selecting from a pool of Georges St. Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and Frankie Edgar. » 8/26/11 6:00pm 8/26/11 6:00pm

This Video Gets Up Close and Personal With UFC Undisputed 3's Combat…

THQ has already announced its intention of making UFC Undisputed 3 a tournament ready fighter. In this video they show off how that combat system will look. After watching this video, I'm not going to argue with any of these guys. » 8/16/11 1:15pm 8/16/11 1:15pm

Here's the First Public Look at UFC 3 Gameplay

This is a huge weekend for competitive gaming, especially with the EVO World Championships going on in Las Vegas. At the premier fighting-game event, THQ is showing off early builds of UFC Undisputed 3, due for release early next year. » 7/30/11 6:00pm 7/30/11 6:00pm

EA Sports Won't Say MMA's Dead, but Won't Say It's Getting a Sequel,…

To many, the UFC's acquisition of the competing fight series Strikeforce in March spelled the end of EA Sports MMA. While EA Sports' chief of development did not say that a sequel is in development, he did not say the label was quitting the sport altogether. » 6/26/11 2:00pm 6/26/11 2:00pm

UFC Undisputed 3 Seeks a Bid to Fighting Game Tournaments

UFC Undisputed may be a sports simulation, but the series has roots in fighting games, says the game's producer, and UFC 3 will pay tribute to those roots when the game releases in January. » 6/10/11 7:30pm 6/10/11 7:30pm

UFC Undisputed 3 Aims For A More Accessible Brutality

UFC Undisputed 3 represents more than just THQ's abandonment of the mixed martial arts simulation series as an annualized franchise, it's the game designed to welcome more virtual fighters into the fold. It's a game kinder to new players, but more brutal on its in-game MMA stars. » 6/03/11 12:00pm 6/03/11 12:00pm

UFC 3 Puts Pride In Its Work

Pride Fighting Championship rules—these would be ones permitting head stomps and soccer kicks to the noggin—are among a set of features for the officially announced UFC Undisputed 3 that will expand on the leading mixed martial arts simulation title and incorporate many qualities of its short-lived competition. » 6/02/11 10:40pm 6/02/11 10:40pm