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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.