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THQ re-confirms UFC fitness game

THQ’s UFC fitness game is due in June, the firm has confirmed. Today the publisher has announced the game officially for the first time – although it actually told investors (and therefore the media) the game was coming back at E3 2010 in June.UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System …

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THQ expects Homefront to trump WWE

Publisher THQ has predicted that upcoming triple-A shooter Homefront will make more money than either of the company’s big fighting franchises, WWE or UFC. "I don’t think [WWE and UFC] make more money than I expect Homefront to make," core games executive vice president Danny Bilson stated in an interview …

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UFC owner files lawsuit against Ubisoft

Ultimate Fighting Championship owner Zuffa LLC is taking Ubisoft to court over the marketing of Kinect game Fighters Uncaged. Zuffa claims a phrase on the back of the game’s box is confusingly similar to the use of UFC Marks, including the ‘Ultimate Fighting’ name and mark on Zuffa licensed video …

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EA tipped to exit MMA genre

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has predicted that EA’s debut foray into the mixed martial arts genre will be its last following a poor performance from the recently released EA Sports MMA at retail. The brawler entered the UK Charts in 23rd spot yesterday and faces a tough time …

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Red Faction delayed until May

Red Faction: Armageddon will now be released in May 2011. The game was originally due in March, but has been pushed back to strengthen THQ’s next financial year. The publisher has also given release windows for some of its key core titles for the next 18 months. MX vs ATV …

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THQ talks premium online multiplayer, tackling pre-owned impact

Speaking to investors following its recent financial report, THQ CEO Brian Farrell has admitted that a combination of robust downloadable content and premium online play” will be its main weapons against the ‘threat’ of pre-owned games. He believes that the combination will increase our digital revenue, engage players with our …

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Lack of Red Faction causes THQ loss

THQ has reports losses in both sales and income for the three months ending June 30th, 2010. The publisher’s net sales fell by 39 per cent year-on-year from $243.5m to $149.4m. Sales were largely driven by UFC Undisputed 2010, just as they were driven by UFC Undisputed 2009 in the …

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THQ to rethink UFC strategy?

Not for the first time, THQ has pointed the finger at the tough competitive window” for causing the lower then expected sales of recent release UFC Undisputed 2010. THQ suffered a $30.1m loss in its last financial quarter. UFC was named as one of the reasons for this slip. Although …

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E3 2010: UFC-branded fitness game on the way

THQ is working on a unique exercise game. The publisher confirmed at E3 this week that it is working on a UFC-inspired fitness game for Kinect, PS Move, and Wii. Unlike other games in the genre the game will be targeted primarily at men, MCV understands. (Men aspiring to be …

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THQ unfazed by EAs MMA challenge

THQ’s UFC series has nothing to fear from EA Sports new MMA brawler, insists VP of core games Danny Bilson. UFC was a surprise smash hit last year for THQ, and its follow-up – UFC 2010 – has already debuted strongly in the UK and US. UFC made our year …

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