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With EA Canada focused on EA's upcoming UFC game, the Fight Night franchise has been put on hold at EA Sports. "Right now, a great portion of the core of the Fight Night team are actually the team that are building UFC," EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson told IGN. "Do I see a future...

May 24th 2013 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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The Fight Night team at EA Canada will develop EA Sports UFC, EA announced today. Since its surprise license acquisition reveal at E3 2012, EA has kept quiet on the UFC-based game's development.Brian Hayes, who led gameplay design for Fight Night Round 4 and Fight Night Champion, will act as Creati...

July 18th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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As of the release of Fight Night Champion, EA Sports will no longer be including paper manuals with its games. Kotaku reports that the decision comes as part of an effort for the company to be more environmentally friendly. Instead of full paper manuals, future EA titles will include an in-game d...

March 21st 2011 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Dragon Age 2, as it was foretold by the Chantry prophecies, took the top spot on Chart-Track's all formats UK sales chart for the week of March 6. Hawke's ascension meant that s/he pushed back the Pokémon of the White and Black breeds to second and fourth place, respectively. Fight Night...

March 14th 2011 at 11:08am 0 Comments
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The latest dev diary for Fight Night Champion details the title's biggest, newest feature: Online Gyms. Create a fighter and join the ranks of a player-made gym, brawling up tournament ladders and taking on other teams. Just make sure your gym has a clever name, first. (For instance: "Boxers.")

February 20th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We never understood boxing's moniker as "the sweet science" until this very moment. See, before watching the Fight Night Champion offense and defense dev diaries below, we just thought the sport was as simple as "punch without being punched." Apparently, there's a bit more to it than that.

February 12th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Regional anaerobic fatigue -- that's a real thing in Fight Night Champion. Four different quadrants of the body have their own localized stamina, penalizing players for overusing one single muscle group and encouraging more dynamic play, producer Brian Hayes tells us in this new video.

January 12th 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Apparently, Fight Night Champion's road to boxing glory runs through a prison circuit. Boxing sure has gotten rough: In our day, you just had to beat up a laughing soda junkie for a shot at the best.

January 7th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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EA's dialing up the drama with Fight Night Champion's career mode, which follows fictitious Philadelphia fighter Andre Bishop as he ascends to equally fictional prominence. Throughout his journey, Bishop will fight plenty of people -- including the guy pictured, who we've dubbed "Ed Hardy Drago."

January 4th 2011 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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EA Sports is really hyping its fictitious boxing legend, Andre Bishop. In Fight Night Champion's "Legacy" mode, players will attempt to punch Bishop into boxing glory -- but, as evidenced in these new trailers, you can't get him there on your own. You'll need plenty of help along the way.

December 16th 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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How could not want to hear all about Fight Night Champion from a man named "Jazz?" Okay, okay -- he's also an assistant producer on the title and he goes into detail about the game's much improved Legacy Mode. That might be more important ... we guess. In other Fight Night Champion news, the game'...

December 10th 2010 at 11:15pm 0 Comments