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Flower This year had a number of terrific downloadable games (this list is a testament to that), however no game -- retail or digital -- connected with me like Flower. Jenova Chen's flOw was an interesting experiment, but Flower is an actual game. In fact, Flower is one of the few experiences I can...

January 2nd 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The Spike VGAs this evening may very well reveal the first gameplay of upcoming MMA-er UFC Undisputed 2010, but the most recent GameStop weekly is dropping release date bombs on us well before tonight's festivities kickoff. According to the ad, the game will be grappling onto store shelves on May 2...

December 12th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It wasn't so long ago that Joystiq's THQ coverage was a litany of woe and despair. Until yesterday, that is, when the company not only announced that profits were up a staggering 77 percent in its first quarter, but that it had found a breakout, 2.9 million-selling hit in UFC 2009 Undisputed.It's n...

July 29th 2009 at 5:50pm 0 Comments
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Dropping knowledge about its Q2 earnings for this year, THQ has revealed that UFC 2009 Undisputed and Red Faction: Guerrilla have both become multi-million dollar franchises for the publisher. With these two, along with a game based on the recent Pixar film Up, THQ enjoyed three of the top ten bes...

July 28th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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THQ recently unloaded its earnings for its first fiscal quarter ending June 30, and with strong sales of UFC 2009 Undisputed and Red Faction: Guerrilla (it's all about the ostriches, baby!), the company is, uh, very much not operating like THQ. It reports that net profits climbed a whopping 77% to...

July 28th 2009 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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If you've been dragged around the Octagon and beaten to a pulp one too many times due to glitches in UFC 2009 Undisputed's online component, you'll be pleased to hear that the developers are working on a patch. In fact, this blog post on the official site is proof of that.There are several issues t...

July 8th 2009 at 11:01pm 0 Comments

People are always asking us, "Joystiq, can you tell me more about the clinching mechanics in UFC 2009: Undisputed?" Previously, our standard practice was to stare at them quizzically until they walked away, but no more! Now, we can direct them to the above video for all their clinching needs.The con...

April 20th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Fitch caved in and signed the contract. Thanks to Scott for reading MMAJunkie.com.Original Story: The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released welterweight crown contender Jon Fitch for refusing to sign his image rights away for a lifetime to UFC-based games being made by THQ. Fitch stat...

November 21st 2008 at 11:43am 0 Comments

We love watching guys pummel each other into a gooey pulp just as much as the next group of gaming bloggers, but we've never understood the appeal of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Sure, a no-holds barred brawl in an octagonal cage of death sounds delightful, but we've found that many of...

June 22nd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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THQ is taking over the UFC license with a new title: UFC 2009 Undisputed. This will be the first game branded with a U, an F, and a C since the last game from 2004. UFC 2009 will contain 80 UFC fighters from five different weight class divisions, each one captured with "photo-realistic" graphics. A...

June 21st 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments