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THQ confirmed the development and cancellation of another game in the UFC series in an SEC filing this morning. While not putting exact numbers to the news, the filing noted a year-over-year decrease in sales across the series since 2009. UFC Undisputed 3 failed to sell 2 million units, which was i...

June 11th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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THQ's rights to the UFC license will remain Undisputed until 2018. The publisher announced today that it has extended its "exclusive, worldwide agreement" with Zuffa, LLC to create games based on the ultimate fighting franchise for the next eight years. The agreement grants THQ the option to create...

October 19th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It may not sport the graphics of the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game, but the PSP version of UFC Undisputed 2010 looks mighty impressive for a handheld brawler. This new trailer shows the first Undisputed game on PSP in motion.

August 27th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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"We thought based on the preorder trends that we saw and what we were hearing from retailers and consumers alike and we built our plans for growth in UFC this year," THQ CEO Brian Farrell said on an earnings call today. However, with 2.7 million units sold relative to last year's 2.9 million units...

August 9th 2010 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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While THQ may be rebounding in terms of brand and product quality, that doesn't mean it can simply take the express bus to Money Town. There's more to running a successful entertainment business than simply making well-received games. For its fiscal 2011 first quarter ended June 30, 2010, the pub...

August 9th 2010 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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THQ is shrinking the giant men of the UFC down to fit into a handheld system. The publisher announced a PSP version of UFC Undisputed 2010, entering the retail Octagon on September 7. Perhaps what the game needed to hit sales targets was another version. The portable UFC includes "an unparalleled r...

August 5th 2010 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Last month, THQ reported some not-so-awesome sales figures for its second annual entry into the UFC Undisputed franchise -- to the tune of an almost 50 percent decline from sales for last year's first stab at game-ifying the sport. In a recent discussion with the print version of MCV (via CVG), Jon...

July 24th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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THQ today updated its guidance for its first fiscal quarter in 2010, which ends June 30, as well as its entire fiscal 2010, ending March 30, 2011. Previously, the company had predicted non-GAAP first quarter net sales to be between $190 and $200 million. THQ has now lowered its first quarter guidan...

June 15th 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments