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Fight Night franchise on hold as EA Canada focuses on UFC

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 futu...

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EA, Microsoft enter into 'special relationship,' FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, NBA Live 14, UFC on Xbox One [Update]

Andrew Wilson, EA Sports boss, took to the stage at Microsoft's Xbox One event and confirmed that EA and Microsoft have entered into a "special relationship." This will see four EA Sports games on Xbox One: FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, NBA Live 14 and UFC. All four will launch within the next 12 months,...

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EA: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 15, UFC not planned before next March

Electronic Arts has confirmed to Joystiq that neither Tiger Woods PGA Tour, nor its take on the UFC rights it acquired last June, will be released in fiscal year '14 (concluding March 31, 2014). Although this doesn't necessarily confirm there will be no Tiger Woods PGA Tour 15 as has been rumored &...

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Xbox Live kicks off 'Big Sports Weekend' with free UFC, MLB

Xbox Live is hosting a "Big Sports Weekend" event for both Gold and free subscribers that unlocks some sports content at no extra cost. Among the noteworthy unlocked features this weekend are the ability to watch out-of-market and on-demand MLB games normally limited to MLB.TV subscribers, full NFL...

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Fight Night team developing EA Sports UFC

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 Creat...

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Georges St-Pierre walks you through Sleeping Dogs combat

In this new trailer for Sleeping Dogs, Square Enix has asked UFC fighter (and current welterweight champ) Georges St-Pierre to show off the game's melee fighting system....

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UFC 3 failed to break even at 2 million units, report claims

UFC Undisputed 3 failed to break even – which triggered the sale of the UFC license to Electronic Arts – THQ representatives allegedly said during an E3 investor meeting. "THQ sought to exit its UFC contract as the most recent iteration fell short of its ≈2 million unit break-even...

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EA has big plans for its UFC game

It's an exciting time at EA Sports for executive VP Andrew Wilson. He's pretty stoked about acquiring the UFC license, the result of the dire financial situation going on at THQ right now, the previous UFC license holder. "Yes, yes it is," Wilson tells me when I say it must be a good time to be in ...

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THQ relinquishes UFC rights to EA for 'undisclosed cash payment'

Electronic Arts just announced during its E3 press conference that it has entered into a multi-year, multi-product deal with the UFC... so, what happened to THQ? Turns out the financially troubled publisher answered our query quite quickly. Electronic Arts obtained the publishing rights from THQ fo...

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EA has UFC in a multi-year headlock

The UFC franchise has moved to EA from THQ, EA Sports announced today during its E3 press conference. EA Sports and UFC have a multi-year, multi-product deal....

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