UFC Undisputed 3 News (PS3)

THQ had fourth UFC Undisputed title in development, $1.1m in severance Poll

Posted: 12.06.2012 by Technet2k

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With the sale of the UFC license to EA, THQ had to pull the plug on development of a fourth UFC Undisputed game and close down THQ San Diego. $1.1m will be paid in severance.

A further $1.3 million will be for charges associated with facilities and $0.5 million "related to long-lived assets." THQ revealed that UFC Undisputed 3 sold 1.4 million copies.

Report: THQ sold UFC license because latest game failed to break even, focusing on low cost AAA games

Posted: 10.06.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter is reporting that THQ management told him that the reason the publisher sold the license to Electronic Arts is that the latest title, UFC Undisputed 3, failed to break even, despite selling 2M units worldwide.

E3 2012: EA gets exclusive rights to UFC license

Posted: 05.06.2012 by JonahFalcon

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THQ owned the videogame rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) license, publishing the UFC Undisputed Games. Today, Electronic Arts announced during its E3 press conference that it has signed an agreement with Zuffa, LLC, to publish UFC games exclusively under the EA Sports label.

US videogame retail sales down 20% in February 2012

Posted: 09.03.2012 by JonahFalcon

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It seems the UK videogame market is not the only one experiences a depression in sales, as the NPD has announced that videogame sales in the US in February 2012, amounting to $1.06B, is down 20% in a year-to-year comparison with February 2011. Console sales are down 18% in year-to-year, while console game sales are down 23%. Videogame accessories are down 16%.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 heads a slow February for UK videogame sales

Posted: 08.03.2012 by JonahFalcon

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The videogame market in the UK has not been a pretty sight, and the trend has continued in February 2012 where the market saw a 29% drop in sales in a year-to-year comparison with February 2011. 2.3M games were sold for 55m last month.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 ruled the roost in the slow month, while Battlefield 3 finally overtook Modern Warfare 3 in chart position. Electronic Arts accounted for 3 of the top 10 sellers.