GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) announced it is offering mixed martial arts fans pre-order exclusives, a sweepstakes and a contest as incentives to pre-order THQ’s UFC® Undisputed™ 2010 from GameStop stores nationwide now through May 25, 2010.
UFC Undisputed 2010 is being hailed as the only mixed martial arts (MMA) video game that delivers the action, intensity and prestige that are hallmarks of the Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC). It offers advanced and powerful virtual MMA action, intelligent and intuitive combat features, increased fighter customization, robust career progression, challenging new gameplay modes and additional online content. In addition, players can pick from more than 100 of the best UFC fighters in the world designed to mimic the skills and fighting styles that make them unique in the world of MMA.
GameStop Pre-Order Exclusives
Customers who pre-order UFC Undisputed 2010 from GameStop receive four exclusive TUF fighters from the 10th installment of the Ultimate Fighting Championship “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights,” including James McSweeney, Marcus Jones, Brendan Schaub and Roy “Big Country” Nelson.
Customers who order the PlayStation 3 version of the game receive additional bonus content, including:
· Three UFC legend fighters: Royce Gracie, Jens Pulver and Dan Severn
· Five exclusive gameplay fights
· Five of the greatest fights in UFC history in Blu-Ray
GameStop Ultimate Fighter Weekend Sweepstakes
GameStop is offering fans the chance to win the “Ultimate Fighter Life” with the Gaming Hook-Up Sweepstakes. From now through May 15, people can register for a chance to win a PlayStation 3 and PSP-3000. Both come with gaming bundles and early delivery of UFC Undisputed 2010, as well as Brendan Schaub’s Ultimate Fighter Pack. Complete rules and details are available at www.GameStop.com/UFC2010
UFC Undisputed 2010 “Train a Fighter” GameStop Contest
In addition to the Ultimate Fighter Weekend Sweepstakes, GameStop is also sponsoring the UFC Undisputed 2010 “Train a Fighter” contest now through May 26. Customers are asked to log on to www.GameStop.com/UFC2010
and click the “Train the Fighter” link for the chance to explain (in 500 characters or less) how they could train UFC fighters to take their real life knowledge into the “virtual” Ocatgon in UFC Undisputed 2010. Four winners will receive prize packages that include four-days, three-nights all-expense paid trips to Las Vegas to attend The Ultimate Fighter 11 finale at The Palms, spending money and a training session at the local fight camp (Tapout Gym, Xtreme Couture). Winners will also see GameStop exclusive fighter James McSweeney in his UFC debut against Travis Browne.
GameStop officials point out the importance of titles such as UFC Undisputed 2010, which features Spanish-language options and incorporates Hispanic characters, to a broad bi-lingual marketplace, especially in the U.S. “Mixed martial arts has proven to be extremely popular with the Spanish-language audience, and we expect THQ’s UFC Undisputed 2010 to follow the same trend,” said Paul Raines, chief operating officer, GameStop Corp. “The game is a strong example of how a publisher can appeal to this growing market through its in-game content and multiple language options, including Spanish.”
For additional information on how to pre-order the game and enter the sweepstakes and contest, visit www.GameStop.com/UFC2010