Archive for the ‘MMA’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: EA Sports UFC 2 Beta Impressions
    Posted February 5th, 2016 at 2:15 pm 1 Comment »
    The one week beta for EA Sports UFC 2 provided ample opportunity to get a feel for what's in store with the product that will be releasing on March 15. After a disappointing first effort there's reason for optimism with the sequel based on gameplay improvements, Practice and Skill Challenges meant to make the game easier to learn and improve at, and even the new Ultimate Team mode which has a different model that's been built for an individual sport. In this new episode of the Press Row Pod...
  • EA Sports UFC 2 highlight reel
    Posted February 3rd, 2016 at 12:00 pm 2 Comments »
    With the EA Sports UFC 2 beta about to come to a close I put together a highlight reel of some of the best moments from my online fights completed throughout the beta period. Please enable Javascript to watch this video...
  • Opening some Ultimate Team packs in EA Sports UFC 2
    Posted January 30th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 2 Comments »
    Ultimate Team mode in EA Sports UFC 2 is naturally quite different than those found in the publisher's team sports games. In UFC, you're working on building up your stable of created fighters, which means packs contain attribute boosts, perks, and moves rather than trying to obtain real-life fighters. In this video the Middleweight Starter Pack is opened, the different types of packs available to purchase are browsed through, and then two Premium Packs, one Middleweight Pack, and a Fight Nig...
  • Lengthy EA Sports UFC 2 stream focused on Ultimate Team and gameplay
    Posted January 28th, 2016 at 7:30 am 3 Comments »
    The closed beta for EA Sports UFC 2 opens up today and in advance of that the publisher held a live stream to go over the new Ultimate Team mode, which was detailed thoroughly yesterday, and feature stretches of gameplay. The audio from creative director Brian Hayes and UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was out of snyc but it's an informative look at a few elements of the upcoming game that runs for over two hours.  (more…)...
  • Much more on EA Sports UFC 2 Ultimate Team
    Posted January 27th, 2016 at 12:45 pm 1 Comment »
    Details and a new video released today have gone further into detail on how Ultimate Team will work in EA Sports UFC 2. The mode features "teams" of up to five fighters in different weight classes, coins to purchase packs containing special items boosting fighter performance, and customization to improve and alter moves and attributes. There are components of both online and offline for playing the mode. (more…)...
  • Roster and ratings for the welterweight division in EA Sports UFC 2
    Posted January 25th, 2016 at 3:00 pm 5 Comments »
    With extensive footage of EA Sports UFC 2 having leaked out via live stream along with it was the roster of the welterweight division and their respective ratings. There are 38 fighters available in the division. As was the case with the first UFC game the ratings are inflated for the middle and bottom of the roster keeping them in range of the elite fighters. While 85 was the lowest rating in EA UFC, 83 is the lowest from the welterweights in UFC 2. (more…)...
  • First gameplay footage of EA Sports UFC 2 comes from an early stream of the beta
    Posted January 22nd, 2016 at 9:45 am 2 Comments »
    The closed beta for EA Sports UFC 2 won't kick off for most people until late next week but footage has already made it out thanks to a live stream held by UFC fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The game was streamed for nearly three hours and though it isn't high quality, parts of the screen are obscured by various windows and text, and the audio is primarily of Jackson and his buddies, it's an extensive look at gameplay particularly at this still somewhat early stage. The game foota...
  • Mike Tyson is the third fighter offered with EA Sports UFC 2 pre-orders
    Posted January 20th, 2016 at 9:00 am 3 Comments »
    When the pre-order incentive for EA Sports UFC 2 was revealed to include three fighters, but only two were being named, it was obvious that the one being held back would not be a traditional fighter and have some sort of story behind them. Today the company announced that Mike Tyson will be included with pre-orders of the game. Two versions of Tyson will be found in UFC 2. There's the young "Iron" Mike Tyson and the late-in-career "Legacy" Mike Tyson. The standard edition of UFC 2 gets a...