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EA Sports UFC: Stunning Gameplay Footage and Full Roster

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EA Sports UFC

UFC Footage Unleashed

Dana White and the Fight Night crew finally gave fans of the undisputed UFC games a taste of what’s to come with new installment, EA Sports UFC. For the past few weeks EA Sports and Executive Creative Directer, Brian Hayes, have been feeding gamers bite sized pieces of CGI trailers and informational videos about the gameplay, career mode, and the pre-order bonuses including the revered, Bruce Lee. In less than a month away from release, EA uncovered actual gameplay details showing off the mechanics, presentation, and the undeniable jaw-dropping graphics. 

Could This Be The Best Looking Current Gen Game So Far?

FR_UCF_450x197After watching every single trailer and looking at many screen shots, I was in awe, yet skeptical. E3 2013 gave me hope that maybe they wouldn’t mess this already successful franchise up since the THQ consolidation, but EA has already disappointed me greatly this generation with the Battlefield 4 fiasco, the “copy and paste” Madden 25, and that atrocious NBA Live 14.  However, EA Sports UFC  makes me believe EA won’t detour the franchise because of the involvement of Creative Director Brian Hayes. If you are a fan of the Fight Night series then you know Brian Hayes doesn’t play around. All of the Fight Night games pushed consoles to the limit – especially Fight Night: Round 3 and their last installment, Fight Night: Champions, which added a nice story line to the career mode.

As you can see from the photos, visually, the game is stunning. The animations, hair, jaw lines, skin tones, and expressions add a new energy to the series. I would argue that this is one of best looking UFC games of all time. I would argue that this is one of the best looking games of all time. If you are familiar with UFC, you’ll notice that the characters’ facial animations are some of the best and it will be quite scary to see what the next few installments may look like. I think this game is going to show gamers what EA’s Ignite engine can really do and also demonstrate to developers what’s possible with the brand new engine. EA Sports UFC has a graphical edge as its only focus is on the current generation. This is the beginning of things to come as developers will ultimately decide to leave last generation consoles behind and start to work solely on the PS4, Xbox One, and may be even the Wii U.

Check out the trailer for EA Sports UFC below:

The Roster Reveal

The UFC roster this year is enormous. The addition of new comers, seasoned veterans, and female fighters push EA Sports UFC into the right direction and opens doors for popularizing female MMA fighters – adding a dash of versatility. With almost 50 fighters to choose from and DLC coming soon, players will log in a great deal of time learning move sets in the octagon.

Women’s Bantamweight

Ronda Rousey
Sarah McMann
Sarah Kaufman
Alexis Davis

Liz Carmouche
Cat Zingano
Miesha Tate

Flyweight

Demetrious Johnson
Louise Gaudinot
John Dodson
Joseph Benevidez
Darren Uyenoyama
Ian McCall
Tim Elliot
Scott Jorgenson

Bantamweight

Renan Barao
Eddie Wineland
Brad Pickett
Eric Perez
Michael Macdonald
Bruce Lee
Demetrious Johnson
Urijah Faber
Mike Easton
Dominick Cruz
Brian Bowles

Featherweight

Jose Aldo
Cub Swanson
Dennis Siver
Dustin Porier
BJ Penn
Chad Mendes
Conor McGregor
Bruce Lee
Ricardo Lamas
Korean Zombie
Clay Guida
Urijah Faber
Frankie Edgar

Lightweight

Anthony Pettis
Benson Henderson
TJ Grant
Joe Lauzon
Josh Thompson
Korean Zombie
Bruce Lee
Gray Maynard
Conor McGregor
Gilbert Melendez
Jim Miller
Khabib Nurmegomedov
Ross Pearson
BJ Penn
Jose Aldo
Donald Cerrone
Nate Diaz

Welterweight

Johny Hendricks
Jake Ellenberger
Nick Diaz
Nate Diaz
Carlos Condit
Georges St. Pierre
(cont. on column 2)

Tarec Saffadine
BJ Penn
Demien Maia
Rory Macdonald
Bruce Lee
Robbie Lawler
Pascal Kraus
Josh Koscheck
Martin Kampmann

Middleweight

Chris Weidman
Ronaldo Jacare Souza
Chael Sonnen
Wanderlei Silva
Anderson Silva
Luke Rockhold
Costas Phillipou
Mark Munoz
Demien Maia
Lyoto Machida
Cung Le
Robbie Lawler
Dan Henderson
Royce Gracie
Rich Franklin
Francis Carmont
Michael Bisping
Vitor Belfort

Light Heavyweight

Jon Jones
Dan Henderson
Alexander Gustafsson
Forrest Griffin
Rich Franklin
Rashad Evans
Phil Davis
Daniel Cormier
Michael Bisping
Vitor Belfort
Ryan Bader
Glover Teixeira
Chael Sonnen
Wanderlei Silva
Anderson Silva
Shogun Rua
Antonio “Rogerio” Nogueira
Gegard Mousasi
Lyoto Machida
Chuck Liddell

Heavyweight

Cain Velasquez
Bigfoot Silva
Alistair Overeem
Antonio Nogueira
Roy Nelson
Frank Mir
Mark Hunt
Junior Dos Santos
Daniel Cormier
Travis Browne
Pat Barry
Fabricio Werdum

Arenas

MGM Grand
Staples Center
Honda Center
Prudential Center
Toyota Center
Madison Square Garden
Air Canada
Bell Center
Rio Arena
Chicago Arena

Are you a UFC fan looking forward to the upcoming EA Sports UFC?

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  • This game looks re todd ed. If games begin looking more real than this I’ll be a little creeped out lol.

  • David Trujillo

    Will probably be one of the best games released this year. Or the next. They have finally nailed the gameplay. And the graphics are amazing. My girlfriend thought it was real for a bit.

  • Ericutz4thewin

    Wow it looks amazing…If I play this, I’m Ronda Rousey all day everyday

  • Krystal Carr

    Dang, this looks so realistic! I love how the bodies move, it’s nearly spot on.

  • JackmoveJohnny

    This isn’t Mutant Mudds Deluxe -_-