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UFC Personal Trainer Starts the Ultimate Fitness System in June

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 by James Newton

Wax on, wax off...

Wax on, wax off...

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THQ is really stepping up its fitness game assault on the word "ultimate": the publisher released The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout in late 2010, and in June this year it ramps up the offensive with UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System.

First announced last year, the publisher has now shown off the first video and screenshots of the game in action as well as sharing more details. While THQ is also releasing UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System for PlayStation Move, Xbox 360 owners will receive exclusive content: 9 exclusive drills, branded equipment and the presence of fighters Dan Hardy, Frank Mir, Diego Sanchez and Kenny Florian, as well as voice recognition and the advantage of controller-free gameplay.

Check out the first trailer below and let us know what you think of THQ's rugged new fitness game in the comments below.

UFC(R) Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System in Development on Kinect for Xbox 360, PlayStation(R)Move for PS3(TM) and Wii(TM)

UFC Videogame Portfolio Set to Expand with Development of Unparalleled Interactive Fitness Experience Using Mixed Martial Arts Exercises

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Apr 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Zuffa, LLC today announced the latest edition to the expanding UFC(R)videogame portfolio with UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System. Designed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine(R) (NASM(R)) with support from leading mixed martial arts (MMA) training experts Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, who have worked with renowned UFC fighters such as current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir, the fitness routines and full programs included in UFC Personal Trainer will deliver a challenging and motivating UFC fitness experience that includes the best and most effective exercises utilized by today's renowned UFC fighters. UFC Personal Trainer is currently in development on Kinect(TM) for Xbox 360(R), with content exclusive to Kinect for Xbox 360, voice command navigation and a full-body tracking system, to bring forth an innovative and intense workout complete with immediate feedback on form and technique. In addition, UFC Personal Trainer is in development for PlayStation(R)Move for PS3(TM) and Nintendo's Wii(TM) system, with a scheduled release date of June 2011 for all three platforms.

"UFC Personal Trainer delivers an authentic UFC fitness experience that is both fun and challenging while providing an intense workout," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. "With the help of NASM and its Optimum Performance Training(TM) model, as well as the expertise of renowned MMA trainers Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, we are developing an original, high impact product that will help people around the world set and achieve their personal fitness goals."

"We are excited to join forces with THQ on the development of UFC Personal Trainer," said UFC President Dana White. "We want to give fans the opportunity to train like their favorite UFC athletes, and this product will enable people around the world to learn and utilize exercises to get real results."

Tags: THQ, Videos, Upcoming Releases.

  • UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System (Xbox 360)

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