The Sound of Violence
Popping and Locking
The thing I was most impressed with, and ultimately most saddened by, was the submission system in UFC 2009. While the
UFC 2009 required you to wait for fight camps to get to trade leather with other legendary fighters. This go around you
More Than Just A Career
Beyond the career mode, there are several new and returning modes to play. Title Mode gives you the chance to take an experienced fighter and run them through their last 8, 10, or 12 opponents in a run up to taking the title. It acts as mid-ground between the longer career mode and the one-and-done nature of Instant Action by giving you an objective to achieve. I like the breakdown at the end that shows where you are putting your strikes versus your opponent
In a nod to the younger audience of the UFC, you can also unlock Topps trading cards for your favorite fighters. You
Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming.
Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter.
Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 27 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).