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Ultimate Fighting Championship: Tapout (Xbox)

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www.xbox.com:
    UFC: Tapout perfectly portrays the real-life mixed-martial arts pay-per-view spectacular; complete with stylised fighter entrances and signature submission moves. A full roster of the world's most accomplished athletes, including current UFC middleweight world champion Tito Ortiz, as well as classic brawlers like Dan Severn, await and promise to offer gamers more full contact fighting than any other title ever created.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (12592) on Oct 11, 2010.

Press Release:

    Ultimate Fighting Championship: Tapout Arrives on Xbox

    Crave Perfectly Captures the Intensity of Ultimate Fighting Championship



    LOS ANGELES, CA – February 19, 2002 – Crave Entertainment today announced that Ultimate Fighting Championship: Tapout for the Xbox’ video game system from Microsoft’ (NASDAQ:MSFT) shipped. UFC: Tapout captures the leading fighters in the world of mixed martial arts, putting them head to head in a simulation of the real-life Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view event.

    “Not only does UFC: Tapout beautifully represent the incredible graphic power of the Xbox, but the fighting action is equally intense,” said Craig Owens, Senior Group Marketing Manager at Crave Entertainment. “With Tapout, we’ve taken the full contact combat of the UFC and enhanced the gameplay with a deeper Create-a-Fighter mode and an Arcade Mode that lasts for hours with lots of hidden fighters to unlock.”

    UFC: Tapout features new modes, new moves, and new fighters, bringing the gaming experience closer to the intense reality of the sport. Packed with a full roster of the world’s most accomplished athletes, the game features some of the UFC’s classic brawlers and current champions, including UFC light heavyweight world champion Tito Ortiz and lightweight champion Jens Pulver.

    Offering more full contact fighting than any game ever created, UFC: Tapout recreates music, sound and visuals on par with actual UFC telecasts. Small details combine for a big difference as the technology of the Xbox makes it possible to see every detail, even down to perfectly replicated fighter tattoos. High-resolution renderings of the fighters, accurate representations of the arenas, and high-energy fighter entrances accurately capture the in-your-face, aggressive feel of the sport with jaw-dropping realism.

    In the new Arcade mode, players go head-to-head against fighter after fighter, wielding either their own custom-made brawler or one of 27 UFC competitors. UFC: Tapout also offers a Versus mode, a Tournament mode for up to eight players, and an in-depth Create-a-Fighter mode with over 1,000 variations to choose from.

    About Xbox Xbox (http://www.xbox.com/) is Microsoft's future-generation video game system that delivers the most powerful games experiences ever. Xbox empowers game artists by giving them the technology to fulfill their creative visions as never before, creating games that blur the lines between fantasy and reality. Xbox is now available in North America at the suggested retail price of $299.99.* * Reseller prices may vary.

    About Crave Entertainment: Based in Los Angeles, California, Crave Entertainment is a privately held publisher of videogame entertainment products. The company's best-selling line-up features top brands and franchises such as Ultimate Fighting Championship and Tokyo Extreme Racer.

    Crave produces games for the major console platforms including Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo GameCube, the PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox’ video game system from Microsoft, and for the PC. For more information about Crave Entertainment, please visit http://www.cravegames.com. # # #

    Contributed by skl (1142) on Mar 01, 2004.

Back Of Box (U.S./Canada):
    Unbelievable 3-D photo mapped fighters capture every detail from tattoos to facial animations.

    Master each fighter's arsenal of strikes, counters and combos before they're used against you.

    Over 25 real UFC Fighters specializing in styles such as boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, submission and kickboxing.

    Pick a player, pick a style and get ready to fight.
    The competition is tough and the fights are real. If you enter these authentic UFC bouts you're gonna have to learn to fight your way out.

    Contributed by JPaterson (9147) on Feb 25, 2002.