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EA Sports MMA takes their popular Fight Night Round 4 engine and sticks it to the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) genre. The result is the solidity of their triple A boxing simulation with the imaginative game play of the MMA world.
Career mode has players hopping round the globe with top MMA trainers like Randy Couture, Pat Miletich, Rickson Gracie and Bas Rutten. As you progress you can visit gyms in Japan, Brazil, Thailand and the United States to learn new skills and techniques.
Like in UFC 2010, you can slowly tailor your fighter to your own individual style. You choose the techniques you want to improve before running through the drills to make the difference. This culminates in the Career mode's end game - to become champion of the biggest stage in MMA, Strikeforce.
Alongside the Career EA Sports MMA offers a quick Fight Now option to test out the intensity of the different weight classes: heavyweight and middleweight. You can also gem up on skills and techniques in the MMA 101 interactive tutorials.
An EA SPORTS MMA is released on September 28, with the full game following on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on 10th October.
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