January 7, 2010 - In addition to cover athlete Evan Longoria, third baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays®, 2K Sports announced today that they have partnered with seven additional elite baseball superstars to help promote Major League Baseball® 2K10. The players will form an impressive council, who will serve as active spokesmen and invaluable gameplay advisors for the title this season. These seven players were selected not only for their excellence on the baseball diamond, but also for their commitment and desire to help create the most authentic MLB video game to date.
Russ: Front Page Sports was once the best game on market. Do you expect there to be very positive name recognition?
FPSF: There is no doubt about the positive brand recognition that was accrued by Front Page Sports over the years and several members of our development team are keen fans. Therefore many of the concepts within our new online game can be traced back to the original, meaning that those who played Front Page Sports Football in the 90s shouldn't have too much trouble finding their feet.
December 14, 2009 - As the result of a national voting contest, 2K Sports announced today that the final box cover art of Major League Baseball® 2K10 will feature Evan Longoria, third baseman of the Tampa Bay Rays®, making a defensive play with his Golden Glove ability and set against a classic silver backdrop. Garnering 35% of the total vote, the final packaging for the game was open to the public to decide, as fans got the exciting opportunity to select from a gallery of different cover art layouts at www.2Ksports.com/vote. Other options included photos of Longoria at the plate with a red background, each from a different angle after crushing the baseball.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - December 7, 2009 - THQ Inc. today announced that UFC® Undisputed™ 2010, the company’s much anticipated second videogame based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, will make its worldwide debut at the upcoming 2009 Spike TV “Video Game Awards.” Set to air live from Los Angeles on Saturday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, the awards show will feature the first-ever gameplay footage from UFC Undisputed 2010, interspersed with commentary from top UFC fighters. In addition, the footage will be introduced through a special UFC guest appearance.
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