THQ are to get into the fitness game, today announcing the latest edition to the expanding UFC series, with UFC Trainer.
The game, which has been designed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and MMA training experts Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, 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 Trainer is currently in development on Kinect for Xbox 360, with content exclusive to Kinect for Xbox 360, voice command navigation and a full-body tracking system, as well as being in development for PlayStation Move for PS3 and the Nintendo’s Wii.
“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™ 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.”
UFC Trainer is scheduled to release on June 2011 for all three platforms.