Spike TVâ€™s â€œGameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighleyâ€ (GTTV) today announced they will world premiere the first gameplay footage trailer from THQâ€™s UFC 2009, on Friday night, June 20th, at 1:00am ET/PT in HD. Taking place in an authentic Ultimate Fighting Championship setting, the game details the action, intensity and attitude of a UFC live event. Join Geoff Keighley and UFC President Dana White as they deliver the highly-anticipated trailer and reveal two key fighters in the game.
“Itâ€™s always an honor when GTTV has the opportunity to debut the first look at a brand new game, and unveiling THQâ€™s UFC 2009 trailer is no exception,â€ said Geoff Keighley, host of GTTV. â€œThis game trailer takes fans into the Octagon with some of the best UFC fighters in the world and will leave their ears ringing with excitement.â€
UFC 2009 is the first videogame to be released as a part of THQâ€™s agreement with the worldâ€™s leading mixed martial arts organization, which continues to experience sold-out crowds at live events, grow its worldwide pay-per-view audience and reach its key demographic through the Spike TV reality television series â€œThe Ultimate Fighter,â€ now in its seventh season. The videogame is expected to feature a number of UFC fighters and champions, as well as all other UFC event content, including the famed Octagon. UFC 2009 is tentatively scheduled for release in spring 2009.
EDITOR’S NOTE: A gallery from the game trailer is available at 1up.com.