Friday, July 13, 2007
New York - Showtime Networks Inc. has announced that it has licensed Destination Software, Inc. to create video games based on the popular Showtime Championship Boxing series. The games will be released in late Fall 2007 on both the Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ platforms.
“The Showtime Championship Boxing series, as the flagship sports programming on the network, has delivered the best boxing on television for more than 20 years,” said Ken Hershman, senior vice president and general manager, Showtime Sports. “We are excited to bring the excitement of our Showtime Championship Boxing franchise to the video game marketplace.”
Thursday, November 30, 2006
LOS ANGELES, Calif., – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced the availability of EA SPORTS™ Fight Night Round 3 for mobile, landing a one-two punch for boxing and mobile gaming fans. EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 3 features 10 of the most popular and notorious boxers of all time including Oscar de la Hoya, Roy Jones Jr. and Bernard Hopkins. Players build and customize their boxer’s look and fighting style, train for the big match, and fight their way from no name contender to champion of the world. EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 3 is available now on major wireless carriers throughout North America.
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
The best-selling next-generation sports game on Xbox 360 gets a face lift this holiday season!
EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 3 for the PlayStation 3 will be shipping on December 12 to retail stores nationwide. Featuring exclusive content including a comprehensive ESPN Integration package, film-quality graphics and a new first person mode called Get in the Ring, the PlayStation 3 version continues to innovate on the hit franchise.
Get in the Ring mode allows gamers to experience the fight through the eyes of the boxer from the moment they step into the ring until someone is KO’d. The unique first person view can be played on or offline, throughout the career mode or in single bouts. For the first time ever, gamers will truly experience the sensation of the sport with different visual and audio effects occurring throughout the fight such as ear ringing, restricted vision, flashes of bright light, color shifts and blur effects that simulate the sense and feeling of getting punched.