THQ has signed mixed martial arts
expert Alistair Overeem to appear in UFC Undisputed 3, but not without
making gamers jump through a few hoops to unlock him in the virtual
From now until January 20, Overeem fans are
being instructed to visit the UFC Undisputed 3 Facebook page,
register their “likes”, and share the page with two other friends
in order to receive a free token that will unlock “The Reem” for
play in the upcoming fighter.
very excited to be part of the new Undisputed videogame," said
Overeem in today's press
release. "I know a lot of my fans have wanted to play as me ever
since the first game, and I'm as happy to be part of the new
Undisputed as I am to finally be in the UFC to complete my quest to
become UFC Heavyweight Champion."
Danny Bilson noted the social media promotion is the company's way of
engaging the UFC series' online community, and that he is happy to
gift fans with one of the most accomplished UFC personalities,
adding,"Rewarding this key demographic with free access to a
fighter like Alistair Overeem is an invaluable opportunity for
Undisputed 3 is being developed by Yuke's, and will star over 150
fighters when it taps in for PS3 and Xbox 360 on February 14 in North
America, and February 17 in the UK. Warm up for the fight with our gloves-on preview.