UFC Undisputed 2010 and EA MMA may be getting all the attention, but there’s another MMA video game in production that could have a big impact among idiots. The game is called Supremacy MMA, and you can check out the trailer above. You will see:
– MMA described with the words "illegal, unauthorized, brutal"
– Barbed wire
– X-rays of broken bones
– Ring girl asses
– A mushroom cloud
– Exactly three frames of gameplay footage, which are edited in so quickly that you might miss them if you’re not paying attention
All that, and a generic thrash-metal soundtrack. Basically, you have every visual signifier of MMA meathead culture, with zero substance to speak of. A Gamepro article posted yesterday offers these additional facts:
— The game developer, Kung Fu Factory, is comprised of individuals who worked on UFC Undisputed 2009 and several other fighting games. The team is driven by authenticity to the "spirit" of the sport. In other words: Eff you, realism.
— When a fighter is knocked out, a quick vignette overlays the action, showing an x-ray of the damage inflicted.
— There are no strength, stamina, or agility stats. Currently, the only fighting styles announced are Muay Thai and Karate, though Kung Fu Factory may be considering a variety of different and unconventional fighting styles.
— There will be no official connection to/licensing of any real-life fighters or MMA organizations.
As awesome as that sounds, I’m still holding out for Psychotic Heart-Ripping MMA Fighter: The Video Game. Make it happen, Rockstar…