Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that EA SPORTS is developing the latest iteration of the Fight Night franchise, entitled Fight Night Champion, at EA Canada in Vancouver.

Featuring a physics-based animation system that incorporates improved locomotion, punching and stamina mechanics, Fight Night Champion will enable users to move, attack and dodge with the speed and power of champions, contenders and pretenders in the world of boxing. In addition, an all-new control scheme, dubbed Full Spectrum Punch Control, will deliver an improved punching system.

Fight Night Champion will be available for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and ships to retailers in 2011. The game has not yet been rated by the ESRB or PEGI.

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