Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Tekken

Bob and Master Raven join the cast of Tekken 7 with screens, trailers

Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada was on-hand at this year’s Evo to reveal two more characters from Tekken 7’s roster: Bob and Master Raven. Bob, a practitioner of Freestyle Karate, debuted in Tekken 6, while the original Raven was introduced in Tekken 5. The two feature in new trailers along with a handful of new screenshots.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Tekken 7 launching early ’17 for console, PC, TTT2 free for Live Gold

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Tekken 7. The video coincides with the news that the game will be released in early 2017 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Currently in development under franchise director Katsuhiro Harada, the home port will feature several additions over the arcade version, including Story Mode, which will host seven new characters alongside Street Fighter’s Akuma. The storyline will follow the struggle between members of the Mishima clan. To celebrate the announcement, and so players can take advantage of its recent addition to the list of Backward Compatible titles, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be free for a limited time for Xbox Live Gold members, starting today at 1 p.m. (CST) until June 21 at 5:00 a.m. (CST).


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Tekken 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – NA detailed

Bandai Namco has revealed details about the first North American Tekken 7 tournament. The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America will take place throughout the year in 18 cities across the US and Canada. The tournament began on February 19 at Wizard World in Portland, OR and will run through November 6, ending at the Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tour in Pittsburg, PA. As an aside, the release also noted that event locations will be the only way North American players will be able to try the arcade version. The full schedule has been posted below.


PlayStation 4 News

New extended version of Tekken 7 trailer revealed at Comic-Con

Bandai Namco has released an extended version of the Tekken 7 teaser that was debuted during this year’s Evo. The new cut was shown at the studio’s Fighting Game panel during Comic-Con and runs a little over a minute and a half longer than the original.


Convention, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Bandai Namco reveals Tekken 7 at Evo 2014

Bandai Namco decided to add even more energy (some might say “hype”) to Evo 2014 by announcing Tekken 7. Details were scarce, save for that Unreal Engine 4 is being used to power the brawler. According to series executive producer and game director Katsuhiro Harada, the team went with UE4 to “focus our efforts on making Tekken 7 the best possible game without worrying about spending time creating a stand-alone graphic engine.” A teaser was released, however, offering a few hints at what’s in store.


PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

E3 2013: Namco Bandai – Pac-Man CE DX+, Tekken Revolution, more

Namco Bandai showed off a dozen titles at E3, many from their biggest franchises, and several of which are set to ship shortly. The full line-up features Armored Core: Verdict Day, Dark Souls II, One Piece Pirate Warriors 2, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, Pac-Man CE DX Plus, Pac-Man Museum, Power Rangers Megaforce, Project X Zone, Ridge Racer Driftopia, Tales of Xillia, and Tekken Revolution. Several of the highlights are detailed below.


3DS, Articles, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii U, Xbox 360 News

Mamma mia! New Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition screens

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition (Wii U) October Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Namco Bandai has released a new batch of screenshots for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition. The shots show off the character customization system, which looks to be capable of whipping up a decent Mario and Luigi, thanks to the inclusion of special Nintendo-themed costumes, Snoop Lion track suits (bizarre), and Tekken Ball.


Wii U

Street Fighter X Tekken now available in stores, online for PS Vita

Street Fighter X Tekken (360, PS3, PS Vita) PS Vita Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Street Fighter X Tekken has launched for PS Vita. The handheld version of the fighter features 55 brawlers, a gallery mode, multiplayer via 3G or Wi-Fi, front and rear touchpad support, near functionality, Cross-Play support with the PS3 version, and the new skill-based Burst Kumite survival mode.


DLC, PlayStation Vita News

Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile launches for iOS on App Store

Capcom’s latest console crossover fighter has landed on the App Store today with the launch of Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile. Available for a limited-time promotional price of $2.99, SFxT Mobile features redesigned controls, 10 fighters, the new Gauntlet Mode survival mode, and multiplayer versus over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Global rankings are also available through Game Center.


Apple Handheld

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 in stores, ready to mix it up on 360, PS3

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Tekken Tag Tournament 2, featuring none other than Snoop Dogg (?), has hit store shelves for 360 and PS3. The follow-up to the 2000 original sports the series’ largest roster to date, as well as a host of new features, such as the Fight Lab for learning the basics and more advanced combos, Pair Play for four-player action, and the ability to play solo against a single opponent or a tag team. Online play has also been augmented by the World Tekken Federation, a free service that tracks players’ stats and analyzes performance.


PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News