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[Recently over Discord, Lawman has been mulling over getting Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for PS3 since he owns the Vita version. Despite any opinions about how a community is dead, we both agreed that as long as there are players, there wi...   read

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Pokken Tournament is more complicated than Tekken, might be deeper

Like many of you, I expected Pokkén Tournament to play like Tekken but with Pokémon in the ring instead of the usually assortment of robots, animals, and other eccentrics from Namco's long-running fighting franchise. Boy...   read

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Get ready for Pokken Tournament with this cinematic trailer

The half Tekken, half Pokémon fighter Pokkén Tournament just got a new cinematic trailer in which Lucario spawns a glowing lightsaber-like staff and Shadow Mewtwo is creepy.  As someone who is a big fan of the pocke...   read

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See Tekken 7's Akuma in action from Japan's location test

Japan is running its location tests for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution right now, and of course, tons of people are recording their experiences. It looks like Akuma and his standard moveset are in, and you can get a look at both him and t...   read

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Review in Progress: Project X Zone 2

I just popped an Advil because I'm dealing with some annoying pain right now. It's a pain that starts to sting right in the inside of my elbow as I try to stretch my arm out. I'm not unfamiliar with this pain, in fact we're old friends. We ...   read

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Tekken 7

Tekken 7 Retribution updates Steven 'Don't Call Him Steve' Fox's outfit

Bandai Namco has provided a ton of new screens for Tekken 7 Retrbution, their update of sorts to the base game, and it gives us a few new looks at characters like Paul, Hwoarang, Devil Jin, Alisa, and of course, Fox. Interestingly enough, A...   read

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Nina Williams confirmed for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution

In tonight's EVO 2016 announcement, Bandai Namco confirmed that Nina Williams will be returning to Tekken 7: Fated Retribution. Here, check out the video, which proves that even in heels and a tattered wedding dress, Williams still kicks as...   read

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EVO 2016

EVO 2016's lineup includes Street Fighter V and Pokken

In the middle of a Twitch stream for Redbull's eSports channel, the Evolution Championship Series (call it EVO if you want to make friends) co-founder Joey Cuellar announced the lineup for this year's event. Here's what the folks down in La...   read

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Akuma is likely coming to Tekken in Japanese arcades in February

It's official: Akuma is invading the Tekken world, and he's probably coming to Japanese arcades soon by way of a series of location tests. If you happen to reside in Tokyo, Fukuoka, or Osaka, you can catch the tests from February ...   read

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Tekken 7

Akuma is likely the only Tekken 7 crossover character

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada recently had a chance to clarify the Akuma and Tekken 7 crossover, noting that he was the only planned Street Fighter character at this time that would make an appearance. Harada says that he ...   read

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Tekken 7: Fated Retribution announced, the first new character is Street Fighter's Akuma

Tekken 7: Fated Retribution has just been announced at The King of Iron Fist Tournament 2015’s grand finals. Fated Retribution will be released first in arcades, and will include new characters, outfits, items and stages. That all so...   read

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Tekken 7 will use PlayStation VR

When I slid out of bed this morning and started prepping for Sony's press conference at Paris Games Week, I didn't imagine the event would be home to so much Tekken stuff. First, there was a cute bit in which series producer Katsuhiro Harad...   read

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Yep, Tekken 7 is headed to consoles

[Update: Following Sony's conference, Bandai Namco confirmed the game will release on "home systems." So, Xbox One, too.] Tekken 7 is coming to PlayStation 4. Officially! We heard the news earlier this year in an Unreal Engine sizzle reel o...   read

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Harada in SFV

Tekken producer Harada is totally definitely going to be in Street Fighter V

Jokes! Sometimes even serious business types make them. Like the time right after Street Fighter V executive producer Yoshinoro Ono announced Dhalsim would be in the game, he segued into Tekken executive producer Katsuhiro Harada by saying ...   read

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Tekken 7

More hints drop regarding Tekken 7's console future

Every so often Bandai Namco drops hints as to the timeline of Tekken 7 on consoles. I mean, we know it's happening, but we don't have a window or full confirmation yet. Antoher hint dropped at Madrid Games Week, where marketing directo...   read

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Tekken 7 gets Idolmaster costumes, but not for the men

Namco is celebrating 10 years of Idolmaster by way of costume cross over with Tekken 7. Unfortunately, Japanese pop idol Paul coming to Idolmaster is just a joke and it seems only Tekken's women get pop idol attire. In the same way I was m...   read

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King of the Iron Fist: $80,000 Tekken 7 tournament

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the series and the upcoming Tekken 7, Bandai Namco is hosting the "King of the Iron Fist 2015" Tekken 7 tournament. There's a 10 million yen cash grand prize ($81,463) for the winner, so I'm going to st...   read

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Tekken 7 machines

Tekken 7 hitting select North American arcades this month

Tekken 7 will be at EVO this month despite not having made it out of Japanese arcades. Tournament participants will have to use a DualShock 4, too. Perhaps a little too late, the Tekken Facebook page announced North American arcade location...   read

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Tekken 7

Tekken teasing major announcement next week, console tease imminent?

Tekken 7 still hasn't been announced for consoles. It's assumed to be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One, and hell, it even listed those platforms in a console sizzle reel trailer a while back, but Namco Bandai hasn't confirmed any windows yet....   read

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Summer Lesson looks like everything I want from virtual reality right now

OK, real talk: That headline makes me sound like a giant creeper because, in case you didn't know, Summer Lesson is a Sony Morpheus-based tech demo that involves you just sitting beside a girl, listening to her, and nodding your ...   read

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Tekken 7

Tekken 7 will require a DualShock 4 at EVO 2015

If you're heading to EVO this year to participate in the Tekken 7 tournament, you may want to add an extra checkbox to your packing list. According to Mad Catz community manager Mark Julio, you will need a DualShock 4 to play. Despite ...   read

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Kazumi Mishima is heading to Tekken 7, and she has a freaking tiger

Kazumi Mishima will be playable in Tekken 7, Bandai Namco has announced, and man does she look formidable. In addition to sporting a pretty awesome fighting style she also can call upon a freaking tiger to do her bidding. Pretty badass. Sh...   read

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Jack the robot is back in Tekken 7 as Jack-7

While Yoshimitsu has undergone some sort of Cthulhuian ritual to turn into a squid, Jack will be returning as the same old robot you're familiar with. On May 19 the arcade edition of Tekken 7 will be getting Jack-7. His design is pret...   read

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Watch 12 minutes of Yoshimitsu battling it out in Tekken 7

Yoshimitsu has undergone a lot of changes over the years. From a cyborg to a more traditional ronin outfit, to a bug...thing, and now, Cthulu's newphew. I dig them all, and across multiple franchises like Soul Calibur, he has remained my f...   read

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Tekken 7
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Yoshimitsu is coming to Tekken 7

Yoshimitsu’s turned into a weird mix of Cthulhu, a Xenomorph, NiGHTS, and Frieza from Dragonball for his appearance in Tekken 7. The video released by Namco shows him in all of his swordy, hovery, self-stabby glory; all while those ...   read

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