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Some veterans will be returning to Tekken 7 soon

[Update: Negan video has been posted below.] Revealed today at the Tekken World Tour 2018, Marduk, Armor King and Julia Chang will be joining up with Negan for the remainder of Season Two's content. Three returning stars, they've all been g...

 
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Bandai Namco's Tekken 7 passes three million sales milestone

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada has announced via Twitter that the latest edition of the legendary fighting franchise, Tekken 7, has bagged over three million sales since its launch in June 2017.This impressive number brings franchise sale...

 
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Get hyped for Tekken 7's second season with this new trailer

Isn't it just awesome that two fan-favorite mainstays are coming back to Tekken 7 as paid DLC? I love how characters I've been playing for years get ripped out and sold back to me. That is exactly the kind of purchase I want to make with my...

 
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Tekken 7 trailer features upcoming 'wall-bounce' mechanic

If you didn't feel helpless enough when trapped, the blows raining down, as your Tekken 7 opponent's combo has its way with your helpless noggin, now the pain is set to continue, when the incoming "wall bounce" mechanic is added to the Namc...

 
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Anna and Lei-Wulong join Tekken 7 at the start of September

Bandai Namco have revealed the date that super-diva Anna Williams and Hong Kong Superstar Lei-Wulong will be joining the roster of Tekken 7, following their recent reveals at EVO 2018.Both characters will be made available for purchase on a...

 
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Tekken 7 Anna might be my favourite Tekken look of all time

I've been playing fighting games pretty much since they were invented. In that time, I've seen literally thousands of character skins come and go; the good, the bad and Injustice 2. But I don't think I've ever seen a look I've been so insta...

 
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The Walking Dead's Negan joins Tekken 7 in Season Pass 2

It's a rumor no more. After it was hinted last month Tekken 7 would be receiving another wave of new fighters by way of a new season pass, Bandai Namco made it official at the end of the game's tournament at EVO 2018 with the anno...

 
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Are there more characters headed to Tekken 7 in the future?

A Japanese game schedule post, pertaining to Bandai Namco's excellent Tekken 7, casually makes mention of a second Season Pass, seemingly implying that a new wave of characters and/or features are on the way to the successful sequel.The sch...

 
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Tekken 7 celebrates its first anniversary with free DLC

Bandai Namco will be celebrating the one year anniversary of Tekken 7 with some free DLC for players. The DLC, available for all platforms, will be launching on May 31 and will contain a bunch of costumes for various characters in the game....

 
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Tekken 7 is getting a collaboration with Summer Lesson

Bandai Namco has been pushing Summer Lesson, a PSVR game in which you can interact with students as a tutor, pretty hard. So hard in fact that it's crossing over into more big franchises, including Tekken 7. Announced earlier this morning, ...

 
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Red Bull announce their own U.S. fighting game circuit

Red Bull, purveyors of small cans of weirdly-popular energy drinks, have announced that they are throwing their hat into the eSports ring with the announcement of "Red Bull Conquest", a fighting game circuit featuring some of the genre's bi...

 
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EVO 2018 Championship lineup revealed

The EVO championship is the biggest fighting game tournament of the year, and it's also the best time to watch any of your favorite games in the hands of professional players. It's also been broadcast on ESPN the past two years, and seems t...

 
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Input lag patch coming to Tekken 7 on PS4 this week

"Input lag" has become a particularly common phrase thrown around fighting games in recent years. Though I heard it rarely around fighting game folk in the '00s, and barely ever in the '90s, it has become a common complaint referred to when...

 
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Geese Howard double reppukens into Tekken 7 tomorrow

Various store listings seemingly confirm that Fatal Fury boss Geese Howard will be bringing his swagger into the King of Iron Fist tournament tomorrow, November 30, as DLC for Bandai Namco's Tekken 7.Crime boss and all-round motherfucker Ho...

 
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Final Fantasy XV's Noctis is coming to Tekken 7

Joining Street Fighter's Akuma and The King of Fighters' Geese Howard, and with a pull coming from absolutely nowhere, Final Fantasy XV's Noctis is Tekken 7's third DLC character.  Not only is his intro trailer the coolest thing ever,...

 
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Tekken 7 pops an impressive 2 million sales in three months

Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada took to Twitter to proudly announce that the latest installment in the series, Tekken 7, has sold over two million copies since its release in June until September.Whilst Harada's figure was a reply to a fan...

 
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Ultimate Tekken Bowl DLC hitting Tekken 7 next week

I love it when games are willing to go to goofy or otherwise strange places with their extra modes, and Ultimate Tekken Bowl is a good example. Like, I don't own Tekken 7. Not yet. But I'll be tempted to pick it up sooner than latter for th...

 
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You can tell Namco what you think about Tekken 7

The long-awaited Tekken 7 has been available in the West for nigh-on three months now. I think it's great. Do you?Well, don't tell me, tell Bandai-Namco, as they have released a survey asking for people's opinions, impressions and suggestio...

 
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Geese Howard, GEESE HOWARD is coming to Tekken 7

Producer Katsuhiro Harada, speaking live after the heart-in-mouth Tekken 7 grand finals, has revealed that SNK's Geese Howard will be joining the Tekken roster soon.Geese is the feared crime boss and fight promoter of South Town, and arch-r...

 
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Tekken 7 patch addresses issues, angers vampire

Eliza will be grumbling out of her coffin today when she checks out the latest update to Namco Bandai's Tekken 7. The narcoleptic nosferatu has recently been enjoying an exploit that essentially allowed her unlimited supers, unlocking poten...

 
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Tekken 7 PC files potentially hint at upcoming DLC

Some inquisitive gamers have done a bit of digging through the files on the PC version of Tekken 7 and found a list of potential DLC packs. The absence of Tekken Bowl is going to make a lot of sense now, especially since it is seemingly sch...

 
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Check out Tekken 7's opening movie

I hope Tekken 7's story isn't as big of a departure from the fun of previous entries as this opening movie implies, though its gameplay will always be great no matter what. I'm pretty damn excited for its release, and now that it's only fe...

 
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More guest characters are coming to Tekken 7 as DLC

Though Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada initially seemed against the idea of guest characters, noting that Akuma fit the series however, I suppose once you open the door it's hard to close it back up again.  Bandai Namco announced thei...

 
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Leak confirmed: Eddy Gordo is playable in Tekken 7

Last week photos revealing Eddy Gordo leaked from an event in Brazil where Katsuhiro Harada was presenting Tekken 7 to a small crowd. Media approached the blurry, yet visible shots cautiously, as fake images are all too common and con...

 
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Tekken 7 adds the vampire Eliza as pre-order DLC

Every bit of Tekken 7 footage has looked better than the last, but Namco Bandai always seems a bit icky with how much DLC seems to be planned with each of their fighting games. Nevertheless, if the eventual DLC additions look as good as Eli...

 
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Tekken 7 is out in June with a collector's edition

Having been in this industry a long time, I'm used to blocking off basically all of June as "the E3 month." Everything to be around that time frame is "before E3" (BE3!) or "after E3," and in this case, I'll have a few good weeks with Tekke...

 
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Tekken 7 adds the cute Kuma and Panda to the roster

With how seriously Tekken 7 is taking itself with its story, I was worried there wouldn't be room for the series' trademark goofiness. Luckily, we can put those fears to bed as Kuma and Panda will be joining the roster when the se...

 
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Manly matador Miguel joins Tekken 7

The already expansive roster for Tekken 7 keeps expanding. Today, developer Bandai Namco dropped a fresh trailer confirming Spaniard Miguel Caballero Rojo for the cast. Miguel's inclusion brings the roster count up to 33 fighters. Tekken 7&...

 
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Tekken 7's console edition is on par with arcades

I don't have as much to say about Tekken 7 because there just isn't a whole lot to say. It's Tekken. That's all you need you know really. If you're a Tekken fan and been following it, you'll already know that the game is...

 
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Tekken 7 adds Bob and Master Raven to its roster

When Tekken 7 makes it to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in early 2017, our dear round friend/enemy Bob ("likes: crime fighting"; "dislikes: weight loss") will be invited to the party. Series director Katsuhiro Harada took EVO 2016 weekend...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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 ...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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 ...

 

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