Tekken 7 Coming to Xbox One and PC, New Trailer Released

Starting June 13, 2016 till June 21, 2016 you can download Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for free. Now look this may be an older game but man Tekken Tag 2 was awesome and soon as I’ll be snagging that. Now if you already have it it’s available for backwards compatibility. If you’re competitive Bandai Namco Entertainment will be sponsoring the Tekken 7: King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 in North America. The tournament began February 19, 2016 and will end November 6, 2016 tournament rules and dates can be found at https://www.bandainamcoent.com/news/tekken-tour-na. Now excuse me, I about to go Paul Phoenix on some fools. Yes that is a verb.

Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces that TEKKEN® 7 will be coming to Xbox One and STEAM® for PCs in early 2017 for the Americas. TEKKEN 7 returns the storied fighting game franchise to its purest form with bone-crushing head-to-head bouts, new developments in the game’s canon storyline centered on the struggle for power amongst the members of the Mishima clan, and technical prowess that will take the eSports fighting game circuit by storm. 

TEKKEN 7 is currently in development at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.’s Tokyo, Japan studio under the leadership of famed franchise director, Katsuhiro Harada. Powered by Unreal® Engine 4 for the first time ever, TEKKEN 7 takes the graphics quality of the series to new heights; featuring highly detailed characters and dynamic environments. When it debuts on home consoles and PCs, TEKKEN 7 will deliver numerous modes and enhancements beyond its arcade counterpart, including an epic Story Mode that enables players to fully experience TEKKEN’s canon storyline. Players will also be able to play as new fighters such as Kazumi Mishima, Claudio, Josie, Shaheen, Katarina, Lucky Chloe, Gigas, and Akuma from the Street Fighter® franchise amongst an impressive stable of fighters for the first-time-ever outside of arcades.     

“We’re excited to bring one of the most celebrated and hardcore competitive fighting games to the Xbox One and PC gaming audiences.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “TEKKEN 7 is poised to heat up the eSports scene and taking it to Xbox One and PC audiences will further expand the pool of talented competitive tournament players nationwide. With TEKKEN 7 we’re focused on electrifying the competitive fighting game tournament circuit with the hardest hitting TEKKEN game yet.” 

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-Jason The X 

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