Tekken 7 is unashamedly dedicated to its arcade roots, which is both its greatest strength and weakness. It's a good game, but one that is starting to feel archaic in the face of new challengers on the scene.
Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada has had to manage and live up to certain expectations with the seventh core Tekken game and the sensitive area of finding balance between all the fighters inside of it.
Everybody loves a good feud! Whether it be the legendary battles of Stone Cold Steve Austin and Vince McMahon that defined the Attitude Era of the WWE, the Hatfield’s shooting up the McCoys every Sunday or John Malkovich versus the art of restrained acting, everybody enjoys a good fight. In video gaming, there’s no greater feud than that of the Mishima clan in Tekken 7.
The best iron fist fix arrives on June 2 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Also on PC, for some of that sweet sweet extra graphical grunt. Here’s a collection of every face that your educated hands and feet will be colliding with.
From being unlockable in Streets of Rage 3/Bare Knuckle 3 and other stuff that escapes my mind right now (sorry Skippy), the most famous ‘roo of them all is easily Roger from the Tekken series. Lean, mean and with a left hook that can shatter any jaw, he happens to be a favourite in any Tekken game that he hops into. Except Tekken 7. You can thank animal rights activists for that.
You can bet your buns that Tekken 7 is going to have plenty of content that’ll require you whipping out your credit card for, as Bandai Namco revealed/teased it’s plans for content drops after launch. June 2 will see a new game mode and dozens of new costumes made available, as well as two new guest characters.
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