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Seen@Namco Bandai HQ: Harada and Hoshino's business tactics

Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada (right) and SoulCalibur series producer Masaaki Hoshino (left) were both heavily armed during our group interview session at Namco Bandai HQ this week. While neither of them explicitly said so, we figure it had something to do with fighting game rival and...

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Tekken Revolution downloaded 2 million times, franchise to-date units crest 42 million

The Tekken franchise ain't doin' so bad for itself, according to a few humblebrags dropped by series producer Katsuhiro Harada during our recent visit to Namco Bandai HQ. "In three months we've achieved two million downloads," Harada said of Namco Bandai's free-to-play, PlayStation 3-exclusive...

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Namco 'looking for the right time' to discuss Tekken X Street Fighter

Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada told Siliconera today that Tekken X Street Fighter is still in development, with Namco waiting for the right time to present it after it announced the game almost three years ago. "We will say first off that the game is still in development, so you don't...

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'Female Vampire' wins Tekken Revolution fan vote

A poll on Facebook asked fans a few weeks back which of several proposed concept characters they would like to see fully realized in Tekken Revolution. The poll narrowed it down to three potential fighters and, during a presentation at Comic Con last weekend in San Diego, fans selected a winner in...

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'Tekken Revolution' is PS3 exclusive, free to play, launching this Tuesday

Tekken Revolution was revealed earlier today by a trailer tucked away 19 minutes inside of a video segment on Gamespot. The game, which is both free-to-play and a PlayStation 3 exclusive, will be available this Tuesday, June 11. Aside from the fact that Paul, Bryan, Kazuya and Lars are all featured...

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Tekken Revolution rating a 'new version of Card Tournament,' says producer Harada

A new ratings board listing for a game called 'Tekken Revolution' is something of a false alarm, claims Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada. The rating, which emerged this week on the Australian Classifications Board, points towards a game from Namco Bandai. However, Harada says the listing is a...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2's Saudi Arabia stage changing to remove accidental usage of 'Allah'

You'd think that Tekken Tag Tournament 2's dancer-filled Snoop Dogg stage would be the most controversial arena of the lot, but the game's "Saudi Arabia" stage has created a stir of its own through usage of imagery that may be offensive to Muslims. The issue stems from the level's floor texture; a...

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Harada is pretty confident he can get Project X Zone localized

Katsuhiro Harada, producer extraordinaire of the Tekken series, is pressing Namco Bandai to localize Project X Zone, the SRPG 3DS collaboration among Capcom, Sega and Namco Bandai, set to launch in Japan on October 11. Harada is not only pressing Namco Bandai for a localization – he seems to...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition features Nintendo-themed 'Mushroom Battle' mode

During a private pre-Tokyo Game Show event held at Namco Bandai's massive headquarters in the Shinagawa ward of Tokyo, we had a chance to experience a guided tour of the special (and fittingly bizarre) exclusive features coming to Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition. Though there are some...

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Heard@ Tokyo Game Show 2012: Harada and Ono can never work together due to 'animal turds'

The friendly rivalry between Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada and former Street Fighter mastermind Yoshinori Ono is a long and storied one, though we've always suspected that, were their powers to ever truly combine, the fighting world would never be the same. As it turns out, it'd likely be...

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