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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 "desc...

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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 ancill...

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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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Tekken Tag Tournament 2's latest gimmick is Nintendo-specific

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 isn't above adding a few gimmicks to sell more copies – some may even call its tactics "fanservice" – but with the Wii U, its additions feel a little more innocent. Tekken leader Katsuhiro Harada describes one Wii U-specific mode for Tag Tournament 2 to Gamesrada...

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Harada 'pulling back' on idea of Tekken characters in new Smash Bros.

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada is "not really sure" if Namco Bandai should include Tekken characters in the next Super Smash Bros., he told NowGamer. Namco is co-developing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS with Nintendo, and the title is a "big priority for the company," Harada says. Namco has...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will have 'Fight Lab' tutorial mode

Newcomers to the Tekken franchise shouldn't have a hard time learning juggle combos – that's the intention of a new Fight Lab mode that Namco is adding to Tekken Tag Tournament 2. It puts players in the shiny shoes of Combot, a learning fighter robot. Fight Lab takes Combot through a series...

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