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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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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...

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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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Tekken producer Harada: No DLC characters for us

Capcom's been explaining itself over the on-disc DLC that came with Street Fighter x Tekken, but Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada said there will be no such problem with his side of the franchise. Because, you see, he told Edge that no Tekken game will ever have DLC characters at all. That's...

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Harada 'considering' Tekken X Street Fighter on Vita

Namco producer Katsuhiro Harada is leading up production of Tekken X Street Fighter -- he's the Yoshinori Ono of Namco, if you will. And like his Capcom counterpart, Harada has repeatedly taken to Twitter to answer fan questions about his current project, most recently telling one Twitter user...

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Harada shows off Tekken Hybrid limited edition

With the Tekken Hybrid set, you get both a movie (Tekken: Blood Vengeance) and a game (Tekken Tag Tournament HD) along with other bonuses like Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue. If you feel uncomfortable about cramming all that content into a regular-size PS3 game case, you now have another...

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Street Fighter X Tekken inspires another Ono vs. Harada battle

After an already weird competition at Comic-Con, Street Fighter and Tekken reps Yoshinori Ono and Katsuhiro Harada, joined by fans, faced off in another set of challenges. This time, it was even weirder thanks to added German-ness....

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Ryu will have his hadouken in Tekken X Street Fighter

"Obviously, the Street Fighter characters will have to have their fireballs. Ryu without a fireball just wouldn't be ... right," Tekken game director Katsuhiro Harada told PlayStation Blog at EVO 2011 last weekend. "Obviously we'll need it." While Tekken X Street Fighter development is still...

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