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World's largest fighting game tournament, Evo 2014, begins today

Today marks the debut of the Evo 2014 fighting game tournament in Las Vegas, but those who didn't book airfare to the City of Sin won't be entirely left out thanks to a bevy of broadcast streams covering all the virtual fisticuffs. Eight top fighting games are officially represented at Evo 2014:...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 joins EVO 2014 lineup

EVO fighting game tournament founder Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar appeared on a recent episode of iPlayWinner's The Fray, where he revealed that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 would appear at this year's tournament. As we reported in September, EVO 2014 is slated to take place in Las Vegas from July 11 to...

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Actor retracts announcement of live-action Tekken prequel

Yesterday we brought you word of a live-action Tekken prequel dubbed Tekken - A Man Called X. Today we've learned that no such film exists. Reports of the film initially stemmed from actor Kane Kosugi. Reportedly, Kosugi was to star in the movie which would have been directed by famed Thai...

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Hollywood to explore Tekken's roots in live-action prequel [Update]

Crystal Sky Pictures is once again hoping to bring Tekken to the silver screen with a live-action prequel dubbed Tekken - A Man Called X. According to a Cinema Today report (translated by Kotaku), this new film will be directed by Prachya Pinkaew and star Kane Kosugi. Pinkaew is the auteur...

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Namco Bandai nine-month net profits rise by 72 percent

Namco Bandai's fruitful fiscal year continued with nine-month net profits of just under ¥28 billion, which converts to around $300 million. That represents year-on-year growth of 71.7 percent, while net revenue rose by 8.4 percent to ¥351 billion, or $3.78 billion. While other companies are...

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First seven EVO 2013 games announced, eighth game determined by charity drive

When it's time for the year's Evolution Championship Series fighting game selections to be announced, normally the process shakes out like this: A post goes up on Shoryuken, the fighting game community cheers and/or jeers for a while, and then everyone gets back to practicing. This year, however,...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 FightStick available for Wii U, PS3, and Xbox

You can now own an arcade stick for your Wii U, helpfully labeled with the one game you'd need an arcade stick for, Tekken Tag Tournament 2. The Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Fightstick S from Mad Catz is now available for $160. The controller connects to the Wiimote via a 3.3 foot-long controller cable....

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition doesn't use an online pass

Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition offers some weird new features that aren't in the other versions. One of the additions that is, unquestionably, an improvement: there's no Online Pass. Siliconera originally noted the lack of an Online Pass for the Wii U game, and we've verified (it's as...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U launch trailer powers up

This launch trailer for the Wii U version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 shows some of the humorous Nintendo-themed costumes and items gamers can play around with. The game hits store shelves today next to that brand new Wii U console you've heard so much about....

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition's Tekken Ball mode fleshed out in new trailer

Kids these days (with their skinny pants and their Beibers and their Twitter accounts) probably aren't familiar with the concept of "Tekken Ball." The PlayStation version of Tekken 3 hit living rooms a little over 14 years ago, after all, and aside from including the best unlockable character in...

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