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Akuma Highlights Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Arcade Intro Trailer

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Tekken 7 Fated Retribution is ready for its summer debut in Japanese arcades, and to get us amped up, developer Bandai Namco has released a brand new introduction trailer that gives us a taste of the game’s high-impact fighting. A number of Tekken’s most iconic characters make an appearance, as well as a handful of new ones. Akuma from Street Fighter is arguably the centerpiece of the trailer and is actually playable in Fated Retribution... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_stb1Tsz3Y?rel=0&w=800&h=366] Bandai Namco managed to maintain the Street Fighter series antagonist’s trademark moves -- hadouken, shoryuken, spin kink and raging demon -- and he...

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You Can Play as Street Fighter’s Akuma in Tekken 7

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While most fans expected him to be available at Street Fighter V’s launch, Akuma will instead make his current-gen debut in rival fighting game Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, bringing along his iconic look and moves. So surprising was his inclusion that many wondered if it was some sort of mistake on developer Bandai Namco’s part. Well, we’re here to tell you it’s no mistake -- Akuma vs Heihachi is the real deal. Evil F.A.N.G. Enters With Street Fighter V With Strange Look and Moves Unlike most guest characters, Ryu’s power-hungry nemesis will actually be part of Tekken 7’s lore, having...

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Relive EVO 2014 with Seth Mussey’s Amazing Hype Intros

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The hype was real at EVO 2014, so much so that it has gone down as one of the best EVOs ever. As expected from the largest fighting game tournament in the world, there was some great production to match the top-notch skill on display. Seth Mussey once gain did an amazing job with the introduction videos for the finals of each main game played at the tourney. You didn't have to be in the audience to feel the hype generated by these intros. Relive yet another piece of Evo 2014 by watching all of them below, starting off with...

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Tekken 7 Announced, Watch the Trailer [Video]

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGhz1JqqnIg&w=650&h=366] Tekken will be back for round 7! At EVO 2014, Namco Bandai announced a seventh installment of the popular 3D fight game. Tekken 7 will have the best visuals in the series to date, largely because it will operate on Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. Underwhelming graphics has been a weak point for Tekken 6, so it’s good to see Namco stepping up its game, pun intended, for the Xbox One and PS4. “With Unreal Engine 4, we could rapidly achieve visual quality expected on next-gen platform and go beyond it. Not only is Unreal Engine 4 powerful...

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Evo 2014 Registration Numbers: Ultra Street Fighter IV Tops All With Almost 2000 Players

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Here are the registration numbers for each fighting game represented at EVO 2014. Unsurprisingly, Capcom's Ultra Street Fighter IV led the pack with almost 2000 registrants. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 came in at just over 1000, which wasn't too far ahead of Super Smash Bros. Melee's 970. BlazBlue: Chronophantasma took spot number four with strong representation by the airdasher community, followed by Killer Instinct, King of Fighters XIII, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Killer Instinct's 338 players is noteworthy because 1) the game is fresh on the scene, having been out for only a year,...

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