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Tekken 6

Platform(s): PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Fighting
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Developer: Namco Bandai Games
Release Date: Oct. 27, 2009 (US), Oct. 30, 2009 (EU)

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'Tekken 6' (PS3/X360) Tournament In Las Vegas Next Month

by Rainier on June 12, 2009 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT

Tekken 6 sees the return of many familiar faces as well as new characters to create the largest line-up the series has ever seen. With a growing roster of fighters, each equipped with their own deadly techniques, moves and attack combinations, Tekken 6 will be the best King of Iron Fist Tournament yet. Adding to the already rich gaming experience, a deeper character customization feature will only further enhance the incredible fighting intensity as players go mano-y-mano. Players can also take the battle online for classic match-ups and to compete for world domination.

Ready to set the standard for fighting games with stunning realism and uncompromising quality, Tekken 6 promises to deliver a pulse-pounding edge-of-your-seat experience with bone jarring punches and gut wrenching grapples.

A Tekken 6 exhibition tournament will be held at the EVO Championship Series in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 17-19, 2009, in the famous Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino. This is your chance to check out the console versions that won’t hit store shelves until fall 2009.

”We’re ecstatic to publicly unveil the home console version of TEKKEN 6 at this year’s EVO Championship Tournament,” said In Joon Hwang, brand manager at NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “Not only will this be the first time Tekken fans will be able to get their hands on the console version of the title, but to have the world’s premier Tekken competitors taking the game through it’s paces will be a memorable experience.”

“With over 15 years experience, the EVO team is proud to premiere the upcoming edition of one of the most revered fighting game series of all time. We are ecstatic to be working with NAMCO BANDAI Games to bring the fans a fighting game tournament that will astound the world. This will be an awesome exhibition-tournament, and will be a great first look at TEKKEN 6 console version. If you want to see high caliber play, this is the event you must attend," said Joey Cuellar, EVO Director and Founder.

Spanning over a 14 year legacy, Tekken is among the most popular and well-known gaming brands in the world with the entire franchise selling more than 33 million units to date. Displayed in astonishing HD detail, a new era begins in the sixth King of the Iron Fist Tournament complete with intense gameplay modes as well as new features and environments.

Choose from 40 playable characters and play alone or cooperatively online with a friend through a multitude of stages while amassing a wealth of items for customizing and strengthening your characters. Bring these fighters online to deliver bone-jarring punches and dominate opponents globally.

A must-have for fighting aficionados, TEKKEN 6 sees the return of many familiar faces as well as new characters to create the largest line-up in franchise history. Adding to the already robust gaming experience, dynamic and destructible environments will enable players to punch their enemies through concrete walls or kick them through floors to open a whole new battleground as they go mano-y-mano. Furthermore, an impressive real-time motion blur effect has been implemented to provide the richest visuals the series has ever seen.

Tekken 6 is scheduled to be released worldwide in fall 2009 for the Xbox 360 and PS3.


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