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You can cite bombastic graphics or Bandai Namco's fluid take on 3D, hand-to-hand combat, but let's be honest: People have been playing Tekken for two decades because you just won't see an alcoholic Mexican priest turned jaguar-faced luchador powerbomb a genetically-engineered velociraptor in ot...

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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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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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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 marti...

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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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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 simpl...

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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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Back in September some dataminers found six hidden characters on Xbox 360 discs of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, and Namco Bandai promised they would be released from their coded prisons, for free, in due time. Tonight, the final three of these characters are liberated – Dr. Boskonovitch, Unknown ...

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Namco Bandai showed almost universal growth in the first half of its fiscal 2013 (ending in September), with operating income for the full company at ¥27.75 billion ($345.88 million), up 176 percent from last year. Specifically for the Content Business, which includes game software, operating i...

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It's a good thing the Wii U supports external USB hard drives, because downloading Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will eat up half of a Premium's onboard storage, and will be impossible on the stock Basic model. The downloadable version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will take up 16.7 GB of space, Namco Banda...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2's Wii U version has more than Nintendo-themed costumes and weird powerups to distinguish it from its PS3 and Xbox 360 iterations. It also features the return of Tekken Ball, the sport from Tekken 3 that has players attack one another with a giant ball. But we don't want to ...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 offers new content in a title update today, as previously announced – and yes, "title update" means "free." According to a tweet from producer Katsuhiro Harada, new characters Miharu, Sebastian, and "Slim" Bob are part of the deal, as are new Russia, Saudi Arabia, Chil...

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