The famous Tekken series is back. Get ready to show your skills in the battle zone. Tekken 7 is set to release in Early 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. This arcade fighting game is developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is the ninth instalment in the Tekken series.Tekken 7 and its updated arcade version, Tekken 7: Fated Retribution are already available in Japan. Fans in rest of the world have to wait for 4-5 months more to get their hands on the action-packed video game.
The game’s producer, Katsuhiro Harada announced that the story of Tekken 7 is going to be the darkest story in the franchise so far. The game will provide an epic ending to the Mishima clan saga. The game is expected to solve all the mysteries regarding the dispute among Heihachi Mishima, his son, Kazuya Mishima and his grandson, Jin Kazama. There is also a guest character, Akuma of the famous Street Fighter Series whose role is rumoured to be very important.
Tekken 7 is centered around 1 on 1 battle. There are new gameplay mechanics in it. There is a mechanism of Rage Art that allows the player to execute powerful and critical attacks, once the health bar is low. Power Crush allows the players to attack even when their opponent is damaging them. The Screw Attacks makes the enemy spin sideways when they are hit in the air.
The Arcade version is the typical one, in which the player progresses from one level to the next by beating different opponents.
Online Mode is also available in both LAN and International matches. You can also modify your character. Some more customisable options are expected to come.
Tekken 7 is the first game in the franchise, to run on Unreal Engine. In the Japanese release, the graphics look decent but they are going to improve more for the worldwide release in 2017. It has been confirmed that for PS4 version of Tekken 7 will get PlayStation VR Support.
Tekken fans are eagerly waiting for this game. The gameplay looks great and fluid. This is a great game to show your gaming skills and like its previous parts, expectations are high from this game as well. The VR support is definitely going to change the face of this game.
The inclusion of 32 playable characters, including some new fighters with different attacks and powers is making this game an exciting prospect. The plot looks interesting. We still have to wait for its release to reach any conclusion. The content is definitely making the fans excited. The developers have not announced its system requirements for PC gamers.