A vocal segment of fighting game fans have reacted with displeasure to Tekken 7's introduction of the "furry Vocaloid idol" Lucky Chloe. However, director and IdolM@ster legend Katsuhiro Harada isn't going to sit in the corner and take this assault. Mounting a counter attack, he proclaimed on Twitter that LC would be a Europe and Asia exclusive. And, of course, he was being serious!
Bandai Namco used the Tekken 20th Anniversary Fan Thanksgiving event as an opportunity to introduce a new Tekken 7 character. The latest to join the roster is Lucky Chloe, who, as you might immediately notice, is quite fond of cats. Hit the jump for videos and more.
Bandai Namco has a new location test coming for Tekken 7, with a handful of Japanese arcades participating on November 22 and 23. While the rest of us wait to try it for ourselves, you can see a bunch of the fighter in the arcade opening movie after the jump.
Bandai Namco announced some Tekken 7 location test plans over at the official Tekken website. Japanese players will be able to try out the next fighter next month at Tokyo's Namco Sugamo and Osaka's Namco Nipponbashi. Read on for more.
Following previews at San Diego Comic-Con and Wonder Festival, illustrator Shunya Yamashita has posted his designs for upcoming Marvel, DC, Tekken and Street Fighter bishoujo figures, set to be released by Kotobukiya in 2015. Get a look after the jump.
Shortly after being leaked near the middle of the month, Bandai Namco confirmed that Tekken 7 is in development with a short debut trailer at Evo 2014. As promised, more info was delivered at this week's San Diego Comic-Con, including an extended look at the story after the jump.
The surprise may have been spoiled a bit thanks to an early outing, but Bandai Namco Games and series producer Katsuhiro Harada made Tekken 7 official near the tail end of this weekend's Evo 2014 event. Hit the jump for a trailer and more.
While a formal announcement is on the way, the Tekken 7 cat got out of the bag early thanks to a leaked IGN News video that was posted over at AOL. Series producer Katsuhiro Harada should be making it official sometime today at Evo 2014. Hit the jump for more.
Figure maker Kotobukiya has introduced Nina Williams as their latest Tekken Bishoujo statue, set to be released in Japan in November and confirmed for North America import in December. The 1/7th scale, 21cm figure sells for 7,776 yen. Get a look after the jump.
Anyone who was thrown off by the lack of 3D fighters set for this year's EVO 2014 tournament lineup will be pleased by the latest announcement, which has Tekken Tag Tournamen 2 joining the event. Read on for more.
Namco Bandai has a Valentine's Day treat for Tekken Revolution players. Jaycee is joining the free-to-play fighter in an update that's scheduled to arrive today, so look forward to a little luchador flavor if you plan to take on some challengers this weekend. More after the jump.
Kotobukiya has updated their plans for an ARTFX Bishoujo of the Star Wars Extended Universe's Mara Jade. Scheduled to be released in late May, the 1/7th scale figure is now slated to be packaged with two base graphics (Imperial seal or Rebel Alliance insigna) and different lightsaber hilts and colored blades. They've also teased the next Tekken Bishoujo figure. Get a look after the jump.
Old Heihachi there looks like he's in the middle of crapping his pants. Or maybe he's just super excited and invigorated at the thought of playing a Tekken pachinko game on iOS, because that's what CR Tekken lets you do. Hit the jump for more.