The ultimate KING OF Iron Fist Tournament Is About to Commence As Namco Bandai Games Announces Tekken® 6
Blockbuster Fighting Series Makes its Way onto Multiple Platforms
For First Time in Franchise History
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (October 9, 2008) – Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today announced that it’s highly anticipated fighting title, TEKKEN® 6, is scheduled to be released worldwide in Fall 2009 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. 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.
“The Tekken franchise has been renowned for setting the bar for excellence in the fighting genre and this latest iteration is no exception,” said Andrew Lelchuk, executive vice president of sales and marketing at NAMCO BANDAI Games America, Inc. “Building upon its legacy of delivering lightning-paced brawls and astonishing visuals, TEKKEN 6 will further propel the series to greater heights with new and enhanced gameplay, and its largest character roster ever.”
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 32 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.
A must-have for Tekken aficionados, 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.