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Namco holding Tekken 6 tournament at PAX

by: Chuck -
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Those heading to PAX 2009 next weekend will have the option to compete with others in Tekken 6 as Namco is holding daily tournaments during the three day show.  To compete all you need to do is head over to Namco's booth and sign-up (starting at 10AM) and then show up for the competition which is being held from 1:00 -4:00 PM daily with the finals happening after 5:00 PM.  Namco isn't saying what the prizes are right now but I'm guessing its' going to be something snazzy, plus you'll be one of the first people to check out the game before it goes on sale at the end of October.
NAMCO BANDAI GAMES announceS A series of

TEKKEN® 6 tournaments at PENNY ARCADE EXPO 2009

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today revealed it will host three days of TEKKEN® 6 tournaments at the 2009 Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, WA. The tournaments will be held on September 4-6 at the NAMCO BANDAI Games booth (#922) in the Washington State Convention & Trade Center. This exhibition will be another opportunity for all players to check out the console versions of TEKKEN 6 prior to its highly anticipated North American release on October 27, 2009.

Starting at 10 a.m. each day of the expo, attendees can sign up for a chance to compete and test their skills against the best players around. Competitions will run from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. daily with a grand prize to be awarded during the 5 p.m. finals.

More about TEKKEN 6

A must-have for fighting aficionados, TEKKEN 6 sees the return of many familiar faces and 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. Players can also take the battle online for classic match-ups and to compete for world domination. Furthermore, an impressive real-time motion blur effect has been implemented to provide the richest visuals the series has ever seen.

Featuring a new Scenario Campaign mode, players are introduced to a unique hybrid control system that combines conventional fighting game controls with free movement. This system allows them to progress through the story and mow down hordes of enemies while still enjoying fighting game action either alone or cooperatively online. For the first time in the series, players will have an arsenal of staffs, machine guns, flame throwers, and even giant robots at their disposal.