I have just read this, some of you may already know but… A new Tekken is coming June??? DO WHAAAAT!!!??? I am too excited!! Oh, my goodness guys… back in the day, I played this game out! I still love it… I read this at felt like a giddy little kid all over again… Can’t help it! Though I have to say it…. I loved Tekken as a kid like I said but, there have been many in between and to me, they got a little cheesy. I’ve taken some time off from the series, and with this new, it seems it is time to get back to it! With that being said this one looks amazing…. Seems like they have moved in a much more mature direction and the graphics are more than up to speed. I’m anxious to dive right in to find out more so… Let’s do this!
One thing I noticed right away are the graphics… While in past Tekken games, the style had a very animated feel, this one is much more realistic. I love this! I think its cool to see these characters as real people, or as real as it gets anyway. They really did a fantastic work of keeping them pretty much the same, they just put a little more life into each one.
All of our favorites are there, Marshall Law, Paul Phoenix, Ling Xiaoyu, Eddie & King!! King was always my favorite! They’ve added some really sweet new one’s characters too. First of all, we’ve got Akuma, from Street Fighter… Ummmm Yeah!! Then there’s Kuma II… a massive grizzly bear, son of the original Kuma and taught by Heihachi Mishima himself, in the art of Kuma Shinken and Claudio Serafino, an Italian Exorcist!
Tekken 7 is said to be the final chapter in the series but, we all know that could change but, as of right now that’s the deal. This series has continued for over 20 years now. That’s a crazy long run! It has definitely passed the test of time, I’d say. That’s what a classic is all about, and this game surely is an all-time classic! Most of us gamers grew up playing this. I mean, it’s almost a cult classic.
The ending is said to be epic, and the journey is long and emotional. Member of the Mishima Clan fights one another for control of a global empire… all the while putting the balance of the world at risk. There’s bad blood between some of these characters, stories that go way back and this time around those characters are out to get their revenge… and if this really is the last one, as they say, every score will be settled, that makes for a lot of story content.
Tekken 7 is one of the only 3D fighting games out there right now… that alone makes me want to buy it immediately. I bet the Rage system is excellent… In fact, they’ve added more moves, perfect for when you find your health running low. In 7, when your life hits below 33%, your rage is automatically activated. You have to choose between Rage Drive or Rage Art… Rage drives give you the ability to enhance your moves to create more damage, and Rage Art is…. It pretty much keeps your opponent from sticking that last final, finishing blow.
I cannot honestly say that the storyline for Tekken has been the absolute best, but I can say, that this one takes us all the way back to the beginning… telling us the whole story in more detail than ever.
Namco has also introduced a VR mode this time around. From what I have read, while this is interesting it, only seems to make the graphics worse. I mean if were doing the whole VR thing then, it should be so cool it blows our minds, and from people are saying, it’s not even worth using. There are two modes… One that lets you play in a 360-degree arena, which sounds amazing, does it not? But… apparently, this just makes the characters look sloppy….and the other version just allows you to purchase hidden items or upgrade what you’ve got. Not a lot was put into this VR mode it seems. The saying is true though folks, you can’t always believe what you read (except for here at Ky’s Korner of course…I always bring you the facts my friends, I got you!) So I will have to play this myself and see what I think versus all the critics. What about yall? Are you all excited for this new edition to the classic. I hope it brings the game up to speed, I know it still has a huge following… I mean we are talking about it right now, so there’s that… LOL.
Tekken 7 Trailer:
Awesome isn’t it friends!? Well, as always, thank you for stopping by Ky’s Korner. I do hope you have enjoyed the read! Until next time!
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