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Tekken coming to iPhone

03-05-2010, 02:47 PM
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Tekken coming to iPhone

Tekken has just been confirmed for an iPhone release:

Tekken confirmed for iPhone and iPod touch
Official debut set forGDC 2010

Putting speculation to rest that Namco Networks has been considering a touch-enabled version of Tekken, we can confirm today that the Iron Fist Tournament is indeed coming to iPhone and iPod touch.

An source close to Namco speaking to us on the condition of anonymity tells us the game is far along in development and looking good.

To paraphrase, "the game is being finished up and it plays quite nicely".

It's not clear whether this iPhone version has been built from scratch or is a touch-enabled port of Tekken 6 as developed for PSP. The latter seems most likely, which is wise given how well-crafted the PSP version is.

There's no confirmation of multiplayer, although we expect head-to-head bouts to be of the local variety.

With competitor Capcom having just announced Street Fighter IV for iPhone, Namco's move with Tekken is a logical one.

Both games will be shown at next week's Game Developers Conference, so expect more news soon.


Looks like they're trying to get a heads-up on SF IV

Last edited by hiptanaka; 03-05-2010 at 02:50 PM.
03-05-2010, 02:52 PM
this is interesting. has been a looooong time since i played a tekken game, hope it comes out to be good.

03-05-2010, 03:14 PM
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03-05-2010, 03:18 PM
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Let's just hope this has more features than Namco's other games... particularly Time Crisis. They were fun games, but if they keep it up, this game will have Jin, Kazuya, and Heihachi and that's it.

That said, I can't wait. If it's any bit as fun as Dark Tournament was, I'll be getting this in an instant.

It seems like all the games that were in shortage before are now getting a ton of games. 2 other good fighting games, a ton of turn based RPG's...
03-05-2010, 03:36 PM
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Keep these fighting games coming. >:]

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03-05-2010, 03:40 PM
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Huge fan of the whole Tekken series. Been playing Tekken since the very first one. Glad that it is finally coming to the iPhone.

Sorry Street Fighter, but my money goes to Tekken first

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03-05-2010, 04:21 PM
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Just need one more great Namco game: Soul Calibur IV
03-05-2010, 04:24 PM
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Yes! Street Fighter IV looks smooth and great, but I would love it if the graphics were better. Hopefully this will be as smooth and great as Street Fighter IV PLUS have great graphics.
03-05-2010, 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted by GHRocker08 View Post
Just need one more great Namco game: Soul Calibur IV
Nah... Soul Calibur III was better... I liked the original create a character weapons as well as that fun RTS mode that everyone somehow hated. I liked the amount of gear you could get for your character and how it affected stats, but after playing Soul Calibur II and III, IV really felt like it was lacking a lot of stuff, particularly a decent story/campaign mode like Weapon Master mode of SCII.

Yeah, it needs to be a SCII or III port.
03-05-2010, 04:39 PM
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This is going to suck... big time.