Tekken Series: Tekken video game series 1 to 7 [Updated]

Tekken is a Japanese media franchise on an array of battle video and arcade game, also includes film and print variations, it is developed and published by Bandai Namco entertainment.

About the game story

It follows affairs of the King of Iron Fist Tournament, presented by Mishima Zaibatsu,
here players control a deluge of characters to acconplish the event and hike command of the company,
that is the conflict between the Mishima family which serves as the main focus of the series plot, while players explore other characters motivations in aiming to manage the Zaibatsu.


When did it start?

In 1994, with the release of the self-titled first entry.

As of 2017, it has nine extra entries, eight spin-off games, has also been taken into three feature films and other media.

Tekken 2, as well as the third game Tekken 3, are thought to be notable titles, that is they got criticisms for the gameplay and more engaging experience.


The first game of the series was released in 1994, initially as an arcade game, and as a port for the PlayStation in 1995.

The game featured eight playable characters, with their own sub-boss, stage, and theme.

The PlayStation version, re changed the characters themes, also made the sub-bosses playable for eighteen characters.
A cutscene is opened when the player ends the arcade mode with each of the original eight characters.

Tekken 2

Series 2 was released in 1995 in a gallery and in 1996 for the PlayStation.
A wharf was also made several years later for Zeebo.

There are ten playable characters as well as fifteen to unravel, for a total of twenty-five characters.

The central form features four new modes that would become tacks to the series,
which were Survival, Team Battle, Time Attack, and Practice.

It features re changes of the arcade versions’ characters’ themes, and a cutscene opened once the player completes the arcade mode.

Tekken 3

Tekken 3 was released for the PlayStation in 1997 and 1998, in the arcades.

The game chiefly features a new cast of characters, including the debut of staple main character Jin Kazama, the child of Kazuya and Jun, as well as now-staple characters Ling Xiaoyu and Hwoarang, with a total of twenty-three characters.

The home form includes a mode called Tekken Force, as well as the benefit of a bonus Tekken Ball mode, and also includes re changes to the characters ideas from the arcade form.

Tekken tag tournament

This Tournament is the next version, which was released in 1999 in arcades and as a launch title for the PlayStation 2 in the millennial year, 2000.

Tekken Tag Tournament features tag battles and includes most of the Tekken characters in the series up until time, for 34 characters.

The game ran on the same arcade board as Tekken 3, hence saw major technical advancements when ported to the PlayStation 2.

The home version features remixes of the characters’ themes from the arcade version, and also features a bonus Tekken Bowl mode.

Tekken 4

The fifth installment is the recognized game in the series, released in 2001 in arcades and 2002 for the PlayStation 2.

The home version includes a new Story mode, it unlocks cutscenes when played, in contrast to previous installments in which such cutscenes were unlocked from playing the Arcade Mode.

The game also conceals many gameplay revisions, including the ability for the player to move about before the round begins, as well as walled-stages.

Tekken 5

This was released in arcades in 2004 and 2005 for the PlayStation 2, with a short period of growth, from arcade to PlayStation, of two months in North America and four months in Japan. There are 32 characters to choose from.

The home version includes a mode known as Devil Within, derived from the Force mode that was brought in the third version of the series.

Tekken 6

Tekken 6, released in arcades in 2007, that got an updated version in 2008 called, Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion.

Standard form was based on Bloodline Rebellion and was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, the first time the series, a game had multiplatform.

The game features a Scenario Campaign mode, which follows gameplay from previous Tekken Force modes, which could be played online apace with standard versus.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 was released in Japanese arcades in 2011.

Its console version was released the next year and is based on the updated arcade version called Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Unlimited that included new features.

Tekken 7

Tekken 7, released in Japanese and Korean arcades in the year 2015. Is the first game in the series to be astounded by the Unreal Engine.

The game got an update, that was termed, Fated Retribution and was released to arcades on the 5th of July,2016.

It featured the series, second, third, fourth and fifth inmate characters.

In the official ending, the conclusion of the Mishima saga, Heihachi takes power of the Zaibatsu, and tries to reveal Kazuya of the Devil Gene.

In the final battle, Kazuya kills Heihachi and flings him into an exploding volcano, whereas Jin, recovered from his coma and declared that he had to kill Kazuya to end the accursed Mishima bloodline.

It also disclosed that Heihachi killed his wife Kazumi because of her control on the Devil Gene and that she had a split personality because of it, post Kazuya’s birth.

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