Did you really think EVO would be the same without some TEKKEN action?! EVOLUTION Fighting Game Championships and Namco Bandai Games bring you the hottest exhibition tournament for the CONSOLE version of TEKKEN 6! Tournaments will be on both Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles. All this happens July 17-19 at the Rio Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada! BE THERE! Click below for the full press release!
Full Press Release
EVO Championship Series and Namco bandai games announce the First Console Tournament for TEKKEN® 6
World’s Finest Players Compete for the ‘King of the Iron Fist Tournament’ Title
An exhibition tournament will be held for NAMCO BANDAI Games’ latest and greatest fighter, TEKKEN® 6 at the EVO Championship Series in Las Vegas, Nevada. This tournament will be held during July 17-19th in the famous Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino. This is your chance to check out the console versions that won’t hit store shelves until fall 2009.
”We’re ecstatic to publicly unveil the home console version of TEKKEN 6 at this year’s EVO Championship Tournament,” said In Joon Hwang, brand manager at NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “Not only will this be the first time Tekken fans will be able to get their hands on the console version of the title, but to have the world’s premier Tekken competitors taking the game through it’s paces will be a memorable experience.”
“With over 15 years experience, the EVO team is proud to premiere the upcoming edition of one of the most revered fighting game series of all time. We are ecstatic to be working with NAMCO BANDAI Games to bring the fans a fighting game tournament that will astound the world. This will be an awesome exhibition-tournament, and will be a great first look at TEKKEN 6 console version. If you want to see high caliber play, this is the event you must attend,” said Joey Cuellar, EVO Director and Founder.
MORE ABOUT TEKKEN 6
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 this fall 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 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, 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.
TEKKEN 6 will also be available for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system this fall. Optimized for the PSP system, TEKKEN 6 will not only contain all the explosive action of its home console brethren but also feature additional stages, content, items, and an ad-hoc multiplayer mode.
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including the PAC-MAN®, SOULCALIBUR®, Naruto™ and Tekken® brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.
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