TEKKEN x Penny Arcade Comic Strip Series

Namco Bandai is teaming up with popular webseries Penny Arcade to produce a limited comic strip series for TEKKEN 6! The comic will be an entertaining take on the mysterious past of one of TEKKEN’s elusive characters.  Check out the link below for the full press release.

Namco Bandai Games and Penny Arcade Announce

Comic Strip Series for TEKKEN® 6

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and revered webcomic, Penny Arcade, today announced a limited comic strip series for TEKKEN 6, the latest installment to the blockbuster fighting video game franchise. Launching today, the six-part series is an entertaining take on the mysterious past of one of TEKKEN 6’s elusive characters. Comic fans and diehard TEKKEN followers can view the strip on the game’s official site www.tekken.com/comic.

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.

For more information on the game please visit: www.tekken.com or www.namcobandaigames.com.

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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.

About Penny Arcade

Equal parts online comic and commentary, Penny Arcade (http://www.penny-arcade.com) keeps its finger on the pulse of the gaming industry, prompting conversation and controversy alike from community members and industry experts. What started as a hobby in 1998 for Jerry “Tycho” Holkins and Mike “Gabe” Krahulik has grown into an online phenomenon serving over 70 million page views a month to millions of readers worldwide. In addition to the comic strip and PAX (www.paxsite.com), Penny Arcade has expanded its reach to include a growing line of merchandise, a video game and management of Child’s Play (www.childsplaycharity.org), a gamer-driven charity for children that spans the globe.

TEKKEN®6&©1994-2009 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.  All rights reserved.

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Press Release © 2009 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

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26 thoughts on “TEKKEN x Penny Arcade Comic Strip Series

  1. well its a bit dissapointing.

    but if youv’e ever seen the comics they did for WOW .

    they were fucking hilarious man.

  2. Wow, the pic earlier was a dead giveaway and I was right on the button.

    Too bad I was though. This is disappointing. I read Penny-Arcade, but come on, “Here comes a new challenger!”? What a crappy way of getting people’s hopes up. 9_9

  3. cmon guys stop complaining, at least namco is trying expand it product in new ways it doesnt really hurt anybody bcos basically we are reading it for free. it doesnt say $1.00 per page, so just appreciate it

  4. and basing it from how it has been drawn its obviously made for fun, more like seeing tekken in the other side despte its violent nature. Everybody wants to see a person who is always tagged as serious to be hilarious sometimes

  5. What’s up with you haters?

    It’s called promotion. Namco needs T6 to sell more than SC4 did. Are you people that retarded that you don’t even understand that the point to all this is to make MORE people AWARE about Tekken?

    1. Exactly. Once everyone is aware of this, Namco will receive all of our precious FIGHT MONEEEEEEEY™ so that TTT2 will be guaranteed high-budget and worth the wait.

      Everyone preorder the bundle dammit :mad:

      [/not affiliated with Bandai Namco]

  6. lol how come some of this haters still plays tekken after they talk crap about namco :D just be thankful guys that namco made such a great game or else you’ll end up playing lame and dull fighting games. cmon its just a comic strip for everyine to enjoy

  7. Heh, anyone else realize that Kazuya did the Genetic engineering on animals thing way before he was scarred like that at the end of tekken 2.

    FAIL. I love namco but penny arcade i always thought was deeply unfunny and lame.

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