Hori Amazon Japan Exclusive RAP V3 SA!

December 30, 2009

Amazing!  Less than a week after Hori released their latest stick design, they’ve already announced an exclusive variation featuring a different colored set of Sanwa components! Amazon of Japan is now taking preorders on a March 2010 release of the stick.  Stay tuned for more details on a Play-Asia release! For more information on the Hori Real Arcade PRO V3 SA, you can check our Tech Talk area here.


EXAPRIZE USB Stick Announced For 2010!

December 28, 2009

The masterminds behind the original Japanese Tatsunoko VS. Capcom: Cross Generation of Heroes arcade stick and the more recent King of Fighters XII arcade stick, Exar, announced today that they will be bringing out a PlayStation3  and PC compatible controller in Feb. 2010! It looks to be identical in build to the TVC/KOFXII sticks, so don’t get your hopes up! We’ll let everyone know when they are up for pre-order on Play-Asia! For more information check out the Tech Area page here.


TEKKEN Japanese Movie Poster!

December 22, 2009

Warner Bros. of Japan has launched their official TEKKEN movie site with a first glipse of the theatrical poster featuring Jon Foo as Jin Kazama! The movie is set for release in March 2010, promises a huge cast of fan favorite characters and non stop action!  Click below for the full poster image and more info!

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TEKKEN MANGA VOL.4!

December 19, 2009

ULTRAJUMPEGG has put up the fourth volume of their ongoing TEKKEN COMIC! Check it out after clicking below!

*NOTE: Don’t forget to allow pop-ups in order to view the comic from the site, and clicking on the American flag to view the comic in English.


More Hori Real Arcade PRO V3 SA Info! Preorder NOW!

December 19, 2009

Hori has unveiled new info on their upcoming Hori Real Arcade PRO V3 SA for PlayStation 3!  This could be the most accurate Taito Vewlix arcade representation to date!  Also unveiled is the new controller cable storage door (similar to what Mad Catz had for the TE sticks) and the side panel’s accurate representation of the Vewlix industrial design.  For more info check out our tech area page or Hori’s product page here. Preorder yours today!  Play-Asia just opened up preorders and are shipping next week!


TEKKEN 6 Perfect Guide Pre-Orders Now Up!

December 16, 2009

The TEKKEN 6 Perfect Guide is now available for pre-order at Play-Asia.  Click below to order!  The guide comes out on Christmas!


Hori Delivers The “V” Just In Time For Christmas!

December 6, 2009

Hori has one more surpise in store for fighting game fans before 2009 ends!  Their latest iteration of the Hori Real Arcade Pro line of arcade sticks, the RAP “V” SA, will be shipping out right before Christmas!  The all Sanwa arcade stick is modeled after the Taito Vewlix original arcade layout, much like the Mad Catz TE sticks.  Hori Store is the only place to preorder it at this time (12,800 Yen), but we will update once Play-Asia and other import stores jump in!  Stay tuned!

UPDATE! As of 12/16/09 Play-Asia now has preorders up for $149.99!  Don’t miss out!


Japanese 3 VS 3 TEKKEN 6 Tournament Action!

November 29, 2009

This past weekend, Niigata Popy played host to one of the  recent TEKKEN 6 competitions in Japan!  Using the the familiar Tougeki / Super Battle Opera format, the 3 vs 3 team battle was played out in epic fashion!  Click below for all the vids!

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TEKKEN MANGA VOL.3!

November 20, 2009

ULTRAJUMPEGG has put up the third volume of their ongoing TEKKEN COMIC! Check it out after clicking below!

*NOTE: Don’t forget to allow pop-ups in order to view the comic from the site, and clicking on the American flag to view the comic in English.


Hot NEW TEKKEN 6 Goods From JAPAN!

October 30, 2009

LaLaBitMarket has unveiled a hot set of TEKKEN 6 goods in Japan!  With the release of TEKKEN 6, Bandai Namco has rolled out some new character themed shirts, a pair of snazzy rings, and even a Devil Jin Zippo lighter!  For more images & details on the goods, please click below!


Famitsu TEKKEN 6 Review Score!

October 20, 2009

Tidbits from the latest issue of Famitsu magazine are showing up on popular gaming forum, NeoGAF… One of the reviews for this week is for a little game called TEKKEN 6!  While we don’t have the detailed portion of the review, we do want to share the score.  If you don’t want to be spoiled, do not click below!  For full details and a breakdown of past TEKKEN scores, please click below!

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CONTEST: SDTEKKEN And Play-Asia Celebrate TEKKEN 6!

October 19, 2009

TEKKEN 6 is here!  You know it, we know it, the whole world knows it!  We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to team up with Play-Asia once again to offer fans all across the WORLD a chance to win one of three awesome TEKKEN 6 prize packages!  Click below for the full details and rules!

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TEKKEN MANGA….In English!!

October 19, 2009

ULTRAJUMPEGG has put up the first two volumes of their TEKKEN COMIC… and they’re in English too! Just click on the American Flag for the English translations to show up.  Check ’em out after clicking below.  Don’t forget to read from RIGHT to LEFT when flipping through the pages.

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TEKKEN 6 Japanese Commercial!

October 14, 2009

TEKKEN 6 is mere weeks away! The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game come out Oct 27th for US, Oct 29th for Japan, and Oct 30th for Europe.  Check out the latest Japanese commercial for the game after clicking the link below!

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TEKKEN 6 Extra Costume Battle!

September 27, 2009

Tekken-Official has put up a new feature showing off Lili’s and Roger Jr.’s extra costumes in action! Check it out by following the link below:

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TEKKEN 6 PSP TGS IMPRESSIONS!

September 27, 2009

IGN has uploaded a Hands On Preview of the PSP version of TEKKEN 6 from TGS! Check it out by following the links below:


TGS 2009: TEKKEN 6 PSP Interview!

September 26, 2009

GameSpot rounds up their Tokyo Game Show coverage with an interview with TEKKEN director, Katsuhiro Harada.  The main focus of the interview is the PlayStation Portable port and how the TEKKEN team focuses on keeping the series fresh.  For the full interview vid click below!

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Sneak Peak At Hori’s New Arcade Stick Line!

September 24, 2009

Hori is bringing out the big guns at this year’s Tokyo Game Show! Hori officially unveiled the Hori Fighting Stick VX and V3 sticks and the all new Hori Real Arcade PRO V which is modeled after the Vewlix style arcade cabinet.  For more pics and info, click below!

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Mad Catz ASIA Edition FightStick TE And FightPad!

September 23, 2009

Been waiting for one of the Asian Edition Mad Catz Tournament Edition FightSticks?  Well, the wait is over!  Both the Xbox 360 TE stick and FightPad are now IN STOCK at Play-Asia! This is the same award winning arcade stick without the Street Fighter IV license.  For more information, images or to purchase these products, please visit the links below:


Lili’s Extra Costume Revealed!

September 19, 2009

Lili’s alternate costume for the console version of TEKKEN 6 has been revealed!  Japanese manga artist Ito Ōgure/Oh! great (Tenjho Tenge, Air Gear, Burn-up series) lends his talents to the TEKKEN team once again to reveal a somewhat… uhh… revealing outfit for everyone’s favorite Monaco princess!  Click below for a full image of Lili’s new costume and a quick peak at Roger Jr’s!

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