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Summary

Seventeen of the world's deadliest fighters, explosive martial arts moves and savage special attacks. All brought to life by super smooth animation running at a TV scorching 50 frames per second (Original description).

Tekken is the first game in the Tekken series. It was released in arcades on December 9, 1994 in Japan, and on December 11, 1994 in Europe and North America. It was then ported to the Sony PlayStation on March 31, 1995 in Japan, November 7, 1995 in Europe, and on November 8, 1995 in North America. The game was met with many positive reviews.

Storyline

A worldwide martial arts tournament is nearing its finale, with a large purse of prize money awarded to the fighter who can defeat Heihachi Mishima in the final round of the competition. The contest is sponsored by the giant financial group, the Mishima Zaibatsu. There are eight fighters that remain after winning death matches all over the world, with the winner of the tournament receiving The King of the Iron Fist title. Only one will have the chance to defeat Heihachi and take home the prize money and fame. The player is initially able to select one of those eight fighters, each one having their own personal reasons for entering the tournament aside from the prize money.

Game Information

Release Date
9th December 1994
Publisher
Namco, Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. (SCEI)
Total Rating
71%
Content Rated
T (Teen)
Game Modes
Single player, Multiplayer
Player Perspectives
Side view
Genres
Fighting
Themes
Action
Platforms
PlayStation, PlayStation Network, Arcade