Japan Amusement Expo 2016 Bustling With Life




Attendees of this year’s Japan Amusement Expo were given the opportunity to try their hand at several upcoming arcade games, bound to be a wholesome treat for any avid arcade-goer and proving that the arcade scene in Japan is far from dead (or entirely pachi-slot dominated) – unlike that of the western world.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2016 10:51

    The next step is for Koei Tecmo to release their own competing beer vendor system featuring Soft Engine.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 4, 2016 01:32

    Arcade games had microtransactions a long time ago. Double Dragon 3 required you pay extra money to buy in-game techniques, etc.... More




A new trailer for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution has shown the game’s new “rage attack system” in action, a feature that will hopefully allow greater depth and strategy in the game, and maybe even prompt stronger competitive play for the already esteemed franchise.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 12, 2016 10:51

    I'm pretty sure that it will come out before Tekken x Street Fighter. I think Katsuhiro Harada said something along the lines that the release window for Tekken X Street Fighter was delayed because he... More

  • Chris Hansen commented on February 12, 2016 05:56

    looks rad af... More




A trailer has introduced Tekken 7: Fated Retribution and all its intense content to arcade enthusiasts, demonstrating the franchise’s ever impressive array of martial arts that will no doubt stimulate the fighting game community, but do little in building their physique, as always.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 8, 2016 11:46

    Devil Jin...... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 8, 2016 11:45

    For those of you who completely missed the joke, I am sorry for your brain.... More

Project X Zone 2 Trailer Hits Hard




Crossover fighting game Project X Zone 2 has gotten its chance to shine as its trailer unleashes a barrage of action sequences, showcasing a wealth of familiar characters in the hopes of not fading away into obscurity like so many other crossover titles.

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  • knuclear200x commented on January 23, 2016 10:23

    Looking forward to this. First game certainly was a repetitive, "press A to win", and not really challenging RPG, but still a better crossover than KH or Infinity. Also just found out that KOS-MOS teams... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 22, 2016 14:41

    How sad that such potential, with all the characters, and well done art/pixel animations is just wasted with the mind-numbing 'gameplay' which is basically pressing an over-glorified play button. With animations like that, it could've been... More

Tekken Moves Performed in Real Life




A talented martial artist hailing from YouTube has quite impressively replicated the moveset of Tekken’s Kazuya Mishima, sure to garner applause from not just fans of the game but those who can appreciate astounding feats of physical prowess and stamina as well.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 1, 2016 12:23

    You are just jealous. Lemme see what you can do. Probably nothing. You are too fat and lonely where a guy like him and his skills can land him in movies, motion capture actor, fight... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 20, 2016 19:13

    @18:57 I'm just following the "trend" of comparing fictitious characters with reality which many haters are doing on SanCom. They talk about lack of realism in games and anime and here I got rebutted for... More

Energetic Lucky Chloe Figure


Tekken’s truly controversial kitty-girl Lucky Chloe has become the subject of a brand new Kotobukiya figure, boasting her usual smile and adorable feline adornments and sure to make a great addition to any figure-enthusiast’s collection once she arrives in July.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 22, 2016 02:25

    dont post figure news if no pantsu shots included... More

  • Rawbeard commented on January 18, 2016 18:39

    kyaaaah!... More

Top 20 Fighting Game Franchises


Japanese gamers, both the originators and long the primary consumers of the fighting game, have held forth on which of these massive mega-franchises they love the most, with even relatively obscure titles managing to do surprisingly well in the face of the giants…

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  • Anonymous commented on September 29, 2015 12:53

    LOL normies the list should be 01. The King of Fighters '98 02. The King of Fighters '97 03. The King of Fighters '96 04. The King of Fighters '00 05. The King of Fighters '94 06. The King of Fighters... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 28, 2015 10:37

    Somebody call up "the switcher". they're catalog is stagnating.... More


Tekken‘s newest set of bonus costumes has unexpectedly paid tribute to the glorious idols of IdolMaster in celebration of the franchise’s 10th anniversary, a decision likely not at all influenced by rabid IdolMaster fanboy and Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 1, 2015 02:30

    "any thing except a fighting game" well i still fucking see they fight against each other with buttons for executing punches and kicks, you're trying to blind your eyes aren't you?... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 23, 2015 02:37

    The saddest part of this tribute is that they missed the opportunity to make a seiyuu joke by not assigning Takane's outfit to Kazumi Mishima, as both characters are voiced by Yumi Hara.... More

Tekken 7 Unveils Kazumi Mishima




Arcade beat-em-up Tekken 7 has reintroduced yet another beloved character from Tekken 2 into the robust fighting game, as the lovely shrine maiden Kazumi Mishima shows off her prowess in combat alongside her ferocious tiger companion.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 3, 2015 22:15

    anyone knows the name o the freaking opening theme? i really want that song...... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 1, 2015 18:06

    Final Fight is an arcade beat-em-up, not this.... More




Three new characters have been announced for retro arcade fighter Tekken 7, introducing a female Filipino fighter, another generic brooding male character and his alternate devil form – with no particular reason specified as to why Jin required an entirely new character solely for an alternate transformation.

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  • TNinja commented on April 8, 2015 04:16

    Huh. When I think about it, I thought Jin and Devil Jin appeared since Tekken 2. Odd stuff. Memories ain't reliable.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 4, 2015 18:20

    Lol, that could be her 2nd part time job. Now where can I find one around this part of the town.... More

Tekken 7 Opening Quite Scorching


As the launch of Tekken 7 draws ever closer, Bandai Namco has chosen to reveal the game’s opening cinematic – even hotter than anticipated as staple characters Kazuya and Heihachi duel amidst an active volcano.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 13, 2015 16:07

    even much,much more importantly : pirated copies for every game consoles?Yaaaargh!... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 13, 2015 04:02

    nice tsukkomi there anon... More

Tekken 7’s Lucky Chloe “Their Creepiest Yet”


The upcoming Tekken 7 has revealed a brand new nekomimi character at its recent 20th anniversary event, with the blonde American stereotype “Lucky Chloe” infatuating viewers with her lovable attire and assortment of cute (if not corny) English voiceovers.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 18, 2014 20:58

    we already have Lili for this sort of beginner character, this could easily be a special costume for her and they even have very similar moves, why do they have to stoop low and pander... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 14, 2014 16:08

    wish more dudes would realize that its aggressively straight dudes who think its 'gay' to play as a woman and not feminists who are the real threat to otaku.... More

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