Tekken (1994)

3.32 from 24 votes
Namco's answer to Sega's Virtua Fighter, featuring a unique button system where each of the four buttons corresponds to attacks from each of the fighter's arms and legs.
First released
Sep 21, 1994
Aliases
Tekken 1, Rave War
Franchises
Tekken
Developed by
Namco
Published by
Namco, Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platforms
PlayStation, Arcade, PlayStation Network (PS3), PlayStation Network (PSP), PlayStation Network (Vita)
Genres
Fighting
Themes
Martial Arts
Rating
ESRB: T
Releases
  • ARC - Tekken Japan
  • ARC - Tekken United States
  • ARC - Tekken United Kingdom
  • ARC - Tekken Revision 2 Japan
  • PS1 - Tekken Japan
  • PS1 - Tekken United Kingdom
  • PS1 - Tekken United States
  • PS1 - Tekken (Platinum) United Kingdom
  • PS1 - Tekken (Greatest Hits) United States
  • PS3N - Tekken United States

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Tekken is a great fighter but has some game balancing flaws and issues
Game: Tekken
Genre: Fighting
Developer: Namco
Publisher: Namco
System: Playstation (PS1)
Year of Release: 1995
Length of Playthrough: 2 Hours

Total Score: 79/100
Value Score: 7.9/10

• Story: 6/10
• Characters: 8/10
• GamePlay: 8/10
• Graphics: 7/10
• Sound: 9/10
• Music: 8/10
• Length: 7/10
• Replay Value: 8/10
• Player Value: 8/10

Pros
+17 Playable characters +1 Alternate skin character for Kazuya -
+Endings for Characters

Cons
-Only 8 characters have endings out of the 17 playable characters
-One character can only be unlocked via the Galaga mini game completed perfectly
-To unlock the other characters, must complete a character playthrough with no continues
-Gameplay can be tedious even at the easiest of settings
-A lot of clone characters
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