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Free-to-play Tekken Card Tournament passes 1m downloads

Namco Bandai’s free-to-play spin off for the Tekken series has been downloaded for smartphones and tablets more than 1m times. Tekken Card Tournament was released on iOS and Android last week and passed the 1m milestone after just four days on release. It is also available to play in web …

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Playing your cards right: an introduction to free-to-play Tekken

Every major games publisher has invested into the ever-growing free-to-play market, and today Namco Bandai announced its biggest F2P venture to date. Tekken Card Tournament is a smartphone, tablet and PC title that brings card-based battling together with the series’ trademark martial arts duels. It is due for release in …

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Tekken Card Tournament mixes trading cards with free-to-play gaming

Namco Bandai has announced an ambitious product that will let retailers cash in on an upcoming free-to-play title. The publisher will soon launch Tekken Card Tournament for smartphones, tablets and PCs. This free-to-play game sees players collecting attack cards that can be used to win traditional Tekken-style battles. Tekken Card …

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Sleeping Dogs maintains its UK chart top-dog status

Square Enix’s Sleeping Dogs has claimed its fourth UK number one. The open-world action title has surpassed all expectations, having held the top spot for four of the last five weeks, with NCsoft’s Guild Wars 2 briefly interrupting in its week of release. To win this week it had to …

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Square Enix CEO and the death of consoles in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV is now available to download – and it is jam-packed with great features, including an extensive interview with Square Enix CEO, Yoichi Wada. In this 72-page edition, you’ll also find analysis on Kickstarter, Steam, Ubisoft’s digital plans and Tekken. We’ve listed the contents in full below. Download …

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Win Tekken Tag Tournament 2 art

Namco Bandai has teamed up with well-known artists to produce some pretty pictures for its ‘We are Tekken’ campaign. You can view the art (which is all Tekken-related) at a special exhibition in London, which takes place on September 13th to 15th. But before that, MCV has teamed up with …

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Tekken’s Harada says Wii U’s CPU lags behind 360 and PS3

The lead developer of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 says that the Wii U’s processor speed is maybe a little bit” slower than both the PS3 and Xbox 360. "As far as graphical processing and such, it’s not much of an issue. But as far as the CPU goes, the clock …

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Tekken X Street Fighter still planned for current gen consoles

The developers behind Tekken X Street Fighter have said the game is still coming to current generation consoles. The Namco and Capcom collaboration was first announced in 2010, but there has been no word on when it will be released. However, this silence doesn’t mean it has been pushed back …

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Harada would quit before OK’ing character DLC for Tekken

Katsuhiro Harada. Loved by gamers. And quite possibly hated by publishers. The famed head of Namco Bandai’s Tekken series has stated that he would consider walking from the publisher if put under pressure to introduce character downloads as DLC. "If I was given the choice to include paid DLC or …

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Tekken dev wary of Wii U "distraction"

The Wii U offers developers huge scope for innovation, but not all studios are enthusiastic about the possibilities. Specifically, the man behind Namco Bandai’s Tekken series has spoken of his concerns that the use of two screens might be distracting” for players. "Looking at the small screen and the big …

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