Tekken 7 is an arcade-action fighting game developed & published by Bandai Namco and is the ninth installment of the Tekken series. It is also the first of Tekken games to feature the use of Unreal Engine that allows for more realistic scenery and upgrades to the combat visuals making for smoother interaction.
Download Tekken 7
You can download Tekken 7 for Windows, Xbox One or PS4. To begin click on the Download button at the end of this review. There is also a game called simply TEKKEN which is available for download from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. If you like fighting games be also sure to check out and download Street Fighter V.
The Game Review
Be able to explore the stories and action of 30+ characters as you play through them in the “campaign” mode. To be fair, if you’re looking for any single player value out of the game, I would suggest you look somewhere elsewhere. Regardless, players can welcome new players to the game such as Akuma, Gigas, Lucky Chloe, and more.
Though its first release in 2015, the competitive scene remains active as ever. Not to mention the highlight of any Tekken game, it’s multiplayer, is thriving with thousands of players to play against. The game is still being updated with DLC’s and updates for the game so we can see the game’s longevity for a while still going strong. Speaking of which, Tekken 7 is also the most customizable out of the series being able to make small touches on the way characters look, attack animations, and more.
Like all arcade games, the consensus is that it’s easy to pick up but hard to master. In my case, it’s harder to learn, hard to master but that’s for another time. To be fair, I think many would agree the base game itself teaches “nothing” about how to actually play the game. Many combos and certain things you can get away with in single player or against the AI will not pass for sure in multiplayer.
Each character often has a complex sequence that everyone knows about given that you play long enough and it all comes down to timing. Yes, being creative with a character and switching things up once in a while can catch people off guard but it has often lead to more openings for counter attacks in my opinion.
Speaking of which, you’ll most likely be watching a lot of YouTube videos on characters you want to learn and note that there is a very deep learning curve which keeps the game spontaneous. Especially if you’re trying to get the value out of the game, always being beat to the pulp is no fun and at this point, all of the rooms and servers are full of veteran players that won’t let you lay a single blow on them if you don’t play smart. I guess what I want to say is, Tekken is pretty brutal if you have no idea what you’re doing.
Ultimately, the game is for hardcore players and for new players it’s a rough road ahead because the player base is often from the last games that have mastered previous moves and combos. While these players have small things to fix when introduced to the new game, new players must learn from the ground up. This is not to discourage any player from starting as the eventual joy once you’ve got the hang of things is bliss thereon out. Be sure to check out the game’s website or Steam for more info.