The legendary fighting franchise, Tekken, presented a brief preview of what will be its eighth canon installment during EVO 2022. More details here!
The conflict Mishima to be continue! Through a teaser presented during the EVO 2022one of the most relevant events on the combat video game scene, Bandai gave us a first glimpse of what will be Tekken-8 with a reference to an iconic and somewhat bizarre moment in the franchise.
The moment to which we refer is the ending of Kazuya Mishima in Tekken-1where according to lorethe young martial artist defeated his fearsome father, Heihachiand took revenge on him by throwing him off a cliff, the curious thing about this situation is the final smile of Kazuyawhich was the product of several memes.
Bandai intelligently took advantage of this situation to include her in his teaserwhere he showed us the same kinematics again but with an important change: a transition to a renewed image of Kazuya.
How can the advancement of Tekken-8? In the first place, we can intuit that the plot will be centered on Kazuyawhile he lives with the consequences he caused in Tekken 7. Let us remember that he put an end to the life of Heihachi and revealed to the world demon form, or at least it seems that way, remember that in the franchise Tekken it is very difficult to see a Mishima disappear completely.
EVO 2022: The appearance of Harada and the consecration of Knee as champion
For now, Katsuhiro Harada, main producer and visible face of TekkenHe briefly appeared on stage at EVO 2022. This was done solely to increase the hype of those present and anticipate that later they will give more details of their project together with Bandai.
In turn, during EVO 2022 a new champion was crowned Tekken 7the south korean legend Jae Min Bae better known as Kneewho achieved the title by defeating the Pakistani khan on the Grand finale; feng wei was the character used by the victor.
Until now it is all the information that there is about what will be the eighth installment of the central story of Tekken. We look forward to more revelations from Bandai and we will also see if the new series designed for Netflix, tekken bloodlines, he will contribute something to the project he will command Harada again, since we still did not know anything about Jin, the third Mishima and key character of the franchise. What would you like to see in Tekken-8?