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Whoops! Tekken 7 announce leaks ahead of Evo 2014 reveal

Sunday, 13th July 2014 23:20 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Tekken publisher Nacmo Bandai will be making an announcement at EVO 2014 today, and leaks suggest it is indeed Tekken 7.

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UPDATE: Tekken 7 has been officially confirmed.

Tekken 7 was revealed via an IGN video featuring producer Katsuhiro Harada, apparently; AOL published the video earlier today, although IGN itself had not.

This was presumably an embargo-busting error as it has since been taken down, but both EventHubs and Gematsu saw it, and we have no reason to disbelieve either reliable source.

According to reports, the video confirmed Tekken 7 is being built on Unreal Engine 4 and will come to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

“With Unreal Engine 4, we can rapidly achieve visual quality expected on next-gen platforms and go beyond it,” Harada apparently said.

“Not only is Unreal Engine 4 powerful and easy to use, but it also allows us to bring Tekken 7 to any platform we desire.”

We expect to have more details later today when Tekken 7 is officially announced.

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9 Comments

  1. ps4fanboy

    yay! go go go go tekken…

    but I’m really looking forward to Mortal Kombat X.

    #1 4 months ago
  2. adam-22

    pc?

    #2 4 months ago
  3. Brenna Hillier

    @adam-22 no word yet. Cross your fingers.

    #3 4 months ago
  4. ps4fanboy

    Mortal Kombat X will release for PS3, PS4, PC, xbox360, Xbox one and hopefully PS Vita too

    #4 4 months ago
  5. Clupula

    It’s Tekken. It’s from Namco. There’s no reason for a PC version.

    If it’s Unreal 4, I imagine just PS4 and XB1.

    #5 4 months ago
  6. Brenna Hillier

    @Clupula yeah, I’m hoping we hear something about PS4 and Xbox One soon. I hope Namco isn’t waiting for both consoles to take off in Japan; the fighting scene is so strong in the west.

    #6 4 months ago
  7. Capt.N00P

    Unreal Engine 4 supports PS3/XB360 huh!

    #7 4 months ago
  8. ps4fanboy

    epic said that unreal 4 doesn’t support PS3 and Xbox 360 out of the box but that there is nothing that prevents developers from adding support for last gen consoles.

    #8 4 months ago
  9. Derek.Strickland

    Found this, not sure if it’s outdated or what, but it states that UE4 won’t support X360/PS3. Anyone know if it’s inaccurate? http://www.computerandvideogames.com/398618/no-unreal-engine-4-support-for-wii-u-ps3-or-xbox-360-says-rein/

    #9 4 months ago

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