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HBGP highlights how Jack-8 has been upgraded throughout the Tekken series

The Tekken 8 gameplay trailer for Jack-8 was released just yesterday. Needless to say, Jack-8 looks far more dangerous and less goofy compared to his previous incarnations throughout the series.

HBGP recently released a video that highlights how Jack-8 has been upgrading throughout the series to his current state in Tekken 8. As such, Jack-8's sleek new design really stands out compared to how he previously looked.

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Desk takes us on a groovy trek through nearly 30 years of Tekken's Heihachi with this rockin' new music video

The very first Tekken game ever was released in arcades back on December 9, 1994. It has been nearly 30 years that the 3D fighting title has been the king of the iron fist, and here in 2023 fans are looking forward to the next stage of the series' progression, Tekken 8.

Over the years, we have seen videos that showcase the evolution of a series or a specific fighting game character, but none has ever been quite as creative as this one. Desk has released a new music video on his Project Dolphin YouTube channel that uses nearly 30 years of Heihachi attacks to construct a groovy song that goes along with the action of the various Tekken games.

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New Jack-8 Tekken 8 gameplay trailer released

Bandai Namco returns with yet another new trailer for their upcoming major fighting game, Tekken 8. Now, fans can check out the full-fledged gameplay showcase for robotic combatant, Jack-8.

In this Tekken 8 Jack-8 gameplay trailer, fans are given a glimpse at what towering fighter is capable of here in the latest generation of fighting games.

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Lars Alexandersson's new Rage Art in Tekken 8 appears to reference his Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm guest inclusion

Lars Alexandersson was among the first characters revealed for Tekken 8 last year, but it wasn't until this week that fans got to see him in action in a trailer of his own.

That of course included a look at his full Rage Art in the new game, which may actually be an old reference to his guest inclusion in the Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm series over a decade ago.

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Lars Alexandersson's gameplay revealed in newest Tekken 8 trailer

Lars Alexandersson is the latest character to have a gameplay trailer revealed for Tekken 8. While Lars is the illegitimate child of Heihachi Mishima and half-brother of Kazuya Mishima, he actually doesn't have the Devil Gene, though this is likely something that Kazuya and Jin inherited from Kazumi's side of the family.

Making his debut in Tekken 6, Lars has been an important character in the Tekken series throughout his short time. He was actually the main protagonist in Tekken 6 while being one of the main protagonists in Tekken 7.

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European Tekken Cup results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend we'll be seeing the high-stakes invitational, the European Tekken Cup, taking place in Lyon, France.

The players participating are CRaZY|SuperAkouma, Jopelix, BIG|Sephiblack, Kaneandtrench, Chickenmaru, HG|Mitrust-Storm, DEUS|Dougfromparis, Why, DBP, Frizen, Griec, WW|Oracle99, Sona, Edwardmagnum, TDB|Draconis and PiKaH.

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New King Tekken 8 gameplay trailer released

Bandai Namco has just unveiled another new trailer for their upcoming major fighting game, Tekken 8. A new, full-fledged gameplay showcase has been released, and this time we get to see King in action.

In this Tekken 8 King gameplay trailer, fans are shown what the wrestler is capable of here in the latest generation of fighting games.

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Mod shows what Fahkumram would look like if he were actually as big as his Tekken 7 trailer showed

When Fahkumram was first revealed in his Tekken 7 trailer, he was portrayed as a genetic freak of nature. A military helicopter hovers in and drops a kind of iron prison containing some kind of monstrous human form. The metal clamps dramatically release, one by one, and then-new DLC comer Fahkumram showed his face for the first time.

He was juxtaposed with Craig Marduk, a seven foot giant in his own right, but as Fahkumram made his way up to his foe it was clear that he had an easy foot or two height advantage over him. Fans speculated how such a big body might function in Tekken 7, but When Fahkumram actually made it into gameplay his model wasn't nearly as big. IAMOP recently posted a mod video showing what Fahkumram would look like if his in game model were the same as the one in his trailer.

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Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada faces fighting game legend Tokido in Tekken 7 on latest episode of Harada's Bar

It's rare that we are granted the opportunity to witness the creators of our favorite fighting games actually play the games they make. Fans often ask if those who are at the helm of development actually know what they're doing in-game, and fortunately for us, Tekken's creator is willing to answer that question.

In the latest episode of "Harada's Bar," Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada sat down with fighting game legend Tokido to talk shop. Oh, and what's even better is that the two actually played against each other in a serious Tekken 7 set.

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Marshall Law's references to Bruce Lee and other hidden details highlighted in HBGP's Tekken 8 video

Bandai Namco recently dropped a trailer that gave us a good look at Marshall Law's gameplay in Tekken 8. As expected, Marshall Law's gameplay is chock full of references to Bruce Lee.

A recent video by Hi! Buff Gigas Please? points out the references to Bruce Lee spotted in Marshall Law's trailer. Additionally, a few other hidden details are also highlighted in the video.

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When and where we're likely to see more announcements for Mortal Kombat 12, Street Fighter 6 and Tekken 8 before Evo 2023

There are currently 3 massive titles incoming to the fighting game community within the coming months / year between Mortal Kombat 12, Street Fighter 6 and Tekken 8, which are all likely going to have plenty of announcements for during that time.

All 3 of the fighters will almost surely have a big presense at Evo 2023 this year, but what can fans expect and look forward to for when Capcom, Bandai Namco and NetherRealm Studios may have more to show before then?

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Marshall Law gameplay revealed in newest Tekken 8 trailer

A new trailer has dropped for Tekken 8. This video reveals the gameplay for Marshall Law.

Marshall Law is the father of Forest Law, a fighter that has been playable in previous Tekken titles. At this time, it's unknown if Tekken 8 will have both Marshall Law and Forest Law as playable fighters.

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New Paul Phoenix Tekken 8 gameplay trailer released

Bandai Namco has just released the latest trailer for their upcoming major fighting game, Tekken 8. Keeping with the motif of focusing on specific characters, this new showcase puts Paul Phoenix in the spotlight.

In this full-fledged gameplay trailer, fans are given a great example of what Paul can do in the 8th major installment in the franchise.

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The top 10 giant characters in fighting games but you can only pick Zangief, Abigail or Hugo as the sole Street Fighter rep

The big body and giant class of fighting game characters is arguably one of the least appreciated for the amount of work and creativity that goes into making them actually work (when they do) in the whole genre.

MrTopTenList recently did as his name suggests release a new video breaking down who he considers to be the top 10 giant characters in fighting games based on their size and what they can do with it.

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Jin Kazama's development in Tekken 8 trailer highlighted by video from HBGP

Jin Kazama in the Tekken series tends to be a more redeemable character than his father and grandfather, Kazuya Mishima and Heihachi Mishima. Of course, this doesn't mean that he's been a purely good character throughout the history of the series.

In a quick video upload, HBGP recently highlighted how Jin is already being shown to have developed in Tekken 8 with the recently released Jin moveset trailer. It's certainly interesting to note just how much can be observed from that short trailer alone.

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Jin Kazama gameplay showcased in new Tekken 8 trailer

Last week, we got the opportunity to see Kazuya Mishima in action like we've never seen before in Tekken 8 via a new trailer. Earlier today, a new trailer dropped that makes it a point to showcase Jin Kazama's gameplay.

Though we see an energy-based silhouette of Devil Jin, it does not appear that Jin ever undergoes a full transformation during this trailer. This is certainly interesting as it's been shown that Kazuya will transform into Devil Kazuya while the Heat System is active.

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Evo 2023's new finals and prize plan is understandable at first glance but also concerning for the fighting game community

For over 20 years, there was little prestige greater in the fighting game community than making top 8 at Evo in your title of choice except for actually winning the event, but that's changing now.

As was revealed during this week's lineup announcement, Evo 2023 is altering what makes a finalist from top 8 down to top 6, and that applies to prize payouts as well.

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