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Tekken 8 officially announced in new gameplay trailer

Update: This story has been updated with additional information, release systems and screenshots.

Just last month, Bandai Namco teased the next entry in the Tekken franchise, but didn't say what it was. Now we know a good bit more.

Starting off today's State of Play, Bandai Namco revealed the first confirmation that Tekken 8 is coming along with what appears to be the debut of gameplay.

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Treta Championship Series 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This week will be seeing the Treta Championship Series returning to offline for its 2022 edition and it's taking place in São José dos Pinhais, Brazil.

Notable players set to attend include Shodown|Jah_lexe, FSN|Lukitu, Shodown|Chuchu, Shodown|NieL, FSN|Leoxaves, Konqueror249, KillerXinok, UA|Nathan, VF|Trema, TSD|GotM, FSN|Player 7 and many more.

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Only The Best IV results

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The big fighting game circuits are back into the full swing of things with more offline major tournaments popping back up all around the world.

Only The Best IV is bringing that action to Italy this weekend where a multitude of world-class competitors have arrived to try and prove they're the best including the likes of FATE|Arslan Ash, BIG|Sephiblack, CRZ|Super Akouma, RB|Anakin, Chag, mCon|Space, Pipwolf, IZI|Enki, Oplon|Skyll, SYG|Jetstream, SYG|Armix and many more.

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Book releases new Tekken 7 tier list for patch version 5.00

Patch version 5.00 for Tekken 7 was released not too long ago. Although the changes implemented by patch weren't popular with everyone, it was clear that tier lists would see some reorganizing as a result.

It seems that professional competitor Talon|Book already has a good idea on just how viable each character feels in Tekken 7. Of course, it's worth keeping in mind that it hasn't even been a full month since the patch was released into the wild, so everything regarding Book's tier list is subject to change.

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East Coast Throwdown 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend will see East Coast Throwdown throwing down once more as an offline event and it's taking place in Stamford, Connecticut.

Notable players attending this event include PG|Punk, XSET|iDom, RZR|Umisho, Solary|Yasha, END|Shine, Kudo, Rise|Nitro, PG|KizzieKay, K7 Showoff, LegendaryyPred, 860|Kite, STG|Zippy, SonicSol, BloodHawk, MetroM, Magnegro, JxK|Spaceboy and many more.

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From slippery floors to in your face flatulence, these are 10 of the most disrespectful Supers in fighting games

Super moves continue to be one of the premier feature of fighting games over 30 years since they were first implemented to bring they hype, but not all of them are made to play nice.

The aptly named content creator MrTopTenList recently released a fun new video counting down his top 10 picks for the most disrespectful Supers in all of fighting games.

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Thaiger Uppercut 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Thailand's premiere fighting game major is back to grace us with its presence again this year with Thaigeer Uppercut (TGU) 2022 taking place this weekend in Bangkok, Thailand.

Notable players set to compete include ROX|Knee, Infiltration, UYU|OilKing, Talon|Book, ROX|Chanel, Ulsan, TGU|MindRPG, K-Brad, TxC|Vicio, Tetsuga-Ar and many more.

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Tekken's Director may have slyly teased his prediction for Street Fighter 6's release date

Fighting game developers are a bit different than the rest of the industry, considering the competitors seem more open to sharing information to improve titles and features than in other genres, but they obviously aren't going to tell each other everything.

Longtime Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada recently danced around the "danger zone" of predicting future fighting game release dates where he ends up teasing his guess for Street Fighter 6.

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Tekken 7 played on motion controls is hilarious, especially when the dashing starts...

We recently got an idea of what playing Guilty Gear Strive via motion controls might be like, and it seems a bit of a trend may be starting.

Tekken commentator and player Reepal "Rip" Parbhoo decided to see what playing Tekken 7 would be like via motion controls, and has posted a clip of his results on Twitter.

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Tekken: Bloodline move comparison showcases the attention to detail put into recreating the fighting games' most iconic attacks

Tekken: Bloodline finally released on Netflix last week as an expanded reimagining of Tekken 3's story, but did the animators truly succeed in capturing the fighting game action in a different medium?

I AM OP recently released 2 side-by-side comparison videos to showcase many of the references present in the anime as well as the pretty remarkable details put in to recreating Tekken's iconic attacks and specials.

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Tekken characters invade Dragon Ball FighterZ via amazing mods from Alvaro TuKiko

Worlds collide as two of the biggest titles in fighting games, Tekken 7 and Dragon Ball FighterZ, meld together thanks to the awesome modding work of Alvaro TuKiko.

TuKiko introduces the Mishima family to the world of Dragon Ball as he mods Jin, Kazuya, both their Devil counterparts, and Heihachi into the high octane action.

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Tekken 7 player Syn showed up to major tournament wielding Cloud Strife's Buster Sword as his arcade stick

In the art of combat, selecting the correct weapon for battle can make all the difference, and that applies to fighting games too it seems.

Tekken 7 player VLP|Syn recently attended the major VSFighting X event this past weekend wielding Cloud Strife's Buster Sword from Final Fantasy 7 as his arcade stick.

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Gamescom 2022 Opening Night Live stream begins at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET

Gamescom 2022 is slated to run from August 23 until August 28. Indeed, the "Opening Night Live" segment will be hosted by Geoff Keighley today at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET.

Today's stream is expected to go on for a two hour session. During this stream, more than 30 upcoming games will be talked about. Needless to say, even us fighting game fans have a few potential reasons to tune in.

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We now know the precise date Tekken's new project will very likely be fully announced

Bandai Namco recently teased a brand new Tekken project they're working on at Evo 2022, but basically no information was shown.

They certainly left fans wanting to see more, and now we know the precise date the world will be fully introduced to the new era of Tekken.

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Who where the most popular Tekken 7 and Guilty Gear Strive characters at VSFighting X?

VSFighting X served as a major stop at both the Tekken World Tour and Arc World Tour this weekend, which of course means that many of the strongest players from around the world flew to the United Kingdom to try and score some big points.

We previously took a look at which characters were the most popular among top finishers for DNF Duel and The King of Fighters 15 at the event, and we're about to take an even deeper dive into the 2 premier fighting games there, Tekken 7 and Guilty Gear Strive.

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Summer Jam 2022 results

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One of the several events taking place this weekend is Summer Jam 2022 which is happening in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Notable players attending include RB|Anakin, EG|NYChrisG, Smug, EQNX|CuddleCore, Shadow20z, BC|LordKnight, DEUS|Incendiate, PAR|Ty, Buscar Luz, VictimOfRitual, Joonya20z, OmegaXcn, ShinPaulo, Mundank, TN|Yurikov, MetroM, SourPiggy, Rowlet, Fear, JxK|SpaceBoy and many more.

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VSFighting X results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a big event happening this weekend in Birmingham, United Kingdom — and it's the return of VSFighting, with VSFighting X.

Notable players attending include Fate|Arslan Ash, PG|Punk, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, TSM|Leffen, Solary|Yasha, CO|Go1, NASR|Latif, VGIA|Shanks, KaneAndTrench, VXD|MysticSmash, GG|JoKa, BIG|Sephiblack, mYi|Kirakira, Oplon|Skyll, BGS|Zando, BubblanAB7, EndingWalker, Shivs, VGIA|Uriel Legion, fhASSA, Popi, InfernoKong, OBAssassin, Barry Bones, Wade, Noka, NGI|TalesOfMrE, Jones, SoundBoi, Escudo, Mopuulapo and many more.

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