Feb 7
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Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada has finally responded to the popular fan request that Yakuza protagonist Kazuma Kiryu join the cast of Tekken 7. Apparently, the Bandai Namco board members believe Harada himself is a better fit for Yakuza. I’ll take either option, to be honest.

Aug 4
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Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada announced at Evo 2019 tonight that Tekken 7 will receive a third season of downloadable content. This season will include the return of Zafina as well as debut a brand new original character, Leroy Smith. The existing cast will also receive updated moves.

Aug 4
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Arslan “Arslan Ash” Siddique steamrolled his competition to win Tekken 7 at Evo 2019. The Pakistani competitor has been on an absolute tear since his surprise victory at Evo Japan, and this latest championship ties a nice little bow on his burgeoning Tekken career.

Feb 11 2019
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Tekken player Kazuaki “BKC” Tsukagoshi passed away over the weekend, according to a recent announcement from the Namco Sugamo game center. A eulogy on community hub Avoiding the Puddle describes BKC as a pillar of Japan’s competitive Tekken scene. He was just 30 years old.

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