Friday, February 18, 2011
Tekken Tag 2 at the AOU
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is playable at the AOU, an arcade expo showcasing what's coming for arcades over at Japan. There is also a trailer (above) that has released showing off new card features, more characters you expect returning along with classic returns of Jun (Tekken 2), True Ogre (Tekken 3), and Jinpachi from Tekken 5. In addition, the tag assist system is debuted in video here as your partner comes for an attack and goes back out a la the Capcom versus fighting games (more recently MvC3). The tag assists are pretty handy in continuing crazy juggle combos that the franchise has been known for, so the potential has been already set high for some insanity. Team moves also work similar to the first Tekken Tag, but at its core, its still a Tekken game. I'm pretty excited to go back to Tekken after playing a good amount of the sixth game even though I'm not tourney-level good as I hoped compared to Street Fighter IV & now Marvel 3. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is expecting to come out at arcades in the summer time over at Japan and I'm pretty sure SoCal will get it a little afterwards.