07th Oct2016

Titan to publish new ‘Tekken’ comics

by Phil Wheat

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Titan Comics have announced they are teaming up with Bandai Namco Entertainment to publish brand-new comics based on the best-selling, knockout fighting video game series, Tekken. Which will launch to coincide with the debut of Tekken 7 in 2017.

The King of the Iron Fist tournament awaits! First appearing in TEKKEN for arcades in 1994, and then on the Playstation platform in 1995, the TEKKEN series lets the player to choose from a number of unique warriors who battle against other competitors in the Iron Fist Tournament for ultimate victory and control of the next tournament.

The TEKKEN franchise is the biggest ever selling fighting video game series with an incredible 42.5 million units sold to date. TEKKEN 7, the latest in the smash-hit series, launched in arcades in 2015 and is due to arrive on Playstation 4 and Xbox One game consoles, and Microsoft Windows, in early 2017.

This sensational new comic series will tap into Tekken’s rich history, and will feature memorable characters from the celebrated video game canon including Heihachi Mishima, Yoshimitsu, Nina Williams and Paul Phoenix.

“TEKKEN is one of the most exciting games on the market, and as a lifelong fan, I can’t wait to delve more into these characters’ thrilling stories!” said Titan Comics editor, Jessica Burton, “The incredible visuals and fighting pace are sure to make a brilliant transition into comics, one we’re delighted to be adding to our games line!”

Look for more announcements of the creative team behind Titan’s new Tekken series very shortly. The comic series launches in comic stores in 2017.

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