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Tekken 5

Tekken 5


Sound: 1-5
Controls: 1-5
Gameplay: 1-5
  "Evolution of fighting. "

Tekken 5 comes with a bunch of new and old characters, gorgeous backgrounds and some other nice features.  You can customize your player after earning credit to buy accessories such as nunchukas and soup ladels (don't ask me). 

The additions of Tekken 1, 2 and 3 on the game was a nice touch to show off how far graphics have come since the early days of Tekken.


-Ian the Dragon


"Another year, another Tekken."

by Ghost Writer

The Tekken series has become as tiresome as the sports game genre; you can expect a new one every year, yet it's still the same old game. Just as baseball never changes its rules, neither does the Tekken series. For this year's version, the only thing of any significance is the bigger roster of fighters that includes many past favorites and several that are making their debuts. Other than that, it's no different from Tekken 4. A new mode called The Devil Within is nothing more than a tweaked version of Tekken Force mode. The inclusion of Tekken 1 through 3 is a cool idea, but it is hindered by the fact that you cannot exit the lameness once you hit start; you'll have to reset your machine to get out of it. But it really does the job in showing you how crappy the graphics were before the PS2. Overall it's not a bad game by any means, bu with a price tag of $49.99, you're better served by waiting for it to hit the $19.99 price point as a Greatest Hits title. Better yet, just rent it to see if it's worth buying later on.