Tekken goes another round with PSP

Namco Bandai confirms sixth King of Iron Fist tournament will be appearing on Sony's handheld in addition to previously known 360, PS3 versions.

Last year, Sony lost one of its long-time exclusive franchises when Namco Bandai revealed that Tekken 6 would be arriving on the Xbox 360 as well as the PlayStation 3. Today, Sony received a consolation prize of sorts when Namco expanded the list of platforms for the fighting game to include the PlayStation Portable.

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As with its console counterparts, Tekken 6 for the PSP is set for release this fall. However, Namco is promising a handful of features unique to the handheld edition. The PSP version of the game will include extra stages and customization items, as well as additional unspecified content.

Tekken 6 players on the go will also be able to upload their character data so that other players can download and fight against artificial-intelligence "ghosts" based on their own tendencies.

Tekken 6 will be the series' second appearance on the PSP. Tekken: Dark Resurrection was released on the portable to much acclaim in July of 2006, and remains GameSpot's highest-rated PSP game of all time.

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VanGriffin
VanGriffin

Tekken :DR was done perfectedly on the PSP. I'm happy that 6 will be on the system too; i might pick up the PS3 version, but you cant carry a PS3 a 360 version?eww.

BLuFAlc0n
BLuFAlc0n

Real Tekken Players will stay on PS3 The disgrace and betrayers will go for the 360 What am I? A Real Tekken Player! With this announcement: 1.) WELL OBVIOUSLY!!!! 2.) Now theres NO reason why there shouldn't be a Wii-Port!

atrofiado
atrofiado

@ Leegamespot: they surpassed ps2!! Tekken 5 had the best frame rate

Leegamespot
Leegamespot

I can't believe they would be porting this to the PSP, I want to see how the PSP renders the graphics...

atrofiado
atrofiado

will it have the armor king??? that character is so cool!!!

Fady117
Fady117

First time having Tekken on 360 Xbox lol, but even then, those guys want to go big time and hit the market's jackpot, so yea they considered releasing the game on THREE consoles (not to mention that they wouldn't want to upset their own fans). Anyways well i'm staying loyal to the PS3 on this one.

BLuFAlc0n
BLuFAlc0n

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Craft2299
Craft2299

Ps3 VeR = Win ( but dont have :( ) 360 Ver = Wierd ( Played Sc4 on both platts and 360 has some advantages that ps3 doesnt have same as ps3 having some advantages like DOUBLE TAP! While 360 has advantages like pressing up, down, left or right better. same as Up/right for eksampel. But they both stand in equal...) Ps: This shoulda ben a small post :(

ne0man
ne0man

they will probably sell each new stage at 5$ each just like they did with yoda and vader on Sc4

IMDLEGEND
IMDLEGEND

The extras on the psp version will probably be available later as a dowloadable purchase for the consoles (that's how things are being done now, extra content will never be free anymore). I wonder how much different the game will be from Tekken DR on PSP.

aaaaaa12
aaaaaa12

SC4 and this niceeeeeeeeeeeeeee

PenguinGlen
PenguinGlen

Great news, but the PS3 version is my priority. :)

geomyr
geomyr

this is nice since i don't own the ps3 and the xbox 360 i m very glad that namco bandai made a psp version of tekken 6 i only play it on the arcade now i can enjoy playing it to my psp when it comes out this fall.

gamer-guy101
gamer-guy101

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zaiwen
zaiwen

get this if you only own a PSP, why even bother if you own the consoles, ...but still the bottom line is that T6 will be a great addition to any gamers' collection

Djinnator
Djinnator

getting it for ps3, dark resurrection is all the tekken i need for my psp

wheelercub
wheelercub

Best news I heard all week. I generally play Tekken DR on my PSP throughout the week for practice and its the best fighter game on any hand held.

rohail88
rohail88

HOT!!!!No need for ps3 until gow III!!!!

Ehggsz
Ehggsz

Gonna be good, but I'm still looking forward to Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny more.

Ryouji_kaji
Ryouji_kaji

I wish there were more modes on Tekken: DR so I look forward to Tekken 6, hopefully it'll surpass how great DR was.

flyingteddy
flyingteddy

some really great titles coming to psp though i dont think id get this, prefer to play on ps3

RaZoR_RaiN
RaZoR_RaiN

More Tekken is always welcome ;)

yaya-d
yaya-d

finally i'm going to play with my psp agian!

Sendmn23
Sendmn23

Sendmn23 Posted Apr 29, 2009 11:47 am PT (hide) You know what I'm really sick and tired of all the sony fanboys out there. I can't even say I'm happy that tekken is coming to the x-box 360 so that I can play it on x-box live (which is my online preference) without getting in trouble with the moderators, because I offended some ones delicates senses. yet, you guys can say what ever you want.... what ever! so its on the psp? kewl, so its on the playstation 3, kewl.... I'm excited about it being on the x-box 360 so I can play it on live. How is that not related to the subject matter? agree 2 disagree 8 = -6 (select an action below) ______________ Delete Message Edit Message

benboz
benboz

Tekken Dark Resurrection was an awesome game on the PSP. I will get Tekken 6 for both PSP and Xbox 360.

lostn
lostn

Tekken 6 arcade sucks, but great news still. I'm not buying T6 for console, but if the PSP game is $40 or so, I might bite.

Decepticon_11
Decepticon_11

Tekken Dark Resurrection was one of my most played psp game. this is a must have

geedotherodian
geedotherodian

I was always afraid that they wouldnt continue tekken on the PSP, but my fears have been relieved, SUCESS!

dareough
dareough

Man I love Tekken DR on the psp this is a must buy for me.

TongLong
TongLong

Nice. I love Tekken 5 for the PSP, it was such an awesome surprise to find the game to be every bit as playable and enjoyable as the console versions, even though it's on a handheld! I know they'll rock us again with Tekken 6!

Genexi2
Genexi2

Long as the game has rock solid graphics and an extremely minimal loading time like Dark Resurrection, I'm in. (and Game Sharing too, that was an excellent feature in Tekken5: DR)

svaubel
svaubel

Why is the PSP version getting the extras? Push the game back a month or two and include the extras into the console versions.

Jaymer508
Jaymer508

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Korado3D
Korado3D

Now that's awesome! Tekken dark resurrection is still my favorite game on PSP, there's supposedly a Capoeira game coming out for PSP too that I'd like to play, but Tekken has capoeiristas like Eddy Gordo and Christie...

GDCalibur
GDCalibur

Another reason to own a PSP. Can't wait for this.

Latarax
Latarax

im not a huge tekken fan but i have Tekken Dark Ressuruction and it was pretty good. i might buy this

Icehearted
Icehearted

Tekken DR was a fantastic game, but it controlled a little poorly as far as the D-pad. I really hope Namco will program around that issue better and tweak things for it more than they did with the last one. It was still playable, but the diagonals were a pain.

b3yondstupidity
b3yondstupidity

Woo! Seems pretty good, loved DR, Can't wait for this one.

Sendmn23
Sendmn23

How is anybody taking games from anybody? Final Fantasy originated on the nintendo console (famicom)? @gamepr0062 you got to remember those are third party games developed by developers who wish to make a profit. the truth is that publishing on multiplatforms equals more sales.... In retail it all counts as to how many units you move as a company. Sega's once mascott Sonic the hedge hog is being played on the nintendo console? For the most part we will never see any first party games from sony on the x-box 360. You'll never see GOD of war, Killzone, Little blig planet, heavenly sword, twisted metal, those are first party games to which sony owns the license. Now it microsoft went out and started buying the developers, and the licenses then you could say Microsoft was out taking the games. What they are doing is trying to build an extremely well gaming catalog for thier system, and there is nothing wrong with that. Sony did the same thing back in 96' when they were trying to get games for the playstation 1.

gamepro0062
gamepro0062

tonitorsi, you are SO RIGHT. I love Xbox but honestly, Microsoft is just taking games from Sony. I am not a fanboy, but this is the truth.