NAMCO BANDAI Games will host a premier championship gaming tournament for TEKKEN 6, the latest installment of the top-selling fighting video game franchise which has shipped more than 2.5 million units worldwide since its Oct. 27, 2009 launch for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. After months of no-holds-barred worldwide tournaments, the best of the best have emerged and the world?s top TEKKEN 6 players ? including four from the North American championship ? will go head-to-head, competing for thousands of dollars worth in prizes, and ultimate bragging rights at the TEKKEN 6 Global Championship Finals in Tokyo, Japan.
* Top 16 TEKKEN 6 players from around the world to compete in respective PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360 championships (Four representatives from: Japan, Asia, PAL territory, and North America)
* Katsuhiro Harada, TEKKEN 6 project director/producer, NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.
Sunday, March 7, 2010 (local Japan time)
Tokyo International Forum Hall B7, 5-1 Marunouchi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
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With an illustrious 14-year legacy, Tekken is among the most popular and well-known gaming brands in the world with the entire franchise selling more than 37 million units to date. TEKKEN 6 is the latest installment to the blockbuster fighting franchise and is jam-packed with robust features as well as edge-of-your-seat action. New online and offline gameplay modes, stunning visuals, a rich customization feature, and the largest character roster in the series? history, round out this stylish fighter. To further enhance a player?s online gameplay experience, two free updates are now available for their respective consoles. For more information on TEKKEN 6, please visit: www.namcobandaigames.com
SOURCE: Tekken Official