TEKKEN 6 Review: One of The Greatest Fightings Ever
TEKKEN 6 is a legendary classic arcade fighting beat ‘em up game developed by Bandai Namco and published in 2009. In this game, you can fight for multiple new and returned characters as well as to experience many exclusive fighting mechanics. The plot is still developing the story about strifes around Mishima Zaibatsu and G-Corporation. You can download TEKKEN 6 for Xbox 360 on Xbox Live.
Graphics – 5/5
As for a 10-year-old fighting franchise, TEKKEN 6 game looks incredibly well. It is the last chapter of the series for which developers used the proprietary engine. It’ also the first game using the Octave Engine that provides realistic water physics. The game is brilliantly optimized to run at minimum 60 frames per second, so it’s impossible to miss a punch by the game fault.
Gameplay – 5/5
TEKKEN 6 gameplay introduces multiple new features to the series. The fighting arenas are now more broad, providing you many ways for expansion of the area. You can also customize characters in many vectors, including power-ups, special abilities, and visual upgrades.
There’s also a new rage-system that allows you to activate a significant damage boost when your HP is under the normal level. Once you switch the mode, you can do more harm per hit. You can choose different rage skins for each character. There are different color skins, and animated variants with flames, ice, electricity flashed, etc.
TEKKEN 6 latest version allows completing the campaign in online cooperative mode. Using Xbox Live, you can also invite your friends to have quick fights. Besides, you can wait for players to join the battle via the multiplayer lobby. Surprisingly, the servers are still running due to the high involvement of fighting fans. This game is still a trendy cybersport discipline.
Controls – 5/5
The test of the arcade machine and Xbox 360 controls for this TEKKEN 6 review showed that both inputs are perfect for this fighting game. If you played previous chapters of the series, you would find many familiar combinations. As for the newcomers, the game includes tutorials and a training section for mastering each character in freestyle battles.
Replay Value – 5/5
It will take you about 5 hours to complete TEKKEN 6 full game. The walkthrough is obligatory if you want to experience every character in battles with skillful bosses. Otherwise, you won’t be competitive in the online multiplayer section. There is no end to perfection in any fighting game, so this game is a neverending story for true fans of the genre.
TEKKEN 6 is a great fighting title that presents various new features and brings the series to a new level of perfection. The fascinating plot, quality soundtrack, and detailed locations together with elaborate gameplay mechanics make this game one of the best fighting games of all times.
- Multiple new characters with differing mechanics
- Exciting plot
- Great competitive multiplayer mode.
- Not all cut-scenes are voiced
- Some features are DLC-only.