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Tekken 7 making its official UK tournament debut at EGX this September

Bandai Namco is to showcase Tekken 7 in a tournament setting for the first time in the UK at this year’s EGX, which takes place in Birmingham September 22-25. While Tekken 7 has made appearances at events in the UK such as LionZ Den, this will be the first official Bandai Namco operation.

TekkenGamer will be on the scene to chat and interview with fans and contenders, so if you see us come make yourself known.

Here’s the official press release from EGX:

The eagerly anticipated Tekken 7 will be showcased in a tournament setting with visitors able to play the latest installment of this amazing fighting game series due for release next year. The roster of over 30 characters also includes guest fighter Akuma, famous from the Street Fighter series.

Playable for the first time in the UK and also courtesy of Bandai Namco comes Little Nightmares, from developer Tarsier Studios. Look out for the specifically designed booth which will absorb players in this wonderful experience. Control the character ‘Six’ in this dark and mysterious setting which has been described as “Pixar meets Tim Burton”. Fresh from an impressive showing at Gamescom where it was heralded as “Indie Game of the Show”, this stunning showcase is not to be missed.

For more on Bandai Namco’s exciting EGX line-up, follow the UK team on twitter.

This is the latest of many reveals for this year’s EGX, we have loads of news to share with you in the coming weeks so stay tuned! Tickets are available to buy here.

Source: EGX


Aziz Peregrino-Brimah aka Zee the CEO | Founder / Editor-in-chief of TekkenGamer | Gaming has been a passion of Zee's since the early days of Atari and ColecoVision. His first experience with Tekken was in the early 90's, and it was Tekken 3 that sealed the deal. True story... As a teenager Zee once received his Winn-Dixie paycheck and spent it all at the arcade the same day. Needless to say, his mother wasn't pleased.

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