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Harada says Tekken X Street Fighter is a 'long term' project

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada has explained that Tekken X Street Fighter, the long awaited pairing of Namco and Capcom's flagship fighter series, is still in the works, and that the game is a 'long term' project.

And Tekken Resurrection could be headed to Xbox.

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jc485732074d ago (Edited 2074d ago )

So Ono wasn't joking all this time? I thought he was being sarcastic about the game being released in 2020, but I could understand the challenges they are having. I personally think they shouldn't quit even if takes some time. The reason why I'm excited about this game is solely for the art direction. I feel that Tekken team has improved drastically when it comes down to making their characters look good, so I really can't wait to see how Chun Li turns out. Seeing how Harada has a lot of respect for the Street Fighter series, I guess the project will turn out good. As for now, we can only dream......

Sevir2074d ago

Harass is working on, Tekken 7, TK:R, and New Tekken coming to Arcade, He's also doing Smash Brothers U... At this rate To X SF isn't coming till 2025 on PS5 and Xbox Two!

jc485732074d ago

xbox two the "fourth console"

XboxFun2074d ago

I am very curious on how they will do a lot of the Capcom characters that rely so heavy on projectiles/zoning. Tekken is such a in your face, crucial timing and juggle heavy game that shoto's won't seem to have a chance. Not to mention the steeping to the right or left to dodge any projectile will make it hard for shoto's.

We'll see.

Sevir2074d ago

That's what I'm saying. It'll be interesting to say the least

-Gespenst-2074d ago

I find it hard to imagine projectiles in a Tekken game, which is what this is kind of supposed to be. SF X T was a Street Fighter game basically, this is a Tekken game. I feel like the SF characters might have a few recognisable close-quarters moves, but the rest will just be really normal Tekken kinds of moves, nothing too mad like in SF games. If that's the case though, I can see some SF characters ending up playing similarly to some of the Tekken characters.

However if they leave that SF stuff out it would be pretty blatant. I wonder if it'll really play like a Tekken game? Or if it'll be a weird fusion of Tekken and Street Fighter? I have to say that it'd be pretty impressive if they managed to pull off the latter effectively. Maybe doing just that is what's making development of the game take so long.

TheEnigma3132074d ago

I wish there were a tekken x virtua fighter.

sephiroth4202074d ago

hes going to make it a brilliant game, its nice to see they arnt going to rush anything, nothing but great games from harada.

Father Murder X2074d ago (Edited 2074d ago )

I have been waiting on this one forever.

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