Tekken 7 announced, powered by Unreal Engine 4
Fighting series Tekken is about to make its comeback with the fresh announcement of the new game over at EVO 2014. The game will be released under the name of Tekken 7 and will be powered by the award-winning Unreal Engine 4.
“The power and flexibility means that we can focus our efforts on making TEKKEN 7 the best possible game without worrying about spending time creating a stand-alone graphic engine,” said Katsuhiro Harada, TEKKEN series Executive Producer/Game Director at BANDAI NAMCO.
“With Unreal Engine 4, we could rapidly achieve visual quality expected on next-gen platform and go beyond it. Not only is Unreal Engine 4 powerful and easy to use, but it allows us to immediately bring TEKKEN 7 to any platform we desire.” he continued
Adding the amazing Unreal Engine 4 and Epic Games studio to the popular Tekken recipe has the potential to take the game to the next level. Are you excited about it? We sure are!
“The Tekken franchise is beloved and we couldn’t be more excited to be working with the talented team at BANDAI NAMCO,” said Taka Kawasaki, Studio Head at Epic Games Japan. “This marriage is perfect – the most powerful engine in gaming along with one of the most enduring brands in fighting games. We have no doubt that these forces coming together will yield fantastic results.”