Namco Bandai's latest portable TEKKEN game, and their first 3D-enabled one, finally has an official date. TEKKEN 3D Prime Edition for the Nintendo 3DS is scheduled for a February 14th, 2012 release… so, Happy Valentine's Day!
TEKKEN 3D Prime Edition includes the new 3D version of the game along with the TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance CG movie on one game card.
They've also released a selection of new screens, so check them out along with the press release, below.
TEKKEN 3D Prime Edition screens:
Feel free to pre-order the game as well.
About TEKKEN 3D Prime Edition for the Nintendo 3DS:
Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today announced TEKKEN 3D PRIME EDITION is releasing in North America on February 14, 2012 for the portable Nintendo 3DS system. The unique functionality of the 3D system takes the famous King of Iron Fist Tournament into the third-dimension for the first time, delivering a more immersive and dynamic TEKKEN experience with more than 40 characters.
TEKKEN 3D PRIME EDITION will make the most of the Wi-Fi functionality of the Nintendo 3DS, delivering fast-paced dynamic battles with impressive graphics at 60fps. And with the Nintendo 3DS system’s StreetPass feature, nearby players can exchange collectable TEKKEN cards even when their systems are asleep.
“TEKKEN has a rich 16 year legacy, with the franchise first appearing on the Nintendo platforms in 2001 with TEKKEN ADVANCE for GAME BOY ADVANCE,” says Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America. “With the unique abilities of the Nintendo 3DS, we’re able to show the characters of the epic franchise in a way that has never been seen before, and fans are going to love how TEKKEN’s return to Nintendo systems has taken the series to new levels.”
As an industry first, the Game Card will also include the full-length CG animated feature filmTEKKEN: Blood Vengeance, produced by Digital Frontier (Resident Evil: Degeneration, Death Note, Appleseed) and directed by Youichi Mouri (opening movies for TEKKEN 5 and TEKKEN 6: Bloodline Rebellion).