Pokkén Tournament fighting onto Wii U spring 2016

Pokken-Tournament--logoNintendo, The Pokemon Company and Bandai Namco today announced that their unique, accessible Pokémon arcade fighting title, Pokkén Tournament, is finally headed to the Wii U.

The previously Japanese-only arcade release will launch for the Wii U worldwide in spring 2016.

Check out the announcement trailer and some previously released screens of the arcade version below.

Pokkén Tournament Arrives on Wii U in Spring 2016!:

Pokkén Tournament screens:

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today announced the upcoming release of Pokkén Tournament for the Nintendo Wii U home console. Currently an arcade game available only in Japan, Pokkén Tournament for the Nintendo Wii U will be released worldwide in spring 2016.

Developed in collaboration with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., producers of TEKKEN, one of the most successful fighting-game franchises in history, Pokkén Tournament brings Pokémon to life in a way never before seen, where Pokémon in battle move in direct response to the player’s actions. The intuitive controls make this fighting game accessible to players of all skill levels, and the stunning visuals emphasize the size and power of each Pokémon.

“Pokkén Tournament combines the best elements of a traditional fighting game with an authentic Pokémon experience,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “Fans will be thrilled to see their favorite Pokémon battle in a whole new way.”

For more information, please visit: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-video-games/pokken-tournament/