Tekken 8 Reina Art by Mari Shimazaki

Tekken 8 Reveals New Character Reina Designed by Bayonetta Artist Mari Shimazaki

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On the finish of the EVO Tekken 8 Showcase, Bandai Namco revealed the final launch character that can seem within the recreation, Reina.

She’s a model new character and he or she’s nicknamed a “Purple Lightning.” Her stage is the “Secluded Coaching Floor” and he or she brings the whole of playable characters to 32. 

One in all her key ideas is “Duality” and he or she’s designed by Bayonetta character designer Mari Shimazaki, who additionally designed Josie for Tekken 7. You may try her stunning artwork beneath.

Tekken 8 Reina Art by Mari Shimazaki

Curiously, she fights by mixing the Mishima Model Combating Karate and Taido. As a humorous (however presumably related) facet observe, govt producer and director Katsuhiro Harada talked about earlier than introducing her that “Heihachi Mishima is Fully Lifeless.”

You may watch her in motion beneath.

We additionally heard extra concerning the recreation from Harada-san, producer Michael Murray, and director Kohei “Nakatsu” Ikeda.

Curiously, we get an inventory of modifications to ranked matches from Tekken 7, as you may see within the slide beneath.

Tekken 8 ranked matches changes from Tekken 7

Group matches have additionally been made simpler to know in comparison with the closed beta.

Tremendous Ghost battles have additionally been expanded. You may play in opposition to your individual ghost and even play in opposition to the AI ghosts of builders and professional gamers by discovering them within the leaderboards.

Enjoying in opposition to your individual ghost will allow you to see it evolve as you enhance, and it’s possible you’ll even be capable of spot a few of your weaknesses. 

Super Ghost Battles in Tekken 8

The My Replay & Ideas will allow you to document matches in a number of modes and never simply on-line, as you may see within the slide beneath.

Tekken 8 my Replay & Tips

We additionally get to see some actually fascinating artwork portraying the small print of the just lately revealed characters Satan Jin, Zafina, Alisa Bosconovich, Lee Chaolan, and Victor Chevalier.

If you wish to watch a ton of Tekken 8 gameplay, you may try the complete showcase beneath.

Tekken 8 might be launched for PC, PS5, and Xbox Sequence X|S on January 26, so the wait is sort of over. 

If you would like to see extra just lately revealed characters, you may check out Azucena and Feng Wei.