What parents need to know
Tekken 8 is a 3D fighting game, where opponents compete in 1 against 1. The graphics are in 3D as well.
Each of the two players chooses a character from a selection, and the 2 opponents compete in an arena.
Each character has unique characteristics and special powers, but they have a common basis of action: normal moves, special moves, and super powers, throws, guard.
Although the developers have planned many arguments to introduce beginners to this opus, veterans of fighting games and especially the Tekken series will naturally be advantaged thanks to the similar basics and mechanics.
To follow the scenario, there is no need to have played the previous games.
Level of experience required
The fighters confront each other with punches, kicks, headbutts, magic energy, bites, throws, knives, firearms.
However, there is very little blood.
Many female characters have wide necklines, suggestive poses, and bathing suits.
There are also many male characters shirtless or in bathing suits.
Requires to know how to read for several years to understand the multiple instructions.
Language of combat, provocation, the street.
Encourages combat, competition, training and perseverance.
The female characters are particularly sexualized but this has diminished since the previous opus.
The game is going to be constantly updated. Every few months, new characters, costumes will be purchasable with real money.
If you want all the additions, it’s going to be very expensive in the medium and long term.