DescriptionTekken Force, a paramilitary organization protecting the Mishima karate fighters, is nearly obliterated by the might Ogre. Heihachi Mishima's only hope is his grandson Jin Kazama, who lives with his mother Jun, unaware of his legacy. When Ogre attacks his home and presumably kills his mother, Jin seeks out his grandfather and learns the martial arts of the family. On his nineteenth birthday, Heihachi announces the King of the Iron Fist Tournament 3, hoping to use Jin to remove Ogre out of his way.
Tekken 3 is a versus fighting game similar to its predecessors in the series. Differences include prominently featured side-stepping, allowing characters to retreat into the background and back during fights, new combo throws, and reduced jumping capabilities aiming for more realistic combat. Fifteen new characters have been added to the roster. Also included are two minigames, Tekken Force (a beat-em-up stage that unlocks a new character) and Tekken Ball, a beach volleyball variant where characters are hurt by the ball.
- "铁拳3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
Part of the Following Groups
- Genre: Versus fighting
- PlayStation Greatest Hits releases
- PlayStation Platinum Range releases
- PlayStation the Best series
- Tekken series
The Press Says
|PSM||Jun, 1998||5 out of 5||100|
|Entertainment Weekly||Jun 19, 1998||A||100|
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 15, 1999||A||100|
|Meristation||Dec 19, 1998||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Power Unlimited||Jul, 1998||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Gamezilla||1998||93 out of 100||93|
|Game Revolution||Apr, 1998||A-||91|
|All Game Guide||1998||90|
|HonestGamers||1998||9 out of 10||90|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Aug 15, 2001||9 out of 10||90|
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1001 Video GamesTekken 3 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
bleemcast!One of three games to be emulated on the short-lived bleemcast! PlayStation emulator for Dreamcast.
Western versionsIn the Western versions of the game, Anna's ending video was cut and changed. A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).
References to the gameThis game is referenced in the Eiffel 65 song, My Console.
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Related Web Sites
- Tekken Zabaitsu (Great fan page with information on Tekken 3, including FAQs, secrets, soundtrack info etc.)
- Wikipedia: Tekken 3 (Information about Tekken 3 at Wikipedia)