DescriptionThe mysterious G Corporation launches a full-scale attack involving military helicopters and combat cyborgs on the building Heihachi and Kazuya Mishima were in during the final scene of the previous game. Kazuya betrays his father and escapes, while Heihachi is presumably killed. However, the Mishima Zaibatsu continues operating as usual under undisclosed leadership. When the fifth King of the Iron Fist tournament is announced, both Kazuya and his son Jin enter in in an attempt to solve the mystery.
Tekken 5 is a versus fighting game that reduces the unusual stage design elements introduced in its immediate predecessor, thus resembling earlier installments. Five new characters join the growing regular cast, and the special modes from the previous games return, with the addition of a platforming ("Devil Within") and fighting minigames starring Jin Kazama in a sub-story of his own. Also new to the series is the ability to customize the characters with colored outfits, additional costumes, and items that can be bought with money gained in the fights and equipped.
- "铁拳5" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
Part of the Following Groups
- Games with hidden / unlockable full games
- Genre: Versus fighting
- Physics Engine: Endorphin
- PlayStation 2 Platinum Range releases
- Tekken series
|Back to basics||Elliott Wu (39)|
|Good If you like fighting games||Alex Donovan (3)|
|An insulting mishmash of copycatting and stupidity.||Greg Mitchell (71)|
|Not another mediocre Tekken game...||lord of daedra (63)|
The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||Aug 25, 2005||A||100|
|Game industry News (GiN)||2005||100|
|GameZone||Mar 08, 2005||9.6 out of 10||96|
|PSX Extreme||Mar 07, 2005||9.1 out of 10||91|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Jun 21, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|Game Informer Magazine||Apr, 2005||8.75 out of 10||88|
|Softpedia||Feb 09, 2006||8.6 out of 10||86|
|Game Revolution||Mar 10, 2005||B+||83|
|3DAvenue||Jul 28, 2005||80|
|Diehard GameFan||Mar 09, 2005||6 out of 10||60|
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TriviaTo commemorate the series 10th anniversary, Tekken 5 includes emulated versions of the arcade releases for Tekken 1, 2 and 3.
Related Web Sites
- Tekken 5 (Official site for Tekken 5 by Namco.)
- Tekken Zaibatsu (Great fan page with information on Tekken 5, including FAQs, secrets etc.)