Tekken

aka: Rave War
Moby ID: 3612

Trivia

1001 Video Games

Tekken appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Mini game

As with other Namco games of it's day (like Ridge Racer), Tekken's PlayStation version includes Galaga as a diversion while the game loads.

Title translation

The name Tekken literally translated, means "Iron Fist".

Working title

When the game was being developed for the arcade, the original title of the game was Rave War.

Awards

  • Game Players
    • 1995 (Vol. 8, No. 13) - Best Arcade-to-Home Translation Award (togetehr with Mortal Kombat 3)

Information also contributed by Big John WV, Donatello and Zovni

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Trivia contributed by Satoshi Kunsai, Patrick Bregger, FatherJack.