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Tekken: Dark Resurrection is an updated version of Tekken 5. It is based on the updated version of the arcade game, known as Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection or Tekken 5.2.

There are numerous changes and additions. For instance, Armor King and Panda are now characters in their own right, rather than re-skins of King and Kuma, there are two completely new characters, several characters have custom colors on costumes, you can combine multiple customizations on a body part, all the stages have been changed to a different time of day with new set-pieces (the original versions are unlockable), there are new moves, new ranks, and auras change color to reflect ranks.

There are also several new modes. Tekken bowling returns from Tekken TAG Tournament, there is a new dojo mode where you unlock most of the unlockables, and a gold rush mode to get rich quick. The biggest addition is ghost mode. You can record a fighting sequence, then upload it to he the internet so players around the world can download and play against it.


Tekken: Dark Resurrection PSP Character select
Tekken: Dark Resurrection PSP Survival results
Tekken: Dark Resurrection PSP Lili vs. Feng
Tekken: Dark Resurrection PSP Strike in Tekken bowl

Promo Images

Tekken: Dark Resurrection Screenshot
Tekken: Dark Resurrection Screenshot
Tekken: Dark Resurrection Screenshot
Tekken: Dark Resurrection Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Tekken: DR" -- Informal title
  • "Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection" -- Arcade title
  • "Tekken 5.2" -- Informal arcade title

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Critic Reviews

Detroit Free Press (Freep) PSP Aug 20, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 100 PSP Oct 25, 2006 91 out of 100 91
GamingTrend PSP 2006 544 out of 600 91 PSP Sep 21, 2006 9 out of 10 90 PlayStation 3 Jul 09, 2007 89 out of 100 89
NZGamer PSP Sep 06, 2006 8.8 out of 10 88
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Feb 28, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Revolution PSP Aug 11, 2006 B+ 83
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 3 2007 4 out of 5 80
The Video Game Critic PSP Jan 02, 2007 B- 67


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World record

Tekken: Dark Resurrection has the Guinness World Record for being the first online fighting game for PlayStation 3.


  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #2 Best PSP Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Fighting Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Remake of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #3 Handheld Game of the Year
    • 2006 – #2 PSP Game of the Year
    • 2006 – #3 Offline Multiplayer Game of the Year
    • 2006 – PSP Offline Multiplayer Game of the Year

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