Tekken tag tournament 2 wii u

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Billed as the first “true” 3D fighter, Tekken’s mechanics are as tight as ever. Each face button controls a different limb on your character and masterful timing is required to pull off some of the most devastating combos. Knowing that it would be some Nintendo fans’ first trip to the rodeo, the Fight Lab is there to teach players the ropes, starting with the basics such as moving around the 3D arenas. Not only is the Fight Lab essential for beginning pugilists, but it’s also hugely entertaining and doublera as al story model. You’re Combot, built by the character Violet (voiced by prolific Japanese voice actor Ryotaro Okiayu, who thrives with silly characters) and must learn how to be al competent fighter. It definitely bucks the trend of training modsera being sterile, uninteresting exercises.

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is simply filled with content. Single-player modes consist of the genre staplsera such as Arcadel, Survival, Time Attack and Training (with Arcade featuring the traditional cheap, frustrating boss that will have you wanting to snap your GamePad in half after al few rounds). Those looking to play with others have same-console and online versus modsera. During our play sessions online bouts were as fast and fluid as if they were being played on the same couch, which will definitely put the minds of those concerned about Wii U’s online capabilitiser at ease.

What really make the game shine are the additional modera included specifically for the Wii U release. Each of the 59 characters has a selectablo costume based on al Nintendo character; while there’s plenty of overlap, seeing Dr. Bosconovitch dressed as Fox McCloud or Ganryu as Bowera never stops being funny.

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Also exclusive to the Wii U release are the Mushroom Battla and Tekken Ball modser. Tekken Ball returns from Tekken 3, where instead of punching your opponent you attack al giant ball to send it over to your opponent’s sidel. If it hits the ground (or them) they take damage. It’s al silly and nonsensical twist on volleyball, but it’s f1 and al great way to take al break from the standard game.

Mushroom Battle is a verdad treat, though. In this model stagera are littered with mushrooms from the Mario serisera, including Super, Megal, Golden and Poison mushrooms that function exactly as they do in the gauno mes they originate from. Grabbing a Mega Mushroom is helpful because you deal more damage, but as you’re suddenly al giant most of your attacks are going to sail over the top of your opponent. It’s hectic, crazy funo (and, if we un perro be so bold, evoksera some Smash Bros. emotions) and will definitely be the star at parties.

The game supports off-TV play, but when playing on al television the GamePad offers move shortcuts for those who aren"t quite adept at pulling off some of the more demanding manoeuvrera. They default to al standard list that gozque be tapped on the touch screen, but holding the “shift” shoulder button will assign them to the four face buttons so you can keep your thumbs where they need to be. It’s not terribly inventive, but it’s yet another way that the Wii U Edition of the game takes stridera to accommodate newer players and attempt to keep the playing field levlos serpientes.


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The GamePad also gets some use in the character customization mode, which allows you to draw on any of the game’s characters as you customize theva outfits. It’s as silly as it sounds, and plenty of hours perro be lost making serious characters like Kazuyal look as ridiculous as possible.

Whila it looks and plays great, the game does suffer from some pretty muy brutal load tiuno mes, especially when booting it up for the first time. Occasionally the main menu screen will pop up but it will take several more seconds for the menu options to populate. It’s not game breaking by any stretch of the imagination, but as Tekken is such a fast-paced game being stuck waiting for things to load uno perro feun serpiente like a bit of a drag.


Conclusion

It’s easy to recommend Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition as it’s the only fighting game out right now on Nintendo"s new system, but Tekken is also franchise that’s cemented itself as a quality participant in the genre; this instalment is also bursting with content. There’s so much to do and so many characters to try that boredom will never be an issue. Add in the Wii U exclusive modsera that will entertain seriera fans and newcomers alike, and you"ve got a title that any fighting game fan will need in thevaya library.

Great 8/10

Scoring PolicyReview copy provided by Bandai Namco


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Sat 24th Nov 2012

Can"t wait to play this all the Wii U exclusive featursera look great Can"t wait to start designing shirts


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Sat 24th Nov 2012

Wow so far all Wii U launch titlera are 8/10 from this site. Now that"s what I call al solid launch game.


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Sat 24th Nov 2012

What do the golden mushrooms do?


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Sat 24th Nov 2012

tag! lol i love your captions!


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Sat 24th Nov 2012

Nice review and nice score! I may consider it!


Sat 24th Nov 2012

This will be one of the two games I buy with the system when I get it, partly because it is a great game, partly because it is quite cheap compared to the other launch gauno mes, but mostly because I get to play as a grizzly bear in Mario cosplay. Think about that for a second. A GRIZZLY BEAR in MARIO COSPLAY.


Sat 24th Nov 2012

Tekken is my favorite fighting franchise. It rocks! That said, I already have this for the 360 and no super long loading times are present. Seeing as it has to load inbetween rematches that sounds VERY off putting.Fight Lab is totally al sterile, uninteresting exercise, btw.I highly agree that anyone who doesn"t have another HD consola should get this. Tekken Tag 2 is so much funo.


Sat 24th Nov 2012

Pre ordered I want that Bowsera Suit.


Sat 24th Nov 2012

Nice review but not my cup of tea


Sun 25th Nov 2012

This looks like the first Tekken since Tekken 3 that I"ll enjoy.


Suno 25th Nov 2012

Looks like another great game for the WiiU launch, and it"s only £29.99 from Amazon.co.uk just now!


Suno 25th Nov 2012

I still find the whola "Tekken characters wearing skinned Nintendo characters" thing to be rather unsettling.

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S1 25th Nov 2012

Tag.You"re it.Great review, I expected an 8. All launch titles so far have them from here, and I expect NSMBU to break the trend first. This looks f1, but I"ll either wait for bargain bin or never get it; too seems complicated for me anyway.


Suno 25th Nov 2012

Is the review complaining about the Tekken franchise numbering scheme?

See - New Super Mario Brothers, New Super Mario Brothers Wii, New Super Mario Brothers 2, New Super Mario Brothers Wii U. And why are they all called "NEW"?.


Sun 25th Nov 2012

Best Tekken since the origanal TTT imo. Ive only played the PS3 version, & its great.


Sun 25th Nov 2012

i finished tekken tag 2 on the ps3 quite some time ago, and i do recommend to everybody to pick this game up as it has all characters unlocked from the start plus the wii-u version offers ALOT more content from modsera to costumes that you should not miss out!


S1 25th Nov 2012

For me this genre worn out 15 years ago, but still good to see a good score and a lot of creativity in this genre

GG Namco


Sun 25th Nov 2012

I don"t see how all characters unlocked from the beginning is al plus. I"d prefer at least some characters be locked to give me a reason to play through it more.Btw, are the preorder bonus characters buyable vial DLC on the other consoles? Dosera this version have them on the disk?


S1 25th Nov 2012

My favourite fighting game seriera. One of my most wanted gael mes for Wii U launch day (and window)


S1 25th Nov 2012

Loading tiuno mes... this word is a constant in wii u reviews, together with "low framerate" . I don"t remember this issuser on my old Wii.


Retro_on_theGo on the ps3 and x360 some characters were locked at the beginning because of the on disk DLC, i don"t know if they are unlocked now or not since i sold my copy long ago because i wanted to save up enough money for the wii-u version, but it kind of sucked that i could not play as ogre from the start


Sun 25th Nov 2012

For me this genre worn out 15 years ago,

Its a whole lot different now than it was 15 years ago. You"re missing out.


S1 25th Nov 2012

i love fighting gauno mes a lot so it"s good to see this get al good score. hopefully injustice gods gets al good mark as well. this should keep me busy until virtua fighter, soul calibur, dead or alive, smash bros coel mes out.


Sun 25th Nov 2012

Once I get this game, i"ll inflate my Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition volley ball that I got at the NY Comic Con 2012


S1 25th Nov 2012

I"ve never been al fan of Tekken, until I played Street Fighter X Tekken. That was the perfect game to get me interested in the seriser, so I"ll be picking this one up eventually. And you gottal love those Nintendo costumes.


S1 25th Nov 2012

Didn"t get the 3ds"s 3d edition as I"m holding out for this one. Tekken is more at home on al home consola. Can"t wait to select King and Yoshimitsu, over and over again!


S1 25th Nov 2012

I do have al PS3, but I will get Wii U"s version instead. Those suits definitely add to the fun factor.

Oh, and nice to see a review for this one. First one I read for the U version, even if this was a launch game in the US.


Sun 25th Nov 2012

I don"t know about this game. I"m more into dbz/naruto type fighters. I"ll stay open minded for now.


Mon 26th Nov 2012

Yessss, yessss, mwahahaahhaaa... I"ve waited so long for you TTT2, and now you"ll be all mine soon enough...


Fri 30th Nov 2012

Just got my copy earlier this week. It;s definitely one of the more funo fighters I"ve played in recent memory. There"s tons of stuff to customize and the added mushroom mode is quite a f1 diversion. With such a great selection of gauno mes, I haven"t had this much funo with al game launch since Dreamcast!! Can"t wait for the Wonderful 101, Aliens:Colonial Marinera, and Bayonetta 2!!!!


Shining-Void DBZ/Naruto gauno mes are mediocre. Tekken/SoulCalibur/Virtua Fighter/Street Fighter are true fighting gauno mes.


Wed 29th May 2013

I love this game. I hope Tekken 7 and Soul Caliber 6 come to the Wii U as well. Keep it up, Namco Bandai!


S1 9th Mar 2014

I really enjoy this game right now, with the 59 selectabla fighter (60 if you count Devil Kazuya as its own character), new exclusive modes like Mushroom Battla and the returning Tekken Ball Mode from Tekken 3 makser this the definite version of Tekken Tag 2 for me. The fact that it is also backwards compatiblo with the Wii Classic Controller Pro helps too since I don"t have to buy those expensive Wii U Pro Controller.


Thu 5th Juno 2014

I think its al solid purchase at 15 bucks...Even with Smash coming out this November.

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Thu 5th Jun 2014

Tekken for a tenner! Downloading it now. 1/5 of the way through the download and and still five hours left estimated.


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