Archive for posts tagged: Tekken

A Beginner’s Guide To Battle Arena Melbourne


Battle Arena Melbourne (BAM) is Melbourne’s major in the Australian fighting game tournament circuit, and will be celebrating its 5th anniversary this year with an expected attendance of over 300 competitors. This weekend, competitors from all over the country will congregate in one place to test their minds and skills against each other in a grueling three day long tournament. Read More »

What is Shadowloo Showdown? An Interview with Ali ‘X’ Abdo


The OzHadou Nationals 11 were recently held in Sydney, and the gang got to watch some of Australia’s best players go head to head for the chance to compete in the Evo 2013 world championships. I also got to catch up with Dusty Cartridge’s biggest fan (and by biggest we mean muscliest mother trucker in town) Ali ‘X’ Abdo from The Shadowloo. Read More »

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Review


Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is hands-down, the quintessential Tekken experience. After 18 years of fine-tuning the series, Katsuhiro Harada and the geniuses over at Namco Bandai have managed to concoct a game that possesses everything you could ever want in a fighter. With a whopping 59 characters, an deceptively simple yet deep fighting system and a slew of polished online and offline game modes, it’s hard not to be spoiled for choice. Read More »

Sydney Breaks Record for Largest Screen Used in a Gaming Tournament


Admit it, you’ve all had the dream of playing a video game in your local cinema. The thundering surround sound, along with the massive, encompassing screen is something that simply can’t mirrored at home. Well then, how does playing Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on the world’s biggest screen sound? Last week, the Dusty Cartridge team, along with 400 other Tekken fanatics got the chance to do exactly that. Read More »

The Pains Of On-Disc DLC


On-disc DLC is quite the dirty word within the gaming community. That much is undeniable. As such, the new character DLC packs for Street Fighter X Tekken caused quite a bit of fuss when first announced, and even more so when it was finally released. The usual wave of discontent felt towards Downloadable Unlocks was enormous. And it was definitely not helped by Capcom’s reassurances. Read More »

A Chat With Tekken Series Director Katsuhiro Harada: Part 2


In case you’ve been living under a rock or if you simply missed it, last week we had the chance to sit down with Mr Katsuhiro Harada, Director of the Tekken series. Today in Part 2 we finish off our chat and discuss working with the Wii U, Namco Bandai on the next Smash Bros. and why you shouldn’t skip Tekken Tag Tournament 2 this September. Read More »

A Chat With Tekken Series Director Katsuhiro Harada: Part 1


With Tekken Tag Tournament 2 months away from release, the one and only Katsuhiro Harada (Director of the Tekken series) paid a visit to the Aussie Namco Bandai office. We gained the chance to have a chat with Harada to get the low down on all things Tag 2, working with the Wii U and why you shouldn’t skip on the latest iteration on a fan series favourite. Read More »

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