Tekken 5 is a fighting game developed and published by Namco in 2004 for the arcades and in 2005 for the PlayStation 2. It is the fifth main installment, in the Tekken series, marking the tenth anniversary of the series.
- Initial release date: 2004
- Developer: Namco
- Series: Tekken
- Platforms: PlayStation 2, Arcade game
- Nominations: VGX Award for Best Fighting Game, MORE
- Modes: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
- File Size: 3.3 GB
Tekken 5 is basically a fighting game that was published and developed by Namco in year 2004 for arcades and in year 2005, they created a version for PlayStation 2. Actually, it’s the 5th canonical installment and 6th main installment in the famous Tekken series, which marks the 10th anniversary of the series. Currently, it is upgraded to Tekken 5.1 that had mostly balance changes to gameplay and was updated to Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection that’s released for the arcades in 2005.
Tekken 5 Gameplay
Tekken 5 gets rid of some major gameplay changes that was seen in Tekken 4 including the uneven stage terrain to provide faster gameplay to the previous games in the series. It’s also the very first game in Tekken series to feature character customizability with clothing, accessories, and some aesthetic items bought with an in-game currency.Tekken is known in taking back the series to its roots.
This integrates faster and more fluid fighting system. There are also returning characters, improved graphics, and trademark infinite stages of the Tekken series. The new feature in Tekken 5 is the crush system that affects the character’s vulnerability when attacking. For instance, the move with a jumping property will be invulnerable during animation time to every low attack of an opponent.