Summary: What separates a great fighting game from a mediocre one? Like the racing game genre, it's one that's cluttered with offerings that only differ in characters and backgrounds to the casual viewer.
Conclusion: In some ways Tekken Tag Tournament 2 feels like a waypoint before the next REAL Tekken game. Still, there is a huge roster of fighters and the same tight technical gameplay that is the hallmark of the series. Series fans will be pleased.
Excerpt: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is one of those long overdue videogame sequels where the end product does not quite justify the long wait but is thoroughly enjoyable nonetheless. We’ve had plenty of Tekken games since the original Tag Tournament was unleashed in arcades (remember those?
Conclusion: In mechanics though, the game soars, offering awesome new takes on systems that made the original TTT title a must-have PS2 classic whilst also adding a modern flair and polish that makes it a stellar example that fighting games don’t have to all be about gaining extended revenue through costume and...
Summary: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 really brings it. It's a fighting game chock full of content to keep gamers plugging hours into the game. Customization, great controls and seamless online multiplayer make this a must-buy for fighting game fans.
Pros: Smooth and responsive controls, Wide variety of gameplay modes to keep everyone happy, Customization makes every fight a reward in and of itself
Cons: Learning curve is drastically steep, Training mode is at times incredibly frustrating, Bare bones online multiplayer can get old fast
Conclusion: Whether you’ve been away for a while or stuck it out over the last decade, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 feels like returning to a party full of your best friends. It's a congratulatory celebration of all the series has accomplished, and while it feels one sideshow short of a full blown circus, the...