Movies For Gamers: Tekken: The Motion Picture (1997)

This is a section of where we post and discuss a trailer for a classic cult movie. The movies we select will hopefully be movies that gamers will love too. And of course, if you haven’t seen it, we’ll give you a link to get it.

Movies For Gamers Tekken The Motion Picture 1997 poster

Fans of the fighting game series Tekken were disappointed by the live action Tekken movie in 2010. Fortunately, Tekken: The Motion Picture exists and although it’s a typical 90’s anime, it is pretty good. It tells the story of a boy’s mission for revenge on his father, who threw him off a cliff when he was a boy. The boy, Kazuya Mishima a street fighter. The father, Heihachi Mishima, a tycoon who holds martial arts competitions. What better way to get back at your dad? Tekken: The Motion Picture stays pretty close to the Tekken story, with only minor adjustments. Over all, all the key characters are well represented and the movie serves as good gamer entertainment.

Movies For Gamers Tekken The Motion Picture 1997 scene

Tekken is the long running fighting game series developed by Namco, which started on Playstation and arcades. The movie includes a lot of Tekken classics including Jack, Paul Phoenix, and Nina. The latest Tekken game is Tekken Tag Tournament 2, which was released for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.

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