Tokyo Game Show 2022: Everything Announced

Tokyo Game Show 2022 was filled with updates, announcements, interviews, and other new revelations about some of the high-profile games to come from Japanese developers and other studios around the world. From the first interview with Tekken series led by Katsuhiro Harada, to a ton of new details about the newly rebranded Like a Dragon series, read on to know everything announced at TGS 2022.

Tekken 8 is ‘a turning point’ for the series

Tekken 8 was properly shown off during Sony’s State of Play last week, but we learned more about the game at TGS. In Katsuhiro Harada’s exclusive first interview with IGN, we learned a lot about the upcoming fighting game, including how it will face off between Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima. Harada also praised Nintendo’s Masahiro Sakurai for his work on Smash Bros., and said he would consider bringing guest characters back for Tekken 8.

Street Fighter 6: Full launch roster revealed

Street Fighter 6’s launch day roster will have 18 characters, and Capcom took the wraps off the full list of playable fighters on day one. Returning classics like Ryu, Ken and Chun-Li with new challengers including a custom character creator for the game’s World Tour mode. The game is also slated to receive a closed beta in October, with details on who to sign up for still to come.

Resident Evil Village’s DLC will say goodbye to the Winters family

Ethan Winters has been the main character of the Resident Evil series for the last two entries, but next month’s Shadows of Rose story DLC will mark the final chapter of Winters’ time in the franchise. Elsewhere in the Resident Evil-Verse, we learned that the upcoming Resident Evil 4 Remake is also in development for PlayStation 4, along with the PS5 and Xbox series consoles announced earlier.

Yakuza Series Rebrands To Like A Dragon, Reveals Three New Games For 2023 And Beyond

RGG Studio’s Yakuza series has always been called Like a Dragon in Japan, and now localized versions of future games in the series will follow suit. Beyond the name change, we learned about three new titles in the Like a Dragon series: Ishin!, the long-awaited localization of Yakuza’s Samurai spinoff, Like a Dragon 8, and a spinoff starring Kazuma Kiryu. The series also probably won’t be coming to the Nintendo Switch. In the end, we learned that the series hasn’t committed to sticking with turn-based gameplay, and that combat styles can change based on each individual game’s story.

Sonic Frontiers: Sega Details Super Sonic Boss Fights

Sonic Frontiers is pushing a lot of the trends the Sonic franchise is known for, and Super Sonic is no exception. Each Sonic usually doesn’t appear until the final moments of the game, instead Super Sonic will be used more frequently in open field areas in Sonic Frontiers. In fact, some bosses will be practically untouchable until you unlock Super Sonic, which will also unlock an entirely new set of combat options.

Suikoden highlights the return of classic Konami games

The beloved Konami RPGs Suikoden and Suikoden 2 are getting new HD remasters for PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC next year. The two games will be packed into a single collection called Suikoden I&II HD Remaster Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars. Along with the announcement, Konami developers stated that they want to make more Suikoden games in the future. In addition to Suikoden, we also learned about revivals of the classic Konami franchise, including The Labyrinth of Gallius, Star Soldier, Parodius, TwinBee, and Pooyan.

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