Initial release date
14 February 2012
Ayako SasoYousuke YasuiKazuhiro KobayashiTakahiro Eguchi
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Arika
Tekken games, Bandai Namco Entertainment games, Fighting games
Cgrundertow tekken 3d prime edition for nintendo 3ds video game review
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition (鉄拳3D プライムエディション, Tekken Surī Dī Puraimu Edishon) is a fighting game in the Tekken franchise, released for the Nintendo 3DS, making it the second Tekken game to be released for a Nintendo platform after the 2001 game Tekken Advance. It is a graphically updated version of Tekken 6 for the PlayStation Portable, supporting the handheld's 3D capabilities and maintaining a steady 60 FPS even when running in 3D; however, the 3D is disabled during wireless play. 40 characters and stages are included in the game, as well as 700 collectable Tekken cards. In addition, the 3D movie, Tekken: Blood Vengeance, is included in the package.
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During its press conference at E3, Nintendo announced Tekken would be coming to the 3DS handheld. At Namco Bandai Games' booth at E3, they showcased a demo of the Tekken in-game engine running on the 3DS. Producer Katsuhiro Harada stated that the game would run in full 60 frames per second with the 3D on.
On August 17, 2011, a new trailer for Tekken 3D: Prime Edition was released, along with its name. It was also revealed that the game would include over 40 characters, as well as a 3D version of the film Tekken: Blood Vengeance on the game's cartridge. The game also has more than 700 artwork cards to collect, mostly cutscenes from the Blood Vengeance movie that can be shared via the StreetPass function on the 3DS. Originally, it was announced that the game would have 21 Tag Challenges but these are not actually present in the game. Also not in the game was 40 stages, that were originally promised for the game.
All characters retain their two available costumes from Tekken 6 (unlike Tekken Tag Tournament 2). However, character customization is absent from the game. To compensate for this, a Color Edit feature is added for changing the color palettes of character's costumes.
All 41 fighters from Tekken 6 return in this game. Heihachi Mishima, while present, appears younger like he was in the original Tekken and Tekken 2, due to drinking a serum to regain his youth as per the storyline of Tekken Tag Tournament 2. It is suspected that this is due to the passing of the character's previous voice actor, Daisuke Gōri.
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition has received mixed reviews. IGN has greatly praised the game's visuals and good framerate, but it lamented its lack of game modes and low replay value. GameSpot stated that while it looked and played very well, the game seemed incomplete. Tech-Gaming found the game's engine to be up to the task, but bemoaned the laggy online multiplayer. GamesRadar gave the game 5/10, praising its high character roster and graphics, but criticising its lack of single player modes. Tekken 3D: Prime Edition currently has a Metacritic score of 64 out of 100.