12 Facts About Tekken 5


Tekken 5 is a fighting game developed and published by Namco for the arcades in 2004, and for the PlayStation 2 in 2005.

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The game is set shortly after the ending of Tekken 5 4 showing a new person taking over the zaibatsu special forces while a sidestory focuses on the protagonist Jin Kazama as he faces several enemies from the G Corporation.

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Tekken 5 was a critical and commercial success, selling over 8.

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New to Tekken 5 is the crush system which affects the vulnerability of a character while they attack.

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Tekken 5 allows players to customize their fighter for the first time, allowing them to change the colors of their outfits, buy additional costumes, and equip them with items by using money gained from playing the Story, Survival, Time Attack, the side-story Devil Within, and Arcade Battle modes.

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Tekken 5 aimed to amplify the action elements of the games and make them more over-the-top.

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Available in the version for the arcades, the PSP and the PlayStation 3, Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is an update of Tekken 5.

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Tekken 5 was met with mainly positive critical response, resulting in a score of 88 out of 100 at Metacritic.

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The fact that Tekken 5 removed the exclusive features from its prequel was a subject of praise.

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Tekken 5 was ranked by Complex as the sixth best PlayStation 2 game.

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SNK staff member Falcoon said Tekken 5 was one of his favorite games in 2005 although he did not consider himself an expert in the game.

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Tekken 5 was awarded "Best Fighting Game of 2005" by GameSpot, and "Best PlayStation 2 Fighting Game" by IGN.

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