Renowned Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada is incredibly busy over at Namco Bandai, but unfortunately he isn’t busy on Tekken. In a recent interview with 4Gamer, Harada said that 2013 was a year in which he was involved in “efforts to change the structures of the gaming industry.” He was specifically referring to how Tekken went free to play with Tekken Revolution. In 2014, Harada will be working on several other titles alongside Tekken, and is looking to announce at least two of those titles in 2014 saying “Probably I'll announce New 2 or 3 titles in this year. But it's not Tekken. Tekken announcement = secret now.”
There are a lot of Tekken games that fans have been waiting for. Tekken X Street Fighter is still only a glimmer of hope after Street Fighter x Tekken had a less than stellar reception. Tekken 7 is the single player game Tekken fans really want, outside of Tekken Revolution’s free to play release. But what could these other games be? More fighting games? It has been a while since we saw a brand new competitive fighting game IP from Namco Bandai. Maybe the time has come to see some new 3D fighting game blood enter the arena.
Former Contributing Writer