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Overview

Tekken 4 is a 3D fighting game developed and released by Namco for arcades (running the PS2-based Namco System 246 hardware) on July 2001.

The fourth main installment in the Tekken series, Tekken 4 introduces a significant gameplay change in the form of closed arenas (instead of the endless and open arenas of previous games). Players can now use walls and other obstacles to juggle opponents for consecutive combos. It also features other gameplay changes, some of which were removed in Tekken 5.

The story is set two years after the events of Tekken 3 (where Jin Kazama, now possessed with the "Devil gene", defeats the mysterious entity known as Ogre and disappears), as Heihachi Mishima forms a fourth King of Iron Fist Tournament to lure out both his son Kazuya (who survived being thrown into a volcano) and his grandson Jin, as both of them possess the "Devil gene" necessary to splice with a sample of Ogre's blood to make Heihachi immortal.

The game was later released on the PlayStation 4 in 2002 (March 28 in Japan, September 13 in Europe, and September 23 in North America), adding a new system of unlocking characters (with two additional hidden characters), an update to the previous installment's "Tekken Force" minigame, and an updated Arcade mode (known as "Story Battle", featuring bonus cutscenes).

Gameplay

Tekken 4 introduces a significant new gameplay changes from the previous Tekken games. For the first time, players are able to maneuver around an arena and interact with walls and other things for extra damage. This new feature allows players to juggle with their opponent for consecutive combos. Position changes and moving before the fight starts were also introduced in Tekken 4, but later removed in future iterations. The game also introduces a brand new graphics system, that had increased lightning, smoother surfaces, and dynamic physics. Tekken 4 brings back "Tekken Force" a beat 'em up minigame with enhanced new features. It was first introduced in Tekken 3. Players were also allowed to maneuver their opponents around during a match but pressing the left punch and right punch simultaniously along with a respective directional button, this was taken out in tekken 5 and given to Steve Fox as a special throw.

Character Roster

New Additions

  • Steve Fox
  • Craig Marduk
  • Christie Monteiro (uses the same moveset as Eddy Gordo)
  • Combot (hidden unlockable who uses a random moveset for every match, unlocked after 10 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 9 character completions in the PS2 version, final boss for Lee)
  • Miharu Hirano (hidden unlockable who shares the same moveset as Ling Xiaoyu, exclusive to the PS2 version)

Returning Characters

  • Kazuya Mishima (final boss for Heihachi)
  • Marshall Law
  • Paul Phoenix
  • Yoshimitsu
  • King ll
  • Hwoarang
  • Ling Xiaoyu
  • Jin Kazama (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 2 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 1 character completion in the PS2 version, final boss for Kazuya and Hwoarang)
  • Lee Chaolan (hidden unlockable, first unlocked as his alter-ego "Violet" after 3 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 2 character completions in the PS2 version, then unlocked as his normal self after 9 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 8 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Nina Williams (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 4 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 3 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Lei Wulong (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 5 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 4 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Bryan Fury (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 6 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 5 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Julia Chang (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 7 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 6 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Kuma Jr. (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 8 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 7 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Panda (hidden unlockable, unlocked after 8 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 7 character completions in the PS2 version)
  • Heihachi Mishima (hidden unlockable, unlocked after9 weeks active in the Arcade version or after 8 character completions in the PS2 version, final boss for most characters)
  • Eddy Gordo (hidden unlockable, exclusive to the PS2 version)

Soundtrack

Disc 1

Track 1 Fist for a Fist 2:06

Track 2 Acid Timpani 0:41

Track 3 Jet 1:18

Track 4 Fetus 2:26

Track 5 Uninhabited 3:20

Track 6 Didgerhythm 6:24

Track 7 Authentic Sky 4:55

Track 8 Mob 3:28

Track 9 Kitsch 3:49

Track 10 Quadra Introduction 0:07

Track 11 Quadra 2:08

Track 12 Bit Crusher 4:47

Track 13 Fear 4:24

Track 14 Gym 4:21

Track 15 Touch and Go 2:56

Track 16 The Inner Shrine 4:31

Track 17 Wirepuller Appearance 0:25

Track 18 The Strongest Iron Arena 2:34

Track 19 Nothingness 2:24

Track 20 Lights 1:51

Track 21 Hex 3:03

Disc 2

Track 1 Draw the Waveform 2:01

Track 2 Heihachi Mishima 1:19

Track 3 Craig Marduk 1:00

Track 4 Julia Chang 1:53

Track 5 Christie Monteiro 0:48

Track 6 Ling Xiaoyu 2:24

Track 7 Steve Fox 1:10

Track 8 Kuma 0:33

Track 9 Kazuya Mishima 3:29

Track 10 Yoshimitsu 1:00

Track 11 Combot 0:43

Track 12 Bryan Fury 1:41

Track 13 Lei Wulong 0:52

Track 14 Jin Kazama 2:37

Track 15 Lee Chaolan 0:50

Track 16 Hwoarang 1:15

Track 17 Marshall law 1:19

Track 18 Paul Phoenix 1:09

Track 19 Panda 1:08

Track 20 Nina Williams 1:20

Track 21 King 1:00

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