Tekken Series

Year: 1994

Publisher: Namco

Developer: Namco

Country: Japan

Genre: Fighting

Platform: Various


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The inaugural release in the Tekken series was published in 1994. Since then, the series has spawned several sequels, updates, and spin-offs, as well as three films. Tekken follows the King of Iron Fist Tournament. Hosted by the cursed Mishma Corporation, its champion is awarded control of the company and hosts the subsequent tournament. Upon completing the game, an ending cut scene that forms the basis of the next game installment is revealed.

LGBTQ references in this game series:

Lee (1994)

Lili (2004)

Leo (2007)

Poison (in Street Fighter x Tekken, 2012)

See also QRM’s entry for this game.


  1. Tekken. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_(video_game)
  2. Tekken 2. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_2
  3. Tekken 3. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_3
  4. Tekken 4. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_4
  5. Tekken 5. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_5
  6. Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_5:_Dark_Resurrection
  7. Tekken 6. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_6
  8. Tekken 6 – Official Trailer [HD]. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS0O-o9qY9I
  9. Tekken (series). (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_(series)
  10. Tekken Tag Tournament. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_Tag_Tournament
  11. Tekken Tag Tournament 2. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tekken_Tag_Tournament_2