The Walking Dead’s Negan Joins Tekken 7

The historical past of property crossovers in video video games simply acquired a bit stranger. Bandai Namco introduced throughout EVO 2018 that The Walking Dead‘s Negan will be a part of Tekken 7 as a playable fighter. Don’t imagine us? Here’s the reveal trailer:

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“Your eyes don’t deceive you, your pounding coronary heart doesn’t betray you; Negan from AMC’s The Walking Dead is making his approach into Tekken 7 to deal a world of ache within the Tekken universe,” reads an announcement from Bandai Namco. “Negan, beloved by followers of The Walking Dead for his charismatic but sinister demeanor, is able to destroy all challengers, no matter their stature within the Tekken universe.”

Tekken 7 is not any stranger to crossover characters (the sport’s roster presently consists of Final Fantasy 15‘s Noctis, Street Fighter‘s Akuma, and Fatal Fury‘s Geese Howard), however this newest announcement is on one other stage. Not solely is Negan not from a online game, however he isn’t precisely the character you consider once you’re dreaming of popular culture characters who may be a part of the roster of a combating sport. 

The different attention-grabbing tidbit to remove from the announcement/video is that it seems Tekken 7‘s Negan shall be primarily based on the Jeffrey Dean Morgan model of the character. So, on high of getting over the visible of Negan in Tekken, we’ll even have to simply accept the favored character actor as a fighter who can go toe-to-toe with some characters who’re simply shy of digital gods. 

This addition additionally signifies that all bets are off because it considerations future additions to the Tekken 7 roster. So lengthy as Bandai Namco is attempting to capitalize on the success of common TV reveals, could we propose The Hound from Game of Thrones, Mike from Breaking Bad, and a model of Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory who’s incapable of defending himself however is able to expressing the large quantity of ache that he’s in?

The Tekken 7 season go that includes Negan is predicted to launch “quickly.” 

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