Parents' Guide to

Tekken 5

By Matthew Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fun -- if shallow -- fighting game.

Game PlayStation 2 2005
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

Fun fighting game!!

This game is fun, nuff said. It is okay for older kids to play.
age 14+

Parents need to know that this game is too intense for children. May be perfect for teens.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Perhaps the most unique aspect of the game is its inclusion of the arcade versions of the first three editions of Tekken. This feature allows series novices to get acquainted with the characters and stories woven throughout all the games and become familiar with the basic controls. The game's only real drawback is the difficulty of the many required moves. Mastering the controls can be cumbersome, confusing, and tiresome.

In the end, colorful fighting environments, realistic gameplay, and superior graphics make it all worth it. From the speed of attacks to the overall creativity of the moves at a player's disposal, Tekken 5 has taken battle games to a new level.

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