These anticipating the release of Tekken 8 have yet one more character trailer to take pleasure in courtesy of Bandai Namco. Whereas the final couple of trailers showcased the 2 central rivals of the sport, particularly Kazuya and Jin, this one facilities round sequence common Paul Phoenix. This showboating martial artist has the respect of being one of many few characters who has appeared in each Tekken sport because the first. We now have identified about Paul’s inevitable return in Tekken 8 ever because the sport’s second main trailer. However with this new trailer, followers can get a more in-depth take a look at what has modified and what has stayed the identical.
Probably the most instantly obvious change that followers will discover comes within the type of Paul’s new visible design. Historically, he has worn a purple gi and sported a tall hi-top fade that has change into virtually synonymous with the character. Paul got here to Tekken 7 with a distinct “Player 1” outfit, however his Tekken 8 redesign goes additional by drooping down his hair. In a manner, his new do echoes that of his “Player 2” outfit from Tekken 4, besides that this one appears noticeably poofier.
How does Paul Phoenix combat within the Tekken 8 gameplay trailer?
In distinction to his bombastic character, Paul’s combating type has remained pretty bread-and-butter ever since his debut. For probably the most half, this stays true right here, iconic ‘Death Fist’ and all, however his punches pack some extra explosive energy this time round, with sure ones even gaining a particular wind aura. Alongside some new strikes, Paul comes with a brand new ‘power-up’ mode of some type in addition to some extra visible aptitude for his Rage Artwork.
Talking of his Rage Artwork, Paul’s Tekken 8 trailer naturally concludes with it, which has a enjoyable further element of him fully shredding his proper sleeve together with his buffed-up arm. And evidently the sleeve stays shredded all through the remainder of the combat, one other signal that Bandai Namco is upping the visible polish with this one.