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Pokkén Tournament is coming to the Wii U this March

by Joey Davidson | January 15, 2016January 15, 2016 9:15 am PDT

Nintendo announced this morning that Pokkén Tournament will hit the Wii U on March 18, 2016.

I didn’t really think I wanted another fighting game for the Wii U after Super Smash Bros. released, but here I am looking forward to Pokkén Tournament. This title mashes Pokémon with a unique take on Tekken mechanics.

Currently, Pokkén Tournament is eating up Yen in Japanese arcades. It’s been known for a long time that it would hit home consoles, and today’s news from Nintendo simply puts a solid launch date on the title.

The game will sell for $59.99, of course, but Nintendo also announced an amiibo card system for the game.

People that buy the first production run version of the game will also receive a special Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card, which can be tapped to the Wii U GamePad controller to unlock the Shadow Mewtwo playable character in the game.

Shadow Mewtwo? Shadow Mewtwo.

Will you be picking up Pokkén Tournament?


Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...

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