IN PHOTOS: Tekken 7 fighters test their mettle at launch tourney

Don Kevin Hapal
IN PHOTOS: Tekken 7 fighters test their mettle at launch tourney
Catch the action from the tournament here!

MANILA, Philippines – Gaming company Bandai Namco is launching the console version of Tekken 7, the latest iteration in its revered fighting game series, with a tournament this Saturday, June 3.

Bandai Namco partnered with global eSports brand Team Spooky to organize “Rage Art”, a Tekken 7 launch tournament at PlayBook Circuit Makati.

More than a hundred players are vying for the lion’s share of the P50,000 prize pool, courtesy of XSplit,, Twitch, and Challonge.

As an official media partner, Rappler will also be streaming the event live on our Facebook page. You can also watch the tournament live here.

Check out the action from the tournament here:

(We will be updating this story with more photos as the tournament happens.)




with photos from Michaela Nadine Pacis and Anna Marcelo/

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Don Kevin Hapal

Don Kevin Hapal is Rappler’s Head of Data and Innovation. He started at Rappler as a digital communications specialist, then went on to lead Rappler’s Balikbayan section for overseas Filipinos. He was introduced to data journalism while writing and researching about social media, disinformation, and propaganda.