In order to celebrate the upcoming launch of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Namco Bandai have announced they are launching a competition to find the best Tekken inspired images.
Dubbed ‘WE ARE TEKKEN’, it will be held at a gallery in London’s creative capital, Shoreditch from September 13th – 15th. This latest competition will play on the ‘Tag’ element of the upcoming tekken game. Fans around the world are being asked to use Instagram to tag photos that show what Tekken means to them. Whether this is a friend screaming with excitement, a piece of Tekken themed architecture, Tekken looking street art or even Tekken inspired hair, the search is on to find images of everything and anything that makes people think of Tekken.
Top entries will have their work displayed at the East Gallery alongside work of renowned graffiti and Rock artists Inkie and Vince Ray. The artists will also have their work on display will be invited to attend the exclusive opening party of the exhibition and there will be exclusive prizes for the very best image, as picked by Inkie and Vince Ray. The overall winner will receive a huge Tekken prize pack including the ‘We are Tekken’ edition of the game, Kotobukiya Yoshimitsu statue, ‘We are Tekken’ gamer shirt, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 bowling bag and Vince Ray’s, Anna Williams poster signed by Harada-san.
Fans can take part in the competition by simply taking their pictures and upload them to Instagram using #WEARETEKKEN or #TTT2. Lee Kirton, UK Marketing & PR Director for Namco Bandai stated:
“We are genuinely excited to be creating this competition and to see the varying range of images that inspire our global Tekken fan base, this is a first for the gaming world and opens videogames to a wider audience. Instagram has become such a popular medium for people to share images and their lives in general that we felt this will be the perfect way for our community to connect and show what Tekken means to them.”
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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 10th.