Wizard World Tapped as Exclusive Amateur Tour for Tekken 7
Wizard World, Inc. and Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. today announces that the arcade version of Tekken 7, the latest chapter of the popular fighting game franchise published by Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., will be featured at Wizard World comic con, pop culture and gaming conventions throughout 2016.
Fans attending Wizard World Portland will have a thrilling opportunity to play Tekken 7 at a touring event in North America in 2016. The Tekken franchise has garnered a passionate and loyal following in North America and we’re enabling these fans to experience Tekken 7 starting in Portland. There, attendees will enjoy both free-play and a sanctioned tournament during the event that is taking place February 19-21 at the Oregon Convention Center.
As previously announced; Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is the Official Anime Entertainment Partner for the 2016 Wizard World comic con and gaming tours, bringing Bandai Namco Entertainment games to fans throughout the country.
Tekken 7 will be one of the marquee titles that Bandai Namco Entertainment America will have featured at Wizard World events all year. The gaming leader’s presence at Wizard World shows will be even greater in 10 key markets that will feature major gaming activations and an eSports tournament streaming stage: Portland, Ore. (Feb. 19-21); St. Louis (April 1-3); Minneapolis (May 6-8); Philadelphia (June 2-5); Sacramento, Calif. (June 17-19); Columbus, Ohio (July 29-31); Orlando, Fla. (August 5-7); Chicago (August 18-21); Austin, Texas (September 23-25); and Pittsburgh (November 4-6).