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Here's 10 minutes of Tekken 7's new space-squid Yoshimitsu in action

"Yoooshimitszooo WINS!" is a soundbite burned into my brain from Tekken's PS1 and 2 heyday. He's always been referred to as a 'Space Ninja' since the very first game's instruction manual, but the new redesign is going all out on that idea.

Yoshmitsu's had a mechanical arm since Tekken 2, but quite how far this new look goes is unclear. All we know for sure is that director Katsuhiro Harada has said that this new "battle suit" was created in Bosconovitch's Research Labs (Dr Bosconovitch being the series' go-to science guy), and based on aquatic animal biotechnology.

Despite the radical visual overhaul, his fighting style doesn't actually look that much different. Still swords. Still crazy. There's just a few more tentacles involved than there used to be:

Leon Hurley
Leon Hurley

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