Namco Bandai Games have announced a partnership with iconic hip-hop star Snoop Dogg to create original content for Tekken Tag Tournament 2, the next installment in the a fighting game franchise coming this September for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Snoop Dogg puts his touch on Tekken Tag Tournament 2 with an original song created exclusively for the game, titled "Knocc 'Em Down". The Doggfather will also make a special appearance in the game as a non-playable character in The Snoop Dogg Stage as a special pre-order bonus to be made available in addition to previously announced pre-order DLC that bolsters the largest roster in Tekken history.
"We are big fans of Snoop Dogg and are proud to welcome him to the Tekken franchise," said Katsuhiro Harada, Tekken Project Director at Namco Bandai Games Inc. "The content we created with Snoop Dogg and the song he made for the game allow Tekken fans to experience the legendary hip-hop star in a unique way and blend both Eastern and Western cultures like never before."
"I've been a fan of Tekken since the 90's so I'm excited to have made KNOCC ‘EM DOWN for the game's soundtrack. The game's got a special stage featuring yours truly sittin' high above and watching the action take place," says Hip-Hop icon Snoop Dogg. "All you Tekken Tag Tournament 2 fans better get ready to experience kickin' ass on Tha Boss Dogg's stage with my new song KNOCC 'EM DOWN banging in the background. What more could you ask for?"
Gamers can pre-order Tekken Tag Tournament 2 to gain access to The Snoop Dogg Stage, which continues a tradition of iconic stage backgrounds in Tekken games with the Doggfather making an appearance.
The stage will be free as part of all pre-order bonuses available through EB Games and JB HiFi. Fans who pre-order also gain early access to the first DLC characters, Michelle Chang & Angel.
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be available in NZ for the PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360 on September 13.
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