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Yoshimitsu sure looks different in Tekken 7

Tentacle time.

Yoshimitsu, Tekken's perennial bonkers cyber ninja, is in the next game in the series. That's no surprise. But his design is.

Bandai Namco released a video, below, showing Yoshimitsu as he appears in Tekken 7, which is set to hit Japanese arcades next week.

While many of his ninja-style moves will be familiar to Tekken veterans, his design will not. Yoshimitsu now has tentacles and a... squid face? Also, what's up with his swords?

The radical design is in keeping with Bandai Namco's work on the Yoshimitsu character, considered one of the weirder in the Tekken franchise. With each version of the game his design has changed. In Tekken 4 he had insect wings.

Bandai Namco is yet to confirm a console version of Tekken 7 but it's expected on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at some point.

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