Tekken 7 News: Music Will Be By Tekken Tag Team Tournament 2 Composer Akitaka Tohyama

By Luca Saitta , Updated Aug 19, 2014 08:27 AM EDT

Tekken 7, the final chapter of the Mishima saga will have a musical score brought to life by none other than Akitaka Tohyama, veteran composer of the series.

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Tekken 7 game director and all around big boss (not to mention Twitter aficionado extraordinaire) Katsuhiro Harada teased fans by saying he has heard snippets of Akitaka Tohyama's work on the long-awaited new instalment of the classic fighting game series. In Harada-san's words:

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Akitaka Tohyama is, of course, the composer of Tekken Tag Team Tournament 2, as well as Tekken 4, Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection and Tekken 6: Bloodline Rescue. Fans will know what to expect from his pounding beats and atmospheric melodies. Will Tohyama-san deliver an epic soundtrack worthy of the final confrontation between Jin Kazama and the diabolical (or perhaps not so?) Heihachi?

We'll have to wait till 2015 to find out. In the meantime, I leave you with a megamix of the master himself. Take it away, Tohyama-san...

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