Leo Explodes Back into Action in Tekken 8

Bandai Namco Entertainment has begun releasing weekly character trailers leading up to the launch of the hotly anticipated fighting game Tekken 8. This week’s reveal trailer features the explosive return of Leo to the franchise.

Leo’s back in Tekken 8 and better than ever!

The Truth Seeker is Back

Leo, who uses the hard-hitting Bajiquan fighting style, is known as the “Seeker of Truth” on a relentless quest to uncover the details surrounding their mother Emma Kliesen’s mysterious death. The character’s reveal trailer provides enticing new backstory details about Leo’s origins and motivations for entering the tournament depicted in Tekken 8.

Leo in front of a stone wall while engaging in an action scene from Tekken 8.

Fans are eager to see how Leo’s search for answers intertwines with the long-running feud between the series’ central rivals, Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima. Tekken 8 is set to further explore the histories of these and other favorite fighters when it launches early next year.

Explosive Fighting Style Showcased

The trailer shows off Leo’s explosive strikes and dynamic movements that encompass their no-nonsense, formal Bajiquan martial arts training. Leo unleashes crushing elbow smashes, knee strikes, and punishing throws against hapless opponents. The character’s range of stances provide versatile options for opening up defenses and countering attacks.

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Tekken 8 producer Katsuhiro Harada has hinted that Leo will play an important role in the game’s main plot, perhaps uncovering hidden truths behind the Mishimas’ cursed bloodline. Fans will have to wait for more details on Leo’s quest when Tekken 8 hits stores January 26, 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

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