Before I begin this opinion piece, let me make one thing clear: I love Tekken. Katsuhiro Harada’s beat ‘em up is the reason I bought a Sony PlayStation instead of a Sega Saturn, the reason I took up martial arts, and the reason my teachers rarely received my homework on time. From the moment I performed my first 10-hit combo at the age of ten, I was hooked. Consequently, I’ve purchased every instalment across all three PlayStation generations, become at least competent with every character, and taken part in a variety of official tournaments. In brief, I’m pretty handy.