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Scizor Joins the Fight in Pokken Tournament

Bandai Namco has announced the latest combatant to join Pokken Tournament.

The metallic evolution of Scyther, Scizor, is being added to the game. Featured above, you can view the introduction trailer for Scizor.

The game’s October 20th update will add Scizor to Japanese arcades. A Wii U update for Scizor has not been confirmed.

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12 comments
  1. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    October 13, 2016 at 11:48 am

    He wasn’t in already? That’s a damn shame, not that it really matters to me but at least I know who may main for that game will be.

  2. sanic
    sanic
    October 13, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    Only like 780 more to have the complete roster.

  3. Doc Omally
    Doc Omally
    October 13, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Obviously it looks awesome, But MUH HERACROSS!

  4. Travis Touchdown
    Travis Touchdown
    October 13, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    Hey, look. More Wii U content.

    Reminder that Pokken is a much better game than Street Fighter V.

  5. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    October 13, 2016 at 4:40 pm

    Wii U version still doesn’t have Darkrai yet, does it? And being better than Street Fighter V admittedly isn’t a huge feat.

  6. ThatOneGuy
    ThatOneGuy
    October 13, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    inb4 they release an arcade edition for console that comes with the new mons

  7. Spooky Jack
    Spooky Jack
    October 13, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    Giraffes neck-chopping each other is better than SFV

  8. RetroGamer
    RetroGamer
    October 13, 2016 at 7:09 pm

    Since scizor was fighting a fire-type without trouble, I take it weaknesses and resistances are not applied here?

  9. Km
    Km
    October 13, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    Wii U is never getting these characters though, the game’s obviously getting an NX rerelease with the new characters..

    Also just because it sold better than the buggy unfinished mess that was Street Fighter V doesn’t mean shit.

    This is coming from someone who has the game and enjoyed it fairly enough. It would be pretty alright if it wasn’t for that pointless as all hell 3D segment that gets in the way of the actual fun 2D part of the game.

  10. British_Otaku
    British_Otaku
    October 14, 2016 at 9:25 am

    I haven’t played it much but yeah. As a fighting game where you can only use one Pokemon per battle and don’t get to equip yourself to counteract elements. Types don’t mean much though obviously guys with more ranged attacks play that way.

    Imagine if the Dark Hado in Street Fighter was strong against the Normal folks. It wouldn’t add up.

  11. randomdude
    randomdude
    October 14, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    Imagine if they used the Pokken style combat in a mainstream pokemon game.