If you happen to be into fighting games, then the word “Tekken” should be synonymous with what is known and popular about those types of games today. Bandai Namco Games long running 3D fighter has been in the forefront of the genre for over two decades, and the company is looking to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the series with the release of Tekken 7 this month.
However the franchise and its success will always stem from its fanbase, and that has consistently grown over the years with various installments released and more tournaments pitting the best of the best against one another in a fight for supremacy. One of the top champions today happens to hail from the Philippines… And it’s a young 14-year old boy named Alexander Laverez, better known by his nickname “AK”.
During the end segment of the video when Harada asked “Why do you play Tekken?”, AK simply answered “Because it makes me happy”.
Catch more of the “Why Do You Play Tekken?” series in the official Tekken YouTube Channel.