Bandai Namco has unveiled the latest fighter to join its roster Tekken 8 – Victor Chevalier, a French soldier armed with a „haute couture suit” and special weapons, played by actor Vincent Cassel (Ocean’s Twelve, Brotherhood of the Wolf) according to the character’s biography, he is a „living legend” who comes from a noble lineage of knights, with experience serving in the Navy and the UN, where he founded their special forces.
„As he felt the world was on the verge of being taken over by a corporate entity, he founded and trained the Raven Force, armed forces empowered to act at will to counter the corporation’s private armed forces,” Bandai Namco revealed. „Armed with a haute couture suit and the latest optical weapons, Victor prepares himself for battle as he commands his new forces as head of the UN forces.”
In terms of gameplay, the Chevalier seems to specialize in melee and ranged combat, using a variety of bladed weapons (swords, knives) in conjunction with his guns for high-damaging attacks. He appears to be very fast and can use quick teleport-dashes for attacks from all sides. His ultimate-style heat move is sword-based, and sends enemies flying with a high-speed tilt.
According to: Tekken 8 release date is announced for January 2024
The Chevalier seems like a much lighter character, and would suit those who enjoy fast, flashy fighters like his companion Raven. Tekken 8.
Notably, the Chevalier actor, Vincent Cassel, a Deccan The fan and in a press release described his growing love for the series after Eddie Gordo’s debut — they both share a love of capoeira.
„I discovered TEKKEN in the 1990s, and I really started picking it up when Eddie Gordo was introduced,” Cassel said. „He was doing capoeira and so was I, so I just played with him.”
„What I love about Victor Chevalier is that it’s a French character in an internationally known play. Besides that, he’s very sophisticated and inspires a certain idea of French elegance by how he looks and how he dresses. This, and the fact that I’ve been called upon to voice Victor, is what interests me about the character. led to show.
Cassel lends his voice and facial model to Chevalier, who is a very interesting addition. Tekken 8 list. Let’s learn more about the character Tekken 8 Launched on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC 26 January 2024.
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