A Pokkén Tournament event at SwitchFest in California crowdfunded travel for two internationally elite competitors, Tsubasa "CrossIgarashi" Igarashi of Japan and José Manuel "XAbsoluted" Sanjuán Carreño of Spain. Curiously, it wasn't just fans and spectators supporting these players, but also their direct competition.
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While Pokken may be a portmanteau word of "Pokémon" and "Tekken", the actual game Pokkén Tournament is anything but a mixture of the two.
The world got its latest look at Pokkén last night and, damn, it sure looks brutal. It's no joke when pocket monsters rumble, yo.
Pokkén! It's Pokémon meetsTekken, so, hey, that's a clever title. Maybe. And you might be interested in the game, but whatever you do, don't google "Pokken". Seriously, don't.