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We are Tekken Instagram Project Opens in London


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The Protein gallery in Shoreditch last week played host to the opening of the “We are Tekken” Instagram project.  Celebrity fans of Tekken including Professor Green, Rizzle Kicks, Adam Deacon, Mclean and members of Roll Deep were all in attendance to view the outstanding collection of wining images and get hands on with TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 out now on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

Jim Vision 's Devil Jin Artwork In a first of its kind for the  games industry , The “We are Tekken” Instagram project played on the “Tag” element of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and asked fans from around the globe to use Instagram to tag photos that showed what Tekken means to them. The initiative received hundreds of submissions from fans across the globe and the top 40 entries, as judged by world renowned rock and roll artist Vince Ray, went on display at the Protein gallery in Shoreditch. A selection of which are shown here:

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The event not only showcased the artistic talents of the world wide Tekken fan base but also in attendance was Jim Vision from the creative collective End of the Line The group, famous for their contemporary street art and graffiti work produced a huge 4m2 backdrop of Tekken favourite, Devil Jin, live during the course of the evening

“The event really was a phenomenal success, the quality of submissions for the Instagram project was fantastic and everyone loved watching End of the Line’s live art work” said Lee Kirton Marketing Director of Namco Bandai “Having celebrities such as Professor Green and Adam Deacon in attendance really was the icing on the cake of an outstanding launch event.”

We were at the opening night and it was an awesome experience with some really amazing images to view.

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Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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