A new trailer has dropped for Tekken 8. This video reveals the gameplay for Marshall Law.
Marshall Law is the father of Forest Law, a fighter that has been playable in previous Tekken titles. At this time, it’s unknown if Tekken 8 will have both Marshall Law and Forest Law as playable fighters.
Just like with his son, Marshall Law takes obvious inspirations from Bruce Lee. It’s even shown in the Tekken 8 trailer that Marshall Law will still perform Bruce Lee’s iconic gesture that has him rubbing his nose in a specific way.
Within the Tekken 8 trailer, we get the opportunity to see Marshall Law’s Rage Art. Once again, the references to Bruce Lee are clear within Marshall Law’s moveset.
As seen in his intro cinematic, Marshall Law is wielding nunchucks. These aren’t simply for show as Marshall Law will actually use them during specific attacks in Tekken 8.
Upon hitting opponents with certain nunchuck attacks, it looks like the gameplay will temporarily transition into a cutscene that has Marshall Law performing a barrage of nunchuck attacks. It appears as though these type of assaults are quite damaging.
Although Marshall Law is likely in his late 40s or early 50s during the events of Tekken 8, it’s quite clear that Marshall Law has been maintaining his physique. Indeed, there’s a great deal of emphasis on Marshall Law’s muscles during the trailer.
Opponents will definitely want to be wary of Marshall Law’s one-inch punch as it looks like it’s an especially quick attack. Check it all out in the trailer below:
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According to Katsuhiro Harada himself, Harada is no longer the voice actor for Law, but mentions that he was up until Tekken 6 (2009).
By the way, I still get questions from time to time, but I’m no longer a voice actor for Law. I was a Law voice actor until TEKKEN6 (2009).#TEKKKEN8 https://t.co/dlCgtXMBCv
— Katsuhiro Harada (@Harada_TEKKEN) March 14, 2023