26/08/2014 11:47 BST | Updated 26/08/2014 11:59 BST

'Pokken Tournament', IE 'Pokemon' Meets 'Tekken', Is Appropriately Insane

Once upon a time the world's goldfish were content with playing Pokemon. Then they got bored and moved on to Street Fighter.

Pokemon is responding.

That's right, the storied franchise of RPGs, card games and nonsensical cartoons is turning into a fighting game, a la Tekken, called Pokken Tournament. The game - so far only announced for Japanese arcades and not consoles - is expected to arrive in 2015.

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