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Tekken 7 pro uses hilarious Twitch mod to embarrass opponents

Published: 29/Aug/2019 0:09 Updated: 29/Aug/2019 0:16

by Virginia Glaze

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Much like the Soul Calibur games, Tekken 7 allows players to customize their characters for online play – but sometimes, this customization can get out of hand, as seen during Tekken pro “LowHigh’s” hilarious Twitch stream of the title.

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While Tekken 7 lets players legally outfit their favorite characters in ridiculous getups, fighting games as a whole boast a robust modding community, with some genius modders even adding in characters from other games as skins for pre-existing fighters.

One such modder decided to take things a step further and create a working Twitch icon as a costume, complete with angry eyebrows and a pulsating vein, often used to indicate anger in anime and manga.

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However, the mod does come with a drawback: the Twitch icon has no discernable hands or feet, which makes fighting a player using the costume a big difficulty, even if they’ve practiced the reskinned character matchup.

This didn’t stop Tekken pro Sun-woong “LowHigh” Yoon from using the mod during his stream of the game, who couldn’t contain his laughter during a Bryan Fury mirror match.

“Look at this!” LowHigh laughed as he schooled his opponent. “Oh yeah! I am a Bryan player!”

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LowHigh wasn’t the only member of the Tekken community who found the mod to be completely ridiculous, either: commentator “SpaghettiRip” echoed his sentiments, uploading the clip in a Tweet that quickly went viral throughout the fighting game community.

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“So I think I’ve been awake for far too long,” Spag wrote of the mod. “What is happening on LowHigh’s Twitch LOOL”

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“Oh my God, Twitch chat actually fighting back,” another commented.

Even esports team UYU’s CEO chimed in on the hilarity, writing, “I saw this, then a mirror match with whatever the heck you call that square thing. LowHigh is such a joker. Chat said it’s Tekken 8.”

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The Twitch icon was created by modder “NiceKun,” who uploaded a video showcasing his skills to YouTube earlier this month.

Considering public outrage regarding Twitch’s moderation, this Tekken 7 mod comes as a not-so-subtle critique of the platform – or, possibly, of trolls in the chat.

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