An alien with terriying power is uncovered at an archaeological site. Called Toshin, (Fighting God) this lifeform searches for the souls of powerful fighters. In order to gain such power Heihachi Mishima hosts a new Iron Fist Tournament in an effort to draw Toshin out. Choose from a variety of characters (2 exclusive to the PSX port) and take on foes 1-on-1 with familiar Tekken gameplay. Or try out the volleyball or side-scrolling minigames.
There are over 30 characters in this game and each of those characters has there own fighting style. The maps are in 3-D. If you play in arcade mode you can unlock a new movie for each of the specific characters and also a new character. Survival mode permits you to test your skills with only with limited health. You can play two player mode in this game.