Tekken 3 (鉄拳3, Tekken Suri?, lit. Iron Fist 3) is the third installment in the Tekken fighting game series. It was originally released in March 1997 in arcades, and for the PlayStation in mid-1998. A simplified “arcade” version of the game was released in 2005 for the PlayStation 2 as part of theArcade History mode featured exclusively in Tekken 5. The PlayStation version is considered by some as one of the greatest games of its genre.