Popular YouTuber reveals unique family tradition of Tekken-inspired names 1

A popular YouTuber has shared a quirky family tradition linking her name to the famous Tekken franchise.

In a world where gaming and family often intersect in unexpected ways, YouTuber “oh no nina,” famed for her engaging content and over 1.15 million subscribers, has revealed a unique family tradition. In a TikTok post, Nina shares that she and her siblings are named after characters from the iconic fighting game series, Tekken.


fun fact about me: i was named after a video game (tekken) character 😎

♬ original sound – nina 유소미

Nina, taking her name from Nina Williams of Tekken, explains that this tradition stems from her father’s passion for the game. He used to compete in Tekken tournaments and was quite skilled at it.

This love for Tekken not only influenced his gaming hobby but also had a charming impact on how he named his children. Nina’s younger brother’s Korean name is Jin, inspired by Jin Kazama, a central character in the Tekken series.

This revelation comes at an opportune moment, as Tekken fans worldwide are gearing up for the release of Tekken 8 on January 26, 2024.

The game, developed in Unreal Engine 5, promises an immersive experience with a focus on aggressivity in gameplay. It features a full roster of 32 characters, including Nina Williams, and introduces a new Heat system in combat.

Tekken 8, continuing the story from Tekken 7, revolves around Jin Kazama and his father, Kazuya Mishima. The game, available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, marks a significant advancement in the series with its enhanced graphics and gameplay mechanics. Fans can expect a rich single-player experience and an Arcade Quest mode, along with several other features.

As Tekken 8 launches, it’s not just a new chapter for the franchise but also a nod to the unique stories of its fans, like Nina and her family.

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