Tessa (Tabasa in Japan) is one of the main protagonists and playable characters in the Arcade fighting game Red Earth (1996) by Capcom.

She is also playable in Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix (Pocket Fighter in Japan) (1997) and made a surprising return as a playable character in the crossover fighting game SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos (2003)

Tessa can also be seen in the ending of Dr. Strange in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2011) and is one of the characters in Onimusha Soul (2012).


Tessa from the Red Earth Games: an Overview

Charactername: Tessa (Tabasa in Japan)
  Developed /Created by Capcom 
Gameseries: Red Earth   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Red Earth   Year first seen: 1996 
Last Game: Onimusha Soul (2012)    Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics:  Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Tessa from Red Earth


Onimusha Soul (2012)


SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos (2003)




Tessa in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Tessa is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Tessa




Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Tessa:

01.01.2019 – Creation of the Tessa’s Gallery and DB Entry