I fell in love with my favorite fighting game franchise for all the right reasons. It was fast, frantic, flashy and groundbreaking. Now, after nearly 20 years together, it's time for me to face the truth—my favorite fighting game franchise is an exhibitionist, and I'm not okay with it.
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be released in North America in spring 2015. Announced this weekend during a special event in japan, Last Round is the culmination of all the various incarnations of Dead or Alive 5 — all the fighters, costumes, etc. Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be available on Xbox 360 and…
In a suprise announcement following the award ceremony at this weekend's Japan Gamer's Live event, Tecmo Koei producer Yosuke Hayashi announced Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, coming to Japanese PS4 and Xbox One consoles in spring of next year.
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is coming to Japanese arcades sometime later this year, Tecmo Koei recently announced.
A new Dead or Alive 5 project is "coming soon" to the PS3 and the Xbox 360. Yosuke Hayashi, Team Ninja's leader, recently announced that the "newest work" (最新作) for Dead or Alive 5 was "currently in development" and showed a very brief trailer. It sounds like a stand-alone title, so it might be a revamped or tweaked…
Just because Team Ninja, the developers behind Dead or Alive, are all out of fucks to give about releasing hyper-sexualized games, that doesn't mean they're not updating Dead or Alive 5. The latest update sneaks in, wait for it, a breast jiggling Easter Egg. Shocking!
Despite feedback from Tecmo's overseas offices to "tone down the sexuality" of Dead or Alive 5's female fighters, the game's developers bravely pressed ahead in the name of fan service.
There's lots of crazy, over-the-top elements in the just-released Dead or Alive 5. Clown cannons, giant elevators of death and tanks blasting away in he background… all these things happen while the brawlers of Team Ninja's latest fighting game are vying for victory. And you can't win all the martial arts matches all…
Unless we're talking about Persona 4 Arena, stories in fighting games tend to be pretty awful.They usually boil down to a series far-fetched excuses for random characters to beat the tar out of each other.
The Dead or Alive series has always felt like it was my fighting franchise. From the moment I first button-mashed my way to my first counter in the 1997 Sega Saturn import, I knew that I had found the fighter for me. I was entranced by the flow of battles, the block and counter, the wondrous fluidity. Update:…
Dead or Alive 5 is getting a downloadable version. PS3 version at launch; Xbox 360 ver. hits 3 months after launch.
Japanese fighting game Dead or Alive features a bevy of curvy ladies punching and kicking each other in the face. For years now, the DoA's have been talking up two things: Fighting game mechanics and boob physics.
You're late for your job at the secret underwater lab. Dashing through the lobby you see two women step into the facility's sole elevator: the beautiful blonde heiress to the DOATEC fortune and that dark and mysterious scientist you've always expected has a hidden wild side. Do not get in that elevator.
Kasumi is one of the most iconic characters in Japanese gaming. Her ninja outfit in its various colors is instantly recognizable. She isn't merely in Dead or Alive; she is Dead or Alive.