The fighting game also has picture-takin'. Lots of it. Dead or Alive Dimensions has a "Figure" mode that allows players to not only collect character figures, but snap 3D photos of them.
Dead or Alive Paradise brings the lovely ladies of Tecmo's fighting game series back to the tropical getaway of Zack Island, a chance to collect and model increasingly revealing bikinis in-between playing an equally skimpy selection of mini-games.
"Creepy" jiggly beach volleyball game Dead or Alive: Paradise features female characters in skimpy bikinis. Or does it?
The people at Tecmo Games, makers of Ninja Gaiden, the next Metroid, Dead or Alive and the forthcoming Dead or Alive Paradise are in on the joke — or the fact? — about their customers' use of their products.
Besides action and fighting games, Japanese developer Tecmo is known for its saucy bikini characters. It's latest title, Dead or Alive: Paradise, has even been described as "creepy" by the ESRB and once features females with ridiculous proportions jiggling about.
Even though Tecmo Koei America seems happy to market the fact that Dead or Alive: Paradise is called "cheesy" and "creepy," the game's director says it isn't softcore porn, but a game trying to show that women are "beautiful characters."
It's not often that the ESRB describes a video game with such vigor as the ratings board did with Tecmo's Dead or Alive: Paradise. It's equally rare for a publisher to thank the ESRB for calling its game "creepy."
Earlier today the Entertainment Software Ratings Board issued a "Mature" rating and description for Tecmo's Dead or Alive Paradise, citing its "creepy voyeurism" and "bizarre, misguided notions of what women really want." That description was quickly removed and reworked.
Tecmo is bringing its girly beach volleyball, gambling and picture taking game to the PSP with Dead or Alive: Paradise. How does the ESRB describe it?
Tecmo is taking a break from Dead or Alive fighting games and releasing another Dead or Alive beach game. You know, girls with impossible curves in impossible swimsuits.
Tecmo Koei is bringing the bikini-collecting, mini-game-playing thrills of Dead or Alive Paradise to North American PSP owners, loosely dating the fighting game spin-off for "Spring 2010."
Earlier this week, Japanese game magazine Famitsu released images of the upcoming bikinis in Tecmo's Dead or Alive: Paradise. Those images were not very crisp. These are.