Forget Power, Says The Guy Behind Ninja Gaiden 3—Wii U Is Next-Gen…

The debate over the Wii U's "next-generation" status rages on. The latest combatant is Yosuke Hayashi, head of Team Ninja—the Tecmo studio responsible for the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series, among others. While the console is technically "next-generation"—it did come after the Wii—Hayashi was still compelled to… » 1/07/13 6:30pm 1/07/13 6:30pm

The Dead or Alive 5 Mousepads Are Pretty Much What You'd Expect

Around five years ago (or so), it was a bit of a thing » 10/19/12 7:00am 10/19/12 7:00am in Japan for game companies to release mousepads, featuring female characters with large breasts for PC users to rest their hands on. So no surprises here with these upcoming mousepads—nor is it surprising to see them pop up five years later. Not at all.

Six Dead or Alive 5 Fighters Looking Depressed and Humbled After Defeat

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… » 9/27/12 5:30pm 9/27/12 5:30pm

How Virtua Fighter Was Dead Or Alive's Daddy

Fighting games featuring characters from other fighting games or completely different genre games is nothing new. Still, the Virtua Fighter characters Sarah Bryant and Akira Yuki appearing in Dead or Alive 5 » 6/28/12 7:01am 6/28/12 7:01am holds a little more meaning for the creators at Team Ninja than the average guest appearance. In a three-way…