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11:45 AM on 03.07.2013

Dead or Alive 5 Plus demo coming shortly before release

Dead or Alive 5 Plus for the PlayStation Vita will have a demo avaialble shortly before the official release on March 19. Players will be able to have Cross-Play battles with current players of Dead or Alive 5 on the PlaySta...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Review: Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus photo
Review: Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus
by Chris Carter

After the extremely sour-tasting Ninja Gaiden III that was, in my mind, a disaster in nearly every way possible, it's a bit hard to trust Team Ninja without Tomonobu Itagaki at the helm.

Nonetheless, Team Ninja is still extremely content with profiting off of his former works with the release of Ninja Gaiden Sigma and Sigma 2 -- both in the form of remakes of the originals, and enhanced Vita ports of said remakes.

It's all a bit confusing, but at the end of the day, this maelstrom of porting somehow always manages to translate the pure quality of the originals into whatever version Tecmo Koei sees fit.

Sadly, Sigma 2 Plus is an exception.

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12:30 PM on 02.15.2013

Dead or Alive 5 Plus trailer shows off some new features

Any Dead or Alive fans out there? This newest trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Plus shows off some Vita-centric features, like first person fighting, the ability to hold the Vita vertically, and touch features. At the end of the ...

Chris Carter

12:45 PM on 02.06.2013

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge confirmed for PS3 and 360

The recent retailer listing for Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 was correct, unsurprisingly. Tecmo Koei has confirmed these ports as legitimate and announced a planned retail and digital-distributio...

Jordan Devore

5:45 PM on 02.05.2013

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge outed for PS3 / 360

Not even three months since Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge landed, we already have evidence that PS3 and 360 ports of the enhanced Wii U port are on the way. Japanese retailer Rakuten has let slip that Razor's Edge will drop fo...

Tony Ponce

2:45 PM on 01.30.2013

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus summed up in latest trailer

It's back! The trailer for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Chris posted about the other week is now available in English. Funny enough, before remembering why this footage looked so familiar, I remarked to myself that Team Ninja j...

Jordan Devore





5:00 PM on 01.22.2013

Dead or Alive 5 gets free island stage, swimsuit DLC

This month, Dead or Alive 5 will be getting a free new island stage called "Zack Island" that I'm trying to type with a straight face, in addition to balance adjustments, updated movie upload functions, and more in update 1....

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 01.18.2013

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus gets a fancy gameplay trailer

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus is on the way, and to celebrate, Tecmo Koei has a new gameplay trailer ready for eye consumption. Of course, that stupid armadillo boss is back, and I can hear the sounds of my controller hitting th...

Chris Carter

11:30 PM on 01.17.2013

Dead or Alive 5 Plus cross-platform features detailed

Dead or Alive 5 is heading to the PlayStation Vita and is set to feature cross-platform play with the PlayStation 3 version of Team NINJA's fighting game. One of the features you can expect is that players will now see notifi...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:00 AM on 01.11.2013

Ninja Gaiden 3: RE is Australia's first game rated R18+

It was a good day when Australia's R18+ rating was passed for videogames, paving the way for adults to purchase games that might have previously either been edited for content or refused classification. Of all the games that ...

Jordan Devore

7:00 AM on 12.25.2012

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z development consoles detailed

Remember Ninja Gaiden Z? That weird spinoff game where the chief goal is to kill the franchise hero Ryu Hayabusa? Although details on planned platforms have been scarce, leading some to believe it was a next-gen project, it s...

Chris Carter

11:30 PM on 12.20.2012

Take a look at Dead or Alive 5 Plus' first-person mode

Team Ninja has narrowed down the release date for Dead or Alive 5 Plus to March 19, 2013, in addition to providing screenshots taken from the PlayStation Vita title. One of the more interesting features is Touch Play Mode, a ...

Jordan Devore

12:30 PM on 12.06.2012

Dead or Alive 5 Plus headed to Vita this March

While the initial announcement made the rounds a few days ago, Tecmo Koei has given more details on Dead or Alive 5 Plus for PlayStation Vita. Scheduled to launch in March 2013, this version will naturally offer touch-based m...

Jordan Devore

2:30 PM on 11.14.2012

Just in time for fall: Dead or Alive 5 swimsuit DLC

It's cold outside, but the cast of Dead or Alive 5 is invincible, so they're wearing swimsuits. At least some of them are furry. The newest Angels and Devils ($2.99 / 240 MSP each) costume packs from Team Ninja put ...

Dale North



Review: Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge photo
Review: Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
by Jim Sterling

Ninja Gaiden 3 was remarkable in its lack of remarkability. Team Ninja's ability to drop the ball with its franchise so spectacularly was damn near impressive, even if the result was a monotonous and exhausting slog through one of the most soul-crushingly dull adventures released this year. 

With the Wii U on the horizon, Tecmo Koei has another chance to disappoint audiences with Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, an overhauled version that seeks to address complaints found in the original release, and provide a deeper, more nuanced experience. 

In essence, it aims to do what the proverbs say is impossible, and polish a turd. 

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2:00 PM on 10.01.2012

Jimquisition: Monster Boobs And Plastic Children

Oh, Team Ninja. Oh my dear, sweet Team Ninja. Oh my dear, sweet, misguided Team Ninja. Oh my dear, sweet, misguided, pervy, creepy, sleazy, weird, freaky, pervy, pervy, pervy Team Ninja. Your boobs are so bad. Your justification of said boobs are worse. Boobs. FYI, I fully admit today's episode is silly and quite possibly pointless. It was, however fun to make and I hope it is fun to watch.

Jim Sterling