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First screens

Bikinis, volleyball confirmed for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3


First screens
Aug 21
// Steven Hansen
Just in case you were concerned that Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 would not feature Japanese women in bikinis playing volleyball on the beach, I am here to reassure you that Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 will in fact feature Japanese wome...
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Dead or Alive Xtreme 3

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 may come west after all


Provided there is enough demand
Aug 18
// Kyle MacGregor
Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 is in development for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, the latest issue of Famitsu reveals, while also giving fans in the West some hope of seeing a localized release. Though Koei Tecmo currently onl...
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DOAX3 Beach Volleyball?

Get your balls ready for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3


Exclusively for the Asian market
Aug 01
// Jed Whitaker
Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 is in development, Team Ninja's Yosuke Hayashi announced today at the Dead or Alive festival. The Dead or Alive Xtreme series is best known as the volleyball game all about unlo...
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Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive 5 PC still doesn't have working online multiplayer


Embarrassing
Jul 01
// Jordan Devore
Team Ninja was supposed to enable online multiplayer for the PC port of Dead or Alive 5 Last Round by the end of June, months after the game debuted on Steam. Hasn't happened. "[D]ue to major issues found during the beta test...

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Marvel-ous

Dead or Alive 5 gets superhero costume set


Marvel-ous
May 19
// Steven Hansen
Not as on the nose as the Senran Kagura cross over and a bit more creative than the many "as few clothes as possible" packs, Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (the fourth, final iteration of Dead or Alive 5) debuted its super hero ...
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Dead or Alive

Microsoft's age guessing app puts Dead or Alive fighter at 12 years old


Kasumi is just a kid according to this
May 03
// Jonathan Holmes
First, a warning. Word has it that anyone who uses Microsoft's trendy new age guessing app gives the company full license to use whatever images it scans in any way they see fit, so watch out. Microsoft could own your face if...
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Dead or Alive

Shenmue enters Dead or Alive 5 thanks to mods


Now do the forklift
Apr 07
// Jordan Devore
Forget the Dead or Alive 5 Last Round nude mods. This is where it's at. A modder named Esppiral used their retexturing skills to turn DoA's Jacky Bryant into Shenmue star Ryo Hazuki, and Akira Yuki into Longsun Zhao. Even the...
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PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now that's what I call being able to play Uncharted 3


April catalog additions
Apr 07
// Steven Hansen
PlayStation Now is Sony's Gaikai-powered game streaming service that is now automatically installed on your PlayStation 4. Thanks. It is also accessible on newer Sony Blu-ray players and televisions. You don't even have to o...
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Dead oir Alive 5

Dead or Alive 5 PC missing features


Missing online play, best graphics, and other features
Mar 31
// Laura Kate Dale
If you're a fan of the Dead or Alive series then you may have been excited to see that Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is finally out on Steam. However, it's probably important for you to know that it's releasing without a bunch ...
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Dead or Alive DLC

Senran Kagura brings exploding clothes to Dead or Alive 5: Last Round


'Breast collaboration'
Mar 24
// Jordan Devore
Senran Kagura and Dead or Alive have started a new life together with costumes that, well... they explode. What else did you expect? This relationship between the two properties -- which is purely platonic -- has spawned 16 ...

Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward & Dead or Alive 5 leads pack of weekend deals

Mar 21 // Dealzon
Noteworthy Deals Login required (updated 3/24): Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward — $29.99  (list price $40) Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward - Collectors Edition — $44.99  (list $60) Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (Steam) — $26.99  (list price $40) No code: The Order: 1886 (PS4) — $39.99  (list price $60) <- yep came out last month Samsung 850 EVO SSD 2.5" 500GB — $179.99  <- once you go SSD, you can't go back Recent Releases 03/17: Battlefield: Hardline (Origin, PC Download) — $49.99  (list price $60) 03/10: Cities: Skylines (Steam) — $21.89  (list price $30) 03/10: Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (Steam) — $11.87  (list price $15) 02/25: Resident Evil Revelations 2: Complete Season (Steam) — $16.33  (list $25) Upcoming Releases 03/26: Pillars of Eternity Hero Edition (Steam) — $33.74  <- Kickstarter funded 04/14: Mortal Kombat X Premium Edition (Steam) — $64.80  (list price $90) <- yep. 04/14: Grand Theft Auto V — $46.79  (list price $60) 04/28: State of Decay: yr. 1 Survival + $10 Gift Card (XOne) — $29.99 05/05: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Steam) — $15.59  (list price $20) <- noice PC Game Deals Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (Steam) — $28.49  (list price $60) Blackguards 2 (Steam) — $22.40  (list price $35) <- always surprised that there's a sequel Metro Redux (Steam) — $19.99  (list price $50) <- good GameStop digital deal Rise of Flight: Channel Battle Edition (PC DVD) — $19.99  (list price $50) NBA 2K15 (Steam) — $19.79  (list price $60) Rockstar Bundle (Steam) — $16.31  (list price $120) Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass (Steam) — $14.24  (list price $30) Need for Speed Rivals (Origin) — $13.99  (list price $20) Borderlands 2 Complete Edition Bundle (Steam) — $12.50  (list price $50) Planetary Annihilation (Steam) — $8.16  (list price $30) Grand Theft Auto Complete Package (Steam) — $8  (list price $50) <- "complete" Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut (Steam) — $7.50  (list price $15) BioShock Infinite (Steam) — $7.12  (list price $30) The Darkness 2 (Steam) — $5.99  (list price $30) Spec Ops: The Line (Steam) — $5.99  (list price $30) L.A. Noire Complete Edition (Steam) — $4.80  (list price $30) The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinavs (Steam) — $4  (list price $20) The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (Steam) — $3.99  (list price $20) <- much flop, such mediocre Console Game Deals WWE 2K15 (PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360) — $39.99  (list price $60) Metro Redux (PS4, Xbox One) — $14.99  (list price $50) Xbox Xbox One + Halo Master Chief Collection + Controller — $349  (list price $470) Need for Speed Rivals (Xbox One) — $14.99  (list price $30) Xbox 360 250GB Console (Pre-owned) — $79.99  (list price $250) Xbox One Black Wireless Controller — $29.99  (list price $60) PS3 PS3 Super Slim 500GB Console (Pre-owned) — $99.99  (list price $250) Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster (PS3) — $13.99  (list price $20) Lenovo Gaming Laptop Deals 17" Lenovo Y70, i7-4710HQ, GTX 860M, 8GB — $1,029  (list $1,400) 15" Lenovo Y50, i7-4710HQ, GTX 860M 4GB, 1080p, Blu-ray — $949  (list $1,499) 14" Lenovo Y40-80, i7-5500U Broadwell, Radeon R9, 512GB SSD — $779  (list $1,500) <- yep its a 512GB SSD laptop for under $800 HDTV Deals 65" Toshiba 4K Ultra HD LED Smart TV — $1,499.99  (list price $4,000) 65" Samsung 120Hz LED Smart HDTV — $1,049.99  (list price $2,800) 55" Sony 1080p 120Hz Smart LED HDTV — $799.99  (list price $1,000) 60" Panasonic 120Hz Smart LED HDTV — $749.99  (list price $1,200) 55" RCA 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV — $429.99  (list price $650) 48" Westinghouse 1080p LED HDTV — $299.99  (list price $400) 29" Insignia LED HDTV — $139.99  (list price $200) Accessories & Hardware Deals Samsung 850 Pro Series 2.5" SSD 1TB — $499.99  (list price $600) Samsung 850 EVO SSD 2.5" 500GB — $179.99  (list price $270) OCZ Vertex 460A SSD 2.5" 240GB — $79.99  (list price $130) Kingston HyperX Fury SSD 2.5" 120GB — $57.99  (list price $80) WD Elements 1TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive — $49.99  (list price $80) WD Blue 3.5" SATA 64MB 7200RPM 1TB Hard Drive — $44.99  (list price $80) PNY Optima SSD 2.5" 120GB — $43.99  (list price $90) Toshiba Canvio Basics 500GB External Hard Drive — $27.99  (list price $79)            
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Flying mount time
Earlier this week Square Enix began taking pre-orders for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward - the upcoming first expansion to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Releasing later this summer on June 23rd, the game retails for...

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Dead or Alive costumes

Dead or Alive 5's second ninja pack: $15 for 10 costumes


Or just get the $93 season pass
Mar 10
// Steven Hansen
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is the fourth, final iteration of Dead or Alive 5, but that doesn't mean it can't have bugs or a $93 season pass for all the fighters' additional costumes. I guess Last Round doesn't mean "complet...
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Dead or Alive 5 buggies

Last Round is the third Dead or Alive 5 release, but it has some bugs


There are known issues and then there are unknown known issues
Feb 25
// Steven Hansen
Koei Tecmo has been riding Dead or Alive 5 since 2012. If you count the PlayStation Vita-enhanced Dead or Alive 5 Plus, the recent Dead or Alive 5 Last Round release marks the fourth iteration. It has a couple new characters ...
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Dead or Alive

Boobs and more boobs in Dead or Alive 5 Last Round video


Did I mention there are boobs?
Feb 20
// Robert Summa
If the latest Dead or Alive 5 Last Round trailer didn't have enough explosions for you, then check out this not-creepy-at-all video released by PlayStation Japan that could very well allow you to create your own private expl...
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Dead or Alive 5

This Dead or Alive 5 Last Round trailer is basically all explosions


Michael Bay would be proud
Feb 20
// Chris Carter
If you haven't been following Dead or Alive's evolution since 2012, it's had a lot of updates. First there was Dead or Alive 5 Plus, then Ultimate, and now, Last Round. It basically has everything from ultimate, as well...
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Dead or aroused

Dead or Alive 5 trailer shows off alternate bikini and ninja costumes


Dead or aroused
Feb 03
// Steven Hansen
Pretty cool. This video is three trailers in one. The regular old gameplay trailer, then a deeper look at Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's characters (there's two new ones in this iteration), and then sexy bikini ladies. Actual...
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Dead or Alive PC delay

Dead or Alive 5 will make up for its PC delay with 28 free costumes


Alright then
Jan 28
// Jordan Devore
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round won't hit its original February 17, 2015 release on PC, as Koei Tecmo has pushed the game to March 30 "n order to provide you with the best possible experience..." To that end, the company is giving...
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Why am I so hot?

New Dead or Alive doesn't have a fighting cock, but it has a schoolgirl


'Super Secret Fighting Chick' (not poultry)
Jan 14
// Steven Hansen
I excitedly misread a Dead or Alive 5 Last Round press release that began, "THE FIGHTING ROSTER IN DEAD OR ALIVE 5 LAST ROUND CONTINUES TO GROW" Fighting rooster? It's getting bigger? My ears perked up. Sounds...
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Dead or Alive PC

Dead or Alive 5 headed to PC but it won't have online at launch


Armageddon
Dec 04
// Jordan Devore
It's great to see a series like Dead or Alive finally come to PC. Less great, however, is that "Online modes for Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will be added in a patch within three months of release." I suppose it comes down to ...
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Last Round

Team Ninja explains cut content on PS3/360 Dead or Alive


Laziness, which I'm okay with
Nov 05
// Steven Hansen
The (digital only) PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, the final game in the Dead or Alive 5 series, are missing some things: new stages, hairstyles, and fight costume customization.  Tea...
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Dead or Alive 5

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round launches February 17


Koei Tecmo details complicated free-to-play situation
Oct 23
// Kyle MacGregor
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round, supposedly the last one with a five in the title, is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 on February 17, Koei Tecmo announced today. Team Ninja's upcoming fighting game will carry ...
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Dead or Alive 5 Last Round coming Spring 2015


For PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360
Sep 02
// Dale North
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round is currently in development, set to release on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 next Spring. It puts together all of the content from the Dead or Alive 5 games alongside brand new content.  It...
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Female Tengu joins the cast of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate


A new challanger approaches
Jun 04
// Abel Girmay
After spending a good amount of time teasing, Team Ninja has announced Female Tengu for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate. Sporting a pair of wings and a devilish demeanor, she reminds me of Devil Jin quite a bit. More than the desig...
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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Get down and dirty with 'Ultimate Training Gear' DLC costumes for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate


Pretend you're in a Japanese gym class, if you want
May 21
// Brittany Vincent
Ever wanted to dress up your Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate fighters like cheerleaders or track team sweethearts? You probably want the Ultimate Training Gear DLC pack, rocking 12 different outfits, like "tacky cheerleader un...
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DOA5UA

This is your first look at Phase 4 in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade


Now you see her, now you don't
Mar 17
// Brett Makedonski
This sample combo video of Dead or Alive 5's Phase 4 shows what she's all about -- a shrouded assassin that dashes and vanishes with great ease. She doesn't disappear for long though. That's when the punishment begins again.
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Disney Infinity, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Kodoku & Bikinis


DTOID News is filmed in front of an actual camera
Feb 04
// Max Scoville
Well, we got a new camera and I accidentally switched it onto "Sears Portrait Studio" mode, so sorry if I look a little bit like I'm in a porno from the late eighties. (What else is new.) Today, we've got some more details o...
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New fighter joining Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate on consoles


Marie Rose from the arcade version will be added
Jan 14
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Team NINJA's Yosuke Hayashi announced that there will be some updates coming to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate soon. The arcade version will be receiving an update in late January, and it will include new costumes for the fighters....
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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Meet Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade's new Gothic Lolita


Updated with gameplay video and new screens
Nov 16
// Wesley Ruscher
[Update: I've included a video showing off Marie in action, as well as screens, in the gallery below, of her alternate costume.] Tecmo's Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade's most recent trailer gives a small glim...
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Dead or Alive 5 is charging $25 for these new costumes


DLC gone wrong
Oct 15
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
How does Tecmo Koei celebrate Halloween? Or really, any day of the week? With skimpy outfits! Skimpy outfits that they hope you'll pay $24.99 for. Yes, you read that right. 28 costumes for $25. The "special" pack released to...
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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Impressions: Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate


Third time's the...same?
Sep 30
// Ian Bonds
"If at first you don't succeed..." is an interesting business model, especially considering that Dead or Alive 5 wasn't really a "failure," per se. However, try, try again Team Ninja did, and we are now treated to a third version of this particular entry in the franchise. When it all boils down to it, does Ultimate really make that big of a difference?

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