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At E3 last week, there were a good amount of new fighting games. Conrad and I made our rounds to all the booths that had fighting games to show off, and Steven Hansen eventually joined us as well. Here we made our way to the... read feature

E3: Ninja Gaiden 3 coming to Wii U, published by Nintendo


Jun 05
Among the list of upcoming titles for the new Wii U console shown at today's Nintendo E3 press conference was Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge. And, just below the title, the video lists Nintendo as the publisher. I don't really ... read

The DTOID Show: Borderlands 2, Baldur's Gate, and BOOBS!


Mar 16
Happy Friday, everyone! Not only is today the sixth anniversary of this wacky and wonderful website we've all come to know and love, it's also the birthday of our great overlord Niero, to whom we paid tribute on today's live... read

Dead or Alive 5 trailer full of jiggle physics


Mar 15
It would appear that Dead or Alive 5 is coming along nicely. I mean, Team Ninja did get the most important feature of any DoA game in there already. You know, the jiggle physics. Ayane and Hitomi are here to show off the ful... read

I wish I had made Katawa Crash


Jan 15
This post is already way too much about me and way too little about the story, so how about we take that narcissism as far as we can and see what happens? I'm sad. I can't get keyboard-controlled Flash games to wor... read

Another chance to get DoA Dimensions' SpotPass outfits


Aug 12
Grand news for everyone who recently picked up a 3DS: Tecmo Koei is going to cycle through the daily SpotPass outfits for Dead or Alive Dimensions again -- all 34 of them. Each morning at 10:00am, there will be a new costume ... read

Ninja Gaiden III details emerge, suggest 'darker' Ryu


Apr 02
The 'latest' Playstation: The Official Magazine has project lead Yosuke Hayashi spilling some details on Ninja Gaiden III -- the first new Ninja Gaiden sans Itagaki. Supposedly, the focus will be on Ryu Hayabusa as a "dark Ja... read

Moved to FarmVille: Former Tecmo Koei boss at Zynga Japan


Mar 30
Wow, what a move. First you're at the house of boobs, ninjas and warriors, and then you move to a place where crops and farmer hats are the most popular things.  I'm sure former Tecmo Koei boss Kenji Matsubara got over t... read

Team Ninja takes a mild crap on Street Fighter IV 3D


Jan 26
It's been a while since I've seen an honest to goodness fighting game rivalry. There was the faux trash talk between the Tekken 6 and Street Fighter IV devs from late last year, but that was all just to promote Street Fighter... read

Two fighting games coming to a Nintendo handheld? This is madness! Tecmo’s fighter Dead or Alive: Dimensions will join Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition on the Nintendo 3DS this year. The game marks Team... read feature

Take a look at Dead or Alive Dimensions' Metroid stage


Jan 19
And that, my dear readers, is the sound of 3DS purchasers -- more than just those already into Team Ninja's brand of fighting games -- collectively starting to care about Dead or Alive Dimensions. Such a thing shouldn't be a... read

Dead or Alive Dimensions trailer is hard to understand


Jan 08
I wish I could tell you what's going on in this Dead or Alive Dimensions trailer. The video seems to detail the game's roster, as well as some of its 3DS specific features, but my limited Japanese keeps me from telling you m... read

Tecmo Koei reveals its Tokyo Game Show line-up


Sep 08
Tecmo Koei has announce its Tokyo Game Show line-up and the words "ninja," "gaiden," "dead," "or," and "alive" are sadly absent. Here's what they'll be showing on the floor: TRINITY: Souls of Zill O'll (PS3) Warriors: Legend... read

E3 10: Dead or Alive bounces to 3DS


Jun 15
Everyone's favorite funbag-focused fighting series is coming to 3DS soon. Dead or Alive 3D will be the first major release (discounting PSP spin-off Dead or Alive Paradise) since series creator Tomonobu Itagaki left developer... read

Rumor: Mass Effect 3, Dragon Age II, DOA 5 at E3?


Jun 11
So, GameSpot has got itself a swanky interactive map of E3's show floor. On this map, you can click on the various companies that'll be in attendance, and a list of their "featured games" will pop up. See where this is going ... read

Tecmo Koei's E3 line-up is short but sweet


Jun 10
The Japanese unified power of Tecmo and Koei is only bringing four games to E3 this year. No portable stuff. No Wii stuff. Just serious games. I'm all for the First of the North Star game. Ken's Revenge, coming to the Xbox 36... read

Quantum Theory isn't a Gears clone, really


May 08
If you've seen Quantum Theory you know it looks a lot like Gears of War. It's a third-person shooter with a cover system, big burly men and heavy armor. But if you've played Quantum Theory then you know that they're at least ... read

Captain Obvious: Ninja Gaiden 3 pub says Ninja Gaiden 3 will be good


May 04
Hey, get this: Ninja Gaiden publisher Tecmo Koei says that Ninja Gaiden 3 is going to be a good game. While not officially announced, Tecmo Koei senior managing director Yoshiki Sugiyama is already talking up the sequel. "Nin... read

Hatchet buried: Tecmo Koei wishes Itagaki well


Apr 22
Aww! How sweet. It seems that they're all over the sour split drama when bad ass game maker Tomonobu Itagaki left Tecmo awhile back, taking much of Team Ninja with him. There was a lawsuit, unpaid wages and bonuses and threat... read

Tecmo Bowl Throwback hits XBLA on April 28th, PSN later


Apr 20
If you have fond memories of playing Tecmo Super Bowl back in the early '90s, then this might be relevant to your interests. Tecmo is updating the game and putting it out on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network,... read

Tecmo's Quantum Theory pushed back to Summer


Apr 07
Once a PS3 exclusive and now also coming to the Xbox 360, Tecmo's Quantum Theory is getting a date change. The Gears of War-ish third-person shooter gets another delay from its previously set March 2010 date, now to Summer 20... read

Beat your meat to Dead or Alive Paradise's Kokoro


Mar 20
Tecmo, I love you. You're marketing directly to the core audience that will be purchasing this game and you have no shame in doing so. For that, I salute you. This week's babe is Kokoro. Her measurements are B35" W22" H34" a... read

Dead or Alive Paradise assures us Christie is over 18


Mar 12
Seriously. The subject line of the latest Dead or Alive Paradise PR is "18 Days until Paradise. Babe of the Week #5 Inside. She's over 18." Yeah. So this week's babe is Christie. Yet even though it's her week, a peepshow video of Ayane is the latest video on Tecmo's YouTube channel. Either way, I guess Tecmo believes you'll choke your chicken no matter who the babe is. Jesus. read

Dead or Alive Paradise > spanking your monkey


Mar 06
Either this viral is implying that Dead or Alive Paradise is better than masturbating, or Tecmo wants everyone to go beat the sh*t out of some monkeys. Personally, I'd do both at the same time, but I digress. Leifang is this... read

Tecmo confirms and announces Tecmo Bowl remake


Mar 02
Tecmo Koei America -- a publisher whose name is surprisingly not hard to say three times real fa st -- is indeed set to revive the Tecmo Bowl franchise. Earlier this afternoon, the publisher announced Tecmo Bowl Throwback, a... read

Jiggly: Dead or Alive Paradise out on March 30


Feb 27
Tecmo continues to wet our pants with their weekly babes for Dead or Alive Paradise and this week is all about Hitomi. Not only do we get some Hitomi lovin' this week, but Tecmo released a montage of Kasumi doing jiggly caus... read

ESRB: Dead or Alive Paradise is 'creepy voyeurism'


Feb 03
The ESRB says what we all are (or should be) thinking -- Tecmo's Dead or Alive Paradise features "creepy voyeurism." This from the rating of the upcoming PlayStation Portable title which the ESRB describes as "a videogame in ... read

Guitar-controlled platformer Fret Nice hits PSN this week


Feb 02
According to a tweet by Fret Nice developer Pieces Interactive, the guitar-controlled platformer Fret Nice hits PlayStation Network in North America this week. Europe has received a vague "coming soon," so hold tight.  F... read

New Dead or Alive Paradise trailer: Panty shot paradise


Jan 27
Wow. The message is clear on this one. This upcoming PSP title may have a lot of game play options, but you wouildn't know it from this trailer. Ass shots. Rear shots. Pulling bottoms out of...bottoms. Pulling jeans down to ... read

ESRB rates Quantum Theory, stresses blood and gore


Jan 25
I remember sitting on a couch with Nick Chester, both of us half buzzed from wine and tired from the day, watching game play of Tecmo's Quantum Theory in Tokyo. I was admiring the chunky armor and pointy weapons until Nick po... read

When East meets West: Quantum Theory has a new trailer


Jan 17
I know what you're thinking, and yes, the first half of this trailer looks like a Japanese version of Gears of War. It is; Tecmo pretty much brags about it. However, if you hold on until halfway through, you'll see what shou... read

Rumor: Tecmo Bowl Throwback hitting PSN, XBLA (update)


Jan 14
EA Sports revealed a new NBA Jam game for the Wii on Monday, and now we’ve got rumors of another “update” of a classic sports franchise. A source leaked details to Joystiq of a game called Tecmo Bowl Throwba... read






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