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Shadowloo Showdown 2013 to unleash top international fighters upon Australia

With talent hailing from New Zealand, Japan, Kuwait, France, England, America, Singapore and more, Australia's leading fighting game tournament Shadowloo Showdown is set to unleash the top international fighters upon the country when it commences later this month. As outlined in the video above, numerous special guests confirmed include Mad Catz' Tokido and Mago, AVerMedia's GamerBee, Shungoku Neurosis, Abegen, Uryo, DJ Huoshen and DM MCZ Xian, who won the Super Street Fighter 4 world championship at Evo 2013. Shadowloo Showdown 2013 will host tournaments for the games listed below. Event attendees will be able play fighting games not officially included in the tournament list, such as Dead or Alive 5, Skullgirls and Guilty Gear. Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012 (...

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate trailer shows off high-flying ninja battles

A new trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate shows the series' characters engaged in high-speed hand-to-hand combat in breakable stages. At least two of the stages in the trailer come from other games: The Sky City Tokyo stage with the giant attacking Buddha statue originally appeared in Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and the Lost World stage where the fighters battle atop a series of plateaus returns from Dead or Alive 3. Forest, another stage from Dead or Alive 3, does not appear in this trailer but will also be returning in Ultimate. The trailer also features the new characters: Returning grappler Leon, Momiji and Rachel from the Ninja Gaiden series, and Jacky Bryant from Sega's Virtua Fighter series. Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate adds new modes like Team Fight and Survival, and features...

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See Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's Jacky and Ein brawl in all-new arenas

The Dead or Alive 5 roster will expand with returning fighter Ein and Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant — a fighter whose sister already appears in the game — when Tecmo Koei and developer Team Ninja release Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate later this year. Today, Team Ninja released the first gameplay video of Ein and Jacky as they appear in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate. The video also shows two new stages coming to Ultimate, Lost World and Forest, and a handful of new costumes. New outfits coming in the re-release include a fetishized police uniform for Christie, a Canadian tuxedo for Hitomi and a tasteful cardigan and skirt for Kasumi. Team Ninja offers a closer look at those in a batch of fresh screenshots. Tecmo Koei previously announced the addition of Ninja Gaiden's Momiji to the Dead or...

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Team Ninja working on new Dead or Alive 5

Team Ninja is developing a new title related to Dead or Alive 5, it was revealed by producer Yosuke Hayashi during last night's Dead or Alive 5 and SoulCalibur 5 tournament with a short teaser trailer. The teaser video also revealed the return of Momiji, a character from the studio's Ninja Gaiden series. Hayashi stated during the event that other new characters will make an appearance in the currently unnamed project. Team Ninja will host the last official tournament for the current Dead or Alive 5 this July.

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Dead or Alive 5 Plus demo coming 'close to' launch, new game details revealed

A demo for Dead or Alive 5 Plus will be released "close to" the game's March 19 launch, developer Team Ninja announced today. The extensive demo will let users try out Cross-Play battles between the PlayStation Vita title and its PlayStation 3 counterpart, Dead or Alive 5, and transfer progress from the demo to the full game. Eight stages will be available for standard battles and the single-player Touch Fight mode. Team Ninja also revealed some of the feature set for Dead or Alive 5 Plus. Players can dig deeper into the mechanics and story of the game by analyzing combat with move details and by watching cutscenes in the Movie Theater. For the first time in the series, the game will let players choose each character's background music. And the first-person Touch Fight mode gives...

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Dead or Alive 5 patch will let you record and upload matches to internet

Dead or Alive 5 is receiving a new patch (ver. 1.03) that will allow players to record and upload their matches to the internet. Players will be able to record complete matches and upload them to Facebook or YouTube. The Xbox 360 version of the game will only allow for Facebook uploading while the PlayStation 3 version can be uploaded to both Facebook and YouTube. The above video shows a match that was recorded and uploaded to YouTube by Dead or Alive 5 developer Team Ninja using the functionality of the new patch. According to the Koei Tecmo YouTube page, the patch is still in the works and will be released soon.

Dead or Alive 5 Releases
North America
  • PlayStation 3
    • Released 09/25/2012
    • Publisher Tecmo Koei Games
    • Developer Team Ninja
  • Xbox 360
    • Released 09/25/2012
    • Publisher Tecmo Koei Games
    • Developer Team Ninja
  • PlayStation Vita
    • Released 03/19/2013
    • Publisher Tecmo Koei Games
    • Developer Team Ninja
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