By Michael McWhertor on Oct 15, 2013 10.15.13
By Jenna Pitcher on Oct 01, 2013 10.01.13
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 (...
By John Funk on Jul 23, 2013 07.23.13
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...
By Michael McWhertor on May 23, 2013 05.23.13
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...
By Emily Gera on Apr 29, 2013 04.29.13
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.
By Samit Sarkar on Mar 07, 2013 03.07.13
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...
By Michael McWhertor on Jan 22, 2013 01.22.13
By Tracey Lien on Dec 30, 2012 12.30.12
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.
By Michael McWhertor on Dec 20, 2012 12.20.12