Team Ninja News


Dead or Alive 5 returns to Zack Island in 1.03 patch

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2013 3:30pm PST

Dead or Alive 5 is preparing its 1.03 update, which will introduce a host of new moves and balance adjustments, along with a new "Zack Island" stage.


Dead or Alive 5+ offers PS3-Vita connectivity

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2013 4:30pm PST

Dead or Alive 5+ is coming to Vita. And like many Vita ports of PS3 games, it includes connectivity with the console version of the game.


Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus coming February 26

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2012 11:30am PST

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus is coming to Vita on February 26, Tecmo has announced.


"I think the Vita version is 30 fps if it's like Sigma 1 Plus. There aren't a lot of good action ..."

- Shai-Tan see all 3 comments

Dead or Alive 5 Plus hitting Vita on March 19

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2012 9:30am PST

Dead or Alive 5 Plus, the Vita port of the fighting game, is coming on March 19.


"The Vita has become such a beast for fighters. I love it, and I love me some DoA5."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 3 comments

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge to get two DLC characters

By John Keefer, Dec 05, 2012 10:30am PST

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge just launched on the Wii U, but already, Team Ninja has revealed two new DLC characters coming to the game for multiplayer sometime in the near future.


Dead or Alive 5 coming to Vita

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 05, 2012 8:20am PST

Bif! Bam! Pow! Do you like punching women? Do you like punching women then watching them jiggle? Do you like punching women then watching them jiggle on public transport? Then you're in luck! Team Ninja's jiggly fighting game Dead or Alive 5 is coming to PlayStation Vita in ...


Ninja Gaiden 3 Wii U features detailed

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Tecmo Koei has detailed the new features coming to Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge when it launches alongside the Wii U on November 18.


Dead or Alive 5 free costume DLC brings alien Teletubby

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 02, 2012 6:45am PDT

A free pack of costumes for Dead or Alive 5 dropped today, with 11 new sets of glad rags to punch and jiggle in. Given how absurd Dead or Alive is, the new outfits are surprisingly sensible and unrevealing. Well, aside from the big silver space-Teletubby up there.


"It's been in DoA since 2, at least. Funny stuff. You used to be able to turn the light on and ..."

- tw3kr see all 4 comments

Inafune's 'Yaiba' revealed as Ninja Gaiden Z

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2012 6:00am PDT

Keiji Inafune's zombie-slaying ninja 'em up revealed last week under the codename 'Yaiba' is, in fact, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, starring a fallen ninja resurrected as a cyborg to slay Ryu Hayabusa. A collaboration between series creator Team Ninja, Inafune's Comcept, and Lost ...


"Can't wait for that game and if it's true that it's coming to PC, I'm even more excited. Ninja ..."

- silverback1138 see all 39 comments

More Virtua Fighter characters confirmed for Dead or Alive 5

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2012 3:40pm PDT

Virtua Fighter characters Pai Chan and Gen Fu have been confirmed for Dead or Alive 5.


"Gen Fu is a Dead or Alive character. Unless I'm mistaking something, "Two more Virtua Fighter ..."

- Dinasis see all 2 comments

Dead or Alive 5 Collector's Edition includes bikinis (of course)

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 06, 2012 10:30am PDT

The Dead or Alive 5 collector's edition promises to include a steel case, hardcover art book, soundtrack CD, and a "I'm a Fighter" poster. Oh, and "premium swimsuit costumes for the full cast of playable female characters in the game."


"For a second there I was worried that it came with a real bikini. Like the collector's box for ..."

- MH Knights see all 12 comments

Ninja Gaiden 3 dev reflects on game's poor reception

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT

Where did Ninja Gaiden 3 go wrong? Team Ninja head Yosukue Hayashi reflects.


"NG2 is fun. It has a shitty camera just like the first game, and some crazy frustrating bosses ..."

- Chipwarrior see all 13 comments

Dead or Alive 5 has 'no plans' to sell DLC characters

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

Team Ninja head Yosuke Hayashi says that the developer has no plans to sell DLC characters in Dead or Alive 5, claiming it makes the game unfair and unbalanced.


"Well, that's two bigwigs saying this (the other being the Tekken creator). Capcom needs to ..."

- Rehevkor see all 4 comments

Dead or Alive 5 bouncing out in September

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Team Ninja's breast simulator-cum-fighting game Dead or Alive 5 will lollop onto Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 25, publisher Tecmo Koei confirmed today at E3. Come watch the E3 trailer and gawp at its new screenshots.


"I think we need a competition before we can make any crazy claims like that."

- woddemandred see all 15 comments

Ninja Gaiden 3 demo cuts in

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 25, 2012 7:30am PDT

Do you enjoy stabbing men? If so (and who doesn't?), you may have been put off by the lukewarm response to Ninja Gaiden 3, but you can now give it a go yourself, as a demo was released yesterday for Team Ninja's stab 'em up.


"Easy button masher and Ninja Gaiden should never be used in the same sentence or anywhere close ..."

- classicfork see all 12 comments