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Dead or Alive 5 to include Virtua Fighter's Akira

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2012 11:15am PST

Team Ninja has revealed a special surprise guest character for Dead or Alive 5. Virtua Fighter's Akira will be a playable character in the fighting game sequel.


"Pretty neat...I wonder if he's the only VF5 character who will make an appearance... Also, I ..."

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus added to Vita launch line-up

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2012 5:45pm PST

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus for the PlayStation Vita has been moved from the nebulous "launch window" to February 22, alongside the system itself.


Chrono Trigger writer brought in for Ninja Gaiden 3

By Steve Watts, Dec 23, 2011 9:15am PST

Ninja Gaiden 3 game director Yosuke Hayashi talks about bringing back the writer for the original NES game, who also worked on Chrono Trigger.


"Time Travel and Alternate Timelines when ever one adds those into the equations things are ..."

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Ninja Gaiden 3 attacks retail in March 2012

By Xav de Matos, Dec 07, 2011 3:30pm PST

Ninja Gaiden 3's release date has inched closer to being solidified today, with Team Ninja announcing its 2012 launch month at a San Francisco event.


"I could tell this was from an ex-Joystiq editor just from the title."

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus for Vita also adds 'Hero Mode'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 30, 2011 4:15pm PST

How many times can you remake a game? Team Ninja can seemingly do it forever. Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus for PlayStation Vita adds upon the "director's cut" version made for Sigma with even more new content.


Developers say new generation of consoles not yet needed

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2011 8:45am PDT

Isn't it about time Sony and Microsoft announced the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox next-thing-they're-going-to-name-it? Industry Gamers polled a few developers, and the general consensus seems to be "no."


"Wouldn't it be even better to follow the GW system? I think the main client is like 8MB? And it ..."

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Dead or Alive 5 extended video shows off more 'fighting entertainment'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 07, 2011 11:00am PDT

Dead or Alive 5 looks unlike any fighting game out there. It looks great, but is it taking "fighting entertainment" too far?


"I'm liking the look of the cinematic stuff but the actual fighting looks EXACTLY the same as DoA4"

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Ninja Gaiden 3's 'Hero Mode' enables auto-blocking

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 20, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Team Ninja discusses Ninja Gaiden 3's new "Hero Mode," a setting meant to help newer players get through the story.


"Yeah it certainly doesn't affect the quality of the game itself."

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Ninja Gaiden 3's 'consequences' teased

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2011 8:00am PDT

A new trailer from Tokyo Game Show shows the dramatic new direction Team Ninja is taking the Ninja Gaiden franchise for its third outing--the first without the involvement of series creator Tomonobu Itagaki.


"Yup, for what a psycho he is, the NG games have sucked without him."

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Dead or Alive 5 coming to PS3, Xbox 360 in 2012

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2011 7:30am PDT

Team Ninja is showing no signs of slowing down, announcing Dead or Alive 5 at Tokyo Game Show.


"in time to keep Soul Calibur 5 from monopolizing ridiculous boobs physics"

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Ninja Gaiden 3 adds PlayStation Move support for 'casual' appeal

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 19, 2011 2:45pm PDT

Team Ninja is adding PlayStation Move support to its upcoming Ninja Gaiden 3 in an effort to make the game "more accessible" to casual gamers.


"What packaged casual game does numbers like Black Ops? There is certainly a large and ..."

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Report: Ninja Gaiden 3 features 'complex multiplayer'

By Steve Watts, May 26, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Some new Ninja Gaiden 3 details have reportedly slipped out, including word on a multiplayer mode, the greater gore factor, and how the difficulty level is changing this time around.


"The original Team Ninja went over to Vahalla with Itagaki. So I have no faith in anything they ..."

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GDC: Tecmo to 'unmask' Ninja Gaiden 3 at E3 '11

By Xav de Matos, Feb 28, 2011 11:45am PST

The party at this week's Game Developers Conference started off with a bang today with Tecmo releasing the first trailer for Ryu Hayabusa's next...


"Well, thankfully they didn't screw up the reproduction of the original, but they did screw up ..."

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Ninja Gaiden Designer Itagaki Settles Suit With Former Employer Tecmo

By Garnett Lee, Feb 26, 2010 12:40pm PST

Game designer Tomonobu Itagaki has settled the 2008 lawsuit filed against his former employer and publisher Tecmo. As previously reported, the...


"Are you saying this self-important fanwanking Nip is better than MJ? Haha, you tickle me good ..."

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Team Ninja's 'Metroid: Other M' Announced

By Nick Breckon, Jun 02, 2009 10:11am PDT

Nintendo today announced Metroid: Other M, a new Metroid title being developed by Ninja Gaiden developer Team Ninja in conjunction with Nintendo....


"Team Ninja, huh? Not Retro Studios anymore? This sort of surprises me considering how well ..."

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