Dead or Alive 5 creative director discusses the Last Round swansong

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round hit consoles this week, formally bidding farewell to DOA 5. To learn more about this final installment, our own Greg Burke spoke to creative director Tom Lee.


Dead or Alive 5 stepped into the fighting arena once more this week. The final iteration of Dead or Alive 5, appropriately subtitled "Last Round," offers the largest character roster to date and brings the DOA series to next-gen consoles for the first time. To learn more, Shacknews recently caught up with creative director Tom Lee.

Greg Burke asks Lee about Last Round acting as the final farewell to Dead or Alive 5. He also asks about the balance tweaks, whether the game will receive a replay option, and the possibility of stage DLC to go along with additional costumes.

Check out the full interview below. Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is available now on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as well as digitally on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. A PC version is expected to hit Steam on March 30.

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