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Dead or Alive 5: Core Fighters offering free character to celebrate one million downloads

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2014 5:00pm PST

The free-to-play version of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate has reached a million downloads, and will be releasing Jann Lee for free to celebrate.


Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate adds new online 2v2 tag mode, lots of costumes

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Team Ninja has given details on several new features and options coming to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, including 2v2 Tag, Prize Fighter rankings, and more.


Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Core Fighters is free-to-play, coming to PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 03, 2013 10:05am PDT

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going free-to-play. "Core Fighers" will be available on PS3 this September, and it will make the "core game" experience...


"let me guess... the more money you pay, the more jiggly the tits get?"

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate coming to PS3 and Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2013 11:00am PDT

Of course there was going to be a "definitive" version of Dead or Alive 5. It was developed by Team Ninja, after all.


"Rented it last week, assuming this announcement was going to happen sooner or later. Huzzah."

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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.


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."

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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 ...


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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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."

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Rumor: Dead or Alive 5 roster leaked

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 7:15am PDT

A look at the demo file for Dead or Alive 5 may have exposed the entire roster, which includes two more Virtua Fighter characters.


"Not sure why you'd want a Welsh Corgi in a DoA game, but sure, why not?"

- RomSteady see all 8 comments

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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