Tecmo News


Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will see a PC release this February 17

By Daniel Perez, Dec 04, 2014 6:45am PST

Dead or Alive will finally be making its way to PC as Koei Tecmo has confirmed its upcoming release.


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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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge gets second screen gameplay via Xbox SmartGlass

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2013 11:30am PST

Xbox owners will be able to better emulate the experience of playing a Wii U launch game with the upcoming release of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge thanks to SmartGlass features.


"I imagine that lag would be a bigger limitation with smartglass. "

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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."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 3 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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

- Rehevkor see all 4 comments

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

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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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 ..."

- CrustaR see all 42 comments

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 ..."

- GigiLeCheshire see all 12 comments

Tecmo Koei Delays Two Citing Quality Concerns

By Chris Faylor, Feb 02, 2010 9:05am PST

Tecmo Koei has delayed two of its titles--Quantum Theory and Trinity--due to quality concerns and revised their release windows to TBA, reports...