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PlayStation Europe's seasonal savings continue this week with Dead or Alive 5 Plus and Payday 2, with the Vita beat-em-up down to £15 (€20/AU$25) and the PS3 heist-em-up at £12 (€15/AU$18). PlayStation Plus members can put that subscription to further use by chopping a furt...

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From the Land of the Rising Sun comes Vita Games of the Falling Prices. Sony's running a two-week PSN sale on Japanese-developed entries for its gaming portable, and, like the toppings on an okonomiyaki, there are a variety of tasty-looking morsels on offer. The highlights of the first week are ...

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Parent company Tecmo Koei will restructure its flagship studio Team Ninja into two individual groups, Ichigaya Development Group 1 and Ichigaya Development Group 2. In a statement today, Tecmo Koei confirms Yosuke Hayashi will oversee Group 1, while Fatal Frame series alum Keisuke Kikuchi will get ...

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This week's PlayStation Store update is notable for its substantial subtractions, particularly to the price of the Persona series. The three PSP games are each discounted by $10 or more, while the massive Persona 4 Golden for PlayStation Vita is marked down from its regular $40 to $30. If you prefe...

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The Vita's Plus-enhanced port of Dead or Alive 5 gets hit with a demo "close" to the game's launch in North America on March 19. That may well mean it arrives after launch - Team Ninja was more concrete earlier this week about a Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge demo hitting before launch. As demos go, ...

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As we originally learned last December, the "Touch Mode" in Dead or Alive 5 Plus places the player into a first-person environment that can either be oriented in portrait or landscape mode. Attacks are delivered by poking, pinching and/or flicking the opponent, all of which will result in jabs, thr...

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For those of you who can't imagine a PS3/Vita matchup in Dead or Alive 5, Team Ninja has released additional information about the mechanics of cross-play. You'll be able to see via an icon whether your opponent is playing on Vita or PS3, a distinction that will also be shown in rankings. Team Ninj...

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Dead or Alive 5 Plus for the PlayStation Vita will not only allow players to challenge PlayStation 3 owners during online play, but also save a bundle on their provocative-costume bill. Well, in-game at least. Team Ninja's coming portable adaptation of last September's Dead or Alive 5 will support ...

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Tecmo released more details, and some suspiciously great-looking screenshots, of Dead or Alive 5 Plus today, including information on the two available control schemes in the Vita fighter's weird first-person, vertically oriented fighting mode. In "Mode 1," you simply tap the screen where you want ...

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The PS Vita is getting its Plus port of Dead or Alive 5 on March 19, 2013. Team Ninja confirmed earlier this week that the fighter is due in Europe and Australia on March 22, but the developer revealed the US release date via the game's newly launched website. Dead or Alive 5 Plus is bringing few ...

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Dead or Alive 5 Plus for Vita includes a new first-person mode, in which you hold the Vita vertically and use the motion sensor for a "first-person, full-screen view of your opponent." The port also has new touch controls, which go beyond the expected touchscreen macros – "Simple taps, swipes...

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Dead or Alive 5 Plus, a PlayStation Vita port of September's Dead or Alive 5, has just been announced by Team Ninja head Yosuke Hayashi. Details are slim at the moment, although we do know that the port is expected to hit Sony's handheld sometime during the early part of 2013. An update to the con...

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