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If the barebones introduction to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate known as DOA5U: Core Fighters hasn't offered enough content for your tastes, you'll be pleased to learn that a new character has joined Tecmo Koei's free-to-play fighting game. For a "limited time," those who download DOA5U: Core Fighters w...

June 26th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Another character set to join the ranks of the Dead or Alive fighters has been revealed, and this one is quite a monster. Literally. The character is Female Tengu, a gender-swapped version of the Dead or Alive 2 final boss, Tengu. Team Ninja tweeted teasers of the character earlier in the week,...

June 4th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Tecmo Koei announced that a new character will join Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's playable lineup later this month on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Marie Rose, previously seen in the Japan-exclusive Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade, will be released as add-on DLC for the console version of Ultimate...

March 5th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Springtime will see Marie Rose blossom onto the console versions of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, Team Ninja revealed. As reported by Siliconera and Shoryuken, her addition will be preceded by a February update, bringing - what else - new costumes to the brawler. To recap, Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is...

January 13th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Update: Game Director Yohei Shimbori told 4Gamer (via Siliconera) that Tecmo Koei plans to add Marie Rose to all versions of DOA5 Ultimate via an update. Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade, the Japan-exclusive arcade port of Team Ninja's latest brawler, is piling another character on top of its al...

November 18th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate Core Fighters, a free-to-play adaptation of Tecmo Koei's one-on-one fighting game series for the PlayStation 3, has been downloaded more than 500,000 times since its launch in September. Released alongside the retail version of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, Core Fighters fea...

November 7th 2013 at 1:15am 0 Comments
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The guys and girls of DOA will become the guys and ghouls of DOA when you download the Trick-or-Treat Halloween Costume Set for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, available now on PS3 and Xbox 360 for $24.99, or $1.99 per costume if you prefer to purchase individually. The set includes Halloween favorite...

October 16th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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When Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate debuts in Japanese arcades, players will be introduced to an additional character not seen in the game's newly-released console incarnation. Who exactly this new fighter might be remains a mystery. The Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate roster includes almost every notable char...

September 5th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is preparing to enter the retail arena on September 3, with a smattering of new offline modes and costumes on top of the new characters announced previously. Team Fight is one such addition: You select a team of up to seven fighters and take on another team of scrappers, e...

July 23rd 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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A new arcade version of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is headed to Japanese arcades at some point in the future, according to Shoryuken's translation of a Team Ninja press release on 4gamer. The Dead or Alive series has been absent from arcades for the last 13 or so years, since the release of Dead or A...

July 6th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments