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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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The upcoming re-release of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will be accompanied by a demo on Xbox Live and PSN. An exact release date for the demo hasn't been announced, though it is promised to arrive before the game launches on April 2. A fresh batch of screens has also ...

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It would make sense that Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge on Xbox would use Xbox Smartglass to add tablet features, since it's based on a Wii U game (that's based on an Xbox 360 and PS3 game.) However, the Smartglass features are different from the inventory and off-TV play features used on the Wii U. ...

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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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This trailer showcases the new modes and tweaks coming to Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus when it arrives on February 26. It certainly showcases the characters' new outfits too. Along with the trailer, Tecmo Koei also revealed GameStop pre-order bonuses of limited edition costumes for the three ladies. ...

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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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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, Team Ninja's second and sharper stab at last year's Ryu Hayabusa outing, is to be Australia's first game classified as R18+. Australia's harsh video game restrictions have been criticized for years. The country passed a bill in June allowing the sale of video games tar...

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Previously announced only for "consoles," it appears that Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z will be heading specifically to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The news comes via a batch of job listings for developer Spark Unlimited (which is also handling Lost Planet 3), which identify Yaiba as "a bold new take on 3r...

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The elves over at Team Ninja's workshop have completed the latest round of costumes for Dead or Alive 5. Well-timed Santa suits for each brawler are bundled into six fighter-specific sets, available now for 240 MS Points ($3) each on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network. There's also the o...

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus is slashing its way onto PlayStation Vitas on February 26, 2013 in the US. It will then scurry into the night before suddenly emerging in Europe on March 1, except in France, where it arrives on February 28. The dates were revealed on the game's newly launched website. Th...

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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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The official Dead or Alive 5 website has outed the European and Australian release date for the upcoming Vita version, Dead or Alive 5 Plus. The portable fighter will arrive on March 22 in these regions, except for lucky France, which apparently gets it a day earlier. The US version of the Dead or ...

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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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Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus is the enhanced Vita port of the enhanced PS3 port of Ninja Gaiden 2. With that confusion in mind, it's good Tecmo Koei clarified some of the game's details such as its new modes, as well as releasing an assortment of screens. One of the new modes is 'Tag Mission,' which a...

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A third female ninja has been promised for Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge. During today's Nintendo Direct livestream, Team Ninja boss Yosuke Hayashi confirmed the Mugen Tenshin ninja clan outcast Kasumi would be added to the game as a playable character. Kasumi will be a free addition to Ninja Gaiden...

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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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The Dead or Alive 5 outfitters remain unrelentingly diligent, with the game's fifth round of costumes out today on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network. The China Pack, Formal Wear, and Special 3 sets are now available on XBLM for 400 MSP each, or bundled together for 1040 MSP. On the PS S...

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Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! Team Ninja has always done better on the rebound, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is a testament to this fact. The technical excellence of the 2004's Ninja Gaiden was one-upped in Ninja Gaiden Sigma. Ninja Gaiden 2 was imp...

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