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We're sure there's a subset of the gaming population who didn't pre-order Dead or Alive 5 from GameStop or Amazon, only to burst into tears when they later realized that the swimsuit costumes were exclusive to those retailers. This one's for you. The following Dead or Alive 5 swimsuit packs are now...

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Right on cue, Dead or Alive 5's third round of costumes arrive today. The three new sets are already downloadable on Xbox Live Marketplace, and should be up on PSN today too. Each set is priced at 400 MSP/$4.99, with the full 3-in-1 pack going for 1040 MSP/$12.99. As you can see from the screenshot...

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Tecmo Koei shipped out 580,000 copies of Dead or Alive 5 in the game's first month of release. The company revealed the figure yesterday in its second quarter financial report. While it reads a little unclear through Google Translate, given the timing and the nature of the report these are likely s...

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In addition to Ayane – and, of course, Ryu Hayabusa – Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge will have more playable characters following its November 18 launch on Wii U. According to a press release issued by Nintendo today, additional playable characters will be released sometime after launch a...

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Putting the words "touchy-feely" and "Dead or Alive 5" together in the same sentence is generally something we try and avoid, but under the circumstances it seemed appropriate. Allow Team Ninja's final dev diary entry to thank you personally for supporting Dead or Alive, whether you did or not....

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Team Ninja head Yosuke Hayashi said earlier in the year that for Dead or Alive 5, the team was "trying to focus on the real women that surround us" and "being realistic" in the character designs for the new game. This may have been inspired by response from Tecmo's operations outside of Japan, acco...

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Evaluating the plot in Dead or Alive 5 is ultimately a waste of words. Oh, you can make a qualitative judgment – observe that it somehow manages to be a train wreck, a plane wreck and a car crash all in one. It's like watching all combustible vehicles on Earth hurtle into each other at a sing...

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Walking around the Tokyo Game Show floor, we just happened to run into Keiji Inafune, famed (and infamous) Japanese developer and creator of notable franchises like Mega Man and Dead Rising, not to mention the upcoming Soul Sacrifice and Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. We snagged a few minutes of his time ...

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At a private event in Tokyo, Team Ninja head Yosuke Hayashi announced that Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus will be coming to PlayStation Vita in early 2013. Hayashi didn't reveal further details, though it stands to reason it will receive the same treatment that the original Ninja Gaiden Sigma received o...

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Team Ninja will announce a new game at this week's Tokyo Game Show. Posting on Twitter, Team Ninja notes the announcement of Dead or Alive 5 at last year's event, and the Tecmo subsidiary wants to repeat that with a newly announced console title this year. Team Ninja is currently developing Dead or...

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Virtua Fighter's Akira and Sarah Bryant aren't the only two Sega stars joining Dead or Alive 5. Plucky, pig-tailed pugilist Pai Chan has also been confirmed today. Pai was rumored to be a playable character back in March, when some hackers dissected the Dead or Alive 5 demo and found alternate cost...

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