First Video Of Dead Or Alive 5 In Ninja-On-Ninja Action

Career ninja Ryu Hayabusa is going to have a busy year, now that Team Ninja has officially unveiled Dead or Alive 5 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in the form of this "pre-alpha" gameplay trailer.

The star of Team Ninja's Ninja Gaiden 3 is also prominently featured in our first look at Dead or Alive 5, which Tecmo Koei unveiled at this week's Tokyo Game Show. Team Ninja describes the concept of DOA 5 as "fighting entertainment".

The console fighting game is expected in 2012.

This is the fighting game series' first entry on PlayStation console hardware since Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore, released on the PlayStation 2 in 2000.

Team Ninja also released a "key visual" for the game, which appears to feature either Hitomi or Kasumi, one of Dead or Alive's many female fighters.


Comments

    I wonder if DoA 5 will be obscenely hard like DoA 4 or Obscenely easy like DoA Dimensions?

    Yeah, finally interactive arenas return - which surprised me that no other fighters adapted that into their games, like say it would be great in soul calibur to fight your way through a castle or something like that

    Man i have been waiting a while for this, always liked this francise in fighting games (and not for the obvious reasons :) )

      'and not for the obvious reasons' he lies.

      Honestly though is it a crime for me to say I think DoA has one of the best fighting systems out of any fighting game I've played, (that being the rock-paper-scissors approach for Blocks-Throws-Attacks)

    This is unexpected, but good news.

    DoA4 made me feel terrible at fighting games.

    I am terrible at fighting games, but at least in MvC3 I can make some flashy moves happen.

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