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Rumor: Dead or Alive 5 possibly in the works

Friday, 6 November 2009 14:37 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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A rumor circulating the net this morning has Tecmo working on Dead or Alive 5.

According to a retail source of Go Fanboy, the game is currently being developed for multiple platforms, which would mean it would no longer be an Xbox exclusive.

A while ago it was revealed that Koei Tecmo were working on a familiar franchise and the rumor that this title would no longer be a platform exclusive had everyone thinking Dead or Alive, to be honest.

Therefore if sources for Go Fanboy are correct, pixilated ladies with large bouncy bits will be bounding onto PS3 sometime in the near future.

As with all rumors, keep it has a grand hope within your heart until official word comes down from on high.

Via Boomtown.

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43 Comments

  1. Gheritt White

    Oh god, please no.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Blerk

    Who’d have thunk we’d be seeing a fighter resurgence in this day and age? I blame next-gen breast physics.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Gheritt White

    I love one-on-one fighters – they’re the equivalent of FIFA or PES for me. However, DoA is just one series I think is best left to die. Wouldn’t mind seeing another Virtua Fighter, though.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    The only thing i liked about DOA is that you could actually do 4 players through tag.
    But otherwise its nothing special, i’d rather play SF.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. theevilaires

    Yes please come back to PlayStation consoles. I miss this series and I hate the 360′s D-Pad. I need a fighter to cheer me after that fail attempt piece of garbage by Namco last month.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Johnny Cullen

    Do I assume correctly that there hasn’t been a DOA on a PlayStation console except DOA2 for the PS2?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. theevilaires

    Yup acid face got jealous that people liked Tekken better so he took the DOA series away from us :(

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Gheritt White

    …and DoA 1 – that was on PS1 as well. In fact, I think DoA2 was DreamCast and Xbox only.

    I’m loving Tekken btw TEA, why don’t you like it?

    #8 5 years ago
  9. freedoms_stain

    DoA2 was defo on PS2, I have it.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Gheritt White

    And you expect us to believe that, f_s? Pics or it didn’t happen.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. theevilaires

    DoA2 was on the PS2 as well. I’m looking at my copy at the moment. Tekken 6 loading was annoying. They added some new moves but it felt like Tekken 5.75 to me. The story is still shitty. Really those damn Japanese can’t tell a fucking story to save their own damn lives except in anime.

    Tekken force mode WTF. How hard is it to borrow some code from team Ninja and make it a good action portion of the game. I’m glad I rented it first. I got the platinum in 2 days, which was really like 8 hours of play time. Its not worth $60.When it drops to $40 I’ll buy it no problem (maybe on black friday)but I’m not awarding lazy ass devs full admission to a crappy sequel. I’m just not, its not a money thing it’s a moral thing.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    People don’t play fighting games for their story, and Tekken has never been a series to take itself too seriously in that respect. It *likes* to poke fun at itself.

    Personally, I was extremely impressed with Tekken 6. There was a hell of a lot more done to it than “some new moves”, and as someone who appreciated the nuances of the fighting game genre, it’s probably the most balance title in a series that’s legendary for how incredibly unbalanced its characters are.

    They may have skimped a little on the design (visually, most characters were just ported across with little to now visual updates), I won’t disagree with you there, but there’s a lot of changes to that game that went on under the hood. And that’s where I’d prefer their energy went, to be honest.

    Anyway, Dead or Alive 5? I’m a fan of the other titles, so yes please!

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Gheritt White

    Tbh loading is a bit annoying, yes – but if you install it to the HD it decreases dramatically. For me, the Tekken Force mode probably wonlt get a look in anyway. I’m just really glad the game has 40 fighters – some with brand new move sets, all with new moves – unlocked right from the very start. Offline versus bliss!

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Goliath

    Since when was the DOA franchise exclusive? DOA has been on the Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Xbox 360.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    Yes, but there hasn’t been a new DoA on another console in nearly eight years, so it kinda “moved” into being an exclusive title.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. theevilaires

    O’Connor: yea good points but I still wasn’t impressed much.

    Stickboy: I did install but the loading was still to much for me. It should have been seamless. no fucking excuses if they started development on PS3 first 3 years ago. These devs need to share and ask for advice when dealing with the blu-ray drive specs tbh.

    Goliath: DoA3(all versions),DoA4,and beach volleyball games have been exclusive to xbox for a while.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    The loading times *are* pretty terrible, and the Scenario Mode is flat out pants. Which is a pity, because the rest is great.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Soong

    Pfft if you really want to play beat’em ups seriously, buy a decent arcade stick. Playing with the 360 d-pad is utter fail, and so is playing with the Dual Shock 3 d-pad. Amateurs.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    arcade sticks suck. thats why arcade cabinets now have ports where you can bring your DS2 and plug them straight into the cabinets. PlayStation Dualshock D-Pad is always the best choice for fighters.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Blerk

    Now I know you’re mad!

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    Soong: Nobody even mentioned arcade sticks.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Psychotext

    The Saturn D-Pad is by far the finest D-Pad ever for fighting games. The PS D-Pad works, but it’s still pretty average on the whole.

    Of course, nothing comes close to an arcade stick with a changeable gate.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Gheritt White

    TEA is right – Tekken has been designed for control pads from the ground up, from the first iteration of the series.

    Unlike Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat or Killer Instinct, Tekken (and Toshinden – remember that?) were console-orientated fighters, *not* arcade-orientated fighters, thus arcade sticks are actually a detriment to play, not a assistance.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Johnny Cullen

    Gheritt – I just renenbered there now it was. PS2 release in 2002 I think.

    In fact, it was published by SCEE.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. theevilaires

    lol I remember Toshinden good times :D

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Soong

    Holy shit aires, are you actually suggesting that arcade sticks suck and joypads are better for beat’em ups?
    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!
    You’re either joking or completely delusional. The only reason that those ports to connect a DS2 are there is to attract complete noobs to the game. Sorry man, just telling it like it is.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Psychotext

    “TEA is right – Tekken has been designed for control pads from the ground up, from the first iteration of the series.”

    You do realise that an arcade stick is virtually identical to a control pad right? There’s literally no advantage to a pad unless you find yourself needing to hold two or more buttons whilst pressing others. I could understand what you were saying if you meant analogue sticks… but Tekken pre-dates them by some way.

    That’s of course, ignoring the fact that Tekken was originally an arcade game… with sticks.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. theevilaires

    Whatever, all I know is I never lost a matched when I’ve connected my DS2 to the cabinets

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Psychotext

    On a different note… I remember playing Virtua Fighter and Tekken in the arcade when they came out. They were both shit.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. theevilaires

    Uh yea the first Virtual fighter and Tekken were shit….just like the first Street fighter :P

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Psychotext

    Most definitely. Horrible game.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    “Whatever, all I know is I never lost a matched when I’ve connected my DS2 to the cabinets”

    I’m going to have to visit you some time…

    #32 5 years ago
  33. JonFE

    I remember VF1 costing me a fortune of coins in the arcades (Lau Chan FTW). Didn’t get along with VF2 though.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Psychotext

    “I’m going to have to visit you some time…”

    I’m glad that it’s not just me who found his gaming prowess sexy.

    /dons MW2 goggles

    #34 5 years ago
  35. JonFE

    Enough with the dogging already ;)

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Psychotext

    YOU CAN’T STOP ME IF YOU CAN’T SEE ME

    /slithers away

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    “I’m glad that it’s not just me who found his gaming prowess sexy.”

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    I just want to kick his ass in Tekken. <3

    #37 5 years ago
  38. theevilaires

    Sure just let me know when you’re in New York. There’s tons of great arcades still active that regularly hold tekken,street fighter,and Marvel vs Capcom tournaments. I’ll be in Germany next year so any euros who want to party let me know.

    O’Connor I’ve gotten rusty but still I doubt you can beat me with Kazuya. Jin….omg forget about it…I’ll make you cry.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. Gheritt White

    I’ll be in New York in February/March time – I’ll take you out sarging, it’ll be fun.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. theevilaires

    Sarging? I don’t do that. I go after what I want and I have a 98% success rate and you’re going to hang out with me then prepared to be treated like a king.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Gheritt White

    You da man.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    Are we talking Mishima Style Martial Arts Jin ala Tekken 3 (now essentially Kazuya and Devil Jin’s moveset) or traditional Karata Jin ala Tekken 4 onwards?

    I currently main Leo, Xiaoyu and Lee. I’m sure I could prove a worthy challenge. You got it on 360 or PS3?

    #42 5 years ago
  43. theevilaires

    Leo is my new fav. He’s a mixture of Jin and Lee to me. But it doesn’t matter which version of Jin. I rented it for PS3 (maybe reason for the low attachment rate :P ).

    #43 5 years ago

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  • First SteamVR game reveal is Job Simulator

    Job Simulator is the first game to be announced specifically for SteamVR, Valve’s virtual reality tech. Shoot Many Robots and Aaaaa! For the Awesome! developer Owlchemy Labs is the first team to put its hand up and say it’s worked with SteamVR. In a blog post, the studio unveiled Job Simulator, which will be playable […]

  • HTC, Valve partner for Vive VR headset

    The first SteamVR announce is a headset a manufactured by HTC, the Taiwanese mobile company revealed over the weekend. Valve told us last week it planned to unveil virtual reality hardware at GDC, calling it “SteamVR” at the time. Now HTC has pre-empted Valve by revealing Vive, a headset developed thanks to a collaboration between […]

  • Watch the Evolve Chappie Challenge tomorrow on Twitch

    Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2K and Turtle Rock Studios have announced a tournament being hosted by ESL, which will see Evolve players take on newest movie robot, Chappie. The ESL has teamed up with Twitch for the live 4 on 1 competitive event, and you can watch as it all unfolds tomorrow, March 1 at 3pm […]

  • If you’re attending PAX East, stop and have a look at Necropolis

    We haven’t heard much on Harebrained Schemes’ latest since it was announced in November, but today, the team has seen fit to release some interesting gifs of its a new project, Necropolis. Necropolis is a third-person action rogue-like with procedurally generated which can be “re-rolled mid-playthrough” and is headed to Linux, Mac and PC sometime […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online really is lovely, as these screenshots prove

    More Dragon’s Dogma Online screenshots have been released, and this batch is just as lovely as the last gallery we posted. Since this game will likely never leave Japan, the images are a bit of a salt rub for fans of the IP, but hopefully another entry in the series will be released at some […]

  • Action-RPG Death’s Gambit has a classic-Castlevania feel to it

    How would you like to become an agent of Death and rid the world of immortals? Then Death’s Gambit may just be the game for you. Announced by LA-based studio White Rabbit, the action-RPG with platforming elements tasks players with fighting gigantic enemies on an alien, medieval planet. Players will also encounter formidable beasts, knights, […]

  • Modder adds offline co-op into Resident Evil: Revelations 2

    PC users lamenting the lack of local, offline co-op in Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be pleased to know a modder has remedied the omission. The mod, created by FluffyQuack, adds offline co-op mode to Episode 1 but the only caveat is players will need to use gamepads instead of mouse and keyboard (via Gamespot). […]

  • Number of Steam accounts with Dota 2 installed hits over 42 million

    Dota 2 has seen its installation rate jump 85% year-over-year, resulting in the MOBA now having close to 43 million installations worldwide. The figures were published via a report from video game research and consulting firm EEDAR, which studied Steam accounts daily to better understand the service’s player behavior and title performance. According to statistics […]

  • Nintendo issuing Eon Ticket codes for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

    Nintendo is handing out an Eon Ticket to Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire owners which will allow them to visit the Southern Island. Once a player arrives, depending on which version of the game they own, Pokemon Latios and Latias are able to be caught. The Eon Ticket was originally issued via StreetPass, but […]

  • Here’s a couple The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to brighten your day

    Two images for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced on the game’s Facebook page. Grabbed by Gamekyo, the images show Gerlat and Vesemir chatting with a fellow, and the other shows Geralt riding up to some ruins where some people have been hanged. CD Projekt Red will make an appearance at PAX East next […]

  • Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC contains unlockable character – potential spoilers

    While you already know the next DLC for Hyrule Warriors will allow you to play as the gigantic beast Ganon, there’s a rather humorous unlockable character contained in it as well. Potential spoilers follow below. When the DLC arrived in Japan February 26, YouTuber moccos-tan IsedelicaAs posted a video of the unlockable character, which is […]

  • Star Trek Online players gather on Vulcan to pay respects to Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek Online players paid tribute to Leonard Nimoy yesterday by gathering around a fountain on Vulcan, the home planet of Spock in the Star Trek series. According to a post by barnacle999 on reddit, when he logged into the MMO “there were around 20 full instances and several partial,” culminating in around 1000 players […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video shows invasion of The Forlorn

    A new Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video has been released, and provides the viewer with a look at the NPC invader system. Watch below as The Forlorn hunts down the player through the game with “with deadly skill and tenacity.” He even teams up with other enemies, making your fight […]

  • Visual upgrade for Wasteland 2, improved modding tools in the works

    A visual upgrade and improved mod tools are in the works for Wasteland 2, according to a blog post from inXile Entertainment. The upgrades will come about as the game’s codebase is migrated from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5. “A major benefit of moving to Unity 5 is that 5 will include many of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline brings “Hollywood crime drama” to single-player campaign

    In the fifth developer diary for Battlefield Hardline, the team discusses how it’s bringing “Hollywood crime drama” to the shooter’s single-player campaign. The video was released a couple of days ago, so apologies are in order if this has been posted already, but I promise I searched the site and never found it. Visceral Games […]

  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a pause for tactics isometric RPG coming in 2016

    Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a 2.5D isometric RPG, built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age in the works at Withing Hour Studios. The game allows the player to pause combat to plan party tactics. “Set in the Venetian-inspired fantasy city of Ombre where rare masks are the key to casting magic, […]

  • Underworld Ascendant surpasses Kickstarter goal

    Underworld Ascendant which was launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, has met its  $600,000 funding goal. With six days left 10,786 backers pledged $610,541 In light of being funded, the team has also switched up the stretch goals as bit, as you can see in the image below. The studio, OtherSide Entertainment, is fronted by Paul Neurath, […]

  • Latest Evolve patch fixes progress and save game data loss on Xbox One

    A patch for Evolve has been released on Xbox One which fixes lost progress and save game data users had reported. The patch also fixes an issue with shadows and flashlight, makes incremental improvements to matchmaking, invites, and rejoining, and there were progressions balance changes. “The issue with lost progress and saved games was mostly […]

  • Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded shut down in Europe

    Online functionality for Ridge Racer Unbounded is no longer available, Namco Bandai Europe has announced. Solo mode and the track editor are still playable, minus the sharing options. Ridge Racer Unbounded was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2013. Thanks, MCV.

  • OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title on 3DS and Wii U

    Curve Digital has announced OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title when it releases on 3DS and Wii U. The Roll7 title will be the first third-party title to offer the functionality on the systems. OllliOlli will be released on the eShop March 5 The game launches on Nintendo’s eShop on March 5th, followed by Xbox […]

  • Darkbeast electrifies latest Bloodborne video

    The latest Bloodborne video shows off another monster in the game. This one is Darkbeast and he’s full of electricity. The video is the last of IGN’s month-long coverage of the title.

  • Future Assassin’s Creed games will have greater focus on modern timeline

    Ubisoft plans to focus more on modern timelines in future Assassin’s Creed games, the company suggested during its latest community livestream. During the Twitch stream, one of the lead writers for the Assassin’s Creed series, Darby McDevitt, said the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni could inspire future development. “That only came about because […]

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is coming to Xbox One next month

    Halfbrick has announced Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One will release next month. The mobile title made its way onto Xbox 360 garnering 1 million downloads as of March 2012. It has a new multiplayer mode for up to four players with Battle and Party modes along with a new progression system. An announcement […]

  • New GTA 5 PC screens – shit the bed!

    Rockstar has pumped out 15 new screens for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5. Don’t touch them, because they’re electric. And if you touch them, you’ll get shocked. The PC version of GTA 5 has been delayed until April 14, which both sucks and blows. BUT! There’s a new trailer coming between now […]

  • Sony Japan accidentally erases 20th Anniversary PS4 contest entries

    Sony Japan has accidentally erased all information obtained from PlayStation owners who entered to win a 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4. Those who purchased PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita or Vita TV between December 4 – January 15 were handed a calendar with a code which entered them into the contest. Somehow, all data collected from the […]

  • Hearthstone datamine suggests Blackrock Mountain expansion on the way

    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]