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Dead or Alive 5 Plus Cross-Platform Details Released

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Team Ninja has revealed some of the details behind the cross-platform play of their upcoming Dead or Alive 5 Plus on the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita platforms. DoA 5 Plus is due out on March 19, 2013.

Official Details

CROSS-PLATFORM PLAY

  • Hardware icons will appear next to player names in cross-platform battles to indicate whether they are playing on PS3 or PS Vita
  • Cross-platform battles will run at 60fps on both platforms so there will be no lag or slowdown even when playing on different devices
  • All characters that have been unlocked on PS3 can be used on PS Vita—and vice versa
  • In-game rankings will show whether players are on PS Vita or PS3

CROSS-PLATFORM DLC

  • Using the PS Store, DLC purchases will be shared across both platforms so players can pay a single price while getting dual platform use
  • Over 100 costumes have been delivered to date as DLC, and the cross-platform transfer allows players to preserve their collection while getting new gameplay options with DEAD OR ALIVE 5 PLUS on PS Vita

CROSS-PLATFORM GAME SAVES AND UNLOCKED CONTENT

  • Saved games on PS Vita or PS3 can be used on the other platform, so gamers can play on the go and then bring their progress back to the console (or vice versa)
  • All unlocked content on one platform is available on the other platform; for instance, Tina’s Legend Swimsuit earned by completing Legend mode in Arcade mode without continuing will be available on PS3 if earned on PS Vita
  • Any new stages for DOA5 on PS3, will also be available on DEAD OR ALIVE 5 PLUS for PS Vita

Tecmo Koei TGS 2012 Lineup

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BURLINGAME, Calif. – September 17, 2012 – TECMO KOEI America, a leading publisher of interactive games, today announced its Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2012 lineup of playable demos. The Tecmo Koei booth will showcase a range of action and fighting games including the next generation of DEAD OR ALIVE combat, DEAD OR ALIVE 5, with the full version of the final game available for play and Team NINJA available for interviews. Other titles available for demos include the action fighter DYNASTY WARRIORS 7 Empires, the brawler Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2, and the tactical action game WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Hyper. The Tecmo Koei booth is located in the 2nd Hall, Booth #2-N1, and will be open Thursday, September 20 through Sunday, September 23 during show hours.

The following playable titles will topline TECMO KOEI’s show lineup:

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 incorporates a wealth of martial arts fighting techniques into its distinctive fighting style to create a captivating new generation ofDEAD OR ALIVE combat. In the game, which releases on September 25th for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, players will once again take on the roles of the famed cast of DOA fighters in an action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world. The famed DEAD OR ALIVEhand-to-hand combat unfolds in new 3D stages that dynamically change as the fight progresses. The game’s sterling cast includes not only stars from the DOA series but also select fighters from the iconic Virtua Fighter series.

§  Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2: The sequel to Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage, a collaboration between the tremendously popular manga Fist of the North Star and Tecmo Koei’s own Warriors series. In addition to continuing the story, this title will provide a reimagining of the content of the first game, with an even greater emphasis on the original manga. The addition of more playable characters and an increased focus on the Warriors series’ famous tactical action will serve to make this the ultimate Fist of the North Star game experience.

§  DYNASTY WARRIORS 7 Empires is the greatest Empires ever, including all the characters from Dynasty Warriors 7 and Dynasty Warriors 7 Extreme Legends. Designed to provide a great variety of play styles, Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires is a mix of strategy and tactical action where players can fight for power, use cunning and strategy to gain power, or use a number of different approaches to unite the Three Kingdoms.

§  WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Hyper: A tactical action game, Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper transports the much loved heroes of the Dynasty Warriors andSamurai Warriors series into a story that also features characters from other popular titles such as Ninja Gaiden, Warriors: Legends of Troy, Bladestorm, Dead or Alive and a brand new character unique to the game. Along with the huge cast, the game lets players unlock abilities and influence the story, customize scenarios and share them online, and enjoy co-op play using independent screens on the Wii U GamePad and TV.

In addition to hands on demos with select titles, media can meet and speak with key members from Team NINJA and other TECMO KOEI divisions by scheduling media appointments with TECMO KOEI PR representatives. Availability is limited so please book early.

New Dead Or Alive 5 Fighters Announced

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Cologne, Germany – Team NINJA celebrates Gamescom 2012 by revealing two new fighters for the upcoming fighting entertainment title Dead or Alive 5, which launches on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 25, 2012. Team NINJA re-introduces the characters of Brad Wong and Eliot, who look more realistic than ever in their return to the highly anticipated fifth installment of the Dead or Alive series. To premier these two new characters, Team NINJA has released spectacular new images of the characters highlighting both fighters in a never-before-seen stage.

Referred to as the “immovable apprentice,” Eliot is a Xing Yi Quan prodigy under the tutelage of master Gen Fu. The youngest contestant in the DOA tournament, Eliot has a polite and respectful attitude toward his rivals but can be very aggressive and impatient during a fight. Fast on his feet, he uses coordinated movements to generate bursts of power, overwhelming his opponents while simultaneously defending and attacking.

Brad Wong, having concluded his search for the legendary wine Genra, returns to Dead or Alive 5 with his unique fighting style. The “Druken Master” continues to exhibit the distinct moves of Zui Quan, confusing his opponents with his well-balanced style that employs a combination of hard-to-predict evasive maneuvers and quick strikes.

To showcase these two characters, Team NINJA has released all-new images of Brad Wong and Eliot fighting in a small Chinese house. This new stage is another example of the vivid interactive stages in Dead or Alive 5, as characters can be kicked through walls and windows, destroying their surroundings as they fight to win!  Dead or Alive 5 will also include an extensive online mode, allowing players to test their skill against opponents from around the globe.

DOA 5 Pre-Order and CE Information

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BURLINGAME, Calif.JUNE 25, 2012 – TECMO KOEI America today detailed the preorder incentive and Collector’s Edition version for DEAD OR ALIVE 5, which will ship on September 25, 2012. The popular DOA series returns with a new look and feel while honoring the core franchise’s fighting legacy, and premiums for the game reflect this with both sensual in-game swimsuits for female characters and a deluxe set of both physical and in-game items in a sleek metal case for the Collector’s Edition. Created by Team NINJA, DEAD OR ALIVE 5 is coming off a strong showing at E3 where it was nominated for several awards, including “Best Fighting Game” by the official awards of E3, the Game Critics Awards. The game will be published by TECMO KOEI America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

“We wanted to create a truly compelling package of rewards to make our ‘DOA Day’ launch a day to celebrate for the fans that have made DEAD OR ALIVE synonymous with intense hand-to-hand fighting combat,” said Amos Ip, SVP and General Manager of TECMO KOEI America. “Whether it’s a stunning set of female fighter swimsuits for preorders or an entire luxurious package complete in an embossed metal case for the Collector’s Edition, players will get something that enriches their gaming experience.”

Players who preorder DEAD OR ALIVE 5 at GameStop or Amazon will get an exclusive set of in-game bunny-style swimsuits for three female characters. At GameStop purchasers will get a ‘DOA Angels’ set of white swimsuits for Kasumi, Leifang, and Hitomi, while Amazon players will get a set of three ‘DOA Devils’ black swimsuits for Christie, Tina, and Ayane .

Available exclusively at GameStop, the game’s Collector’s Edition pulls out all the stops to provide a rich package of physical and in-game items for fans, starting with the first-class embossed steel case that keeps the precious goods inside safe. Along with the game, players get premium swimsuit costumes for DOA5’s full cast of playable female characters. An exclusive hardcover art book details the game’s lush imagery and the game’s stirring soundtrack CD lets fans experience the music of DOA even when they’re away from the game. Finally, a full-color poster of the DOA5 cast tops off the deluxe package of items. DEAD OR ALIVE 5 will be available for an MSRP of $59.99 for the regular edition and $79.99 for the Collector’s Edition.

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 incorporates a variety of martial arts fighting techniques into its distinctive fighting style to create a new generation of intense DEAD OR ALIVE combat. In the game, players will once again take on the roles of the cast of DOA fighters in an action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world. The famed DEAD OR ALIVE hand-to-hand combat is supported by fresh new 3D stages that dynamically change as the fight progresses. The cast of characters includes notables from the DOA series and for the first time in the series’ history, select characters from the iconic fighting series Virtua Fighter™ – Akira Yuki and Sarah Bryant.

Dead or Alive 5 Release Date, E3 Tournament Announced

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BURLINGAME, Calif.JUNE 5, 2012 – TECMO KOEI America today announced that the new generation of DEAD OR ALIVE combat, DEAD OR ALIVE 5, will be available in stores and online retailers on September 25, 2012. After taking a hiatus, the widely recognized series returns with a new look and feel while retaining the legacy that established the series as a core fighting contender. Created by Team NINJA, DEAD OR ALIVE 5 will be published by TECMO KOEI America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. TECMO KOEI is showcasing DEAD OR ALIVE 5 at E3 (South Hall booth #2047) with both in-depth demos and the launch of the exclusive DEAD OR ALIVE 5 tournament series presented in collaboration with the IGN Pro League (IPL).

“Our team is focused on making September 25th a special ‘DOA Day’ for all fans of intense martial arts combat,” said Yosuke Hayashi, Team NINJA leader. “As we approach the finish line for development of DEAD OR ALIVE 5, it’s exciting to see all the signature characters, fighting styles, and destructible fighting stages come together to create a powerful DEAD OR ALIVE experience.”

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 incorporates a variety of martial arts fighting techniques into its distinctive fighting style to create a new generation of intense DEAD OR ALIVE combat. In the game, players will once again take on the roles of the cast of DEAD OR ALIVE fighters in an action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world. The famed DEAD OR ALIVE hand-to-hand combat returns in DOA5, supported by new 3D stages that incorporate a fresh look and feel. As a fight progresses, the dynamic backdrops will be altered and skilled fighters will be able to utilize the changing environment to their strategic advantage.

The cast of characters for DEAD OR ALIVE 5 includes notables from the DEAD OR ALIVE series and for the first time in the series’ history, new fighters from other fighting titles, namely Virtua Fighter. Joining Virtua Fighter’s Akira Yuki as previously announced, Sarah Bryant was today revealed by TECMO KOEI as the second new cast member from Virtua Fighter to be available at launch.

Kicking off at TECMO KOEI America’s E3 booth (South Hall, Booth #2047) with an exciting competition, the IPL’s DEAD OR ALIVE 5 pro gaming tournament will continue throughout the summer culminating in the crowning of the “I’m a Fighter” world champion shortly before the game’s launch in September. The E3 tournament will qualify the first set of finalists for tournament series to find the ultimate DEAD OR ALIVE 5  master, with each match being streamed on large screens and live broadcast on http://doa.ign.com. Come early for the best viewing spots as crowds are sure to gather!

  • Tuesday, June 5th:            1PM: 1st Tournament | 4PM: 2nd Tournament
  • Wednesday, June 6th:    12PM: 3rd Tournament | 3PM: 4th Tournament
  • Thursday, June 7th:          12PM: Tournament Finals

Tecmo Koei’s E3 2012 Lineup

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BURLINGAME, Calif. – May 30, 2012 – TECMO KOEI America, a leading publisher of interactive games, today announced its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2012 strategy focusing on an in depth look at the highly anticipated next generation of DEAD OR ALIVE combat, DEAD OR ALIVE 5. The fighting game will highlight TECMO KOEI’s E3 presence with comprehensive, hands-on demos and the kickoff of the exclusive DEAD OR ALIVE 5 tournament series presented in collaboration with the IGN Pro League (IPL), the competitive gaming league presented by IGN Entertainment. TECMO KOEI will also reveal new projects at the show. The TECMO KOEI booth is located in the South Hall, Booth #2047.

“TECMO KOEI America has a knockout E3 lineup led by an in-depth showcase of DEAD OR ALIVE 5, the new generation of action fighting games,” said Amos Ip, SVP and General Manager of TECMO KOEI America. “This year’s booth will highlight not only the best new games but the kickoff of a series of spectacular events we’re hosting, the DEAD OR ALIVE 5 gaming tournament that spotlights the fighting skills of the best players in the world.”

The following titles and events will topline TECMO KOEI’s strong presence at E3:

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 (Hands on Demo)

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 incorporates a variety of martial arts fighting techniques into its signature fighting style to create a new generation of intense DEAD OR ALIVE combat. Players will once again take on the roles of the cast of DEAD OR ALIVE fighters, along with new contenders such as Virtua Fighter’s Akira Yuki, in an action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world. The famed DEAD OR ALIVE hand-to-hand combat returns in DOA5, supported by new 3D stages that change as the match progresses. Created by TEAM NINJA, the fighting game will ship for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in September.

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Tournament (Exclusive Live Event)

Kicking off at E3 with an exciting competition, the IPL’s DEAD OR ALIVE 5 pro gaming tournament will continue throughout the summer culminating in the crowning of the “I’m a Fighter” world champion timed to the game’s September launch. The E3 tournament will qualify the first set of finalists for tournament series to find the ultimate DOA5 master, with each match being streamed on large screens and live broadcast on http://doa.ign.com. Aspiring fighters are encouraged to sign up at the TKA booth in the South Hall, Booth #2047. Come early for the best viewing spots as crowds are sure to gather!

  • Tuesday, June 5th: 1PM: 1st Tournament | 4PM: 2nd Tournament
  • Wednesday, June 6th: 12PM: 3rd Tournament | 3PM: 4th Tournament
  • Thursday, June 7th: 12PM: Tournament Finals

Partner Titles

The TECMO KOEI booth will also host partner titles including the following:

  • Pokemon Conquest (Nintendo DS family) — Warlords and their Pokemon clash in Pokemon Conquest, a new game for the Nintendo DS family of systems! Battle other Warlords—and their Pokemon—to conquer all before you and unite the 17 kingdoms of Ransei. Meet Warriors and their Pokemon, plan new strategies, and explore the massive Ransei region in this new Pokemon adventure. Pokemon Conquest launches on June 18, and will be published by Nintendo of America, Inc.
  • Mugen Souls (PlayStation 3) – Become the Undisputed Goddess and take over the world! Mugen Souls is an Absolutely Insane RPG. Take on the role of Goddess Chou-Chou, and use your peons to take over the world. Fight against both Heroes and Demon Lords, and enjoy battles with billions of damages, unique/crazy characters and a world rich in chaos. Mugen Souls launches on September 18, and will be developed by Compile Heart and published by NIS America.

In addition to hands on demos with select titles, E3 media can meet and speak with key members from Team NINJA and other TECMO KOEI divisions by scheduling media appointments with TECMO KOEI PR representatives.

Dead or Alive 5 Announced at TGS 2011

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While at the 2011 Tokyo Games Show, Tecmo Koei and Team NINJA have announced that they are indeed developing Dead or Alive 5. DOA5 is due out next year on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms. The developers stated that they are marrying the traditional DOA fighting styles with new, MMA-based fighting styles for an interesting twist on the series gameplay. Additionally, they announced that the arenas in which these fights will take place are not only visual eye-candy but, also, interactive environments that fighters can take advantage of.

“It is exciting for us to officially let fans know that we’ve been working on DEAD OR ALIVE 5,” said Yosuke Hayashi, Team NINJA leader. “Our vision for this next installment is that of what we believe is the evolution of DEAD OR ALIVE which is to deliver a high quality, high energy action fighting experience that still keeps to its amazing spirit.”

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