Reviews and Problems with Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate
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14 January 2014
Conclusion: As I mentioned previously in my review of Dead or Alive 5 Plus that “DOA has been the butt (or in their case boob) of jokes and the laughing stock of fighting games.” But DOA5 Plus, and its console counterparts, changed the perception that the game was all about the game’s cast of girls and how...
Summary: With five new characters, improved online play and extra modes, Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is a great deal at $40. Fans who own 2012's model may not like buying a brand new game, but everybody else needs to pick it up on the strength of the single-player story mode.
Summary: Is it possible to create a fighting game without releasing a bunch of questionable expansions? Apparently not, as Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate marks the second retail update to Tecmo's popular 2012 fighting game.
Excerpt: Portions of this review are taken from my previous review of Dead or Alive 5 Plus for the PlayStation Vita. The fighting genre has become infamous for its re-releases of original titles that come with added content and updates for an upcharge (usually $40).
Excerpt: Last year’s Dead or Alive 5 was the only major 3D fighter released then that actually played like what you would think a current-gen fighter to be. Tekken, SoulCalibur, and Virtua Fighter’s latest entries play great, but feel like they’re higher-res versions of games from prior generations.
Review: Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate (Sony Playstation 3)
3 September 2013
Excerpt: It’s been almost a year since Team Ninja released Dead Or Alive 5 to the masses. It’s been almost seven years plus since the console release of Dead Or Alive 4 , which graced the Xbox 360 as an exclusive title, nearly missing the launch window.
Summary: Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate the ultimate version of Dead or Alive 5 (to date), but its additions serve more to please existing Team Ninja fanatics than to make the game more appealing to a general audience.
Excerpt: Those buxom beauties from Dead or Alive slam their way back onto the console world with DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE that adds characters from both Virtua Fighter and Ninja Gaiden to the roster plus new environments and tweaks, including better online play.