Excerpt: Xbox owners should rejoice, because the holidays came a little early this year. Imagine getting essentially two quality titles for the price of one. Then imagine if those titles are remakes of classic fighting games that have extremely loyal followings.
Excerpt: They all blend into each other generally, don’t they’ One has realistic blood, another has tag battles in abundance and another has spine-tearing fatalities. The situation with the beat-’em-up genre is a million miles away from the way things were in the late nineties.
Excerpt: From Tecmo comes another title in their big-selling Dead or Alive series. However this is not Dead or Alive 4, or even a revised version of DOA3, it’s a re-release of two games, the original Dead or Alive for SEGA Saturn, and Dead or Alive 2, released on Dreamcast and PS2 in 2000, so they can now be...
Excerpt: Having recently released the newest Ninja Gaiden game on the X-Box, and with two scheduled Spring releases in the Dead or Alive series alone, I thought I’d have been severely mistaken to have expected anything but the best from Team Ninja. Of course, on closer inspection, I was wrong.
Excerpt: Dead or Alive Ultimate is a compilation of the first two DOA games. The game consists of two discs ? Dead or Alive 1 Ultimate, and Dead or Alive 2 Ultimate. On the first disc, you will find the original Sega Saturn version of DOA in all its glory, with new online modes.
Excerpt: When Dead or Alive 3 came out as an Xbox launch title, I wasn’t truly impressed with its gameplay. Sure the game was drop dead gorgeous, and showcased the power of the Xbox, the game played similar to DOA 2, right down to the cheap "counter every move you do" AI that the computer is notorious for.
Excerpt: Genre : Fighting Publisher: Tecmo Developer: Team Ninja Release Date: October 24, 2004 Buy 'DEAD OR ALIVE: Ultimate': Xbox The problem with reviewing Dead or Alive Ultimate is that it’s been done before.
Excerpt: Tecmo's Dead or Alive franchise has been around for years now and has gained a loyal fanbase. After three successful entries in the franchise, Tecmo decided it was time to go back and revisit the first two games in the series and put them in a collection package for Xbox owners around the globe.