Summary: Dead or Alive 4 is easily the best DOA game to date. Gorgeous graphics, tons of modes, lots of unlockable goodies, and online play make this a pretty sweet package. Laggy online play and cheap AI sour the experience somewhat, but overall it is very good. DOA4 is a must own game for Xbox 360 owners.
Excerpt: waters of Stormfront Studios Blood Wake where you assume the role of Shoa Kai, a young whipper snapper who during a routine recon mission is lost at sea. After drifting for days and getting one hell of a sunburn, Shoa is picked up by Lord Zeng who just happens to be with the Shadow Clan, an informal...
Excerpt: In my mind, Dead or Alive has always been about counters. Boobs, and counters. With that in mind, consider this fourth iteration in the series as a game featuring boobs and counters in a slicker package.
Conclusion: Put simply, Dead or Alive 4 is the best fighter Team Ninja has ever put together and it is easily the best looking game to play on the Xbox 360 in it’s early stages. If this game is any indication of what’s to come, we are in for some mind blowing experiences in the coming year.
Conclusion: To top off the incredible graphics are the great
sound effects. The game has you believing that
every hit is very painful such as smashing a
character into a wall, for example. You could
just feel bones crushing.
Conclusion: Dead or Alive 4 delivers a fun multiplayer experience and a challenging single player story mode. Gameplay delivers as well, creating a very balanced game with room for both new players and veterans alike.
Excerpt: Dead or Alive 4 should have launched along with the Xbox 360. It's got exactly what Microsoft wanted to deliver, in fast action and an excellent online community. Oh, right - we're talking about a fighting game, and one that many enthusiasts of this genre (which is quickly becoming a niche, much...