Dead or Alive 5 was recently released and, well, I gotta say…It’s really good!
The ability to download and upload replays alone is enough to get me all torqued up but mix that with Facebook integration, fun fighting mechanics, and giant bouncing tits and you get some pretty awesome shit.
Check out my full review after the jump!
Dead or Alive 5
Systems: Playstation 3 [Reviewed], Xbox 360
Developer: Team Ninja
Publisher: Tecmo Koei
Release: Sep. 25, 2012
If you have ever played any of the Dead or Alive games, you know that its mostly just a reason for Team Ninja to make softcore porn. While the core fighting mechanics were good the previous titles primarily focused on the girls and the tits. I am here to tell you that they finally fixed that imbalance. Thank you Team Ninja.
Dead or Alive 5 is a fighting game with extremely polished graphics and realistic visual style. The game uses an intuitive rock-paper-scissors fighting system (strikes beat throws, throws beats holds, holds beat strikes). The new arenas are very destructive and enables players to knock others off of a cliff or into special areas. To make this easier each character has a specific special move that allows them to interact with the environment.
The controls in Dead or Alive 5 are unmatched. They feel so fluent and smooth that it’s easy for newcomers to pick up a controller and feel like a complete badass but has enough depth to give seasoned fighters a reason to stick around. The best part about this entry in the long running series is that it’s not completely based around the sex appeal. Team Ninja has finally found a good balance between actual fighting and bouncing breasts.
Dead or Alive 5 has done a good job with the online integration. The online network works fast and it is really easy to find matches. There is minimal to no lag which is an good thing considering this game requires you to be fast and focused. To me the most amazing thing about the online modes is that, even though there is an occasional whiny ass, the online players have some pretty good sportsmanship. I was extremely surprised that after almost every game, my opponent said “Good Game” or “Wow dude, you are good, you kicked my ass”. I was really happy with the low conflict factor.
All-in-all, if you appreciate fighting games and love sexy women you should definitely check out Dead or Alive 5. If you do, let me know and maybe you will have the pleasure of getting your ass whooped by me online while my giant bouncing tits are smothering you (in the game not in real…forget it). Happy fighting.
Ok guys, here comes the part that makes the Dead or Alive series so fucking awesome. That’s right – THE GIRLS! While this game is more focused on the fighting, they stayed true to the roots and included a shit load of sexiness. From Kasumi’s sexy Feudal Japan outfit, to Tina Armstrong’s cowgirl bikini, there are so many bouncing tits I had to try my best not to get a raging…well, you know. This is by far one of the sexiest games I have ever played (besides an all night Sims sex party, but that’s a story for another time). By the way, if you really wanna get freaky, hit up the replay feature to review your sexiest moments.
Each character has at least one alternate costume and I gotta say, some of them are pretty damn hot. There is even one costume for Christie where she has no bra! Awesome! Even though some are just plain ridiculous (Hitomi in a clown suit with a giant red nose) there are a lot of fun moments to be had finding some good costumes, especially with Kasumi who has about 5 alternate costumes and Leifang who shows up in a nice black evening dress that shows off her nice titties.
They have even added a new character, Mila. If you are like me, you like the whole “emo scene” look and that is exactly what Mila has. Along with being a great fighter, she is hot as hell and even puts on a bikini for us. Though a lot of the girls and their costumes are amazing, and they make me love this game to no ends, the sexiest character of all is *drum roll* TINA ARMSTRONG. Seriously, I don’t know if it’s because she’s a tall blonde or if it’s just because she has huge tits but she is so sexy. She even dons a nice red “Captain America” style jacket and a short skirt with hooker boots. The best part is, her jacket is wide open. I would get this game based on sexiness alone. The awesome gameplay is just icing on the cake.
– Joe Walker