The latest trailer and batch of screens for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate show the title's new game modes, costumes and pre-order packs. Team Ninja's fighting game is coming in early September.
DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE SHOWS OFF NEW FEATURES FOR OFFLINE PLAY PLUS COSTUMES, BATTLE MODES AND PRE-ORDER INCENTIVES
Team NINJA, today released information for DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE highlighting new offline gameplay modes and character customization features. A plethora of costumes include new selections for each character and specialized “Pop Idol” sets. Players can now re-experience favorite battles and story scenes with highly customizable character animations. Gameplay additions include Team Fight mode, the return of Survival mode items, improved training modes, plus nearly 1000 titles will be unlockable. In addition, customers who pre-order the game at GameStop and Amazon will each receive exclusive costume packs for select female fighters at launch. Team NINJA has released new game play footage and screenshots showcasing the new additions.
A DEAD OR ALIVE game would not be complete without deep modes to help improve combat skills. In Team Fight mode, put together a team and compete against another player or the COM to takedown all of the characters on the opposing team. Characters must be selected strategically balancing skill sets, speed and styles in order to gain the advantage, and ultimately, the win. Icons below the health bar keep count of how many enemies are left to defeat. Improved training modes add new lessons for Tutorial mode, while Combo Challenge mode adds the ability to practice moves and strategies including Power Launchers and tag combos. Survival Mode now includes the return of items that are dropped with a ground attack or when an opponent is defeated. Each of the nine items has a special benefit such as a watermelon that will fully restore health if needed or reward bonus points. Additionally, the Move List from DEAD OR ALIVE 5 PLUS has been expanded in DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE with even more detailed information. Nearly 1000 new titles are available with a huge library for each character. Battling in different modes, clearing new missions and other new challenges unlock titles to be used to customize player profiles.
Costumes are abundant with not just a new outfit, hairstyle and animation for each of the girls, but also “Pop Idol” sets. The three “Pop Idol” sets showcase sisters Ayane and Kasumi in classic “JPOP” style; a schoolgirl inspired set for Hitomi, Kokoro, Leifang and Mila; and a seductive “bad girl” set for Helena, Lisa, Momiji, Rachel, Sarah and Tina. Costumes obtained in DEAD OR ALIVE 5 can also be transferred adding to the immense selection.
Players can relive favorite entrance and victory animations and story scenes with highly customizable character appearances. Accessible through “Movies”, players can finally personalize their experience in incredible detail including costume, hairstyle and more.
DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE is developed by Team NINJA and published by Tecmo Koei America. The ultimate Dead or Alive 5 package will release on September 6th, 2013 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
@Executioner_UK: I totally forgot about how great the music was until i watched that video again. The bit where the girl laughs, excellent!! :D (6 Hours ago)
It's clear that they are properly developing this title compared 2 to, you'd think that would pay off. Soon we will find out. Very very curious about Scalebound too and more QB is always good. (6 Hours ago)
@KORNdog: Whatever team is behind Dave Jones who is the original creator of Crackdown. That's the team behind it, so, high hopes unless they have literally learned nothing since the 1st game. (6 Hours ago)
Something this cloudgine will bring i assume. Is it the original devs making it? (6 Hours ago)
A fair few games have come and gone since crackdown that improved on its traversal, sandbox nature, abilitiesand depth. So they will hopefully bring their A game to give us something new. (6 Hours ago)
@KORNdog: The only fun came from some new grenades, weapons, 4P co-op, the wing suit and the fact you could pilot helicopters. The rest was utter turd. (6 Hours ago)
@KORNdog: Crackdown 2 had less than a year dev time I think. It was rushed, I dunno why. The city was exactly the same with a bit of debris and zombies. (6 Hours ago)