Dead or Alive 5 coming in September
E3 2012: New Generation of Dead or Alive series to arrive this fall
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on Jun 5, 2012 - 5:44pm EST (Jun 5, 2012 17:44)
Tecmo Koei America today announced that Dead or Alive 5 will be available in stores and online retailers on September 25, 2012.
After taking a hiatus, the series returns with a new look and feel while retaining the legacy that established the series as a core fighting contender.
“Our team is focused on making September 25th a special ‘DOA Day’ for all fans of intense martial arts combat,” said Yosuke Hayashi, Team NINJA leader. “As we approach the finish line for development of Dead or Alive 5, it’s exciting to see all the signature characters, fighting styles, and destructible fighting stages come together to create a powerful DoA experience.”
The cast of characters for DoA 5 includes notables from the series and for the first time in the series’ history, new fighters from other fighting titles, namely Virtua Fighter. Joining Virtua Fighter’s Akira Yuki as previously announced, Sarah Bryant was today revealed as the second new cast member from Virtua Fighter to be available at launch.
Created by Team NINJA, Dead or Alive 5 will be published for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.