Dead or Alive 5: Last Round News
News After 5 Years, Team Ninja Is Moving on from Dead or Alive 5
But no mention of a sequel yet
Team Ninja's been supporting Dead or Alive 5 for years -- across two generations, we might add -- showering the flashy fighter with approximately 12 billion different costume packs. Now, it sounds like the developer's finally leaving the game behind. After the title's latest tournament wrapped up, the studio...
News Okay, These Dead or Alive 5 Guilty Gear and BlazBlue Crossover Costumes are Kinda Cool
The wheel of fate is turning
According to the trailer that we've embedded above, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is now on its sixth season pass, which is... Well, it's five season passes too many, isn't it? Questionable amounts of downloadable content aside, though, we're quite liking this new crossover costume pack, which features well realised...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Free-to-Play Version Punches Through 8 Million Downloads
And fiesty boxer Mila's free until February
Publisher Koei Tecmo has announced that Dead or Alive: Last Round's free-to-play package, named Core Fighters, has been downloaded over 8 million times worldwide. The game's available across multiple platforms including PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, but it still seems like a pretty healthy number to us...
News Mai You Give a Warm Welcome to Dead or Alive 5's Newest Challenger
King of Fighters favourite makes a cameo
King of Fighters fans will find their attention split between the latest entry in the age-old arcade series and Dead or Alive 5: Last Round this September, as series veteran Mai Shiranui will be battling her way into Koei Tecmo's flagship fighter as paid downloadable content. We honestly couldn't think of a...
DLC Review Kicking it with Dead or Alive 5's New Crossover Character
Not so sorry
Leaping rather majestically from Samurai Warriors 4, Naotora Ii has arrived in Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, and the truth is that she's actually a pretty good fit. In a game that's stuffed with downloadable costumes and crazy expensive season passes, Naotora comes as a breath of fresh air - a playable character that's fun to use,...
News Here's Your First Proper Look at Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's New Character
She's a warrior
Naotora Ii from Samurai Warriors 4 seems like a pretty good fit for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, judging from her first gameplay trailers. The brawler's latest combatant is available to buy now, and she's apparently more than ready to kick a few faces in at your command. Developer Team Ninja actually seems to have worked her into...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Kicks Off Big DLC Plans
A new character, a free stage, and more costumes
Naotora Ii from Samurai Warriors 4 will be joining the cast of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round on the 17th March, Koei Tecmo has revealed. Those of you who have played the hack and slash title will probably already know that Naotora specialises in powerful kicks, so you can probably guess how she's going...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Strips Off for Valentine's Day
Be my Valentine
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is getting a new batch of costumes to coincide with Valentine's Day - because of course it is. And, as you could have probably guessed, they're about as minimal as possible, with the ladies mostly donning underwear and most of the men opting to kick butt in swimming trunks. Okay, so the outfits aren't...
News Okay, Dead or Alive 5's Super Retro Anime Costumes are Pretty Cool
Cue cheesy music
Even though we often think that Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's costume downloadable content is hilariously overpriced, we sometimes do have to admit that the outfits themselves are rather impressive. Once again, this is the case with the fighter's latest pack, which is available now. Based on the looks of characters found in...
News Transforming Schoolgirls Strike Dead or Alive 5 with New Costume Crossover
School Girl Strikers is a Japanese mobile game that sees players collect cards of transforming schoolgirls and battle with them. In other words, it's exactly the kind of property that you'd expect Dead or Alive 5: Last Round to collaborate with. The majority of the brawler's female characters get their own outfit with this latest pack,...
News Get Ready For a Steamy Hallowe'en in Dead or Alive 5: Last Round
One heck of a Hallowe'en party
There's no doubt that quite a bit of effort gets put into the designs of each new costume set for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round - we're just not sure about splashing so much cash on cosmetic changes. Still, this year's Hallowe'en selection is actually quite tempting, as the cast pulls on some relatively imaginative...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Plays Dress-Up with Falcom JRPG Costumes This Week
Latest of the last round
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's latest batch of downloadable content continues the crossover craze this week, as costumes based on the look of various Falcom characters make their way into the brawler. As always, the fresh outfits are technically free for anyone who bought the game's second season pass. Ahem. Unless you're a...
News Summer's Only Just Starting with Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's New Stage, Free on PS4
Feeling hot hot hot
Summer's almost over here in the UK, and we still haven't had the chance to spend an evening at a tropical beach party - for shame. Fortunately, we may not be out of luck just yet, because Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's new stage promises just such an experience. Releasing alongside the cunningly named 'Hot Summer' costume set on...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Bouncing Back with New Stage and Character
Associate editor Robert Ramsey's favourite family (!!!) game Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be expanding once again over the coming months, as Koei Tecmo continues to add additional content to the busty brawler. Starting from 11th August, a fresh patch will add a new stage named 'Fireworks' to the title, as well as some summer costumes and...
News So, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Is Flaunting a Second Season Pass
You could have made an argument that Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's downloadable content had gone too far months ago, but now it's really becoming difficult to defend its business model. Announced today on its official Twitter account, Koei Tecmo's releasing a second season pass for the brawler that'll be available on the 22nd July, and it'll...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's New Deception Costumes Come Off as You Battle
Ripped to bits
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's got a new costume set based on the Deception franchise, and, much like the outfits of those that you destroy with brutal traps and contraptions in the latter series, these fresh costumes also rip, break, and fall apart as you take damage. This isn't the first time that the latest Dead or Alive release...
News Ryo Hazuki Will Finally Get His Revenge Against Lan Di
Dead or Alive 5 mod finishes the fight
The first two Shenmue games merely plotted the start of Yu Suzuki's monstrous story, but when the costly escapades flopped, so too did any hopes of the rest of the tale getting told. If you've been waiting over a decade to settle a few scores, however, this Shenmue mod for the PC version of Dead or Alive 5 will...
News You'll Finally Be Able to Transfer Your Dead or Alive 5 DLC to Last Round Next Month
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has faced numerous problems since it launched last month. The full beat-'em-up was nowhere to be found on the PlayStation 4 Store in time for release, for example, while players have been complaining about DLC prices and broken integration for weeks. You can read our Dead or Alive 5: Last Round PS4 review...
News The Dead or Alive 5 Girls Have No Trouble Slipping into These Senran Kagura Costumes
Try not to get too excited
What happens when you cross two franchises that seem obsessed with the female form? Well, you get something that resembles the following trailer. Dressing up the majority of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's female fighters in outfits from the Senran Kagura games, the video's everything that you'd expect, with plenty of...
News Don't Hold Your Breath for the PS3 Version of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round in Europe
And so the Dead or Alive 5: Last Round saga lurches on to round three. After failing to show up on the PlayStation Store in Europe last week, Koei Tecmo confirmed yesterday that the title would be available from Wednesday on the PlayStation 4. What of the PlayStation 3 version, however? Well, that's still in SCEE limbo, according
News PS4 Brawler Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Delayed Until Wednesday on EU PS Store
We suspect that the folks at Koei Tecmo feel like going all Ryu Hayabusa on Sony's ass right now, as Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has been delayed until Wednesday on the European PlayStation Store. While this doesn't sound so bad in isolation, it's worth noting that the title was due out on Friday, but failed to show up on the PlayStation...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Having a Lot of Problems on the PS4 Store
Dead on arrival
Oh dear, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round hasn't got off to a good start on the PlayStation 4. While we reckon that the brawler's a lot of fun, as we concluded in our review, Eurogamer.net has received numerous reports that indicate that the game's suffering from some serious issues on the PlayStation Store. For starters,
News You Won't See a More Frantic Trailer Than Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Latest
We're mere days away from the release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, and in one final marketing push, publisher Koei Tecmo has slapped this frantic new trailer online. Featuring over two minutes of almost every playable character kicking the absolute crap out of each other, it's certainly got us in the mood for a fight. The video's...
News Take a Look At Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's New Characters and Their Outrageous Combos
That's gotta hurt
Often preferred by fighting fans who haven't quite got the time to learn ridiculously long combos chains, the Dead or Alive series has always been an accessible and enjoyable franchise. Having said that, though, the moves in Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's latest trailers don't look especially easy to pull off. Indeed, Tecmo's...
News Will Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Be a Knockout on PS4 and PS3 Later This Month?
Down and out
We've only just posted a rather steamy video for Senran Kagura Estival Versus, so when we saw Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's launch trailer pop up on our feeds, we thought that it may have been time to crack open an office window or two. Fortunately, we haven't had to leave the safety of our cluttered desks, as the brawler's newest...
News Here's a Better Look at Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Newest Fighter
Isn't it past your bedtime?
Described in her very own trailer as a "super secret fighter chick", Honoka is 18-years-old and likes wearing a single glove. In all seriousness, though, she looks like a pretty good addition to the cast, and she sports some powerful-looking combos in the video that we've embedded. Revealed in yesterday's Famitsu, the...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's New Diva Is Dressed Exactly as You'd Expect
Saved by the bell
We're guessing that it was a late Friday afternoon when Team Ninja decided upon Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's new character. "Before we head home, guys, we just need to come up with a bonus brawler to make our forthcoming PlayStation 4 re-release look like real value," one executive likely said, sitting around a large table...
News You'll Need a Walk in Wardrobe to Store All of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Costumes
Haven't got a stitch to wear
If you're the sort of person that enjoys playing dress-up, then Dead or Alive 5: Last Round could well be a must. The forthcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 re-release will come with a bevy of threads out of the box, including cheerleader outfits, formal wear, legacy costumes, and much, much more. The game is...
News Raidou Really Means Business in These New Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Trailers
Definitely not dead
The horribly evil Raidou will be making a return in Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, and it looks like he's coming back with a vengeance. Featuring in three different trailers as he brawls with ninjas Ryu Hayabusa, Hayate, and Ayane, it would seem that his cybernetic implants gift him with even more powerful attacks than before...
News You'll Be Able to Play Dead or Alive 5 for Free on PS4
Dead or Alive 5 is a bit like one of those adult hotlines: expensive but strangely enjoyable. With more downloadable costumes than an Ann Summers storeroom, Koei Tecmo has announced that a free version of PlayStation 4 port Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will release on Sony’s next-gen system. Much like the PlayStation 3’s...
News Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round Punches West in Spring 2015, All PS3 DLC Can Be Transferred
Publisher Koei Tecmo confirmed this morning that Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be getting a Western release next year. The fighter features all previous DLC characters, and a slew of over 300 [What?! - Ed.] costumes to dress up your favourite marital artists with. The company also reckons that this is definitely the last Dead or Alive...
News Get Your First Look at Dead of Alive 5: Last Round on PS4 Right Here, Right Now
It was only yesterday we reported that Dead or Alive 5: Last Round was making the jump to Sony's next-gen console, and now we've got the official trailer to prove it. Admittedly, it's only a short video, but if you're interested, chances are that you've already played one of the game's many incarnations on the PlayStation 3. Even so, the...
News Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is Smashing Its Way onto PS4
We know what you're thinking
Stop those dirty thoughts right this instant. Yes, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is coming to the PlayStation 4, and no, we don't know if it'll feature, er, improved physics. The fighter's already gone through several incarnations on the PS3, but with a port to Sony's newest console, it should look better than ever, and...