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Marie Rose joins Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's roster on March 25

Tecmo Koei announced that a new character will join Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's playable lineup later this month on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Marie Rose, previously seen in the Japan-exclusive Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade, will be released as add-on DLC for the console version of...

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate bringing Marie Rose to consoles this spring

Springtime will see Marie Rose blossom onto the console versions of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, Team Ninja revealed. As reported by Siliconera and Shoryuken, her addition will be preceded by a February update, bringing - what else - new costumes to the brawler. To recap, Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate...

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Marie Rose enters the Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade arena [update]

Update: Game Director Yohei Shimbori told 4Gamer (via Siliconera) that Tecmo Koei plans to add Marie Rose to all versions of DOA5 Ultimate via an update. Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade, the Japan-exclusive arcade port of Team Ninja's latest brawler, is piling another character on top of its...

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PSN gets in the ring for two rounds of PS Vita price drops

Sony celebrates the Thanksgiving brawls coming soon to a family home near you with a two-week round of price drops on PlayStation Vita beat-em-ups and fighting games. Starting tomorrow and ending next week, PSN shoppers will get up to a 60 percent discount on the Vita versions of Tecmo's Dead or...

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade adds a new fighter

When Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate debuts in Japanese arcades, players will be introduced to an additional character not seen in the game's newly-released console incarnation. Who exactly this new fighter might be remains a mystery. The Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate roster includes almost every notable...

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate has online 2 vs. 2, a new ranking system and a lot of costumes

In addition to the new characters, stages, and modes, Tecmo has announced that Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate will update its Grade Point system, add a new Character Points system, an online two vs. two tag mode, and have 231 costumes to choose from when the game launches on September 3 for Xbox 360...

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Teams duke it out in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is preparing to enter the retail arena on September 3, with a smattering of new offline modes and costumes on top of the new characters announced previously. Team Fight is one such addition: You select a team of up to seven fighters and take on another team of scrappers,...

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European Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate pre-orders get costume DLC, of course

Retailer-specific costume packs will be awarded for pre-orders of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate in Europe, Tecmo Koei has announced. GAME has "a colorful pack" of costumes for Kokoro, Lei Fang, Hitomi and Mila, while Amazon will hook it up with costumes for female ninjas Kasumi and Ayane. Other...

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade announced for Japan

A new arcade version of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is headed to Japanese arcades at some point in the future, according to Shoryuken's translation of a Team Ninja press release on 4gamer. The Dead or Alive series has been absent from arcades for the last 13 or so years, since the release of Dead or...

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate free-to-play version announced, coming west

Tecmo Koei is trying its hand with a free-to-play alternative version of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, subtitled Core Fighters, in addition to the full retail game. Core Fighters is a PS3 download "planned" for September 3 in North America. As Famitsu reports (via Siliconera), Tecmo Koei is in talks...

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