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[edit] Background

Dead or Alive 3, the latest installment in the popular fighting series from Tecmo, is available exclusively for Xbox. Dead or Alive 3 offers a host of new features, including new characters, lighting effects, muscle and clothing movement, interactive environments and more.

[edit] Gameplay

Players can choose from a variety of new and returning characters to engage in hours upon hours of frenzied fighting. Up to four players can battle it out in multiplayer mode while single-player mode offers many expansive levels to explore.

[edit] Features

Multi-Faceted Environments

  • Dead or Alive 3 boasts the most expansive fighting environments ever created.
  • Multi-tiered settings enable challengers to move throughout multiple areas within a specific level.
  • Interactive environments feature destructible scenery that adds to the action.
  • Varying terrain such as mountains, slopes, and sand dramatically affect gameplay.

Realistic Physics and Graphical Detail

  • A realistic physics engine and life-like character models provide a stunning degree of realism.
  • State-of-the-art clothing and muscle animation bring vivid detail to each encounter.
  • Dramatic lighting, shadows and reflections work together to create a compellingly realistic experience.
  • Revolutionary water effects seen in puddles, ponds and oceans enhance already jaw-dropping gameplay environments.

Character Enhancements

  • New characters such as Hitomi and Christie square up against old favorites like Kasumi, Lei-Fang and more.
  • New costumes, moves and reversals take the deep fighting engine to the next level.

In-depth Game Features

  • Improved story mode immerses players in a compelling story told through enhanced cinematic movie sequences.
  • Up to four players can battle it out in an intense multi-player mode.
  • Intriguing multiple game endings present a powerful game finale that changes with each character.

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Apr 13, 11 2:32pm
Great fighting game with many awsome characters and cool fighting moves DeadOrAlive3
Feb 27, 11 3:21am
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Jul 22, 10 1:58pm
Meh. It's ok. DeadOrAlive3
Aug 26, 09 11:08am
Fighting game DeadOrAlive3
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Oct 30, 08 10:17pm
Still the best DOA game in the series DeadOrAlive3
Jun 28, 08 7:32pm
boring DeadOrAlive3
Jun 7, 08 5:34pm

I've never been the greatest fan of fighting games, what with the likes of Mortal...

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Apr 9, 07 10:58am
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  • Publisher: Tecmo
  • Developer: Tecmo
  • Genre: Fighting (Xbox)
Release Dates
  • North America: Nov 8, 2001
  • Japan: Feb 22, 2002
  • Europe: Mar 14, 2002
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