Editor's Note:

Previously titled "Dead or Alive Online".

Added on: May 15, 2003

[edit] Background

Tecmo's Team Ninja has always released the Dead or Alive games on the most advanced hardware platforms available at the time the game is made. As a result of this, Dead or Alive 1,2, and 3 have all been released on different platforms. This fall, gamers will have the chance to experience the entire history of the DOA series for the first time on a single console. Tecmo's esteemed internal development group, "Team Ninja" and Microsoft's Xbox will be teaming up to bring the beloved classics Dead or Alive 1 and Dead or Alive 2 to the Xbox video game system in Dead or Alive Online. The new anthology will bring 3D fighting to the masses with full Xbox Live capabilities.

[edit] Gameplay

First 3D fighting game on Xbox "Live"

Gives xbox owners the availability of DOA1 and DOA2 for xbox (2 discs for great value)

Contains completely reworked DOA2 PS2 with 8 brand new environments

Contains full Sega Saturn version of DOA1 that never shipped in North America

Fully functioning "Online" or "Offline" for both versions

Contains the DOA girls with new fighting moves and new costumes

Fast, crisper, cleaner gameplay then even DOA3

[edit] Features

  • Xbox Live Compatibility. Dead or Alive Online will be the world's first fully online 3D fighting game for home gaming consoles. By utilizing the highly advanced online capabilities of Microsoft's Xbox Live service, DOA Online will feature a multitude of online features and play modes creating the world's largest online community of fighting game fans through the medium of Dead or Alive Online.
  • Dead or Alive 2. Dead or Alive 2, one of the most popular fighting games of all time with over 2 million in sales since its inception in 2000, is ready to explode back onto the gaming scene. This new version of Dead or Alive 2 boasts amazing new interactive visuals made possible by the incredible power of the Xbox; graphical quality that was impossible on previous-generation consoles, thus allowing the player to feel as though they are playing Dead or Alive 2 for the first time.
  • The Truth Behind Dead or Alive. The new Dead or Alive 2 will feature never-before seen episodes from the characters' pasts and new details surrounding the characters revealed for the first time, all presented in unbelievable graphics that will leave fans of the series in awe. Some of the questions that will be answered are: why was Ayane born and what was the meaning of the flower in Kasumi's ending? These questions and more will all become clear in Dead or Alive Online.

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Dead or Alive Ultimate Gone Gold

Ultimate to go Xbox Live soon

Oct 19, 2004, by Leo Chan | 0 comments

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Oct 1, 10 2:57pm
3/5 DeadOrAliveUltimate
Jan 16, 09 9:19am
Alright I guess. Not one I'd recommend. DeadOrAliveUltimate
Downward Spiral
Oct 30, 08 10:17pm
I wish it had all the characters from DOA3, but I guess thats why its called DOA2. DeadOrAliveUltimate
Jul 25, 06 12:38pm
Seriously,Ultimate DeadOrAliveUltimate
Jun 4, 05 1:19pm
great game 8.5/10 DeadOrAliveUltimate
May 27, 05 5:33am
it rox! DeadOrAliveUltimate
May 12, 05 8:52am
Best Fighting Game Ever! DeadOrAliveUltimate
Apr 27, 05 1:14am

Dead or Alive Ultimate is the latest edition to the Dead or Alive series. The game...

Apr 20, 05 12:38pm

DOAU shows rich content including great design on the characters, beautiful...

Feb 4, 05 11:54pm

Difficulty: Medium

This review will be mostly about DOA2U since DOA1U is just a bonus....

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  • Publisher: Tecmo
  • Developer: Tecmo
  • Genre: Fighting (Xbox)
Release Dates
  • North America: Oct 27, 2004
  • Japan: Nov 3, 2004
  • Europe: Feb 18, 2005
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