March 8, 2012, 14:10

Dead Or Alive 5 Gets September Release Window

By David Howard, Editor-in-Chief and Founder

Tecmo Koei has announced that Dead or Alive 5 is set to hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this September.

Additionally, Team Ninja has unveiled that Akira Yuki, mascot of the Virtua Fighter series, will be playable in the fighter – marking the first time that the Dead or Alive franchise has allowed a character from another fighting game amongst its roster.

“Gamers will have an opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable battle with an esteemed competitor in Akira Yuki set in the Dead or Alive environment,” said Yosuke Hayashi, studio head of Team NINJA. “This year will prove to be an amazing one for our loyal fighting fans as we are delivering a fantastic fighting game that can only been experienced in Dead or Alive 5.”