18 April 2011 – For the first time on a Nintendo console, get ready for one of the most intense, visually stunning fighting games franchises ever, as DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ Dimensions, developed by Team NINJA and published by TECMO KOEI EUROPE, launches on Nintendo 3DS on 20thMay 2011. Enjoy the 3D effect without the need for glasses, battle through rich and varied environments whilst smashing through walls or stomping through floors, wirelessly set-up matches and compete as one of 25 playable characters.
Offering fast-paced combat, devastating counter attack combinations and interactive environments which can be used to inflict heavy damage on opponents, including a special arena inspired by Metroid: Other M where RIDLEY will wreak havoc on both contestants, DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢Dimensions is a full-throttle smackdown experience. In another unique addition to the gameplay, the Nintendo 3DS Touch Screen will show players the combination moves each fighter can carry out during the game. Learn the controls to perform these powerful moves or use the Touch Screen to perform them on an opponent for maximum damage.
DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ Dimensions retells the saga of the franchise in a never-before seen way, discover the secrets behind the ongoing power struggle within the Mugen Tenshin ninja clan and the carefully guarded â€œTorn Sky Blastâ€ fighting technique. The evil DOATEC company, host of the DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ tournaments, tries to uncover the secrets for perfecting the creation of a â€œsuper fighterâ€. DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ Dimensions will see the return of an array of attractive female characters, renowned for their beauty and classic to the DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ series such asKasumi, Lei Fang and Tina Armstrong, along with more recent characters such as Kokoro, Eliot and Hitomi which are sure to appeal and whet the appetite of fans old and new.
In another first, every character in the DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ series is available in one game. Through the CHRONICLE mode, one of 12 game modes available, players will follow certain characters’ journeys to unravel the truth behind each of their stories. With the first four chapters representing the first four DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ games, the fifth chapter acts as an epilogue to the epic saga. Using the Touch Screen, players will be able to learn how each of the characters relates to one another and helps unravel the story behind DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ Dimensions.
With the SHOWCASE mode players will be able to marvel at the full range of 3D figurines that can be unlocked whilst completing the game and position them in one of seventeen backgrounds to take pictures. View saved pictures taken in SHOWCASE mode in DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢Dimensions 3D PHOTO ALBUM. Show off your dynamic snaps that you have captured to others in full 3D, on your very own Nintendo 3DS.
Knuckle up for some heavy hitting action when DEAD OR ALIVEâ„¢ Dimensions arrives in South Africa, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS, on 20th May 2011.
Last Updated: April 18, 2011