Dead Or Alive 5 Verdict: A Step In The Right Direction


Posted October 3, 2012 - By Leah Jackson

Dead or Alive 5 Video Review »

Dead Or Alive 5 is the latest installment in the fighting game franchise that tries to breathe new life in to the series with a brand new story mode and Power Blows. Yet ultimately, even though we found these mechanics to be a step in the right direction, they didn't exactly exceed our expectations.

From our Dead or Alive 5 review:

"The big new addition with Dead or Alive 5 is the Power Blow. When a character reaches 50 percent or lower health, they can perform this charge-up attack that, if it lands, automatically confirms several more hits and sends the target hurtling across the stage. It's designed to be both dramatic and useful as a tool for turning the tables against a dominating opponent, but they're not as visually satisfying as X-Ray Moves from Mortal Kombat or Hyper Combos from Street Fighter, and there's no reward for playing well, only for losing."

For more, read on to our full Dead or Alive 5 review.

Dead Or Alive 5 Verdict: A Step In The Right Direction


Blog Tags

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,305,464 Views | 05:20

  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    631,883 Views | 00:49

  • Adult Star Kirsten Price Tests Kinect's Nude Filter

    Posted: November 12, 2010

    1,433,486 Views | 04:33

  • Best Nude Scenes in Video Games

    Posted: June 29, 2009

    1,521,369 Views | 03:12

  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Wrestling in Moscow

    Posted: June 19, 2009

    135,518 Views | 01:24