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team ninja EXPOSES NEW INTIMATE DETAILS in the second episode of DEAD OR ALIVE 5‘Fighter chronicles’

From the Reinvention of the Kasumi to Surprising Sources of Inspiration Behind Character Development, Even More Is Revealed in the Second Developer Diary for DEAD OR ALIVE 5

HertfordshireAUGUST 29, 2012– Team NINJA today released the second episode of their multi-part video developer diary series,“Fighter Chronicles,” revealing how the renowned development studio has poured its passion in to the evolution of the beloved Dead or Alive series. In this episode, Team NINJA shares the secrets behind the reinvention of the fan-favorite heroine Kasumi, along with intriguing insights into how they brought the entire cast of DEAD OR ALIVE 5 to life for the new generation of gamers. The“Fighter Chronicles” series will help to countdown the highly anticipated release of DEAD OR ALIVE 5 on September 25 th. DEAD OR ALIVE 5 is developed by Team NINJA and will be published by TECMO KOEI Europe for the PlayStation ?3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 ? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.?

DEAD OR ALIVE 5?incorporates a wealth of martial arts fighting techniques into its distinctive fighting style to create a captivating new generation of DEAD OR ALIVE combat. Players will once again take on the roles of the legendary cast of DOA fighters in an action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world. The famed DEAD OR ALIVE hand-to-hand combat unfolds in new 3D stages that dynamically change as the fight progresses. The game’s sterling cast includes not only stars from the DOA series but also select fighters from the iconic Virtua Fighter series.

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