Release Date: 5/19/2011
Company: Koei Tecmo Games
Stock Status: In Stock
Dead or Alive: Dimensions is a fighting game for the Nintendo 3DS. It was announced as an official title on 15 June 2010 at E3 under the working title Dead or Alive 3D.
This game will be the 15th game in the Dead or Alive series. It will also be the first Dead or Alive game to be released on a Nintendo system.
Dimensions will have 25 playable characters, more than any previous installment in the franchise had to offer. It was released on May 19, 2011 in Japan.
- On January 6, 2011, it was revealed that Dead or Alive: Dimensions will incorporate a "Chronicle Mode" feature, which acts as a story mode in the game. In Chronicle Mode, which goes through all four Dead or Alive tournaments, the player will assume the roles of various fighters from the series
- It was also said that the 3DS's touch screen will be used for executing special fighting moves for his or her character, while the top screen would be used for displaying the fight. Dimensions will also use the 3DS' StreetPass feature to make AI representations of the player, based on their play patterns, challenge other owners of the game.
- The other modes featured are "Arcade," in which you fight for additional time; "Survival," in which you fight until you defeat all your opponents or are knocked out; "Free Play"; "Training"; "Showcase," in which you position 3D models on a stage and take 3D photos of them; and "3D Photo Album," in which you view the photos taken in "Showcase" mode.
- Dead Or Alive: Dimensions had consistantly favourable early reviews. Nintendo Power, in issue 267 (May 2011), gave the game a 9/10 rating, saying that the cutscenes were 'well-produced' and 'top-notch.' They also praised the 'fast and furious as ever' gameplay.