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Dead or Alive series

Group Description

A series of fighting games made by Tecmo, originally a coin-op title. The games feature a heavy focus on counterattacks and interactive environments, but are best known for their improbably-proportioned female characters.

Aside from the fighting games, there are also two beach volleyball titles.

The series was created by Tomonobu Itagaki, who produced until his departure from Tecmo in 2008.

Selected Covers

Dead or Alive 5 PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Dead or Alive 5
Dead or Alive 4 Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Dead or Alive 4

Selected Screenshots

The main menu swoops through arenas in the background.
Screenshot from Dead or Alive 4
Opening cinematics focuses mostly on Ayane and Kasumi.
Screenshot from Dead or Alive: Ultimate
I remember the days when I was ten pixels tall... Ryu Hayabusa returns again, this time he even brought along his Ninja Gaiden outfit.
Screenshot from Dead or Alive 2