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Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox)

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3.8
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Description

Dead Or Alive 3 is a fighting game exclusive to the Microsoft Xbox. It features 16 characters (3 of them new), hidden extras, specular lighting effects, volumetric fog and grass, clothing and muscle movement that accurately responds and interactive environments.

Up to four players can fight in DoA3's Tag Battle mode.

Screenshots

Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Character model close up.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Ice cave stage.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Fighting in the courtyard.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Strike a winner's pose.

Alternate Titles

  • "生或死3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "DOA3" -- Abbreviated title

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User Reviews

"She kicks high" Heh. Daemion Blackfire (16) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Beautiful Fighting Game ZombieDepot (45) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
The most beautiful fighting game ever conceived Ryu (50) unrated
Serious contender for best fighter of all time Kartanym (10780) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
The best Xbox to date, and very possibly the best fighting game ever. Jim Fun (222) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

XboxAddict Nov 26, 2001 10 out of 10 100
Shin Force Nov 19, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN Nov 12, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
ActionTrip Jan 08, 2002 94 out of 100 94
Deaf Gamers 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
GotNext Aug 04, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamers.at Mar 23, 2002 90 out of 100 90
Gamesmania Mar 15, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Gamekult Nov 26, 2001 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Box

Despite being an Xbox exclusive game, Dead or Alive 3 features no "Only on Xbox" stamp.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2002 – #7 Best Xbox Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – Xbox Fighting Game of the Year
    • 2001 – Best Graphics of the Year

Related Web Sites

  • DOA3 (Official website)
JPaterson (9147) added Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox) on Nov 17, 2001