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Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox)

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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.

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Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Main menu.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Instead of ring-outs, you can throw your opponent into new areas of the stage.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox You can use special team moves in this mode.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Team battle lets you partner up with another character.

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 (10766) 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

Shin Force Nov 19, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Official XBox Magazine Dec, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
ActionTrip Jan 08, 2002 94 out of 100 94
Gaming Target Nov 19, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 9.25 out of 10 92
XBox Solution (XBS) Oct 09, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Gamesmania Mar 15, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameZone Dec 07, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Play.tm Mar 16, 2002 83 out of 100 83
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 29, 2002 16 out of 20 80

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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 (9140) added Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox) on Nov 17, 2001