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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.

Screenshots

Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Character model close up.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Sparring mode lets you practice all of a character's moves and combos.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Fighting in the courtyard.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Instead of ring-outs, you can throw your opponent into new areas of the stage.

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

Gaming Target Nov 19, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
IGN Nov 12, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
Fragland.net Sep 13, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Gamers.at Mar 23, 2002 90 out of 100 90
XBox Solution (XBS) Oct 09, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Xboxdynasty (XD) Apr 03, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Play.tm Mar 16, 2002 83 out of 100 83
Xbox Exclusive 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
Gamekult Nov 26, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Bordersdown 2001 6 out of 10 60

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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