Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox)

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86
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
User Score
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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 Main menu.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox If characters with history meet in story mode, they share brief dialog.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Each knockout gets a replay.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Beach level. Almost makes you want to play... <moby game="dead or alive beach volleyball">volleyball</moby>?

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 (10733) 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

Critic Reviews

XboxAddict Nov 26, 2001 10 out of 10 100
ActionTrip Jan 08, 2002 94 out of 100 94
Deaf Gamers 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
GamersMark Nov 21, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Xboxdynasty (XD) Apr 03, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Gamers.at Mar 23, 2002 90 out of 100 90
videospiele.com Mar 14, 2002 87 out of 100 87
4Players.de Mar 13, 2002 86 out of 100 86
The Next Level Dec 17, 2001 B 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Apr 18, 2002 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 (9103) added Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox) on Nov 17, 2001