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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 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 Ouch!
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox Instead of ring-outs, you can throw your opponent into new areas of the stage.

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Dead or Alive 3 Logo
Dead or Alive 3 Screenshot
Dead or Alive 3 Magazine Advertisement
Dead or Alive 3 Screenshot

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 (48) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
The most beautiful fighting game ever conceived Ryu (56) unrated
Serious contender for best fighter of all time Kartanym (12749) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
The best Xbox to date, and very possibly the best fighting game ever. Jim Fun (243) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

XboxAddict Nov 26, 2001 10 out of 10 100
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Shin Force Nov 19, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Deaf Gamers 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 9.25 out of 10 92
GamersMark Nov 21, 2001 9 out of 10 90
videospiele.com Mar 14, 2002 87 out of 100 87
4Players.de Mar 13, 2002 86 out of 100 86
GameZone Dec 07, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Xbox Exclusive 2002 7.4 out of 10 74

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Trivia

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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 (9535) added Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox) on Nov 17, 2001