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Description

Dead Or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball takes all the female fighters from Dead Or Alive 3, sends them to a tropical island named Zack Island, and pits them in volleyball matches.

At the outset, you choose from one of eight characters, all female. When you first play the game, the new character, Lisa, introduces you to a few aspects, and joins you for your first volleyball match. All matches are two-on-two, with the first team to seven being the winner.

Each day is comprised of four sections; morning, day, evening, and nighttime. There are several different areas you can visit; separate beaches and jungles to challenge different teams, an accessory shop, where you can buy accessories such as sunglasses, a sporting shop where you can buy new bikini's, a store called "Zack of all Trades" where you can buy miscellaneous items, such as a gun, lipstick, lotion, etc., a radio station, where you can select what soundtracks to listen to, or listen to your own, and the hotel, where each day ends.

Once nighttime comes around, you can visit the casino. Once there, you can play one of four games; Blackjack, Poker, Roulette, or Slots. Playing games can earn you money, but can also strip you of money.

There is a large variety of items to collect, and some items you must buy to entice someone to join your team. If a character's favorite color is black and her hobbies include cars, then you would buy them a black steering wall to pursuade them to join you.

Volleyball matches earn you money (if you win) and consist of three basic moves; serve, spike, receive. If you lose too many games, you're partner may ditch you. Win enough and her loyalty will increase.

XBV includes a multiplayer feature that lets you play against a friend.

Screenshots

Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Xbox VHS tapes show videos from other DOA games
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Xbox This should be a good workout
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Xbox Main menu
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Xbox They never knew what hit them, sometimes partners may not be so willing to play.

Promo Images

Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Wallpaper
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Wallpaper
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Wallpaper
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball Wallpaper

Alternate Titles

  • "生或死沙滩排球" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "DoA:XBV" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

How Crazy Are You? MAT (186618) 2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars
A lot of tanned babes under the blazing summer but the volley. Super_Anima (5) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Shin Force Jan 25, 2003 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Over Online Mar 26, 2003 83 out of 100 83
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2003 7.75 out of 10 78
Armchair Empire, The Feb 12, 2003 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Apr 02, 2003 B- 67
GameSpot Jan 22, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Games TM Mar, 2003 6 out of 10 60
HonestGamers Feb 03, 2008 4 out of 10 40
Deaf Gamers 2003 4 out of 10 40
Play.tm Apr 02, 2003 15 out of 100 15

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Trivia

Clothes

There are 328 different swimsuits in the game.

Development

According to lead designer Itagaki, Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball was originally the concept for a minigame in DOA2: Hardcore.

Nudity

Though the game says there is nudity in the game, the only actual nudity seen is in the opening cutscene. You can't see anything, though, due to the lighting.

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JPaterson (9551) added Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball (Xbox) on Jan 24, 2003