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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 Character select.
Dead or Alive 3 Xbox You can use special team moves in this mode.
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 If characters with history meet in story mode, they share brief dialog.

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Dead or Alive 3 Other The catalogue front panel
Dead or Alive 3 Screenshot
Dead or Alive 3 Screenshot
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 (12727) 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

GamePro (US) Nov 15, 2001 5 out of 5 100
Shin Force Nov 19, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Official XBox Magazine Dec, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Xboxdynasty (XD) Apr 03, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Gamereactor (Sweden) Jun 04, 2003 9 out of 10 90
GotNext Aug 04, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Apr 22, 2007 8 out of 10 80
XboxAddict Nov 23, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Nov, 2001 B 75
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 (9534) added Dead or Alive 3 (Xbox) on Nov 17, 2001
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