DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE
PS3 (also on Xbox
last time a Dead or Alive crossed our path, it taunted us
with bad medicines – erm, memories - of Bon Jovi hairiness.
Now for some reason we’re seeing a bloke with an eye patch spinning
in circles with a heart going bang bang bang bang because his
lover’s naffed off. Yep, we’re easily distracted.
doesn’t bode well for us when it comes to fighting games, for we
tend to get immeasurable quantities of snot belted out of us. But
while we dig a bit of biffo here and there, we’re hardly true
connoisseurs of the genre. It’s for these fine folk – and the dodgy
ones too - that this hyper DoA5 package exists.
essentially the same thing
that we wrote about here, but with several tweaks and additions
that’ll make fan-types all smiley. As will, we surmise, the ability
to adjust breast physics. OMG, we unlocked the ‘OMG’ setting!
Yes, the perviest fighter around remains as such, retaining its
predilection for playing dress-ups and peering up skirts. Which can
distract from the fact that DoA5 is a really fun fighting
game, not least of all because it can be dumbed down enough that
anybody can compete, or ramped up hardness-wise so that you require
skilled technician chops to survive more than a few secon- OOF!
As for those additions, as well as a fair chunk of DLC now being
on-disc, there’s stuff like online tag team 2-on-2 action, a few
additional characters, piles of new levelling-up abilities, an
all-in team mode, an insane power launcher ‘BAM-you’re-flying’
smack-up, additions to training and other twiddles.
have the vanilla one you’ve a right to pout and stomp (although
progress carries over). If you don’t then this bumper bundle will
spin you right round baby, right round. Like a record baby, right
round, round round.