Dead or Alive 5 Combo Footage Featuring Hayabusa, Christie And Hitomi

By Ishaan . August 3, 2012 . 8:30am

Still in the process of balancing the game, Team Ninja have released one final balance combo test footage video from Dead or Alive 5. This one features Hitomi, Hayabusa, Christie, Bayman and La Mariposa. You can watch it below:



Here are the latest comments from director, Yohei Sihmbori, about the game as of this footage:


“Some of the balance is still kind of iffy, but we tried our best. I was told we could only use characters that we’ve announced already, so this is it for now. Hayabusa has some non-combo stuff too. If you just watch combo videos, then you’ll notice a difference between characters that are good with combos and those that aren’t.


“But DOA5 isn’t just about combos. It’s about the number of followups, types of followups, how safe you are after guard, how fast a move’s startup is, reach, OHs, specific holds, Criticals, hold damage, throw damage, and on and on. It’s about bringing those out in each character in a different way, and making each character unique.


“You have to play to really understand this, though. I wish more people could get their hands on the game before launch, but at least we can put out these videos and a few lucky people can try the game out at special events.”


Shimbori’s comment makes it sound like there are still characters to be revealed for the game. Dead or Alive 5 will be released on September 25th in North America.

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  • Domii

    It looks so weird seeing Ryu fight without drawing his sword. Also when it comes to the gameplay itself, it looks rather boring. Hopefully I’m wrong when I play this.

    • Quang Anh Chu

      For a moment i thought you was talking about street fighter Ryu…my bad…

    • Sakurazaki

      I take it that you aren’t familiar with the DoA series?

      I would definitely try it, if I were you. Or rent it, if possible.

  • Setsu Oh

    i mù hoping for an all star cast without tengu and with raidô

    • Angeru_Lito

      Yes! Tengu would look so silly in this game where the characters have a more “realistic” style I’d take cheap ass Alpha.

      • Setsu Oh

         will female spartan come back i wonder i could seenariko for ps3

  • Blesmi

    Awesome, my fav Lisa outfit is finally confirmed to be in. Hopefully the maskless version is also in.

  • September 25th eh?  I’m alright with that.

  • luiz allan pereira

    os efeitos dos socos estao completamente horriveis credoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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