Dead or Alive: Dimensions has a lot of characters. In fact, boss characters are playable in the game, too, so you’ll get to try out folks like Tengu, Raidou and Genra. Wondering how [insert name here] is alive? It’s because Dimensions is a retelling of the first four Dead or Alive games with additional story scenes.


Ryu vs. Tengu


Kasumi vs. Raidou


Ayane vs. Genra


Hayate vs. Alpha-152


La Mariposa vs. Kasumi Alpha


Dead or Alive: Dimensions will hit the Nintendo 3DS on May 24th in the U.S. and May 20th in Europe. Japan will get to play it a day earlier on May 19th. Combat-wise, the game is a mix of elements from Dead or Alive 3 and Dead or Alive 4. It also has a figurine photography mode, which you can check out below:


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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