Special Guest Character Joins The Fight In Dead or Alive 5
Team Ninja has revealed a new gameplay trailer for its upcoming fighter, Dead or Alive 5. The footage shown in the GDC 2012 video gives us our first look at returning super ninja Kasumi who-like everyone eles in the game-sports a fresh new character design. Also revealed in the trailer was a new character to the series but a familiar face for Virtua Fighter fans.
Yep. That’s Akira Yuki from Sega’s Virtua going toe-to-toe with Kasumi. Akira will serve as a playable guest character in Dead or Alive 5.
â€œGamers will have an opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable battle with an esteemed competitor in Akira Yuki set in the Dead or Alive environment,â€ said Yosuke Hayashi, studio head of Team NINJA. â€œThis year will prove to be an amazing one for our loyal fighting fans as we are delivering a fantastic fighting game that can only been experienced in Dead or Alive 5.â€
While this may be the first time Akira has appeared in a 3D fighter other than Sega’s, guest characters in DOA isn’t anything new as I’m sure DOA 4 owners are aware of.
Dead or Alive 5 is due out this September for both the PS3 & 360 and I can’t wait!