Articles tagged dead or alive

Other Princesses, Other Castles: The Problem with Playing Romantically in Video Games

The insensibly repetitious nature of romance present in both video game plots and in their mechanics leads to all too familiar storytelling.

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The Five Games That Actually Should Be on the Nintendo 3DS

What 3-D is good for is salaciousness and action, some things that the crop of 3-D games launched with the 3DS are largely bereft of.

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Dead or Alive: Dimensions

Fighting games seem to be making the most noise in the 3DS's rather lackluster launch line-up and it stems from the perfect marriage between fighter and level as a definition of depth.

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5 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dead or Alive: Ultimate

DOA: Ultimate is generating a lot of buzz and quite a bit of talk for 'Game of the Year' awards in action/fighting genres, but the truth is that all of this acclaim is really for half the package.

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9 Sep 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Dead or Alive: Evolution: The Hits

In an attempt to perform a pre-emptive strike of sorts, I’d like to begin this review by favoring you with a witticism often uttered

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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