It was only a couple of weeks ago that Team Ninja made the announcement that Dead or Alive 5 would receive a port for the Vita, and now they have followed up that news with some juicy details about the handheld version which should get every portable fan ready for some kung-fu fighting.
The game’s publisher Tecmo Koei have released details of several new modes that will feature in the game – here they are in their own words:
• Touch Play Mode – “Two new styles of touch combat with the PS Vita held vertically in portrait mode to get a first-person, full-screen view of your opponent at maximum size. In Mode 1, tap the opponent to attack them in that spot. In Mode 2, touch, flick, and pinch the screen to attack your opponent with more finesse and options.”
• Training Plus Mode – “Build your fighting skills and knowledge by playing through challenging missions.”
• More Detailed Frame Data – “Three times the details for each move in real-time,” including information on “delay interval frames, move reach and more.”
A nice mixture of hardcore and casual additions there, we particularly like the idea of mode 1, touching the areas of our opponent that we want to hit. No, not in THAT way you filthy beasts. It is Christmas. Are any fighting fans excited for these developments? Planning on holding off on buying the console version now perhaps? Dead or Alive 5 Plus will be out early next year, more information soon.