Tecmo Koei announced today that Dead or Alive 5 is currently in development at Team Ninja and is scheduled for a 2012 release on the PS3 and Xbox 360. Now check out the debut trailer from the Tokyo Game Show.
"It is exciting for us to officially let fans know that we've been working on DEAD OR ALIVE 5," said Team Ninja Leader Yosuke Hayashi. "Our vision for this next installment is that of what we believe is the evolution of DEAD OR ALIVE which is to deliver a high quality, high energy action fighting experience that still keeps to its amazing spirit."
Dead or Alive 5 looks to take the fighting genre to the next level with even more breathtaking, dynamic levels that players will be able to use to their advantage. The game is described to "marry its signature fighting style with MMA fighting techniques," giving it a "grittier realistic" feel as fighters sweat and strain the more energy they exert. Online multiplayer has also been confirmed.