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Dead or Alive 6 has a game-crashing glitch that can make characters spin on their head, fly around, throw themselves and more

Bugs and glitches are an inevitable part of game development with how many thousands and millions of different variables can be found within each and every title out there, but there are some that make you scratch your head a bit.

Dead or Alive 6 appears to feature a glitch that can reliably crash the game in Training Mode, but in other instances the fighters' models will behave very strangely by doing things like spinning around on their heads, throw themselves into a wall for damage, perform the incorrect attack and other oddities.

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Dead or Alive 6's March update to make unlocking costumes less random; Costume Pattern Parts increased 100 times over for launch campaign

Dead or Alive 6 has been out on the market for less than a week, but the developers over at Team Ninja appear to be taking some of their game's criticism to heart by quickly moving to adjust some aspects of the fighter.

Yesterday, March 4, the game underwent maintenance to add in a launch campaign for bonus Costume Pattern Parts which was originally proposed to multiply rewards 10 times over their regular amount, but it has been boosted even further than that.

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If you somehow didn't know, Click Burgundy's fighting game artwork is the toppest of tiers

Click Burgundy is a Japanese artist we've featured a number of times on EventHubs already because of their godlike fighting game art, and their work continues to be amazing.

We've collected a dozen more pieces from Click Burgundy's recent collections where they seem to have been pretty excited about the EVO and EVO Japan line ups plus some other recent fighting game announcements like Videl in Dragon Ball FighterZ — and I guess we know which side of the pigtails vs. short hair debate they fall on.

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Dead or Alive 6 in 4K might be the most beautiful fighting game out right now; see for yourself via these high resolution stills and video

We've seen a few fighting game titles miss the mark in their attempts for a more realistic look in recent years, but Team Ninja has absolutely knocked it out of the park with Dead or Alive 6.

We've got a gallery of high definition, 4K screen shots thanks to PC Master Race Latinoamérica, and the level of detail we see in them is stunning.

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Dead or Alive 6 increasing costume part rewards 10 times original amount for completing certain modes though that may still be too low

Dead or Alive 6 is going to feature over 60 costumes available as DLC via their $93 Season Pass, but there are also a good number of costumes that can be unlocked by playing the game.

Going through almost any game mode in DOA6 rewards players with Costume Parts which are placed towards unlocking the aforementioned outfits though its system is not quite as simple as one would expect.

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Dead or Alive 6 tech roundup features high damaging combos after just the first day

Dead or Alive 6 is now available for everyone to play. Although the season pass costs $93, this is pretty much par for the course for the Dead or Alive series.

Currently, there are 27 playable characters in Dead or Alive 6. Mai Shiranui and another SNK guest fighter will join the roster later as DLC.

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Fighters can battle outside of the boundaries of Dead or Alive 6's Miyabi stage thanks to a bug

Dead or Alive 6 was made available just yesterday. It appears that the community has already found an interesting bug that would probably raise a few eyebrows should it ever happen within the tournament setting.

TheRedGambit has posted a video that showcases this phenomenon. He specifically mentions that he's only aware of this occurring on the PlayStation 4 version.

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Dead or Alive 6's first Season Pass is $93... which isn't anything new for the series

Downloadable content has become a major part of planning for developers and publishers in video games over the past decade looking to add extra value and longevity to their titles while bringing in more money for profits and to offset the growing cost of making games.

Fighting games are now one of the most monetized genres in the industry with successful games receiving multiple years of support with updates in combination with DLC packs ranging from costumes and characters to online titles or different looking health bars.

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It's beautiful, it plays well, but the online experience is heavily lacking; Dead or Alive 6 review round up

Dead or Alive 6 is officially available to the general public, and as per the usual we've scoured the internet for reviews to obtain and share a general idea of how the brand new title is being received.

While we're seeing regular praise for the game's visuals, newcomer characters NiCO and Diego have been getting some flack for their appearances. In terms of game play, Dead or Alive 6 is seeing favorable commentary specifically for how easy it is to pick up due in no small part to strong tutorials.

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Dead or Alive 6 now available

The wait is finally over as the latest entry in the long-running Dead or Alive series is now available to the public on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

This latest franchise installment brings back many of the DOA cast members that fans have come to know and love. It also boasts some absolutely amazing visuals with high quality graphics and animations across the board.

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Dead or Alive 6's Season Pass and update road map revealed; Mai Shiranui scheduled for June release

Dead or Alive 6 is just a few days away from its official release on consoles after a successful Deluxe Demo, and now we have a better understanding of what's going to be coming to the fighting game over the next few months.

Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo recently held a live stream where the teams where they laid out their current plans for DLC and free updates for Dead or Alive 6 for the first three months after its release.

A Season Pass for DOA6 will become available beginning March 1 when the game launches and will come with multiple sets of costumes and the post-release DLC fighters of SNK's Mai Shiranui plus a currently unknown King of Fighters character, who are both scheduled to become available in June 2019.

New costumes for NiCO, Nyotengu and the upcoming DLC characters will also be included alongside the previously announced wedding-themed outfits and two general sets scheduled to release between March and June.

Lobby matches are currently in development and planned to be released after launch in March as a free update while new character introductions and victory scenes are also being worked on for the future updates as well.

No pricing details have been announced for the first Season Pass' as of yet. Dead or Alive 6 will be launching on March 1 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with a PC release to come in the future. You can take a look full update and DLC road map for the fighting game below.

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Dead or Alive 6's cut scene visuals are absolutely top tier, check out 20 minutes of story mode footage right here

The fighting game community has spent the majority of their recent Dead or Alive 6 discussions talking about the now infamous "core values" EVO Japan incident, but regardless of how you feel on that matter, you have to admit the game looks absolutely brilliant.

Modern times have seen quite the critiques from fans on fighting games in general as King of Fighters 14 was put through the ringer after its initial presentation, some of Street Fighter 5's character designs continue to haunt it to this day, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's failure was partially due to reactions to character faces, and Jump Force's cut scenes have been getting torn apart.

Dead or Alive 6 has not been without controversy, (namely for its trademark overt sexualization) but at least the issue here concerns content instead of execution.

Most of us will have to wait for the game's March 1st release date, but GameSpot has come out with a video sharing the first 20 minutes of DOA6's story mode footage with us.

We would expect about as much from a franchise that has long boasted visuals as a key part of its identity, and are happy to be able to report that the developers at Team Ninja knocked it out of the park this time around.

Here are a handful of screen shots from various scenes, and you'll find the full video after the jump below.

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Winter Brawl 3D Edition results

This weekend saw a Big E event taking place in Philadelphia, with the latest edition of Winter Brawl.

Unfortunately, this tournament managed to fly under our radar which is why there was no initial stream post.

Thankfully, the results are easily accesible in today's age of online brackets and streaming, so even if you missed it, you can catch up with what happened.

This was an event featuring mainly Soul Calibur 6, Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

There was also a pre-release tournament for Dead or Alive 6 at the event, in anticipation of that title's near release.

Streaming was done at Bifuteki and Funky P, so you can find the archives there. Event results will follow below.

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Wi-Fi warriors beware: Dead or Alive 6 allows players to see and select what type of connections they play against online

Bad Wi-Fi players are the bane of fighting game players around the world thanks to their spottier connections due to poor environments and inherent weaknesses of networks. They are largely blamed for spikes in lag, bad latency and unwanted disconnects partially because wireless connections cannot send and receive data at the same time.

Dead or Alive 6's Deluxe Demo will be coming to a close later today for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users, but until it does players can get a taste of what the full game will look and feel like with all 24 characters available to try out.

Going through online ranked matches are the focus again like the previous beta which brings front and center one of the nicest quality of life options for its ranked suite. Dead or Alive 6 will tell you if your opponent is playing on Wi-Fi or a wired connection.

Once you're in the game and find an online match either through the search function or while practicing your techniques, DOA6 will tell you it found an opponent and take you to a new screen. It does not let you see the opposition's name, but it does show how the game rates their connection to you with bars along with icons to tell you what type of network they are allegedly using.

The curved connection bars let you now that your opponent is on Wi-Fi, as the icon typically represents while the straight bars represent a LAN connection. The new Dead or Alive game even gives you 10 seconds to back out of the match if you are not satisfied with the reported connection.

Koei Tecmo has even officially commented on the move confirming the differences in connection icons and the fact that users have the chance to leave if they don't like what they see without punishment.

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Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe Demo has about 8 frames of input lag on PlayStation 4 says DisplayLag

Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe Demo is currently available for free on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Those who download it can try out 24 of the game's playable characters, numerous stages, and a variety of different modes including training.

While fans are getting an early taste of Dead or Alive 6's story mode, its various training options, and are jumping online for ranked bouts ahead of the game's March 1st release date, people like Adeel Soomro over at DisplayLag have been digging into the more technical things — such as input lag.

Known for being well-versed in the world of all things lag in technology, DisplayLag has tested numerous fighting games over the years to see how long it takes for the game to respond when a player hits a button. Now that the Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe Demo is in the hands of the public, Adeel has gone in for input lag tests, and the results aren't too good.

Soomro reports that the Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe Demo has approximately 8.0 frames of input lag on PlayStation 4 Slim. The lag was tested on four different consoles — PS4 Slim, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X — and the Slim produced the highest amount of input delay.

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Dead or Alive 6 appears to censor Break Blows involving its younger characters like Marie Rose

Every character featured in Dead or Alive 6 is listed as being over 18 years old, but some would argue that a select number of the female fighters may actually appear younger with Marie Rose, Honoka and newcomer NiCO.

The developers behind the game appear to be saying they don't entirely disagree with that notion considering they seem to have modified a certain in-game mechanic when it involves one of those three ladies.

Dead or Alive 6 added the new Break Gauge System which allows players to either land powerful strikes with Break Blows or flashy counters with Break Holds against their opponents.

Landing a Break Blow in DOA6 is meant to emphasize impact — and can destroy costume pieces like Christie's bra, as the camera will zoom in on a fighter's head as they're getting punched or kicked where we can see blood and sweat shoot out while their face contorts... except when it reportedly involves the three aforementioned characters.

If Marie Rose, Honoka or NiCO are hit by a Break Blow that would lead to them getting punched or kicked in the face, the camera will not zoom in or show the extra details and instead show a different angle of the attack.

There are also a number of Break Blows that strike the opponent's chest in which case the camera also doesn't zoom in as closely, but Ibukithememe has uploaded some screenshots so you can see how Mila's attack changes depending on if she's hitting Helena or Marie. Famitsu also compiled every Break Blow in Dead or Alive 6 which you can check out after the jump.

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Here are the sexy, awesome, and classic Dead or Alive 6 costumes you can view in the Deluxe Demo

The Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe Demo is currently live and many players are getting their first DOA6 experiences under their belts right this minute.

The content is flowing in as fans of the series explore and discover as much as they can in the demo, and BloodBurger1 has posted a video showing all the available costumes for each fighter as they appear on the character select screen.

The characters included are Ayane, Bass, Bayman, Brad, Christie, Diego, Eliot, Hayabusa, Hayate, Helena, Hitomi, Honoka, Jann Lee, Kasumi, Kokoro, Leifang, La Mariposa, Mila, NiCO, Raidou, Rig, Tina and Zack.

The distribution in terms of costume volume is a bit lopsided, but consistent as each female fighter has 15 costumes while each male fighter has just six.

Dead or Alive 6 has found itself in a few headlines as of late, mainly due to the rather lewd game showcase at EVO Japan. Regardless of any opinions of the content itself, the execution of the game's visuals is undeniably good.

We've rounded up six of the costumes we feel most accurately represent our fundamental principles here on EventHubs. You can see them in the gallery here, and can see all costumes in the video after the jump.

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