Dead or Alive 6 Announced, Characters to Be “Less Sexualized”

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Team Ninja has announced that the sixth entry in its bouncy fighter franchise is headed to PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2019. Dead or Alive 6 runs on a brand-new engine allowing for improved visuals and dynamic facial expressions, but the developer has decided to tone down one of the series’ staples: the sexiness of its female roster.

In Dead or Alive 6, female characters’ breasts no longer jiggle and bounce in the exaggerated fashion the series became increasingly known for, and the costumes we have seen so far are less revealing. Female characters are depicted in a more natural way, which makes them feel more human and believable than before.
 

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"characters are depicted in a more natural way, which makes them feel more human and believable than before."

But the males will still have be ab fest, and make dwayne johnson look natty.
 

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I am so upset. DoA was the game I can be like "babe, ive been playing it since i was 10! I dont play for the boob physics!!!" Im crushed.
 

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This is Tecmo, if you own the previous games you should know that this is for the base DOA6 game. Sales will fall then Tecmo will release $500 worth of DLC that adds all the "sexualized" parts back in.
  • Enhanced Physics DLC $19.99
  • Swimsuits $9.99 each per character
  • School uniform $9.99 each per character
  • Maid/butler uniforms $9.99 each per character
  • Accessory packs $5.99 each per character
  • Hair styles $3.99 each per character
  • etc...etc...
 

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LOL DD Season pass. And I really don't get this move either it seems... to be pandering. I know plenty of women who played the crap out of the dating sim. I mean DOA Beach volley ball series.
 

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I’m sure this change will even out the playerbase demographic and 50% of the playerpase will be female —- since it’s no longer sexualized.

/s

Women aren’t as competitive as men, generally. This is something humans have clearly understood all throughout history, but somehow in our modern P.C. World view have forgotten — or think should be changed.

Men, generally like tactics, war games, competition, battle——its built into our hormones and instincts. Women, not so typically. The men who play Dead or Alive series aren’t going to be any more likely to purchase it because the characters aren’t sexualixed, and the typical woman won’t play it either way. This is a silly move for the game publisher, and our culture has a strange infatuation with the notion of making men and women identical —- but we just aren’t wired that way.
 

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It's regressives, they hate women, they want them covered up and men to throw acid on them or honor kill them instead of idolizing them.

Actually they hate humanity as a whole, and support anything that kills you before birth, gets you killed by others, increases suicide rates.
 

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All hail our SJW overlords.

I don't think this is a great move in terms of sales. SJWs aren't into videogames, well they aren't into anything much, just pretend it until they thoroughly ruin everything.

And why didn't they remove bare chested men also? If women in bikinis are offensive, surely men are also out of bounds, no?

I'm sure as hell don't want to look at bare chested men. Especially, if there is none of the other.
 

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F.

If Women are no longer to be in bikinis or be sexualized, then the men should also be less muscles and less eye candy for women to be more "natual".


It goes both ways.

Anyways, I thought "Final Fight" was supposed to be the last installment of DOA? I guess he was right. It is the last installment of DOA.


Can we just have a fighting game with blocks? Only 4-sided blocks. No one will be offended!
 

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now people who weren't going to buy your game are still not buying your game but are pleased that you bent to their will.
Goddamn so much this. Just like that Anita CUNT that was all "I don't even play video games but let me tell you what you want and how to make them".

Fuck this shit, seriously. "Natural"...big bouncing titties are natural too! This just DEGRADES women with large bosoms.
 

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Kind of missing the whole point of DOA. DOA without T&A is like going to a vegan steak house. Seriously we have really lost the thread back to sanity. DOA is a game about boobs don't like boobs don't play it. If you want to be a vegan that's fine just don't bitch about someone else going to longhorn. Conversely if you like big juicy steaks good for you but don't go harass the people at the vegan place. Why does everyone seem to need to force their lifestyle preferences on everyone else.
 

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In Dead or Alive 6, female characters’ breasts no longer jiggle and bounce in the exaggerated fashion the series became increasingly known for, and the costumes we have seen so far are less revealing. Female characters are depicted in a more natural way, which makes them feel more human and believable than before.
More human and believable? They already look like real women but with really large breasts. They are also beating the crap out of each without any bodily harm so I find it funny when they say believable.
 

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It doesn't take a marketing genius to realize that lacing video games with politics has a way of resulting in a catastrophe of negative reviews and a dead game with stale sales. Obviously it's done intentionally to fan flames.

Are we sure Duke Nukem Forever was really a bad game? I haven't seen a game since with an over the top buff bro who saves the world and gets all the babes since. I think if a game like that came out now, it would quite the welcomed relief for GAMERS (you know, the ones that actually buy the games rather than complaining about how the content hurt their feelings).

Not buying DOA, not buying Wolfenstein, don't care. AFK reinstalling Duke Nukem Forever.
 
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