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Dead or Alive (Model 2A, Revision A)


Dead or Alive (c) 1996 Tecmo.


Arguably one of the best fighting games on the Sega Model 2 hardware, Dead or Alive features a solid 3D fighting engine with smooth character models and impressive character physics (not to mention the attention of detail given to the female characters).


- TECHNICAL -


Sega Model 2A hardware


Main CPU : i960KB (@ 25 Mhz), 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), (2x) ADSP21062 (@ 40 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SCSP (@ 40 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 496 x 384 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 8192


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Another version runs on the Sega Model 2B hardware.


- TRIVIA -


The game includes Ryu Hayabusa, from "Ninja Ryukenden".


Pony Canyon released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Dead Or Alive - PCCB-00228) on 21/11/1996.

An other soundtrack album was released by Pony Canyon for the Playstation version of the game (Dead Or Alive for PlayStation - PCCB-00314) on 20/05/1998.


- UPDATES -


The US version is slightly different

* 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen added.


- SERIES -


1. Dead or Alive (1996)

2. Dead or Alive ++ (1998)

3. Dead or Alive 2 (1999)

4. Dead or Alive 2 Millennium (2000)

5. Dead or Alive 3 (2001, Microsoft XBOX)

6. Dead or Alive 4 (2005, Microsoft XBOX 360)


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sega Saturn (1997)

Sony PlayStation (1998)

Microsoft XBOX (2004, "Dead or Alive Ultimate")