Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Dead or Alive 5: Producer talks sex

Get your mind out of the gutter.

Dead or Alive 5 (DoA 5) producer and Team Ninja head honcho, Yosuke Hayashi spoke with Gamereactor to promote the upcoming fighter. Among the topics discussed was the fifth installment of DoA lowering the sex appeal.

In previous DoA titles, the game was filled with eye candy. Now, women are dressed more appropriately for battle. So why the change now?

Hayashi explains:

"If you look at sex for example, the Dead or Alive girls have always been known for that. So… okay let me ask you one thing right now: When you look at this concept of sex, when you go and meet a woman, do you go and look at her breasts ... do you judge a woman by her breasts? You don’t, that’s just rude and disgusting."

"What we really want to do in (DoA 5), especially because our female characters have been such a huge symbol of the series, what we want to do is redefine that. What we want to do is make a woman who really moves a man’s heart. When a man looks at a woman, when he looks at her posture, her manners, when he hears her voice, it’s everything that makes up a beautiful woman that can really kind of emotionally move a man."