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Team NINJA is Making the Hotly-Anticipated Fighter Playable for All Attendees of Popular Las Vegas eSports Event 

Hertfordshire, 5th July 2018 – Fresh off its award-winning, behind-closed-doors debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), KOEI TECMO announced today that the first consumer playable build of DEAD OR ALIVE 6 will be unveiled at the Evolution Championship Series (Evo) 2018 inside the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, on the 3rd-4th August 2018.

The title, which won numerous “Best Fighting Game of E3” awards and was heralded as “one of the most gorgeous and detailed fighting games yet,” by Tom’s Guide, will be playable at KOEI TECMO’s booth on the show floor, and will be showcased on stage in a special DEAD OR ALIVE 6 mini-tournament. Gamers will also be able to compete for the official DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round championship, as the best-of-the-best trade fists and kicks to see who will walk away with a piece of the $6,000 in prize pool money in front of the packed crowd.

DEAD OR ALIVE 6 producer and director, Yohei Shimbori will be in attendance throughout the weekend to showcase his new game. In addition, unique DOA merchandise will be given out during the event – including tote bags awarded to gamers joining the DOA6 mini-tournament, as well as original DOA6 t-shirts available to players who test out the game at the booth.

For more information on the DOA tournaments, including official program and live stream dates and times, as well as registration details, head to Registration runs from the 5th July until the 27th July, and all players will need to register as a participant through Evo separately by the 20th July in order to compete.

DEAD OR ALIVE 6 is currently in development for the PlayStation®4 Computer Entertainment System, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and digitally on Windows PC via Steam®, and is slated for release in Early 2019.

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KOEI TECMO EUROPE LTD. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of KOEI TECMO HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. KOEI TECMO’s best known for their signature ‘one versus thousands’ Warriors series, the fan-favourite Ninja Gaiden and fighting entertainment title Dead or Alive. Through collaboration with strong existing franchises, such as A.O.T. Wings of Freedom (Attack on Titan), has brought fan-favourite shows to life in video game form. The company’s desire for innovation and diversity has seen the creation of the critically acclaimed dark-samurai action title Nioh, which takes on new and unique gameplay styles. The company’s acquisition of GUST, developer of a variety of heart-warming titles, has seen their flagship Atelier series span generations of consoles and fans alike. More information about KOEI TECMO EUROPE LTD and its products can be found at

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