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Tecmo's Dead or Alive 3 for Xbox to Feature Licensed Music by Aerosmith; Launch Title Takes Full Advantage of Xbox Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio Capabilities.



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TORRANCE, Calif.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2001

Tecmo, Inc. announced today that its highly-anticipated video game Dead or Alive 3(TM) will feature licensed music from the rock band Aerosmith.

Tecmo has licensed the use of three songs, "Amazing," "Nine Lives" and "Home Tonight," for inclusion in Dead or Alive 3 which is exclusive to the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft.

Isamu Fukada, President of Tecmo, Inc., was excited about the participation of Aerosmith in Dead or Alive 3. "Many of us, both young and old, have grown up listening to songs by Aerosmith, and it's an honor for us to feature their music in our biggest game of the year. Aerosmith is one of the great American rock American Rock is a catch-all for rock music genres either originating in the United States or specific to the Americas. Most often they contain elements of rhythm and blues, though a blending of styles over the years has occurred.  bands, and their popularity further adds to the mainstream appeal of DOA (jargon) DOA - Dead on arrival. A piece of hardware that has never worked. 3. Also, gamers with a surround sound An audio recording and playback system that uses five or more channels plus a subwoofer channel. See 5.1 channel and 3D audio.  system will be able to fully enjoy the sounds and music of DOA3."

J Allard J Allard (his legal name; formerly James Allard) (born January 12 1969 in Glens Falls, New York)[1] is a Corporate Vice President and the Chief XNA Architect at Microsoft. He also oversaw Microsoft's first foray into the video game industry, the Xbox. , General Manager, Xbox Platform, was also very pleased. "We have very high expectations for this title. Dead or Alive 3 exercises the full power of Xbox, through the intense graphics and use of its Dolby Digital A digital audio encoding system from Dolby used in movie and home theaters. First used in 1995, Dolby Digital employs Dolby's AC-3 (Audio Coding-3) coding and compression technology and is the standard for DVD-Video and HDTV.

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 5.1 audio capabilities, allowing Tecmo to follow Microsoft in the pursuit to provide gamers with the most powerful gaming experience ever. DOA3 is the total package. It has mind-blowing graphics, outstanding gameplay, and now, incredibly noteworthy music as well. This is one of the most talked-about titles for Xbox, and now Aerosmith's involvement adds even more to its uniqueness."

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 series. It will be released November 15th, to coincide with the launch of Xbox. The suggested retail price is $49.99, and the ESRB ESRB Entertainment Software Rating Board
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 rating is still pending. Gamers can pre-order Dead or Alive 3 at Tecmo's website at http://www.tecmoinc.com.

About Tecmo, Inc.

Tecmo, Inc. (http://www.tecmoinc.com/), well known for its hit titles such as Dead or Alive(TM), Ninja Gaiden Ninja Gaiden may refer to:
  • Ninja Gaiden (series), the entire series of video games
  • Ninja Gaiden (arcade game), the original arcade game
  • Ninja Gaiden (NES), which was followed by two sequels:
(R), and Tecmo Bowl(R), also offers a number of current consumer titles, such as Gallop Racer 2001(TM), Monster Rancher 3(TM) and DOA2: Hardcore(TM) for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system. Other Tecmo titles include Deception III: Dark Delusion(TM), Monster Rancher Battle Card: Episode II(TM), and Monster Rancher Hop-A-Bout(TM) for PlayStation(R) game console.

About Xbox

Xbox (http://www.xbox.com/) is Microsoft's future-generation video game system that delivers the most powerful games experiences ever. Xbox empowers game artists by giving them the technology to fulfill their creative visions as never before, creating games that blur the lines between fantasy and reality. Xbox will be available in North America on November 15, 2001 at the suggested retail price of $299.99.

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Xbox is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
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