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DOA2 Hardcore

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DOA2 Hardcore

Also known as: DOA2 Dead or Alive 2 (EU), DOA2: Hard*Core (JP)
Developer: Team Ninja
Publisher: Tecmo
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: December 14, 2000
Released in US: October 26, 2000
Released in EU: December 15, 2000

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This PS2 port of Dead or Alive 2 added new characters and stages, along with myriad tweaks and alterations to the combat. The Japanese release (Typically stylised as DOA2 Hard*Core) was the last DOA game to appear on a Sony console for another 12 years!

Regional Differences

The Japanese version, which was released after the US one, made a number of additional changes and tweaks - a Turbo Speed option was added, a few more costumes and cutscenes were implemented, and an extra credits scene was added after beating Story Mode with all characters, thanking a number of Japanese gamers and websites.

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