More news to come from the Dead or Alive festival, this time in the form of a new trailer and a brand new character reveal. Let’s introduce everyone to NiCO, and you can read her full bio below:
NiCO, known as “The Lightning Technomancer” is a practitioner of Pencak Silat, a historic martial art of Southeast Asia. The frenetic fighter employs powerful plasma discharges in her attacks, boosting her Pencak Silat strikes to another level, while at the same time using her EMF Rings to move at ultrahigh rates of speed. But that’s not all; as NiCO is also a genius scientist entrusted with Donovan’s secret M.I.S.T. development project. Despite her youthful appearance, she provides a genuine threat to the ninjas with her sharp, analytical mind and her natural sense for martial arts.
Along with NiCO’s reveal, both Kokoro and La Mariposa, both of Dead or Alive 4 fame have returned to the fray. For those who don’t know you can read their bios below:
Joining NiCO in Dead or Alive 6 is the latest reveal is Helena’s half-sister, Kokoro. A master of Ba Ji Quan, Kokoro uses a combination of elbow and palm thrusts to compliment an array of throws aimed at destroying her opponent’s balance. Graceful, yet powerful, Kokoro’s fighting style incorporates the hard and soft elements that represent the spirit she refines through her maiko training.
La Mariposa Biography:
Also returning to action is La Mariposa, a luchadora who excels at aerial attacks and is known as “The Immortal Butterfly”. Under the mask, the professional wrestler is really Lisa Hamilton – a former DOATEC researcher who at one time conducted experiments on the ninja Hayate. And although it was rumored that she had retired after the 5th Tournament, La Mariposa is back, deadlier than ever.
We are starting to look at quite a lively roster of characters to play with in the next Dead or Alive instalment. Below you can check out their reveal trailer:
Dead or Alive 6 comes out February 15th 2019 worldwide for PS4, XB1 and PC via Steam.
What are your thoughts on the new character revealed for Dead or Alive 6? Are you excited to play the game next year? Let us know in those comments!