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DOAX returns

More sports, more boobs.

Tecmo is working on a sequel to Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball, according to Team Ninja lead Tomonobu Itagaki, which will include several sports besides volleyball and retain its focus on "customisation and collection". Apparently that was the focus last time, too.

DOAX2 (working title) currently runs on Xbox behind the scenes, but development will be moved over to Xbox 360 according to a report on IGN, and the game will feature better graphics and physics (for both balls and breasts, we imagine).

Indeed, IGN also tells us that the game will feature more of the DOA babes for us to ogle, or at least mutter about disapprovingly.

Online play also seems likely given Microsoft's current stance on it and Tecmo's much acclaimed use of Xbox Live with Dead or Alive Ultimate.

We weren't all that fond of Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball around here, as you might have gathered, but we're prepared to give Itagaki-san the benefit of the doubt given Team Ninja's obvious quality in other areas. Let's just hope it's broader focus makes for a game slightly less focused on broads.

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