So I picked up Dead or Alive 5 after work yesterday. Having never owned an Xbox or 360, it's my first proper foray into the series since 2 Hardcore on the PlayStation 2. (Well, technically it was Dead or Alive Dimensions, but that game felt like more of a placeholder to me.)

I'm having a blast with it so far and it's neck and neck with Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for the distinction of "best looking 3D fighting game released to date". But...does it feel kind of sluggish to anyone else? The action in both 2 Hardcore and Dimensions felt considerably faster than it does in part 5, which is definitely taking some getting used to. Still, no complaints about it so far, and I'm loving the Virtua Fighter cameos.