It's rare that Tecmo's Tomonobu Itagaki plays the diplomat. He's oftentimes outspoken, and has made statements some ever-touchy game fans have considered negative toward the sacred cows such as Tekken.
The Dead or Alive producer had this to say about the coming console war:
"I think Sony and Microsoft are going to have a healthy competition that's going to revitalize this industry. Both of them make a good machine.
"With that said, I'm only one man, and I have only one body to work with. So I think we're going to continue to support the Xbox platform, and I think that everyone has seen what we're doing here with Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 means we're still very much staunch supporters of the platform."