Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Series

a.k.a. DragonBall Z
Dimps
Summary Characters Movelists Dialogue Gallery

Shoutouts
Please login above to access the shoutbox.

Reviews


 (4 / 10) It's a start
by The S on 6/18/2009 12:00:00 AM

If I were reviewing this game back in 2002, the following paragraphs would be more full of praise, and I would have likely rated this title an "8". Back then, I was just glad to have a DBZ fighter in my hands, seeing as how I had at the time, missed out on Final Bout and had only played the Super Famicom releases briefly on emulators.

But since then, there have been over nine-thousand DBZ fighters released, give or take a few. The original Budokai... has not held up well in comparison. The game is much, much slower than its sequels, and even the more fleshed-out cel-shading of the Gamecube version pales when placed side-by-side with later entries of the franchise on similar hardware.

However, it did re-introduce the world to DragonBall games, which hadn't been seen on American consoles in some time. While aside from Super DragonBall Z, I can't say any of the DragonBall fighters are spectacular, some of the other games are ridiculously fun for short bursts of play, and this game paved the way for them.


Please login above to write a review.

Since 2006
Twitter| Facebook| Discord| E-Mail
Theme:

Search:

User:
Pass: