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8:00 PM on 07.06.2012

The DTOID Show: Halo, Walking Dead, & Secret World of BJs

Hey guys! If you missed today's LIVE Destructoid Show, here's a nice convenient recording of it for you to watch.  For starters, NiGHTS Into Dreams and Dragonball Z Budokai are both getting HD rereleases, and Final ...

Max Scoville

5:45 PM on 07.05.2012

Dragon Ball Z Budokai is getting an HD collection

Yes! Namco Bandai totally listened to my complaints. I made this happen, everyone! Okay, not really but this is still cool news. Namco is re-releasing Dragon Ball Z Budokai and Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 in HD goodness for the ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 06.18.2012

A second look at Dragon Ball Z For Kinect

I guess Dtoid Show host Max Scoville didn't want to believe me when I said how Dragon Ball Z For Kinect will want to make you cry. He decided to go hands-on with it back at E3, and it turns out he really liked it. Probably because he's a freakishly giant child who likes stupid things. I, on the other hand, still can't get over how not fun Dragon Ball Z For Kinect is.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 PM on 04.17.2012

All our Namco Bandai Gamers Day news in one spot

Namco Bandai's new annual Global Gamers Day event brings together press from all around the world to play them videogames. Destructoid was in attendance where got to check out some of Namco's upcoming lineup and talk to the p...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:15 PM on 04.17.2012

Look how much fun I had playing Dragon Ball Z For Kinect!

As promised, here's the video of me playing Dragon Ball Z For Kinect following-up on my hands-on impressions. Just look at me go! Flailing away like an idiot. Don't I look so happy?! For the record, I'm not faking anything here. I really felt this miserable during the entire experience.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:30 AM on 04.17.2012

Dragon Ball Z For Kinect will make you want to cry

Last week we told you Namco Bandai was working on a Dragon Ball Z game for Kinect. It basically sees you playing as one of 50 characters going through the storyline where you can perform hundreds of moves like the infamous K...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:30 AM on 04.12.2012

The DTOID Show: Capcom, Namco Bandai, and FEZ!

It's been a while since we had a show as jam-packed as today's, so go ahead and break out that poncho, because it's about to rain hyperlinks in here! On the first half of the show, we cover all the news to come out of Capcom...

Tara Long

12:58 PM on 04.11.2012

Namco Bandai announces Dragon Ball Z for Kinect

Finally, everyone can become a Super Saiyan. Namco Bandai has just announced Dragon Ball Z for Kinect on the Xbox 360. There will be over 50 playable characters with over 100 possible moves. Moves will range from punching, ki...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Review: Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi photo
Review: Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi
by Ian Bonds

Dragon Ball Z games are a dime a dozen. The TV series may have ended 15 years ago, but that hasn't stopped developers and publishers from trying to make the ultimate recreation of the show's experience in game form. The latest attempt even goes so far as to claim such right there in the title!

So what makes Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi so... well... ultimate? Is this truly a case of truth in advertising, or is it merely a wish made once all seven Dragon Balls are gathered? Read on, dear friends, and ready those "Over 9000!" comments.

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4:30 PM on 09.04.2011

DBZ: Ultimate Tenkaichi allows you to Frankenstein a hero

In my previous post about Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, I suggested that new game-exclusive characters needed to be introduced in order to spice up the franchise. I suppose Spike and Namco Bandai were listening, but sin...

Tony Ponce

3:00 PM on 07.02.2011

Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi trailer has butt lasers

The Dragon Ball Game Project Age 2011 we told you about a couple months back has (thankfully) been renamed Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi. It's... well, it's Dragon Ball. You fly, you fight, you shoot powerful blasts of e...

Tony Ponce





10:30 PM on 05.11.2011

OH BOY! New Dragon Ball Z game announced

Yup, a new Dragon Ball Z game is on the way from Namco Bandai. This one is called Dragon Ball Game Project Age 2011 and I sincerely hope that's just a working title. The new game will be hitting the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and will see the Z Warriors discussing politics in a real time strategy setting. Actually I'm kidding. The game is about fighting just like all the others you idiots.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:40 PM on 11.17.2010

Dragonball GT PS1 game costs $7,000

Looks like nobody can do the "Over Nine Thousand" joke. Too bad.  An intrepid eBay seller is attempting to flog his copy of Dragonball GT: Final Bout on the PSX for an almighty $7,000. You'll be relieved to know that shi...

Jim Sterling

2:00 AM on 01.24.2010

Have a new Dragon Ball DS 2: Assault! Red Ribbon Army trailer

I'm sure I'll seem like a Philistine to my cohorts over at Japanator, but I have to admit that Dragon Ball is really the only manga I'm familiar with. I spent a year living with my Dad in France when I was kid, about the tim...

Joseph Leray

7:40 PM on 07.02.2009

Namco Bandai acquires Dragon Ball franchise, could hint at Atari's future

Once upon a time, the Dragon Ball franchise was behind some of Atari’s highest grossing titles. Throw the words “dragon” “ball” and “budokai” on a box and Atari would be looking at mo...

Nick Chester



Destructoid Exclusive:  Dragonball Z: Infinite World screens photo
Destructoid Exclusive: Dragonball Z: Infinite World screens
by Jim Sterling

For some reason, we have five exclusive screens of Atari's upcoming PS2 title, Drazonball Z: Infinite World.

Infinite World is similar to other DBZ fighting games, except it features new "Dragon Missions" which recreate many moments from the anime and charge the player with tasks that are't restricted purely to pugilism. For instance, one of the announced missions involves running the length of Snake Way within a time limit. A similar feature was in the first Budokai, but was ommitted from follow up games.

Anyway, check out the screens OTHERWISE THE WHOLE UNIVERSE IS GOING TO DIIIIIIE! 

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