Dragon Ball games seem to pop up year after year, offering the same story-lines that fans mostly know by heart. The franchise needs to be reinvented and offer fans something new, while keeping it familiar. Read on for our suggestions.
Not much of a Dragon Ball fan GZ - #NavalAssault
... especially the first series, which was just full of adventure, humor, and great characters and locations. I'd love a cell-shaded adventure game about the whole Dragon Ball story. Toriyama is fantastic, both as a comedic writer (Dr. Slump and Dragon Ball are hilariously funny), as well as an artist.
i can tell by the way you commented on a Dragonball article
lol, the new dragon ball kai on cartoon network is the old dragon ball z... you would think by now goku and trunk,krillin,gohan,vagetta should be super saiyan 7 by now.seem to me all they did was slap on a new begining of show to make it appear new. and whatever happen to yu,yu hakusho?? that was excellent cartoon.
needs a reivention. dead franchise right now
I agree with the article its needs something more open world like and needs to do something to reinvent the franchise and get us loyal fans hungry again.
They need to go back to the awesomeness that was Budokai 3 every DBZ game after that sucked ass.
It's over 9000?
Yup, the game needs better controls than what this gen has(tenkaichi control scheme). Bring complete destructable enviorments, characters that actuallly differ in speed and power like in the show, story mode starts from Dragon ball to GT. Follows the story exactly not skip a bunch of the story and mix the words. The game also needs a leveling up system like in budokai 3, able to fly around the world like in budokai 3, support characters like Naruto storm, more choice of attacks,and gamepaly like tenkaichi 2.
Dragonball GT was absolutely balls! It also felt rushed and stupid. It's like a merge between Dragonball and Dragonball Z. Because Goku was a kid again and had all the DBZ element and theme to it. The series was just so disappointing and annoying! It was cool to see Super Saiyan 4, but why rush it and make Goku SSJ4+Vegeta SSJ4 fuse together so fast? We didn't even see the full extent powers of Goku SSJ4 nor Vegeta's SSJ4 full power, they quickly rushed it and made them fuse to allow the character to be stronger.
i fill it in for you powerup get beat up transform beat up bad guy finish with same kame hame ha thats the problem it was the same thing each time. the fights look the same the attacks hardly changed. story was crap (not dragon ball but z & GT sucked) its very repetitive and the characters are very one dimensional but the tried with vegeta but he because a distance memory after goku and gohand how the hell does child goku not even SS stop a blast that would blow the earth up. the balss came from the strongest guy in DBZ i mean really. the powers make no sense what so ever like how gohand man handled frezia while his power level was in the million and gohand was a few hundred thousand really. even having a advantage like 40,000 to 42,000 ment that 42,000 would win with easy aka vegeta zurbon and dordora (spelled wrong) how come when frezia & cell got buff he didn't get slower like trunks? should i go on or is it clear i'll answer any yu yu hakusho questions if you want revenge
u sound silly. trying to argue semantics within a cartoon that hardly specifies on em is asinine. but allow me to help clairfy - dbz isnt as simple as "i have a higher power level so ima win automatically." Think of the fights as real life fights. In real life a 7 yr old almost will almost always get defeated by a 27 yr old. But thats not to say its totally impossible for the 7 yr old to win. Im not going to get into details of how its possible but im sure you're capable of having an open mind. DBZ characters are capable of becoming fatigued and letting their guard down, and becoming surprised which is what happened when Gohan attacked freeza. Yeah freeza is wayy stronger but a surprise is still a surprise, and a surprise coming from that kid is still worthy of doin what it did to freeza, which wasnt much if you watch it again. - of course freeza and cell slowed down, are u kidding?? just because they didnt talk about it doesnt mean it didnt happen in relation to their regular speed. Btw, cells speed was shown to slow during the Cell games. THink of DBZ as an RPG. When Cell and Freeza buffed up their speed proly dropped a few points, but nothing noticeable to us, the viewers. But to the heroes fighting them im sure it was noticed. And to be cleared, you dont automatically "get slower" just because you get bigger. Freeza was bigger on his 2nd level but he was much faster than he was on his first. The same goes for Cooler on his final level compared to his first. and the whole child goku thing in DBZ i dont recall you can try again if you like...
nah...they don't need to reinvent it, it may end up like the trash dragon ball movie. We just need a new Saga! Why bring out Dragon Ball Kai which is just DBZ in HD!? When they could just make new Saga:/
a new saga with a well thought out story would certainly capture my interst and i assume many others
DBZ is very overrated and after watching the frezia saga again last week i am 100% sure of it. the games haven't really evolved much like the show, see the next transformation was more important that the story so let it rest and bring out a new yu yu hakusho game. toguro would look so bad ass in HD and kind of nasty
I love both but DBZ characters are godly against everyone else. Their super saiyan farts could destroy planets! Love the episode with Yusuke(sp?) vs the blind king guy... but it did become more like Dragon Ball Z.
Let cyber connect 2 handle it. Ultimate ninja storm 2 looks amazing, I wonder if they could breath new life into the dbz franchise.
DBZ is overated, now animes like Claymore, Darker than Black, and Death Note, those are GOOD animes.
death note is overrated
The original Dragon Ball and DBZ were awesome animes if you grew up with them. Sure if you're past the age of 12, you might get bored fast, but even now if a good DBZ game came out, I'd get it.
Like the idea of an open world action game. Incorporate the same characters (and maybe some new) into an open world and it will go a long way.
i would love a dragon ball z dragon ball rpg or maybe some dragonball z alternate universe or some thing,a Bardock game would own.
You nuuubs keep buying this rehashed crap. Stop buying this freaking games for F's sake.
Step 1. Get Akira Toriyama involved Step 2. Keep the action fast Step 3. Don't deviate too far from the original story and concepts Step 4. LISTEN TO THE FANS GZ - #NavalAssault
"Step 1. Get Akira Toriyama involved " and do it before he dies...
Fast action, ability to control where you want to go more fluidly in a 3D environment, enable different attacks and combos for locked on mode and non locked on mode. The best DBZ Game I have played would have to be Burst Limit to be honest. You can't really create a new story for DBZ, so it is primarily stuck as an Arena Fighter type of game... Well, for the most part, that is true, however, it is possible that they could make a cooperative game with RPG Elements as well as the Arena Fighting. Combine both of the old game types together. Add in side story RPG elements... Ability to select which part of the series you would like to do, be it using Vegeta and Nappa on the grasshopper planet, or some other part. Have unique insane AI behavior and have the ability to create your own combos... As in, right hook, left straight, Kao Loi, or various other types of physical attacks. The same goes with beam attacks. Limiting the choices is a bad thing to do in the DBZ Universe because it wasn't originally created to be limited, it was created to show how expansive the creative mind could be. If they made the bosses and enemies in cooperative mode actually difficult, like how they struggled in the anime, maybe, just maybe, it would be really good. They also need to make a better sense of how explosions and such work... Have a landscape that can be blown apart to a large degree. (Don't say it cannot be done because this was done long ago for Playstation on a game called Red Faction, but it was still limited) The ability to combine an Arena Fighter with an RPG would go a long ways... Especially if the Arena Fighting was based off of your Campaign characters level, or if you wanted, to just use the base character with your own customizations to attack combos... If the Arena portion was on a separate disc than the rest as well, they could add even more to it.
I like to put Dragon Ball Z games on my nightstand next to my bed to ensure I keep my V-Card. GZ #NavalAsault
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