My Dragon Ball game experience from 2002-2019

If you know me, you know that I love watching anime and I also like spend time with video games. As an anime fan, I grew up to the anime Dragon Ball Z and as a kid, I did both by playing the games, collecting the toys and watching the anime. Dragon Ball is an iconic anime/manga series that revolutionized many Shonen Jump titles and it helped gave birth to other titles like Naruto, One Piece, Bleach and My Hero Academia. Most of us grew up watching classic anime like Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, YuYu Hakusho on Toonami after school and that’s why you still see adults who are still showing support for these titles. Back in the day and even still today, Dragon Ball is one of the series that is still making video games. From the Budokai series to the Xenoverse and now to the upcoming Kakarot game, Dragon Ball  is still alive and kicking on consoles and PC. Doesn’t matter how many times Naruto releases the Ultimate Ninja Storm and Clash of Ninja games or other companies tries to new titles like My Hero Academia and Attack on Titan, Dragon Ball is one of the popular series that knows how to sell in the video game world. In a video I watched from a YouTuber named DevilArtmis, he goes over a quick review on all the Dragon Ball games he played up to 2019.

I may have not played every Dragon Ball game but I do want to share the games I played from 2002 during the era when the Game Boy Advance and GameCube was the highlight of gaming. I am going to briefly discuss these titles by systems.

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New Death Note One-Shot announced

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Greeting fans of anime and manga, I have some exciting news to share that has been on the buzz on the internet. Remember that dark, paranormal Shonen Jump manga Death Note? According to Crunchyroll, Death Note creators Tsugumi Ohba (author) and Takeshi Obata (artist) are coming back together and releasing a special one-shot manga of Death Note. This one-shot will take place after the events of Death Note. It’s unsure if other places will be able to read this but Japan will be able to read it on February issue (Feb 4th) of Jump SQ.



Dragon Ball game news: Opening movie for DBZ Kakarot and Xenoverse Stadia launch

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Greetings Dragon Ball fans! How are you guys doing? Are you in the mood for some anime and video game news? I got both from the words of Bandai Namco. If you are in a gaming mood, I hope these Dragon Ball games will meet your expectations.

Today, Bandai Namco released the opening video to the upcoming 2020 video game Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. In this video, Bandai Namco brought back the classic anime intro of using the song Cha-La Head-Cha-La with some gameplay scenes. This is fanservice for the classic DBZ fans.

If you are looking for games to add to your Stadia, maybe Dragon Ball will help you. Bandai Namco announced that Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will be in Stadia and ready to be played. If you want play a game that is not on mainstream consoles and PC, go check out Google’s new gaming platform.

My Hero One’s Justice 2 pre-order details

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If you enjoyed the first game, you might like this sequel. Bandai Namco will be releasing My Hero One’s Justice 2 on March 13, 2020. Revealed in a trailer, players will be able to go beyond the story from the first game and experience the anime in the fourth season. If you are ready, Bandai Namco has announced the details for pre-order bonuses. To those who are pre-ordering, fans will have early access to three characters from the start of the game. The first character announced to be played early is Nomu while the other two is unknown.

The collector’s box edition comes with a LED Midoriya figurine, badges and steelbook.

Pre-order here for PS4, XB1, Switch or PC:

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 will be on Nintendo Switch

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Great news Naruto fans! If you have a Nintendo Switch, you might want to create space in your SD card. Bandai Namco will finally be putting the game Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 on the Nintendo Switch. According to a tweet from Bandai Namco, this version will be called Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate NInja Storm 4 Road to Boruto. In this new Switch release, this game will include more characters such as the villains Kinishiki Otsutuki and Momoshiki Otsutsuki. If you want to get this game again for your Switch or you are like me who missed out, you can get this Switch version on April 24th, 2020.

Don’t forget that you can get the past three Storm games on the Switch as well. Storm 1, Storm 2 and Storm 3 Full Burst are all in the Switch.

One-Punch Man video game reveals Opening Movie

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If you needed another reason to get the upcoming One-Punch Man video game, I hope this opening movie convinces you. It’s been revealed by Bandai Namco that the game One-Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows will be getting a movie intro with a theme song made by the same band who did the anime. The band JAM Project will be playing a new song made for the game called “Freaking Out”. JAM Project is well-known band in Japan who has worked in many anime titles and they are well-known for doing both intro songs for the anime On-Punch Man.

Jump Force reveals release date for DLC characters Law and Grimmjow! More DLC?

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Hello anime fans. I hope you’re enjoying the Christmas season and not being buried in snow and too much work. As we are near the end of 2019, get ready to end it with a grand finale from the video game Jump Force. It was already announced that One Piece character Law and Bleach character Grimmjow are the last two characters the DLC season pass. It’s been revealed in a gameplay trailer of these two characters in action. In the end of the video, it is hinted that Jump Force is planned to give fans more fun in 2020. Law and Gimmjow will be ready to download in Dec 17th.

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Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris release date

Set up up your game console because you will be entering the world of Underworld. Already announced, Bandai Namco will be releasing a Sword Art Online Alicization video game called Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris for PS4, XB1 and PC. The game will be based on the Alicization arc and it will be an original story. Bandai Namco announced that this game will be released on May 22nd, 2020. If you like the series and you enjoy this games, go check out this game and pre-order!

Jump Force reveals Grimmjow

You know what they say, save the best for last. If you’re still playing Jump Force, you better be ready for one more fighter to join this brawl. Previously, Bandai Namco announced all the DLC roster in regards to the season pass. Today, Bandai Namco has just unveiled the last DLC character in this season pass. Coming from Tite Kubo’s series Bleach, we have Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez. Grimmjow was an enemy towards Ichigo Kurosaki and wanted to prove he was stronger than anyone else. He previously served under the traitorous Soul Reaper captain Sosuke Aizen. In the final arc of the manga, the Thousand Year Blood War, Grimmjow returns and assists Ichigo to fight against the Vandernrich. There is no release date yet but check out the pictures here.

Super Broly DLC release date in DBFZ

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Greetings gamers and Dragon Ball fans! If you are planning to shop this week on Cyber Monday and you trying to decide to what to buy, I got you covered. Besides Bandai Namco having a a sale on their games, they also have some sales on DLC. In regards to DLC, Bandai Namco has unveiled the latest trailer for the release of Broly (DBS) in Dragon Ball FIghterZ. According to the Twitter Bandai Namco of Europe, the trailer shows that Broly will be ready to download this week on December 5th on a Thursday. Broly is the final character for this second season pass. So far, there is no confirmation that English voice actor Vic Mignogna will return to this character.

Oddly enough, Bandai Namco of America hasn’t released this release date trailer but the Europe version has done it first.