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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai

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Budokai is based on the TV action animated series Dragonball Z. The story begins after Goku defeats Piccolo at the World Martial Arts Tournament and he comes to visit Master Roshi, when all of a sudden, his brother Raditz appears and kidnaps his son, Gohan. After he saves him, he is sent to Other World to train with King Kai for for two more powerful Saiyan arriving one year later. This wild ride story takes the player from the Saiyan to the Cell Games Saga.

There are also several options in the game: there is a world tournament mode where the player may buy new moves and a practice mode where to sharpen skills before entering story mode. The player may also summon Shenron after collecting all 7 Dragonballs.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Dragon Ball Z" -- Japanese title

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Fights, Fights, and more fights!!! PlayStation 2 Cody Robinson (4)
Awesome! PlayStation 2 Rey Mysterio (24)

Critic Reviews

Netjak PlayStation 2 Dec 17, 2002 8.3 out of 10 83
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Nov 06, 2003 15 out of 20 75
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Dec, 2003 7.25 out of 10 72
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jan, 2003 7.25 out of 10 72
GamePro (US) GameCube Oct 27, 2003 3.5 out of 5 70
N-Zone GameCube Nov 21, 2003 70 out of 100 70
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Jan 14, 2003 70 out of 100 70
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Dec 06, 2002 3.5 out of 5 70
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Dec 04, 2002 6.9 out of 10 69
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2 Dec, 2002 2.5 out of 5 50


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