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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Tenkaichi 2 is a fighting game with more than 120 playable characters, the biggest amount ever featured in a Dragon Ball game. The main Dragon Adventure mode follows an epic story mode that covers the first Dragon Ball Z saga (Saiyan Saga) right up to the last Dragon Ball GT saga (Dragon Saga), including all of the major battles, making it one of the most comprehensive Dragon Ball Z games.

The same battle format from the predecessor is taken, but extended with improved mechanics, including the return of the "Planet Freedom" feature (last seen in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3). There are more combat combos and in-battle transformations, all topped of with a featured encyclopedia, which covers all the most important aspects of the Dragon Ball universe.

All the characters from the previous version are present, with some new ones (there are more in the Wii version), and up to ten characters can participate in a single battle, with a tag system. The locations include those of the previous game, with some additional ones.

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Alternate Titles

  • "ドラゴンボールZ スパーキング! ネオ " -- Japanese spelling
  • "Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! NEO" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Game Chronicles Nov 26, 2006 9.6 out of 10 96
Worth Playing Nov 19, 2006 9.1 out of 10 91
Gaming Target May 30, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Shark Nov 29, 2006 B+ 83
Meristation Nov 09, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 27, 2006 16 out of 20 80
ActionTrip Nov 20, 2006 78 out of 100 78
Defunct Games Dec 26, 2006 60 out of 100 60
GameCola.net Jul, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55
Snackbar-Games.com Feb 27, 2007 2 out of 5 40

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  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – Special "Holy Crap, That's Fan Service" Award (Wii)

Reborn_Demon (124) added Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PlayStation 2) on Jan 05, 2007
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