Similar to the SNES platform, Game Boy has also a separate version of the Goku RPG series. Dragon Ball Z: Goku Gekitōden was available in Japan on August 25, 1995. This game was the second version to debut on Game Boy (following the Dragon Ball Z: Goku Hishōden’s challenges). The game’s content takes place from the match between Goku and Vegeta, until the events in the final battle between Frieza and Goku. In particular, the Namek Saga’s characters will appear, and you have to fight them in the storyline (can also compete Zarbon and Frieza).
Compared to the previous version, Dragon Ball Z: Goku Gekitōden has been revised and upgraded with many new features (offering tournament-based challenges and some mini games). In the game, the player can use five characters, Piccolo, Gohan, Vegeta, Krillin, and Goku (including the two states of Goku, regular and Super Saiyan). Besides the characters to use, players can still chat and meet some other characters, including Moori, Grand Elder Guru, King Kai, Master Roshi … With the story-play, you will have to fight with some certain enemies at each stage. Each change (win or lose) will bring new events to discover. The common enemies to fight include Napple, Raspberry, Sūi, Appule and Banan. Besides, players also face tycoons at special stages. There are 9 bosses to defeat, including Zarbon, Dodoria, Recoome, Jeice, Cui, Guldo, Burter, Captain Ginyu and Frieza. In which, there are two bosses that you have to be careful, are Frieza and Zarbon. Because they possesse different states of transformation, Zarbon has two. And Frieza owns up to five different states, promising to bring intense battles to challenge the players’ minds.
Play the mini-games
Besides, the manufacturer offers 4 mini-games, and each will offer a unique task. Firstly, Gohan has to dive below to move the rocks and collect a dragon ball. The second mini-game, Krillin, has to defeat the four Namekian Frogs that are moving to find the Nail. The next challenge is that Krillin will face Dodoria, and he will use the Ki Blast to defeat Krillin. Therefore, you have to move quickly to avoid Ki Blast until Dodoria can not continue to use this skill. The goal of the fourth mini-game is to follow the hidden symbols in Moori village to sort the word, DRAGONBALL.