Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 is the next version of the Dragon Ball Z: Budokai series. This version has still design with many different parts, and players can use many characters to play. Compared to the first version, this game has 31 characters to use, and some others from the old version will not appear (Kid Gohan, Android 19, Dodoria and Zarbon). In addition to the four characters, you have the opportunity to explore some new characters such as Dr. Gero (Android 20), Goten, Super Buu, Supreme Kai, Kid Trunks …
Basically, there are three game modes, including story-based play (called Dragon World), tournament-based competition, and multiplayer competition. In the story mode, you will discover all four chapters of the Z Series. Next, you will meet many powerful warriors or their combined versions to defeat the bad villains. For example, you can use Tien and Yamcha’s fused shapes. In addition, players also enjoy some villains’ versions (Super Buu absorbs the power and body of Cell, Vegeta, Frieza …).
For tournament mode, players will compete with many different opponents in each separate round. Tournament competition also brings more intense battles for players. To go forward and face dangerous enemies, you have to win many victories and use competition strategies to defeat opponents. If you do not complete a match or are defeated, you will be eliminated from the tournament and have to play it again. Unlike the two sections (play against COM), the multiplayer mode allows you to compete with other players.
In Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2, a match has in many rounds, and each takes place for a limited time (these two items can be customized, depending on the needs of the player). Besides your vitality bar is not reduced to 0, players also have to ensure that another factor accumulates enough energy to activate special combat skills. You cannot defeat the enemy by focusing on using basic attack techniques. With a 3D environment, enemies can quickly create distance and use long-range attack techniques. Therefore, the player has to move skillfully, using basic and special attack skills to defeat the enemy.