Dragon Ball Z: Budokai is a fighting game which was based on the Dragon Ball Z series. In addition to bringing many powerful characters and fighting techniques, this game also received many good reviews with a beautiful 3D visual system. This game was available by Dimps Corporation on November 2, 2002.
Many new game modes
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai has many different game modes such as Dragon Road, Arcade, Training, Network Battle … Each will allow players to participate in many different combat missions. For example, the Network Battle mode allows multiple players to connect and participate in online competitions. Arcade is a basic mode, allowing you to randomly select a Dragon Ball Z character to use and fight the CPU. Training will provide training tasks to acquire many smart moving techniques and use special attack techniques appropriately.
The characters are Goku, Vegeta, Trunks, Krillin, Piccolo, Frieza, Captain Ginyu, Android 16, Recoome … Especially, each has also design with many separate battle states to enjoy. For example, Goku has four states as Normal, Kaioken, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2, and Super Saiyan 3. Or Cell possesses states like Perfect Form or Super Perfect Form. Depending on the used status, the character will have a separate power system.
Similar to other fighting challenges, the player’s goal is to defeat the competition in many different matches, and each takes place with limited time. Fights start with basic offensive techniques like punching and kicking. However, players can accumulate Ki to use more powerful attack techniques. The key to win is to move skillfully to attack and avoid your opponent’s skills.
To assist players, the game has four separate levels, and each will suit each player’s skills. They are Easy, Normal, Hard, and Very Hard. In which, Easy is the easiest. It brings normal-paced matches to get used to the control operations. Very Hard is the most complex level, the level’s CPU knows how to use special attack techniques. In addition, they also possess the ability to reflect quickly and easily avoid dangerous attacks.