Even though the game has yet to be confirmed for North America and Europe, Western fans of the Dragon Ball series are eagerly anticipating news and gameplay footage of Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, the new fighting game based on the series launching next month in Japan on Nintendo 3DS. It’s not hard to see why Western fans want to see more of the game: it’s been a while since we have received a 2D fighting game based on the series, after all, and the upcoming game from Arc System Works looks incredibly good.
If you haven’t had enough of Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden footage, you may want to check out a brand new gameplay video that has been made available online by Bandai Namco earlier today. The video showcases free battle mode and team creation as well as several playable and assist characters. You can take a look at it by going at the end of this post.
Yesterday another Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden gameplay video has surfaced online. The video showcases Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Goku, Trunks, Ginyu and other characters as they unleash some devastating combos on their opponents. With the game having been developed by 2D fighting games masters Arc System Works, we should expect to see even more complex combos performed in the game after it launches.
A few days ago the full Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden roster has been revealed by the Japanese magazine V-Jump in this month’s issue. The roster doesn’t feature any surprising inclusing, even though there are a few characters who don’t appear too often in Dragon Ball fighting games.
Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden will be released on June 11th exclusively on Nintendo 3DS in Japan. The game has yet to receive a Western release date but we will let you know more about the matter as soon as more comes in on it so stay tuned for all the latest news on Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden.