Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, the fighting game based on the series created by Akira Toriyama developed by Arc System Works for Nintendo 3DS, includes a variety of gameplay mechanics that can help players not only win matches but also perform some powerful combos. One of these gameplay mechanics are the Z-Assist characters, non playable characters that can be summoned during a match to perform a special attack.
If you’re wondering how these Z-Assist characters can be used to perform intricate combos, you definitely need to check out a new Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden gameplay video which has surfaced online a few hours ago. This video, which can be found right below, showcases some skillful use of some Z-Assist characters, showing how it’s possible to extend combos with their use at the right time.
Speaking about Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden Z-Assist characters, yesterday Bandai Namco has confirmed that a new assist character, Yakon, can be unlocked in the Japanese version of the game through a special promotion which will run until August 31st. We currently have no news on how this character will be unlocked for the Western version of Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden but we will surely hear more about the matter soon.
Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is a 2D fighting game developed by Arc System Works, the team behind some of the more popular fighting games of recent times, such as the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue series and the two Persona 4 Arena games. While Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden lacks the complexity of these games, it’s still a good fighting game including some advanced mechanics that add more depth to the whole experience.
Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is now available in Japan exclusively on Nintendo 3DS. The game will be released on October 16th in Europe, Middle-East and Australia and on October 20th in North America.