Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi
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Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, released in Japan as Dragon Ball: Ultimate Blast (ドラゴン ボール アルティメット ブラスト, Doragon Bōru: Arutimetto Burasuto), is a fighting game for the Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3. It was developed by Spike and published by Namco Bandai Games.
The trailer was released on May 11, 2011 along with the second scan of the game. According to the advertisement, the game includes graphics that are faithful to the manga, destructible battlefields, along with design and controls aimed to bring a much closer experience to the Budokai Tenkaichi video game series.
In Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi prepare to dive into the world of the Dragon Ball manga, TV anime, films and video games head first, with brand new content and game play, a comprehensive character line up and faithful manga style graphics.
Development team Spike Co. Ltd. in Japan, the talented people responsible for sustaining the incredible worldwide success of the franchise over the past 6 years, have taken a new approach this time round, with the aim of creating a new landmark in the Dragon Ball videogame series. They've poured all their ki energy into upgrading the character and environment graphics, with character designs drawn straight from the original DBZ manga series, and totally destructible battle fields, including realistic craters and Kamehameha tracers cutting across the sky, delivering a heightened sensation of realism and dynamic immediacy.
Featuring the original Japanese voiceover and music, the enhanced story mode will immerse players in the rich variety of the Dragon Ball universe, where every element of the battle will thrill. The game will also include a special mode which allows the player to experience the brand new age of Dragon Ball Z. The controls are being designed to bring the experience closer to the previous Tenkaichi series, making the play accessible to all, but retaining all the tactical depth in battle.
The European trailer was released early on June 30, 2011, which primarily showcased certain characters of the Saiyan Saga, and their attacks, as well as confirmed a release date of October 28th. A third trailer was released later on June 30th and confirmed a release date of October 25th for North America. It also displayed several Planet Namek scenes along with Super Saiyan 3 Goku and Janemba (First Form).
These are the characters so far that have playable in expos or shown in trailers and/or scans.
- Son Goku (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2, Super Saiyan 3)
- Vegeta (Base, Super Saiyan, Ascended Super Saiyan)
- Majin Vegeta
- Kid Gohan
- Teen Gohan (Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2)
- Ultimate Gohan
- Future Trunks Brief (Sword) (Base, Super Saiyan)
- Super Gogeta
- Gogeta (Super Saiyan 4)
- Super Vegetto
- Gotenks (Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 3)
- Vegeta (Scouter)
- Zarbon (Base, Post Transformation)
- Freeza (First Form, Second Form, Third Form, Final Form, 100% Power)
- Future Cell (Imperfect Form, Semi-Perfect Form, Perfect Form, Super Perfect)
- Artificial Human No. 16
- Artificial Human No. 17
- Artificial Human No. 18
- Artificial Human No. 19
- Dr. Gero
- Cell Junior
- Majin Boo
- Super Boo (Base, Gohan Absorbed)
- Kid Boo
- Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan)
- Super Janemba
- Omega Shen Long
- Three custom characters (Light type, Standard type, and Heavy type)
- Break Wasteland
- Rocky Area
- Planet Namek
- Ruined Planet Namek
- Ruined City
- Cell Games Arena
- Supreme Kai's World
- World Martial Arts Tournament
- Dark Planet
- Big Gete Star (Story mode only)
- This is the third Dragon Ball Z video game to feature the voice cast of Dragon Ball Z Kai following Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team and Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2.
- Gohan's old voice and Freeza's old voice can be heard several times in the video game.