Dragon Ball games are for Dragon Ball fans. Fighting games are for fighting game fans. Dragon Ball FighterZ is both of those things, and it’s for everybody.
In manga and anime, Super Saiyans look cool, but in real-life? Cool, too, but absurd.
Actors. Musicians. Athletes. People name their kids after all sorts of people, so why not after a Super Saiyan?
While we wait for the online servers to go live before finishing our review, here’s a little video taste of what to expect when Dragon Ball FighterZ launches on Friday.
After a prolonged drip feed of new trailers and character announcements, Dragon Ball FighterZ comes out in less than a week. Unfortunately, while the playable roster is 24 characters strong, one of the series most beloved little dudes isn’t among them.
You know how Half-Life is a first-person shooter? Yeah, here’s a mod for it that transforms the game into a third-person Dragon Ball Z fighting game, complete with the series’ trademark insane battle effects.
Today on Highlight Reel we have Dragon Ball FighterZ clips, pistol stabbings, Fist of the North Star deaths and much more!
Over the weekend players got to spend time with Dragon Ball FighterZ during an open test beta. It turns out the game still looks gorgeous and, if you’re huge fan of the source material, even has pre and post-fight scenes that reenact the anime.
The more we’ve seen of the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ, the more incredible it is how faithful Arc System Works has been to both the original anime and manga in portraying some of its biggest moments.
In a recent interview, Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama revealed that for Saiyans to become powerful Super Saiyans, they need to have enough S-Cells. Dragon Ball fans are already comparing this revelation to midi-chlorians.
With their green skin and antennae, Nameks are not easy characters to bring to life. Cosplayer Takatsuki, however, makes doing so look effortless.
Many live-action anime adaptations are objectively terrible, but Robot Underdog’s Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope manages to set itself apart. Not with incredibly high production values or brilliant fight sequences, but with an earnest love and respect for the series that it’s based on.
My older brother watched Dragon Ball Z every day growing up, and I still hear young black men talking about it all the time. On the train, I hear black teenage boys sharing their takes on Dragon Ball fighting games. When I meet black men my age, ones who scoff at my love of anime, they still know what I’m talking…
It’s not. It’s made now, but if Dragon Ball Super was made in the 1990s, the show would probably look something like this.
This is Sosenka. Previously, Kotaku introduced her amazing Majin Buu. But that’s not the only incredible Dragon Ball cosplay she’s done. There are more.
One of the most prolific game series in existence despite being licensed, Dragon Ball has seen its fair share of the good, the bad, and the why did they even bother.
In the latest episode of Dragon Ball Super, Goku gets a new form. Here it is.
Revealed in the latest issue of the Japanese magazine V-Jump, the new character was designed by series creator Akira Toriyama and will take part in the game’s alternate timeline story based around the gentle Mohawk giant we all know as Android 16.
Dragon Ball FighterZ, the gorgeous DBZ fighting game from Guilty Gear developer Arc System Works, won’t be out until early 2018, but Compete contributor Ian Walker and I got to play a demo at an event in San Francisco last week. After (virtually) beating the snot out of each other, we talked about it.
Hopefully it’s not surprising to hear that the next big Dragon Ball Z fighting game will have Piccolo, Krillin, and the Androids in it. They’ve been rumored for a while now, plus they’re core characters of the franchise. Even so, watching them in action is awesome.