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Published by VegettoEX
29 November 2010, 9:35 PM EST

The cover art for the upcoming Nintendo DS fighting game, Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butōden, has made its way online:

Published by VegettoEX
29 November 2010, 9:26 PM EST

A few sites are reporting that the upcoming arcade game ZENKAI Battle Royale will run on Namco’s own PS3-based System 357 hardware (similar to how Super Dragon Ball Z ran on the PS2-based System 246 hardware), meaning an eventual home port is more likely. The game’s official website has also revealed that it will be […]

Published by VegettoEX
29 November 2010, 9:24 PM EST

Those of you who look forward to our regular “Manga Review of Awesomeness” segment are in for a treat, as we are finally back on schedule and starting up the final major story arc of the series! After a seven-year time skip, the Earth has returned to peace, characters have grown up, new ones are […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 November 2010, 2:51 PM EST

Following up on their website for ZENKAI Battle Royale from just a few days ago, Namco-Bandai has just opened up the official website for next February’s DS fighting game, Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butōden: www.bandaigames.channel.or.jp/list/ds_dragonball_kai/ There are a couple screen shots of the game seen before in Jump, but we are probably only just getting […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 November 2010, 11:59 AM EST

This past weekend’s episode 82 of Dragon Ball Kai featured a new insert song: “Tatta Hitori no Senshi” (“The Lone Warrior”), performed by Takeshi Kusao, who happens to be the voice actor of Trunks. The song recently appeared on the new album Dragon Ball Kai Soundtrack III & Songs, though there was no hint that […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 November 2010, 5:14 PM EST

The confirmations are just coming one after another! After hearing about two new trademarks filed in Japan last week, more solid bits of information on Namco-Bandai’s latest Dragon Ball video games are coming in quick succession. In addition to Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butōden coming on the Nintendo DS in February, we have Dragon Ball: […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 November 2010, 3:33 PM EST

Earlier this week, we reported news from Siliconera that Namco-Bandai had trademarked two new video game titles that potentially had something to do with the Dragon Ball franchise, including one called “Ultimate Butōden” (アルティメット武闘伝). A Japanese Tales fansite/blog is reporting that an upcoming magazine will reveal Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butōden as a fighting game […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 November 2010, 11:20 AM EST

Raging Blast 2 was released in Japan 11 November 2010, which means that we now have some first-week sales figures for the game. It managed to grab the number-two spot this past week, selling 47,610 copies on the PS3 (the Xbox 360 version does not appear anywhere within the top twenty performing titles). There are […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 November 2010, 10:05 PM EST

About a week ago, Shueisha announced plans to release a new magazine called Saikyō Jump. At the time, this news had nothing to do with our favorite franchise — other series were receiving spin-offs from new artists (including One Piece), but Dragon Ball was not listed. Well, things have changed — we are getting one, […]

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16 November 2010, 4:04 PM EST

Despite a re-release of the first Dragon Ball movie coming at the end of December, a new four-pack of Dragon Ball movies is due for 08 February 2011. Presumably consisting of the three original Dragon Ball movies and the franchise’s 10th anniversary movie (another re-telling of the early story combined with the Red Ribbon arc), […]