Just a friendly reminder that “Harukanaru Densetsu” for the Nintendo DS saw its American release today:
Atari Ships Dragon Ball Z(R) Harukanaru Densetsu
– Strategic Card Based Role Playing Game for Nintendo DS(TM) Ships to Retailers –
NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) one of the world’s most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher, today announced that Dragon Ball Z(R) Harukanaru Densetsu for Nintendo DS(TM) has shipped to retailers across North America. The immensely popular Dragon Ball Z series is the gold standard of anime-based video games, with more than 26 different games and over 10 million units sold since May 2002. Dragon Ball Z Harukanaru Densetsu, the latest must-have DBZ(R) chapter, is rated E for Everyone and will be available for a suggested price of $29.95.
Developed by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., Dragon Ball Z Harukanaru Densetsu is an all new DBZ(R) experience unlike any other for the Nintendo DS. Harukanaru Densetsu combines strategic card based gameplay and role playing to deliver a game that is easy to understand but hard to master. Players’ progression is determined through their use of the cards to evolve characters, strengthen moves and create new moves.
“Dragon Ball Z is one of our most successful franchises, we are delighted to deliver an all new way to play with DBZ Harukanaru Densetsu,” said Emily Anadu, senior product manager, Atari, Inc. “We are especially excited to bring to fans of all ages a role playing game that combines simple card-based play mechanics in the much loved DBZ universe for the Nintendo DS.”
With eight types of actions, eight power levels and eight guard levels, the title allows for 512 possible combinations that will determine progression. The intensity of the DBZ special attacks will increase and multiple cards can be played together to power up attacks and enhance guard level for super combos. Dragon Ball Z Harukanaru Densetsu supports wireless battle for up to four players and includes a game sharing mode. For more information on Dragon Ball Z video games, please visit http://www.atari.com/dragonballz.