NEWS - Guilty Gear Creators Announce Dragon Ball FighterZ
Reported by NCZ on Mon Jun 12 2017

As arguably the most enduring shonen series, with a storyline that relies heavily on powerful characters who fight each other, it's no surprise that the majority of video games in the Dragon Ball franchise are in the fighting genre. However, Dragon Ball FighterZ, officially unveiled yesterday at Microsoft's E3 conference, is one that deserves the full attention of not only Dragon Ball fans, but fighting game fans in general.

For starters, the game is developed by Arc System Works - as the developers of the Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, and Persona 4 Arena games, they're a studio that's proven to have legitimate clout in the fighting game world. Most impressively of all, Dragon Ball FighterZ uses the same engine as Guilty Gear Xrd, which uses cel-shading and clever 3D modelling to tremendous effect, creating a game that is indistinguishable from traditional 2D animation and recreates Akira Toriyama's art style faithfully.

From a gameplay perspective, FighterZ is comparable not only to the technical depth of Arc System Works' previous games, but the anything-goes insanity of Marvel VS Capcom - even boasting the game's tag-team, assist-heavy, 3-on-3 structure. Confirmed characters thus far include Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Frieza, Cell, and Majin Buu, with many more to be announced in the buildup to release.

The game's E3 trailer can be viewed below, followed by 3 minutes of raw, high-quality gameplay.

Dragon Ball Fighter Z is planned for release on PC, PS4, and Xbox One in early 2018.



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said at 11:51 PM on Sun Jun 18 2017
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Including Bang Zoom & Ocean/Blue Water voice packs as DLC! Special Pre-orders of the game will be able unlock the rare Steve Blum Goku voice! .... Just kidding of course, but hey, a guy can dream right?
said at 11:49 AM on Sat Sep 2 2017
@NitroEX If this makes u feel better, Kaiji Tang has some interest in the game on twitter.

maybe toonami asia would also use them to dub games u never know
said at 6:10 PM on Thu Jun 15 2017
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Nice! =D
said at 8:20 PM on Wed Jun 14 2017
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I've never played a Guilty Gear game, so I'm not exactly sure what this style of fighter is like, but I definitely need to check this out. I absolutely adored Budokai 3 as a kid, and it's about time a new 2D fighting game came out for the franchise.
said at 9:57 PM on Tue Jun 13 2017
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Oh hell yes!
said at 6:46 PM on Mon Jun 12 2017
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Son of a Namek... Hype levels are OVER 8,000!!! The game looks solid af.
said at 11:03 AM on Mon Jun 12 2017
It looks good i dont mind 3v3 but i hope we get some 1v1 battles also, and its cool that the game will be in english since if i recall arc stop doing that but bandai is funding it so ofcourse it would get a dub.

it should worth pointing out how some of the blazblue cast members are now in the toonami asia dub of sragon ball super just a fun fact im pointing out
said at 10:42 AM on Mon Jun 12 2017
As good as this looks I can't say I'm keen on three on three battles.

But, I'm willing to give this a shot.
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said at 9:25 AM on Mon Jun 12 2017
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Capcom are curled up in the shower crying themselves to sleep right now.
said at 6:13 PM on Thu Jun 15 2017
said at 5:18 AM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@NCZ And eating an entire carton of ice cream simultaneously.
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