Goku and the rest of the Dragon Ball Z cartoon characters are fantastic warriors with awesome moves and combos. They're also yours to control in the Dragon Ball Z video games from Atari. The latest game, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3, gives you even more battles, adventure, moves and gaming action than ever! Here's our game review on whether it's a rock 'em, sock 'em good time, or a total stinker.
What's so Awesome About Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 for the PS2?
Everything. Well, ok, the load times are a pain in the butt but everything else is terrific. You can play as nearly every DBZ character ever on the animatedTV show. You can play in different game modes, there's a story mode for each character and even multiplayer modes. You can also unlock special moves with items and level each character up by battling - each new level gives them more fighting power! The coolest thing is that if you have a Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 save game on your memory card, it'll automatically unlock bonuses for you! Check out these DBZ: Budokai 3 game cheats for more info on that.
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 Fighting Game Flaws
It can take a while to load the levels, but that happens with every PS2 game except Jak II. The only other weakness is that if you don't know how the DBZ TV show story goes, the story mode in the game will confuse you 'cuz it leaves out tons of info.