- •ADN -Budokai 3 Information Guide v.2.0
This is the U.S. box this may be a concept so stay tuned!
Head To Head Action Fighter.
Perspective: Third Person.
Dragonball Z: Budokai 3, the third addition of the Budokai gaming project. This game has any features as listed
below, which will contain SSJ4 Goku and Vegeta, and some other Dragon Ball GT characters and maybe features! Also it seems
that story mode is back, but its still not confirmed. Also featuring the first imperfect form of Cell, yes that's right the
first ugly form! Also there is more new fusion of the special movies, such as SSJ4 Gogeta. Also we have heard that Kaio Ken,
Cell shading, and more cooler auras will be features (this is not confirmed yet, but it is a 90% chance that this might happen).
This game will be released around November in Europe and around December for North America, this can change at any time, if
time is needed for extra features or whatnot. Enjoy!! Remember most of this info is not confirmed because Atari can change
it anyone, since there running things ^_^.
|Full Size Introduction:
3 is the next video game of Dragon Ball combat, which will leave on PS2 one year after Budokai 2's release. The two titles
having had much Atari success, indeed DBZ games appear among the best sales for the company. We know very few things for the
moment, but more info will be released soon enough. Budokai 2 was slightly disappointing for its lack of innovations compared
to the first episode put at by graphics. What this third installment hold for us?
This time the developers will try
to evolve/move their play on the side of the gameplay, and apparently evolve the graphics too. First a choice which can be
a good one, the jouability was the weak point of preceding the softwares. One notes the first images that Budokai 3 resembles
the second Budokai extremely. There however remains still several months before the end of the development. Hopefully this
will be enough to make some big changes.
In any case what is the primary importance is above all the game play. From
now on Budokai 3 wants to be nearer to the combat in the action packed anime. For example the phases of flight should be freer.
More so telaporting between the ground and air should be more natural. It will be possible to move instantaneously to go behind
your enemy to surprise attack him/her. This technique will also be useful for leaving ground combat in a critical situation.
Another interesting point, pressing the button at a specific moment lets the player dodge the blow of his/her enemy. Reappearing
will then give a blow/blast to the enemy. It will also be possible from now on to do an attack on your own (Warp kamehameha)
if you realized. Finally remember some times in the anime a character knocked his enemy to the air by a blow and then caught
up with him/her while teleporting for example to give another blow to him. This sequence will be possible to carry out several
times as long as the ki guage has energy left.
Concerning the characters more then forty will be playable. Like the
new video shows the presence of Broly, Cooler, Gogeta, and SS4 Goku. As you can see movie characters and DBGT characters will
make their appearance. Which brings joy of being able to control Broly, one of the characters preferred to some fans. Also
a new mode is being added for the first time being able to customize characters to your style, the new mode is called "Dragon
Road". It will be necessary to choose a character and to customise 6 of these points such as attack, and defense. Your enemy
will not be informed of this information and will have to discover them during the combat for their selves. With him/her then
having to adapt to the situation and to discover the weak points. A mode which can be interesting at first sight. Let us hope
that the history mode will make its return, but for the moment no information on this subject is available.
one can hope that the characters have the original voices. The possibility for the moment isn't excluded. This will depend
on the time the developers have left. They know that it's a significant point for the big fans of the series. The date of
release is planned for the end of the year (November-December) in America. Already chose your gift for Christmas?"
Ball Z: Budokai 3 runs on the same engine as the past two Budokai's. Intense hand to hand combat and explosive Ki Energy attacks.
Players fight in destructable 3D enviroments, testing their combat skills to the highest level.
Background: Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third installment in ATARI's highly successful
Budokai Series. Take control of the strongest fighters in the Dragon Ball Z Universe and fight to the death against your greatest
Frequently Asked Questions (Unconfirmed):
Most of this is not confirmed, but you might read it, its pretty good stuff:
WILL THERE BE
Yes many movie characters have been added, and a few GT characters as well.
SUFFER DAMAGE DURING BATTLE?
Yes, After a curtain amount of health is gone the character will suffer visual damage.
WILL STORY MODE RETURN?
Yes, as well as 3 new modes
WILL OOZARU BE AVAILABLE?
At a point
in the story you will fight an OOzaru but you wont become one.
WILL TELEPORTATION BE AVAILABLE?
To a curtain
WILL THERE BE FREEFLIGHT?
WILL GOKU OR VEGETA BE ABLE TO GO SSJ4?
and so will Gogeta
WILL THERE BE AN ONLINE MODE?
WHEN WILL IT BE RELEASED?
for Europe and the second week of December for US
WHICH CHARACTERS WILL BE LEFT OUT?
None, as a matter
of fact all the old characters are coming back plus the new ones
WILL ANY OF THE OLD LEVELS RETURN?
All of the levels from B2 will return as well as some from B1, Plus 12 More
WILL THERE BE A TRAINING OR BUILD UP
WILL THE GRAPHICS BE 3-D OR CELL SHADED?
will remain the same as B2 but with some very nice tweaks to the levels and attacks
HAVE THE AURAS CHANGED FROM
THE LAST ONE?
CAN CHARACTERS BE CUSTOMIZABLE?
In one of the new modes called Dragon
Road you can
WILL CHARACTERS LIKE CELL,FRIEZA, AND BUU HAVE ALL TRANSFORMATIONS?
Yes all three characters
plus a few others wil have all of there forms
WILL ROSHI MAKE AN APEARENCE?
Yes in one of the new modes
there will be a moment that you must be roshi
WILL CAPSULES MAKE A RETURN?
Very much so
BABY HAVE A BODY TAKE OVER MOVE?
Yes and it will be kind of like Super Buus Absorbtion move but you will have to do
a few things to pull it off
IS VEGITO MAKING A RETURN OR BEING REPLACED?
Vegetto will definitly be back
WILL THERE BE A BEAM STRUGGLE (Cell Vs. Teen Gohan) TYPE ABILITY?
Yes, but I cant give to many details
WILL THERE STILL BE THE WHAT-IF FUSIONS?
Yes the what if fusions will be back plus a few new ones
BROLY ALWAYS BE IN HIS SUPER FORM?
No he will start out normal like everyone else, And his transformation will only
happen with enough energy, And it is a Great Cinematic!
WILL THE REST OF GOKUS FAMILY BE IN THIS ONE?
CAN YOU TELL ME JUST ONE CHARACTER THAT HAS NOT BEEN SEEN THAT IS NEW?
Well I guess I could mention the
King Vegeta will make an Appearence.
This info was last from Dranet.net
Here's a list of Budokai 3 characters that Dino has put together for us. First
are the characters that have been announced to be in Budokai 3, and then are the characters that have only been rumored. Keep
in mind this list may change a lot from now to when the game actually releases, But here's what we think we know.
- Android #16
- Android #17
- Android #18
- Android #19
- Broly (All Forms)
- Cell (All Forms)
- Chi Chi (Late DB)
- Cooler (Forms 4-6)
- Dr. Gero
- Future Trunks
- Frieza (3rd/Final Form)
- Gogeta (SSJ1/4)
- Goku (Reg/SSJ1-3)
- Kibito Kai
- Kid Buu
- Kid Goku (Reg/SSJ4)
- Kid Trunks
- Master Roshi
- Majin Buu
- Majin Vegeta
- Meta Cooler
- Pan (GT)
- Shadow Dragons (All)
- Spice Boys
- Super 17
- Super Buu
- Vegeta SSJ4
- Goten (GT)
- Goku's Family (More)
- Oozaru Form
- RRA Members
dodging system for KI attacks
Very cool looking auras
Cell Shading [looks really good]
|Translated French Magazine Article:
Little before the beginning of the Golden Week which are rare days of vacation to Japan, I received a letter from:
"Arno, par next Sunday in the local ones, I have an exclusive offer for you on Budokai 3! It is not necessary
to jump in the first train the suited day, Direction Asaskusa, in the new local one of Bandai. After a short visit of the
buildings, I recover my accesses badge. Direction the department game video on the tenth floor. Funny Detai, the elevators.
Each of them having a different voice to announce the floors: Amuro, Masked to Wrinkle... More nothing goes! Once the tenth
floor attains, Uchiyama san, teh producer of this opus comes out and welcomes me. Direction the testing room where a silly
version of Budokai 3 awaits only my impatient hands. The pain of impatience remained till the screen appeared and that lighted
up my day."
"This time, we included the personages of the Dragon OAV Ball, as Cooler, Broli... We
will do altogether more of a quarantine og chatacters. The presence of Cooler not that a half one surprosed, the latter already
being presnt in the version V Jump in 140 p. 20 of Budokai 2. First game against the producer, I choose Broli. Small problems
of collisions, the fist blowas of past Broli above of the head of Goku! The joys of the silly versions. At first sight, nothing
of well nine, the game resembling very strongly to Budokai 2 from the standpoint graphics. Uchiyama San comments on then:
"It is true that while looking at the two titles..."
Translated Version from Dranet.Net
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French Magazine Page:
This is not hard of course all. With the good timing some leaning
on the adequate button, you will be able to carry out of the elude quick. Nothing of more frustrating than to link your opponent
and to type in the wind! Attention, nevertheless, these two operations necessitate timing very precise and consume not May
of Ki. It is necessary to note that to the end of some minutes, the fight strongly resemble themselves this that one can see
in the series. The chains and position reversals are legion, and one really can touch a tension between the fighters. Other
delightful function, the possibility to link your opponent and to send it to waltz to the four corners of the screen. It rediscovers
himself projected by impact, a teleportation for reappearance in his back, the occasion of him to put back an upright other
to do it to waltz to the other boils of screen, and to link also a long time as your gauge of Ki allows it!
3, we put the accent on playability while modifying completely the gameplay. It is necessary to all price to take it in hand
to see this that changed. "Have us to reproduce the fight while the nearer return of those than one can see in the animate.
" Thus, it will be possible to disappear and reappear in the back of your opponent for the on to take and to put some for
him to the fullest! To have tried it, I can say you that this function is extremely delightful. It suffices to see the head
of your human opponent when you with succeeded the manipulation.
The fight was reviewed and
corrected. Currently in improvement course, Uchiyama promises more natural transitions between the fight phases air ground.
Big other novelty, the "Dragon Road." This method will allow you to edit your personage and to divide up points according
to 6 criteria: attack power, defense, nimbleness... These clashes between people custom will be the occasion to add more tension.
"Your opponent will not see the stats of your personage. The first seconds of the fight will be decisive. It will be necessary
to learn the strong points of your opponent and adapt your strategy in function. One never knows on which configuration one
can fall: a resistant extremist opponent to the attacks specials devastating or not... That will add again more suspense in
the fight! " Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 will be on PS2 current November or December in France.
French Magazine Page:
Confided in Dimps, already person in charge, between other, development of the
second opus. The development of Budokai 3 will last a months dizzaine altogether. The teams of Dimps having continuation once
the development of the "2" finished. I have for him of course talked about the absence of voices Japanese in Budokai 2, and
I asked for him if they will be present in Budokai 3. Uchiyama san replies then: "I returned in France for the first time
there is some months to the occasion of a promotion turn of. hack. While adorning with different players, I realized that
they were attached very to Dragon Ball, as the Japanese. I not again nothing can guarantee you because of the delays, but
if it is possible, we will include Japanese voices in the V.F. of Budokai 3." We will repair you soon development of this
title, as well as of another game, of which Uchiyama san is equally productive and that rest to delight good number of fans
of a license for a little exploit! Which is therefore this mysterious title? Response very soon!