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Dragonball Z Budokai 2 PS2

Dragonball Z Budokai 2 PS2

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Game Variant Description:  To avoid confusion the copies of this item that I have below will soon if they haven't already change to the following:.Game with Case and Booklet = This means it has the cover art, hard case that holds the game and the manual.Game with Case = This means it comes with the covert art, hard case that holds the game but does not have the manual .Game Only: This variant has the game only, no cover art, no manual and may not include a case to hold the game. The random letters and numbers after each title are just how we track our stock :)

Dragonball Z Budokai 2 for the PlayStation 2 is a highly anticipated fighting game that brings the popular anime series to life. As a fan of both the Dragonball Z franchise and fighting games, I was excited to dive into this game and see if it lived up to the hype. After spending several hours playing, I can confidently say that Dragonball Z Budokai 2 is a solid addition to the series, but it does have its flaws.

One of the standout features of this game is the extensive roster of characters. With over 30 playable characters, including fan favorites like Goku, Vegeta, and Piccolo, there is no shortage of options for players to choose from. Each character has their own unique moves and abilities, which adds depth and variety to the gameplay. It's a joy to experiment with different characters and find the ones that suit your playstyle the best.

The combat mechanics in Dragonball Z Budokai 2 are fast-paced and action-packed. The controls are responsive, making it easy to execute combos and special moves. The game strikes a good balance between accessibility and depth, making it enjoyable for both casual and hardcore players. The battles are intense and visually stunning, with flashy special effects and destructible environments that add to the immersion.

One of the major improvements in Budokai 2 compared to its predecessor is the addition of a new game mode called Dragon World. This mode allows players to embark on a story-driven adventure, following the events of the Dragonball Z series. It's a fun and engaging way to experience the story, and it adds a layer of depth to the game that was missing in the first installment. The Dragon World mode also features various side quests and mini-games, which provide a nice break from the intense battles.

However, despite its many strengths, Dragonball Z Budokai 2 does have some drawbacks. One of the main issues is the lack of online multiplayer. While the game does offer local multiplayer, the absence of online play is a missed opportunity. In this day and age, online multiplayer is almost expected in fighting games, and its absence is a disappointment.

Another minor gripe is the repetitive nature of the gameplay. While the combat is enjoyable, it can become repetitive after extended play sessions. The lack of variety in the game modes also contributes to this issue. While Dragon World is a great addition, it would have been nice to have more diverse modes to keep the gameplay fresh and engaging.

Overall, Dragonball Z Budokai 2 for the PlayStation 2 is a solid fighting game that will please fans of the series. The extensive roster of characters, fast-paced combat, and engaging Dragon World mode make it a worthwhile addition to any Dragonball Z fan's collection. However, the lack of online multiplayer and repetitive gameplay prevent it from reaching its full potential. I would give Dragonball Z Budokai 2 a rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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