|Dragon Ball Z - Super Butouden Review by: danseg
Dragon Ball Z Super Butouden
What can be tell of this game, the first of its kind. Super Butouden has many to offer. The game was released in 1992, it changed the way how Dragon Ball Games were, the first ones were like kind of RPG where you decided which card(movements) you wanted to use.
To be the first of its kind, it has good graphics, we all know a game like Donkey Kong for The SNES where the graphics are amazing. This one not at all, I supposed that because no one expected this that Bandai Games made a game with more less graphics.
The sound, WOW! When you start the game, you hear Goku saying something in Japanese, but it is comprehensible, the intro, the menu music are Cathy, music during the battles are exiting and exceptional. Every character has his own music, during the battles you can perfectly hear Goku saying Kame Hame HA, or shouting. It is really impressive listening them, and while the music is on, the battles are more exciting.
Addictiveness: If you are those you don't quit the game easy, then this game is a challenge. The difficulty of the game makes it more addictive, even on level normal the game is hard, and then you don't quit the game until you have beaten your enemy.
Story: Well the game follows the anime, we begin in the Tenkaichi against Piccolo and it ends when Perfect Cell. But it is not complete, for example, when the Sayins arrive we don't fight against Nappa or Raditz. N°17 is not in the game, or is it N°16, I don't know the robot with black hair. The game makes you to follow the anime, choosing our character chosen in the anime. For example you can't fight against N°18 with Goku, because in the anime Goku does not fight against her. If you do that the game will not continue. But it does not matter only chose a character that was in that battle and that's it.
Depth: For being the first one, there are many options, like you can do tenkaichi against a mate, or the CPU, you can do simple battle's against mates or the CPU. It has a lot to offers to us, it even has a menu of special movements where you can learn how to do a Big Bang Attack or double kick, etc.
Difficulty: Well that a BIG challenge, this is not a simple game, to begin with, fighting is very hard, on level normal! Fighting body vs body is very hard because the CPU always protect itself and when you want to attack it attacks you first. Special moves are too hard to do. I don't know if I sucks on it, but doing simple attack is very hard, a KameHame HA is very hard, and in the time you try to do it, you opponent has already done a special move that will eliminate you. If you are complaining about the difficulty of the Ultimate Budokai, then this game will give you a real challenge. Be sure you have practiced before starting the history mode. If not you will be screwed.
PS : forgive me my writing, this is my first review.
Graphics 8 Sound 10 Addictive 9 Depth 9 Story 8 Difficulty 10
Dragon Ball Z - Super Butouden Description: Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden was the first fighting game based on the Dragon Ball Z franchise and the first to introduce the split-screen mode to the games, where the screen is split in two whenever one of the two combatants moves away too far to keep them both shown in a single screen. This title features the adventures of Goku from the battle against Piccolo in the martial arts tournament to the conclusion of the Cell Games.The initially available characters are Goku (without SSJ), Vegeta (without SSJ), C-20, C-16, Piccolo, Freezer, C-18 and Original Cell. But upon entering the right code you can expand the list with Future Trunks (SSJ), Gohan (SSJ), Perfect Cell, Goku (SSJ), and Vegeta (SSJ), all of them relegated to occasionally appear in the Story Mode either as rivals or as alternative selectable characters.In the story mode, players select which fighter to pit against each opponent as while advancing rounds leading up to the battle against Perfect Cell. Players can also go one-on-one against another player or a CPU opponent. There is also a martial arts tournament mode, to play against eight players or CPU opponents in a elimination tournament.