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Hello, weekend! It's so lovely to see you again. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of ...

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Anime icon Goku may be the hero of the Dragon Ball universe, but in Dragon Ball Xenoverse, that responsibility falls to you. Developer Dimps and publisher Bandai Namco are crafting a new storyline that allows players to insert themselves into Dragon Ball Z history by creating a custom character tha...

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Both Namco Bandai Europe and USA sent out this teaser trailer for the Xbox 360 and PS3 game it's currently calling "Dragon Ball Game Project Age 2011," indicating that the latest DBZ-based game will be localized in both regions. Though we have to wait until Japan Expo (June 30-July 3) to learn...

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According to Japanese blog Tale Tale Source (as translated by Andriasang), the upcoming issue of Weekly Shonen Jump includes an announcement of a new entry in Namco Bandai's Dragon Ball fighter series. The game, which is (assumedly tentatively) titled Dragon Ball Game Project Age 2011, is reporte...

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Click to make with the embiggening "Will there ever be new Dragon Ball games?," you begged. "Will they be sequels?," you cried. Namco Bandai has heard your pleas, Dragon Ball fans. There will be more Dragon Ball games after all! One of them is even a sequel. Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 is set...

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If there's one thing Dragon Ball has, it's a giant, sprawling cast of unique characters. Namco Bandai understands this, so it will be offering new downloadable characters for Dragon Ball: Raging Blast every two weeks from now until April of 2010. Best of all, the downloads will be free. Each pack ...

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Update: The entry period has come to a close. Keep an eye on your email's inbox to see if you won! Namco's just unleashed its first two Dragon Ball games after wrestling the license back away from Atari and we're looking to gift one of you Super Saiyan wannabes with the above prize pack. The got...

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You know what? We're done making fun of Dragon Ball Z on Joystiq. We always end up doing so much research just to pull a joke off that the only ones who get it are the ones whose feelings we hurt. It's a sucker's game and besides that, it's just mean. So we're just going to tell you, without judgm...

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Namco Bandai knows you can only continue to flog the equine corpse of Naruto and Dragon Ball Z so many times before it gets excessive. But rather than bring in new flog-ees, it's welcomed three new floggers to help run its North American operation. The company has just added former Codie Catheri...

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Attention Dragon Ball fans, we have some news that will probably make all kinds of sense to you. Daizex.com noticed reports of new games set in the Dragon Ball universe for the Wii, Xbox 360 and PS3. First up, French site Wiiz.fr has magazine scans showing off a new Wii game based on the original ...

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It's time for Namco Bandai to bring out the katamari and roll up some loose change, as profits dipped 63% from the same quarter last year. GI.biz reports the company went from making $26 million in profit during Q108 to making only $9.2 million in Q109. The video game section of the company was the...

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PS3 software topped the charts in Japan this week, thanks to the release of Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit. It's amazing to see that, years after the end of the series, the dedication to this popular manga/anime goes strong. Although this brawler is multiplatform, you wouldn't be able to tell from thi...

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Is Mercury Meltdown Revolution a part of your Wii collection? If not, it absolutely should be, for Ignition's addictive puzzler must be one of the most criminally overlooked gems on the platform. And now Costco has it for $10.99, along with a bunch of other titles that range from pretty damn good...

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If you've been looking for some DragonBall Z: Burst Limit gameplay, this is probably not the video for you. There's only thirty seconds of your favorite characters beating each other into oblivion. It's awesome, naturally, but the first half of the video focuses on the world utilizing Goku's kameham...

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Welcome to the second video installment of X3F Impressions, where we take a look at some of the latest demos on Xbox Live Marketplace. This time, we take a look at Dragonball Z: Burst Limit. The long and short of it that Burst Limit is pretty decent fighting game, and one that Dragonball Z fans will...

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Dragon Ball Z fans rejoice! Everyone else ... um ... be indifferent! There is now a Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit demo on Xbox Live Marketplace. The demo features two different battles and absolutely no tutorial. We've plowed through it a few times now, and we feel confident in saying that it will yo...

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