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Dragon Ball Online is officially on its way to the other world, as NetMarble has announced that the game will be shutting down in its two remaining territories. Korea's Dragon Ball Online server went offline September 26th and the Taiwan server is set for closure on October 31st. Once Taiwan goes d...

September 27th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Not So Massively, our weekly roundup of the top news from popular multiplayer online battle arenas (MOBAs) and other multiplayer online games that aren't quite MMOs. Published every Monday, the column covers games such as League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, Rise of Immortals, Bloodli...

August 1st 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Heads up, Dragonball manga fans. Dragonball Online is now in open beta, and if you're willing to fiddle a bit with your PC gaming rig (or you're fluent in Mandarin), you can check out the game's Taiwanese client. Fansite Dbocom is providing an English translation patch for the game's UI (though...

June 30th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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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 gotta...

November 18th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Atari's slow collapse continues with the loss of the company's most lucrative franchise. No, not Ghostbusters -- it's Dragon Ball, which has produced approximately a billion video games so far. The franchise will now go back to Namco Bandai, the original Japanese publisher of the series. According...

July 2nd 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Namco Bandai introduced two new Dragon Ball games to Japan, including the gorgeous Dragon Ball: Tenkaichi Daibouken, a 2.5D sidescroller for Wii, and Dragon Ball Z: Raging Blast, the latest Budokai Tenkaichi fighter for PS3 and Xbox 360. Namco Bandai Europe just announced that it will rel...

May 25th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The Wii is seeing a revival of the classic side-scroller -- with 3D trimmings. Siliconera has shed more light on Bandai's latest Dragonball -- Tenkaichi Daibouken -- which follows in the leaping, bounding footsteps of "2.5D" titles such as Klonoa and New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat.The ga...

May 21st 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments

This is the trailer for the upcoming video game adaptation of the Hollywood live action adaptation of the classic anime/manga series. The very existence of this game is ludicrous, but the trailer manages to go to a whole new level of ridiculousness with its cheesy narrator. According to the trailer,...

February 17th 2009 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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We salute you, PSP. Much like a brave (or fatally clumsy) soldier collapsing on a grenade before shrapnel pierces the entire squad's fleshy bits, Sony's portable platform has kept the latest licensed game all to itself. Based on the upcoming Dragonball: Evolution, which critics are optimistically c...

January 19th 2009 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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PSP will be the sole home of the next Dragonball game. While every game in the series so far has been based on the anime and manga, Dragonball: Evolution will be based on the upcoming live action movie from 20th Century Fox. The game will be available in April, just in time for the movie's theatric...

January 19th 2009 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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According to the latest Shonen Jump in Japan, a game based on the upcoming Hollywood adaptation of the Dragonball movie will be hitting the PSP. It may be an exclusive, as no other platforms were announced. We're hoping it'll be just as totally awesome as Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game.Trailer...

December 15th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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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 this...

June 12th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments