Many live-action anime adaptations are objectively terrible, but Robot Underdog’s Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope manages to set itself apart. Not with incredibly high production values or brilliant fight sequences, but with an earnest love and respect for the series that it’s based on.
My older brother watched Dragon Ball Z every day growing up, and I still hear young black men talking about it all the time. On the train, I hear black teenage boys sharing their takes on Dragon Ball fighting games. When I meet black men my age, ones who scoff at my love of anime, they still know what I’m talking…
It’s not. It’s made now, but if Dragon Ball Super was made in the 1990s, the show would probably look something like this.
One of the most prolific game series in existence despite being licensed, Dragon Ball has seen its fair share of the good, the bad, and the why did they even bother.
In the latest episode of Dragon Ball Super, Goku gets a new form. Here it is.
Revealed in the latest issue of the Japanese magazine V-Jump, the new character was designed by series creator Akira Toriyama and will take part in the game’s alternate timeline story based around the gentle Mohawk giant we all know as Android 16.
Dragon Ball FighterZ, the gorgeous DBZ fighting game from Guilty Gear developer Arc System Works, won’t be out until early 2018, but Compete contributor Ian Walker and I got to play a demo at an event in San Francisco last week. After (virtually) beating the snot out of each other, we talked about it.
Hopefully it’s not surprising to hear that the next big Dragon Ball Z fighting game will have Piccolo, Krillin, and the Androids in it. They’ve been rumored for a while now, plus they’re core characters of the franchise. Even so, watching them in action is awesome.
This year is not over, but this Master Roshi cosplay will be hard to top this year. And next year, too.
We’ve all seen speedruns of popular series like Zelda or Mario, but thanks to Speedrun World Records, you can now watch a world record run from a random game with the push of a button. I’m a huge proponent of wasting time, so I’ve also prepared this list of the ten most interesting speedruns I’ve come across.
Doesn’t Dragon Ball FighterZ look incredible? And the best part might be that so much of that look is taken straight from the Akira Toriyama’s original art.
While we got a glimpse of Dragon Ball FighterZ yesterday, today people are uploading full matches—and the game looks sick. Something about going 2.5D really accentuates the action while sticking true to the anime roots.
Dragon Ball Fighter Z, a 2D DBZ fighting game, is due out in 2018 from Arc Systems and Bandai Namco. It was shown at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, but is also coming to PlayStation and PC.
Look, if VR is a thing, then you better believe that VR Kamehameha is one, too.
Hyper Dragon Ball Z is still getting new characters, stages, and move sets. The latest trailer for the fan-made fighting game that dumps everyone’s favorite DBZ characters into the Mugen engine used to make Street Fighter and Dark Stalkers shows off the progress made in the latest build now available to download.
An 11-year-old boy in Phoenix ended up in intensive care after being stung by 400 bees. He says he got through that terrible attack by channeling Vegeta.
The Roll Safe meme, in which logically sound but absurd advice is accompanied by someone pointing to their head with a knowing half grin, has slowly been building up steam since late January. But late last week the Internet joke hit critical mass in the gaming world when Nintendo took it to a new plateau of absurdity…
Jintatat Rugsaraj is a low-cost cosplay master. His hobby is bringing iconic anime openings to life with things around the house.
Almost a decade since Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 was released, we now know the answer to an age old question, originally poised by Nappa, of whether the big, burly, bald fighter’s goatee would grow if he went Super Saiyan. The answer, of course, is yes.