Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Wii)
Fighting 03 December 2007
Another installment in a series of fighting games developed by Spike. The franchise was based on classic manga series by Akira Toriyama and takes the player to the titular Dragon Ball universe dominated by masters of different various martial arts. The game offers over 150 fighters representing different races, such as the Saiyan (Goku, Vegeta), inhabitants of the planet Namek (Piccolo), humans (Tenshinhan, Krillin) or androids (#17, #18). Each of the characters has a unique set of attacks and special abilities. Moreover, many of them are capable of transforming and accessing new, more powerful attacks by doing so. Fighting takes place in 20 in-game locations and particular arenas can be visited both in daylight and when it is dark. What complements Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, are high-quality visuals that remain faithful to the art style Toriyama has been popular for.
Naruto Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 (Wii)
Fighting 17 November 2009
Another installment of the 3D fighting game series that began on GameCube, in which we fight with the most famous characters of the Naruto universe. For the first time, the plot touches on the storyline of the Naruto Shippuden anime and starts a few years after the events of Clash of Nina Revolution 2. The eponymous hero, along with other warriors, sets out to pursue a dangerous organization called Akatsuki who managed to defeat and abduct the leader of the Sand village, Gaara. In Naruto Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3, we can assume the role of over 30 characters, each of which looks slightly different than before, since the events take place two years after the conclusion of the previous game, and has new and unique combat techniques. Some changes were also introduces in the controls. Duels take place on one of more than 40 arenas, including 9 that were created from scratch. For the first time in the history of the series, the title features a multiplayer mode over the Wi-Fi which lets us play with our friends, and not only on in split-screen mode.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Lightsaber Duels (Wii)
Fighting 11 November 2008
Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution (Wii)
Fighting 23 October 2007
Another installment of the popular series of three-dimensional fighting games started in 2003 on GameCube. Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution was developed by Tomy and tells of new adventures of the eponymous adept of ninjutsu who traverses the virtual world and faces various opponents in spectacular one-on-one duels. There are fourteen characters at the playerís disposal, some of which (e.g. Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura) are known from the previous installments of the series, while other are entirely new, previously absent warriors. The game takes place in six varied levels, each having two battle arenas. Apart from a story mode, the title features a number of other gameplay variants such as time challenge, survival, a set of minigames, and an extensive multiplayer for up to four players. The production was designed with Wii in mind and uses all unique features of the platform.
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (Wii)
Fighting 14 November 2006
A hybrid of various genres, containing elements characteristic of cRPGs and fighting games. Itís a continuation of the popular video game Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, developed by Bandai. The players are once again taken to a iconic universe created by Akira Toriyama, reliving the events shown in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT series. The gameplay focuses on spectacular duels, taking place on fifteen different arenas Ė to emphasize the power of our heroes, we can now use or destroy many elements of the environment. We are left with over a 100 playable characters, including Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, and many more. Each of the fighters has a unique fighting style and dozens of moves, with another plane of possible attacks unlocked with the transformation system. Aside from dedicated single-player modes, the developers introduced a number of multiplayer variants. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 is characterized by high quality visuals, faithful to the style presented in the original manga.
The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga (Wii)
Fighting 25 November 2008
Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 (Wii)
Fighting 21 October 2008
Another installment of the popular three-dimensional fighting game series by Tomy, based on the popular manga and anime by Masashi Kishimoto. The plot of Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 consists of over 20 missions, some of which are modeled after the events of the TV series, while others were designed for the purposes of the title. Soon after the disappearance of Narutoís best friend, Sasuke, it turns out that the youngster joined forces with Orochimaru, the chief of a hostile village. Our mission is to reclaim our companion. Mechanics-wise, the gameplay is similar to that of the previous installments of the series, while fighters (over 30, this time) possess a wide range of standard and special attacks, the latter using a special power bar. The main novelty of the production is the introduction of destructible battle arenas, but the developers also made sure the game offers better character balance and better graphics.