The first review for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z is in, courtesy of popular Japanese magazine Famitsu. What score did they give it? A 32 out of 40! How did they come up with that score? Well, Famitsu generally has 4 staff members play the game and then give their opinion of it in the form of a score out of 10. The sum of their individual scores is the total score for the game. In other words for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, all four staff members at Famitsu gave the game an 8/10 for a total of 32/40.
That’s actually not that bad, an 80%! In terms of comparing Battle of Z on equal ground with other Dragon Ball games Famitsu has reviewed, it’s tied fourth with 2007’s Budokai Tenkaichi 3 for PS2. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z beat out the last Dragon Ball game released in Japan, Ultimate Tenkaichi or Ultimate Blast to be more accurate, by one point.
- Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (PS3/360) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
- Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (PS3/360) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
- Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Wii) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
- Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z (PS3/360/Vita) – 8/8/8/8 (32/40)
- Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PS2) – 8/8/8/8 (32/40)
- Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2) – 8/7/8/8 (31/40)
- Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (PS3/X360) – 8/8/8/7 – (31/40)
- Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (PS3/360) – 7/8/8/8 (31/40)
- Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Wii) – 6/6/5/6 (23/40)
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z is the latest game in the legendary DBZ series. It will host team-based combat with up to 8 players, including 4 on the same team. There will be up to 70 playable characters, three of which are DLC. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z is scheduled for release in Japan on January 23, 2014, Europe on January 24, 2014, and North America on January 28, 2014.