Parents' Guide to

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2

By Duane Munn, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Repetitive fighting; only for the most devoted fans.

Game Xbox 360 , PlayStation 3 2010
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Based on 3 parent reviews

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ok theres no freakin story mode i want a great dragon ball with hd grafics WITH A STORY MODE I GOT IT THE DAY IT CAME OUT PLAYED IT LIKE ONCE OR TWICE PUT IT DOWN AND HAVENT TOUCHED IT SCINCE .... belive me i love dragon ball z but i want a recap i want to relive the moments

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (6 ):

Only the most dedicated, hardcore Dragon Ball Z fans will invest more than a few days-worth of play-time in Raging Blast 2. The game's play mechanics are beyond difficult to pick up. Learning to fly, pull off dash attacks, and simple energy blasts is easy enough. But a Dragon Ball game is all about recreating the anime series' drool-worthy mega-attacks. And unfortunately, due to the way attack types (punches, kicks, charge attacks, etc) are seemingly assigned to different parts of the controller at random, the cool moves require a level of button-pressing that is difficult to pull off. Worse still, you dont even need to master the attacks to play effectively! Gaining the upper-hand in Raging Blast 2 normally means attacking first (play defensively at your own peril), making this game a button masher's delight. Toss in a non-existent storyline, attack lists that appear to vary very little once the game's massive list of characters is unlocked, and some redundant level design, and Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 fails to measure up to the animated exploits of its heroes.

Online interaction: The game supports online fighting tournaments that allow players to battle against friends and strangers alike. Voice-chatting is also enabled. Parents of preteens and young teens might want to turn off this option by using the gaming system's parental controls.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Xbox 360 , PlayStation 3
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Namco Bandai
  • Release date: November 2, 2010
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: T for Cartoon Violence, Mild Blood, Mild Language
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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