Finally Dragon Ball Z is going next gen.? I wonder if this announcement has anything to do with that new movie that’s coming out.? You know with the popularity of a film, there is always some sort of video game tie in.? Most movies that are made into games suck.? Glad to see they are making a pre-emptive strike and taking this series to the next level.? Here’s the release:
ATARI ANNOUNCES THE NEXT GENERATION CHAPTER FOR DRAGON BALL Z? VIDEO GAME SERIES
?Burst Limit Game Set for Xbox 360? and PLAYSTATION?3 computer entertainment system ?
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2008 ? Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) one of the world?s most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher and distributor, today announced that Dragon Ball Z?: Burst Limit is in development for Xbox 360? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION?3 computer entertainment system. Exploding into the next level of intensity with next-gen graphics, online gameplay and lightning fast action, Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit is being developed by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. and is slated for a 2008 release.
Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit is revolutionizing the series by entering the realm of next-generation gaming. Complete with fierce online battles and radical 3D graphic effects only possible on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system, Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit will blur the line between video game and iconic anime series. Jam-packed with graphically enhanced playable characters, realistic battle stages and environments, players can take hold and experience Dragon Ball Z? as never before.
?Atari is excited and ready to offer fans the next iteration of the Dragon Ball Z video game series on the next-gen consoles,? said Donny Clay, Producer, Atari, Inc. ?With explosive cinematic graphics and online gameplay, fans of the series and of the fighting genre will surely enjoy Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit.?
The immensely popular Dragon Ball Z? series is the gold standard of anime-based video games, with more than 30 different games and over 11 million units sold since May 2002.