Origins is one of the best Nintendo DS-games of the year, and both appealing to fans of and newcomers to the Dragon Ball-universe. It’s got a good story, great humour, plenty of action, and some nice visuals to keep you coming back for more. My only gripe with it is the at times not so precise control system, and lack of co-op mode, which could’ve turned this game into an instant Kamehameha.
Dynamic gameplay, fantastic characters and good cut-scenes, furthermore appealing brainteasers and challenging boss-monsters make Dragon Ball Origins a very entertaining game, not only for fans of the anime-series.
Origins is definitely a step in the right direction; the gameplay fits the nature of the original series well enough, and while it isn't the most challenging or overly original type of adventure game, it manages to be fun and does a great job of capturing the mood of the original Dragon Ball.
SummaryThe single player game follows Goku and his clever sidekick Bulma as they travel the world overcoming enemies and obstacles to collect the 7 Dragon Balls. In the shoes of Goku, the player must protect Bulma from incoming enemy attacks using special skills, such as fighting with his power pole, or unleashing a kamehameha. Combined with Bu...