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  • Summary: Relive the story of Goku in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku. Explore the new areas and adventures as you advance through the story and form powerful bonds with other heroes from theRelive the story of Goku in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku. Explore the new areas and adventures as you advance through the story and form powerful bonds with other heroes from the DRAGON BALL Z universe.

    Experience the Story
    Experience the story of DRAGON BALL Z from epic events to light-hearted side quests, including never-before-seen story moments that answer some burning questions of Dragon Ball lore for the first time!

    Iconic DRAGON BALL Z
    Play through iconic DRAGON BALL Z battles on a scale unlike any other. Fight across vast battlefields with destructible environments and experience epic boss battles that will test the limits of your combat abilities. Increase your power level and rise to the challenge!

    Don't Just Fight As Goku
    Live as Goku. Fish, fly, eat, train, and battle your way through the DRAGON BALL Z sagas, making friends and building relationships with a massive cast of DRAGON BALL characters.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Feb 19, 2020
    90
    There are dozens of Dragon Ball Z games and Kakarot represents only the latest attempt to fully retell the manga’s story in videogame form. However, the quality of the experience makes a strong argument for this entry being the last one since the cartoon graphics perfectly recreate Toriyama’s visuals and the story hits every beat far better than the anime managed to. By presenting a great story with such perfect fealty, it’s safe to say that (for now, at least) Kakarot is the definitive Dragon Ball Z videogame.
  2. Mar 6, 2020
    85
    I am currently sitting at about 40 hours into the game and have beaten the main story, I would highly recommend Dragon Ball Z Kakarot to any fan out there. If you are looking for a serious fighting game, this is not for you. I would point this player to something more like Dragon Ball Z Fighters. If you are looking for a game that brings out your inner dragon ball anime-loving child then this is perfect for you. My only suggestion would be to not over-analyze what is missing but enjoy the new content and soak up the overall experience.
  3. Jan 24, 2020
    80
    Wow, an Anime adaption so close to the original! Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot creates an unique feeling of nostalgia. Playing the full Z-Story with Goku, Gohan and all of their friends feels so light-hearted as it did watching the series as a child. Thanks, Cyber Connect 2.
  4. Jan 21, 2020
    75
    Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is one of the best Dragon Ball games out there, but leaving behind the Dragon Ball name, it's one of the most generic and uninspired titles out there and could have benefited greatly with a little more time in the oven.
  5. Jan 23, 2020
    70
    Kakarot is mediocre as a game, but excellent as a Dragon Ball experience. The combat is just okay, the world is mostly empty, and the game has too much fluff, but as a longtime fan I enjoyed myself a lot.
  6. Jan 21, 2020
    70
    Poor RPG mechanics aside, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a great way to relive the DBZ's story, flaws and all.
  7. Jan 23, 2020
    60
    What I enjoyed was minimal compared to the game’s content, so it does not come with a high recommendation. But if you’re a hardcore DBZ fan like I am, you’ll still manage to find some entertainment in the game. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is not the best love letter written to fans, but it’s still a love letter nonetheless.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 47
  2. Negative: 13 out of 47
  1. Nov 8, 2020
    10
    this is a good game but its very smiller to dragon ball xenoverse 2 but its good
  2. Jan 26, 2020
    10
    Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is by no means perfect, but it’s a solid RPG that very efficiently covers the entire Dragon Ball Z saga. There areDragon Ball Z: Kakarot is by no means perfect, but it’s a solid RPG that very efficiently covers the entire Dragon Ball Z saga. There are difficulties in the game specially in ginyu force and in buu saga.Overall the game is absolutely amazing played enjoyed and ended and once again got the taste of the victory which goku had after defeating Majin buu Expand
  3. Jan 19, 2020
    10
    Just perfect. Love it. & cant stop playing! Got the ultimate edition and wouldve paid more for it too. Lol.
  4. Jun 11, 2020
    7
    I've got a bit of a bias writing this review because DBZ was a HUGE part of my life growing up. I've been waiting for a game like this forI've got a bit of a bias writing this review because DBZ was a HUGE part of my life growing up. I've been waiting for a game like this for years and now we got it! All in all, if you are a DBZ fan (and I don't know why you would be playing this game if you aren't a DBZ fan) you are going to love it. ESPECIALLY if you download the Bruce Faulconer music mod which replaces the games original soundtrack with the classic funimation soundtrack. This being said, I had a few problems with it. My main problem is that the healing item system borderline breaks the game with how OP it is. You can literally bring any amout of healing items in to a fight that you can afford and getting money is not hard. Towards the end of the game, things start to balance out a little bit but at no point in time did I ever feel that there was any real challenge to any fight other than the challenge you want to make for yourself. This game really is only as hard as you want it to be. I know a lot of people decide to just not bring in items or limit the amount of items they use but I would have preferred a system where you would only bring in say 4 healing items per fight or if you use an item, there is a cooldown before you can use another one. Just that small tweak would have balanced things in game so much more and ultimately provided a much more enjoyable and exciting experience. Second issue is with the camera. If you and the person you are fighting are at different elevations, good luck trying to figure just what the hell is going on. Sometimes the camera gets stuck behind a tree or a rock, sometimes it detaches from you all together. Besides for those 2 issues, I would ABSOLUTELY recommend this game to any DBZ fan. Expand
  5. Sep 2, 2020
    6
    Um jogo que perde um potencial enorme com tão pouco.
    O jogo em seus trailers, passa que o jogo é uma adaptação incrível e moderna do clássico
    Um jogo que perde um potencial enorme com tão pouco.
    O jogo em seus trailers, passa que o jogo é uma adaptação incrível e moderna do clássico anime, mas peca terrivelmente em seu conteúdo.
    começando pelas cenas pré-renderizadas, o jogo não consegue entregar algo da própria engine, apesar dos gráficos serem lindissimos e detalhados, o jogo peca ao não confiar em seu motor gráfico,
    O mundo aberto apesar de parecer recheado de novidades para explorar, não passa de algo vago com varios inimigos que te atacam a cada 1km que você passa, iniciando uma luta automaticamente e só te permitindo sair dela derrotando os mesmos, tornando o jogo cansativo, massante e até mesmo frustrante, algo completamente desnecessário.
    Fora também os órbes que ficam pelos céus, comprometendo o horizonte e seu cenário deslumbrante, voar e pegar esses órbes torna o jogo não muito superior que o Superman 64...

    Amo a Cyberconnect2 e seus jogos, tanto a franquia Storm quanto Asura's Wrath, e todos eles conseguem ser mais solidos e interessantes no final do que o jogo mais importante que a desenvolvedora teve em mãos, pois estamos falando das maiores obras do mundo pop, Dragon Ball Z..
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  6. Oct 16, 2020
    5
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. So.. the game looks very good, its easy to pick up, and the scenes that they did from the original anime are pretty nice to rewatch. Now.. on to the negatives, for a game called Kakarot, you sure need to use Gohan for basically most of the game, I would have like to see re-imaginings from everything that happened to Goku, even though I know that the other characters have very interesting fights so it cant just be all "Kakarot". But the game feels pretty cheap, combat is fine, nothing special, the fetch quests get a bit annoying after the first few. The orb collecting mechanism feels dumb for me, I would have rather had an ability unlock by level than by level and paying with orbs, or just having AP would have been better, than just substitute the orbs for something else. As for the in game movies and conversations, after the cell saga I found myself basically skipping almost all of them, I just got bored and saturated, I saw the classic ones but to me they felt cheaply made. I mean if you compare the Naruto Ultimate Ninja games the epic moments in the series are recreated beautifully or even better than the anime in the game. Here they're just.. ok, some look better than others, some epic moments aren't even there. Really for a story that's been told a million times already in a lot of different games, it HAD to be better than what we got. I also played the God DLC which if I had known, would have played first so I could level up my main characters and just breeze through the whole game even quicker. Overall, it deserves the score it got. its mediocre at best. Expand
  7. Feb 1, 2020
    0
    I uninstalled this crap after less than 10 minutes! A Fcking fighting game with no multiplayer or split screen ? No versus mode? Basically youI uninstalled this crap after less than 10 minutes! A Fcking fighting game with no multiplayer or split screen ? No versus mode? Basically you have to go through the story or else? Nothing?
    I have watched Dragon Ball a zillion times already, I don't need to go through it all again!
    FCK OFF!
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