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Games Like 'Dragon Ball: The Breakers' to Play Next

Many of these are also asymmetrical multiplayer games, but a few are solo survival experiences that offer pulse-quickening thrills.

Jon Bitner
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Dragon Ball: The Breakers

BNE Entertainment

Dragon Ball: The Breakers is the latest in a long line of spin-off games based on the popular manga series. But instead of thrusting you into chaotic 2D battles or sending you off on a world-saving quest, you're thrown into an adrenaline-pumping, asymmetrical multiplayer experience.

At its core, Dragon Ball: The Breakers is a 1v7 multiplayer game. One team is composed of civilians, while the other team is composed of a single player that takes on the role of a Raider. This character is remarkably powerful, and it's their job to hunt down the seven other players and prevent them from escaping. Playable Raiders including iconic faces such as Cell and Frieza, and they'll have the chance to level up their skills and demolish entire portions of the map — forcing the survivors to rethink their strategy.

The survivors, meanwhile, are simply trying to make it through the round and escape to safety. Survivors don't quite have the same arsenal of powerful skills as the Raiders, but they have a lot more freedom to scour the map and find useful objects or locations to evade pursuit. You can also try to track down the seven Dragon Balls to morph into a powerful being capable of going toe-to-toe with the deadly Raider. There's a lot of tension when playing as a survivor, as you'll need to be smart, stealthy, and unafraid to take a big risk when necessary.

If you're looking to pick up a new game after sinking hours into Dragon Ball: The Breakers (or you found that it simply didn't live up expectations), then there are plenty of similar games to consider. Many of these are also asymmetrical multiplayer games, but a few are solo survival experiences that offer pulse-quickening thrills without the need for an internet connection.

Here are 10 games like Dragon Ball: The Breakers to play next, listed by Metascore.


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Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

Ubisoft

Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (PC)

Metascore: 92
Best for: Fans of sneaky spy games
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Also available on: 3DS, PS3, XB360

Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory offers a bombastic single-player campaign. It'll send you around the globe to collect intelligence from your opponents as you try to avoid a massive worldwide conflict. Slinking around in the dark and quietly dispatching foes almost feels like a puzzle, as you'll need to monitor patrol patterns, find ways around locked doors, and get creative when trying to extract from each location undetected. Multiplayer fans will also want to sink their teeth into the online mode, which sees one team lurking around as spies while the other team hunts them down as overpowered mercenaries. The asymmetrical multiplayer modes are no longer online on PS3 and Xbox 360, but PC players will find plenty of private servers that are still bustling with players.

"More so than any other stealth-action game, Chaos Theory really makes you feel like a spy." — Computer Gaming World


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Dragon Ball FighterZ

BNE Entertainment

Dragon Ball FighterZ (PS4)

Metascore: 87
Best for: Fans of fighting games
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Also available on: PC, Switch, XB1

Dragon Ball FighterZ is one of the best Dragon Ball games ever made. This 2D fighting game has you facing off in high-flying matches that feature Goku, Cell, Android 16, Frieza, and several other iconic faces from the franchise. Whether you're playing online multiplayer or offline against NPCs, you'll be treated to stunning graphics, fast-paced gameplay, and destructible stages that add a fun twist to the usual fighting action. You'll also get to batle through a surprisingly deep story mode featuring a new character, Android 21. There's plenty of nuance to the challenging game, but fans of the franchise should be more than willing to take on the learning curve and duke it out with their favorite characters.

"It's a dream game for Dragon Ball die-hards, a great new way to test your skills for fighting game nuts and an all-around great experience for everyone else in between." — Gamers' Temple


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Among Us

InnerSloth LLC

Among Us (PC)

Metascore: 85
Best for: Fans of social party games
Where to buy: Steam
Also available on: iOS, PS4, PS5, Switch, XB1, XBX

Among Us is a quirky party game that sees a group of adventurers carrying out mundane tasks to keep their spaceship running without hiccups. However, one member of this group is an imposter, and they're doing everything they can to sabotage the crew. They'll do this by pretending to perform tasks while secreting plotting how to eliminate everyone else aboard the ship. If the crew manages to prepare the ship or pinpoint who is playing as the imposter, then they win the round. But if the imposter manages to kill crew members while remaining undetected, they'll walk away victorious.

"Murder and deception on a whimsical cartoony spaceship is so much fun that the only real question is what took it so long to catch on?" — IGN


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Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Frictional Games

Amnesia: The Dark Descent (PC)

Metascore: 85
Best for: Fans of single-player horror games
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Also available on: N/A

Unlike most other games on this list, Amnesia: The Dark Descent isn't a multiplayer game. Instead, it's a nightmare-inducing survival game. But if you don't mind its horrific gameplay, fans of the survival elements of The Breakers will find hours of fun with this chilling title. You'll play as Daniel, a character that wakes up in a decrepit castle with no recollection of his past. It'll be up to you to explore its hallways, solve puzzles, and evade the hostile denizens that inhabit your new home as you slowly piece together a haunting tale.

"It was without a doubt one of the most difficult, draining, and stressful gaming experiences I have ever had, but it's also an absolute masterpiece." — GameCritics


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Back 4 Blood

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Back 4 Blood (PC)

Metascore: 77
Best for: Fans of first-person shooters
Where to buy: Steam
Also available on: PS4, PS5, XB1, XBX

It's a bit more violent than Dragon Ball: The Breakers, but fans of asymmetrical multiplayer should find much to like about Back 4 Blood. Its main campaign will have you and a handful of other players blasting through hordes of zombies as you race towards the next saferoom. It's frantic, bloody, and there's always a unique challenge around the next corner due to the AI Director — an interesting feature that changes the level based on how you're playing. Where the game truly shines is with its competitive multiplayer. This has one team playing as gun-toting survivors, while the other takes on the role of the undead. Toss in dozens of special perks and a deep customization system, and it's easy to see why Back 4 Blood pulled in such solid reviews.

"Thanks to the AI Director, incredible atmosphere and great pacing, Back 4 Blood is a triumphant return for Turtle Rock." — God is a Geek


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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

BNE Entertainment

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (PS4)

Metascore: 73
Best for: Fans seeking a deeper Dragon Ball experience
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Also available on: PC, PS5, Stadia, XB1, XBX

If you're looking for a comprehensive Dragon Ball experience, look no further than Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. The open-world RPG tells the tale of Goku as he hones his skills and faces off against a series of increasingly deadly foes. You'll be treated to stunning graphics, a chaotic battle system, and more than a few side quests to keep you busy when you're not out saving the world. There's also a great Dragon Ball story at the heart of the experience, making this an essential game for anyone even remoting interested in the beloved series.

"The gameplay is frantic, fun and visually pleasant, and even though there is sometimes a lack of polish, it stands out as one of the best Dragon Ball games ever made." — Areajugones


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Aliens Vs. Predator 

Sega

Aliens Vs. Predator (XB360)

Metascore: 64
Best for: Fans seeking a unique twist to asymmetrical multiplayer
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Also available on: PC, PS3

Instead of offering a standard asymmetrical format that has two teams facing off, Aliens Vs. Predator ups the ante by adding a third team. Not only will you get to play as Predator or Alien, but you can also jump into the shoes of a heavily armed Marine to fight off the two horrific monsters. The game was first launched in 2010 and is beginning to show its age, but there's nothing else quite like it on the market. And since each team offers its own unique set of weapons and abilities, one of the three teams is bound to fit your playstyle preferences.

"Aliens Vs. Predator offers a good mix of tension, horror and stealth, which fans of the series will definitely appreciate." — 9Lives


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Dead By Daylight

Behaviour Interactive

Dead By Daylight (PS4)

Metascore: 64
Best for: Fans of asymmetrical horror games
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Also available on: iOS, PC, PS5, Stadia, Switch, XB1, XBX

Dead by Daylight is arguably the best alternative to Dragon Ball: The Breakers. It sees a group of survivors trying to outwit and escape from a solitary killer. This is done by working together to map out your surroundings (each level is procedurally generated for a nearly limitless pool of content), solve puzzles, and quietly slip into the night. The killer, meanwhile, will use a host of special skills to track down their prey and send them to an early grave. Dead by Daylight has seen a variety of high-profile collaborations, and players today can jump into the shoes of Freddy Krueger, Pyramid Head, Elliot Spencer, and more.

"Dead by Daylight pays tribute to horror movies from the '80s. The asymmetric gameplay is just as fun no matter if we're playing the killer or trying to escape him." — Jeuxvideo.com


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Friday the 13th: The Game

Gun Media

Friday the 13th: The Game (PC)

Metascore: 61
Best for: Fans of the iconic horror series
Where to buy: Steam
Also available on: PS4, XB1

Friday the 13th: The Game features a team of seven survivors trying to escape from a single player that's in control of the iconic Jason Voorhees. Jason, meanwhile, is attempting to track down and eliminate the survivors before they can sneak off to safety. If the survivors are feeling brave, they can even try to turn the tables and take out Jason. You'll have a deep progression system to work through, which offers you a variety of rewards to help customize your character and play style. Fans of the movies will especially appreciate the game, as it lets you play as multiple versions of Jason from throughout the franchise.

"Jason has sunk his pickaxe into me, and he's not letting go, ensuring I will be playing Friday the 13th: The Game extensively for the considerable future." — Game Revolution


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Predator: Hunting Grounds

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Predator: Hunting Grounds (PS4)

Metascore: 56
Best for: Fans of violent multiplayer games
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Also available on: PC

Another entry on this list, another horror movie spin-off. But don't let its lackluster Metascore scare you off, as there's still a lot of bloody fun to be had with this shooter. Both teams (one composed of a solidary Predator, and another composed of several Fireteam members) are given access to an impressive arsenal of weapons, which means you'll get into some frantic shootouts as the match progresses. Predator is given the task of eliminating the Fireteam, while the Fireteam is just trying to complete their mission and escape to safety.

"A fantastic game to enjoy whenever you're in the mood for some chaotic and overly violent online multiplayer action." — Video Chums