List of Some of the IMPORTANT games dragon ball series are present here. Arranged according to their time of release.
1) Dragon Ball: Dragon Daihikyō (1986)
(Dragon Ball: Dragon’s Great Exploration)
It was the first Dragon Ball video game . It was released by Epoch, the only game not to connected to any kind of leadership with Bandai or the by Namco Bandai. The game is an overhead shoot’em up that allows players to take on the role of Goku who rides on the Nimbus while firing Ki blasts and swatting at enemies with his Power Pole.
2) Dragon Ball Z: Super Butōden
Is the first game in the Super Butōden series. The game was released in Japan on March 20, 1993. In Europe was often referred simply as Dragon Ball Z. Super Butōden features 13 playable characters (Goku, S.Goku, Gohan, Piccolo, Vegeta, S.Vegeta, Frieza, Cell, P.Cell, Trunks and the Androids #16, #18 and #20/Dr. Gero) and its story mode spans from the final saga of Dragon Ball to the conclusion of the Cell Games. Which covers almost all parts of dragon ball z
3) Dragon Ball Z: Super Butōden 2
Is the second part of game in the Super Butōden series. The game was released in Japan on December 17, 1993 . Super Butōden 2 features 10 playable characters and its story mode covers the Cell Games, as well as several stories involving Bojack, Zangya, and Broly completely unrelated to the movies they hail from. Depending on if the player wins or loses a battle, the story will take a different turn in the Story Mode, which leads to a lot of possibilities to experience.
This is the only Dragon Ball Z fighting game in which Goku is not readily playable. A code is required in the Japanese version to unlock him and Broly, the other hidden character. This is not necessary in the European versions, as both characters are already unlocked.
4) Dragon Ball Z: Super Butōden 3
Dragon Ball Z: Ultime Menace
Is the third installment in the Super Butōden series. The game was released in Japan on September 29, 1994 Super Butōden 3 features ten playable characters (9 normal, 1 unlockable with a code). It is the only game in the series that LACKS a ‘story mode’.
5) Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22
Is a fighting game released July 28, 1995 in Japan (re-released as PlayStation on December 6, 1996), released in North America years later on March 25, 2003.
The game features cell drawings from the animators as character sprites and three dimensional backgrounds. The playable characters are Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, Future Trunks, Cell, Android 16, Android 18, Frieza, Zarbon, Recoome, Captain Ginyu, Dabura, Goten, Kid Trunks, Supreme Kai, Fat Buu, Super Buu, Super Saiyan Gotenks, Great Saiyaman, Krillin, Tien, and Piccolo. Unlockable characters include Gogeta, Mr. Satan, Master Roshi, Super Saiyan 3 Goku, and Kid Goku.
Ultimate Battle 22 was the subject of an overwhelming number of negative American reviews… After a short period of time of the game being in market it became one of the most worst game ever created by bandai namco.
6) Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout
Is the first game to appear full 3D high and classically animated fighting game for the PlayStation. It was produced and released by Bandai in Japan. It was the last Dragon Ball game produced for the console. There would not be another new Dragon Ball game for consoles until the release of Dragon Ball Z: Budokai in 2002.
The game contains many 3D backgrounds from the previous games and also many characters from the Z and GT series of Dragon Ball franchise. Unique in the game were the special ki attacks called a Special Knockout Trick. When these attacks are performed, the camera would cut and pan to the attacking character who would power up and the player would fire. Another feature which was carried over from Legends, was a technique called Meteor Smash. With a key combo, players could ignite a chain of mêlée attack.
From 2000 A.D onwards. The dragon ball games get to a new road which was further comes to perfection in year 2009 with the couple of games launching , improving the gaming world a lot!
1) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai
This game was realeased in year 2002 for PlayStation 2. With also a number of edition in Gamecube . The was nice and I even tried playing ! The game was further perfected with the same base story and realeased in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
2) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2
Was the second part of the budokai series and was having idea of all the 3D and reality graphics we are having now. It was realeased in PlayStation 2 in year 2004 in japan
3) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3
This game was having a wide number of charecters to play being and also a nice story mode . This was really a wonderful game for the entire franchise and was so loved that it is even played today. It is recently re-released. For PS3 and for Xbox.
It was first released in year 2005. In
2004 for PlayStation 2 and in
2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
4) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi
Is again a begening of a new series . The games holds a nice record of marketing and the series was loved by the people
It was released in Japan on
October 6, 2005 for PS2
5) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2
The Original release date for PlayStation 2 in Japan is on October 5, 2006 and for Wii is as same.
6) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
Was Originally released a year later after budokai tenkaichi 2
It was available for PS2 and Wii both
7) Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
Was the first game to have a directly release in Xbox and playstation 3. It was launched in 2008.
8) Dragon Ball: Revenge of King picolo
Was launched in japan on July 23, 2009 in Australia on October 15, 2009 and in New Zealand on October 20, 2009
Is also knowed by name Dragon Ball: World’s Greatest Adventure.
9) Dragon Ball: Raging Blast
When the game was first launched no one was expecting that this game could have another part ,but the second part arrived and even come to be more popular!
The release date in Japan was November 9, 2009
And was available for both PS3 and Xbox 360 formats driving people crazy at that time.
From here starts the 2010 edition of gaming having a whole different gaming experiences compared to older versions
1) Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2
was having a released date in Japan as November 11, 2010
And in the same year for entire world’s PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
2) Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi
Is again a wonderful game launced a few years back and was having all of the advance features pf gaming and was surfing in peoples mind . The game having a release date in Japan as December 8, 2011. Which is not too old. The game is available in PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 easily
3) Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z
This is considered as the latest game arrived till the arrival of xenoverse and was having all the leading charecters of Anime such as SS3 FOR goku and SS2 For vegeta. The gameplay includes a nice story mode with all the fighing part well fitted (the thing public wants). Not like those of the old series which were having all the fighting part at the end.
The release date for Japan is on January 23, 2014
Which is the first game of dragon ball to be available in PlayStation Vita.
4) Dragon Ball Xenoverse
This is the latest game arrived till yet but unfortunatly not having SSG for goku .
It includes many charecters from the anime and from the comic too. It also includes some chrecters of the battle of the gords.
According to me this game is having the best story mode till yet and is playable too.
It the begening of the game we are playing as goku and we have to defeate the villains of dragon ball z such as freiza ,cell and manymore .
And then our charecter comes into play and we had a trainng fight with future trunks.
I enjoyed the game lot and still waiting for the release of
- Xenoverse 2
Original release date for Japan was February 5, 2015
It is available for all the growing gaming formats duch as PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and even in Microsoft Windows