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Dragon Ball: Origins on the DS

Young Goku tearing it up exclusively for Nintendo

 Peace sign or sling shot? What's your guess?
 Peace sign or sling shot? What's your guess?
Journey back to the early days of  Goku, everybody’s favorite monkey-tailed  Saiyan hero, with DRAGONBALL: ORIGINS 2 on the Nintendo DS this summer. Anime Vice just received a press release straight from Namco Bandai America giving us the 4-11 on this DS exclusive.     
 
 

   Don't fall in the spikes
 Don't fall in the spikes

‘Lil Goku won’t be left alone to take on the Red Ribbon Army in this action ‘n adventure, button ‘n stylus game.  You - - that’s right, you! - - the eager player will be able to play as his buddies Krillin, Bulma and Yamcha, among others.   You won’t be left alone to take on the Red Ribbon Army, either. If you so choose, you can harness the as-mighty-as-a-spirit-bomb magic of Wi-Fi and play co-op with all your alien-smashing buddies on their DS's.  

   Charging UP!
 Charging UP!
Check out Namco's official site if your Dragonball appetite still needs whetting.  
 
-- Tom Pinchuk is the writer of UNIMAGINABLE for Arcana Comics and HYBRID BASTARDS! for Archaia Comics. Watch out for the HYBRID BASTARDS! hardcover collection this March - - available for pre-order now on Amazon.com.
OmegaMekixon Feb. 18, 2010 at 2:32 p.m.
I don't think they got Goku's appearance just right.
Juuhachion Feb. 18, 2010 at 11:49 p.m.
I so want this. Anyone willing to donate me their NDS?
00Raiseron Feb. 19, 2010 at 2:52 a.m.
The series has long since finished. Can they please let Dragon Ball,  Z, and Gt, Rest in Peace.
Statiiqon Feb. 19, 2010 at 3:38 a.m.
OMG thats for the ds must buy :)
giaon Feb. 19, 2010 at 1:32 p.m.
@00Raiser: Not as long as it continues to print money!
John_Martoneon Feb. 19, 2010 at 1:32 p.m.
You know, those visuals actually make it look like this could be a really fun pick up.
@00Raiser said:
" The series has long since finished. Can they please let Dragon Ball,  Z, and Gt, Rest in Peace. "
I dunno, I don't get particularly tired of the milking, since occasion it turns out something fun.
Kou_Leifohon Feb. 19, 2010 at 8:04 p.m.
I'd prefer this than those awful DBZ fighting games.

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Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball franchise is about the adventures of Goku and his friends from his early childhood to his death and beyond. It begins with a young Saiyan boy named Goku after falling of a cliff and losing his memory, and leads on to an adventure of a lifetime!

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