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  1. 10 (576)
  2. 9 (635)
  3. 8 (1719)
  4. 7 (1476)
  5. 6 (373)
  6. 5 (151)
  7. 4 (44)
  8. 3 (20)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (56)

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  • User Rating 7.3

    Im a huge DBZ fan, but the game just doesnt cut it completely.

    Rated on December 25, 2005 by freeloader12

    Im a huge DBZ fan, but the game just doesnt cut it completely. The graphics are bad indeed, the character models look like crappy clay, the backgrounds look like i drew them. But still satifying enuff...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Competitive Play and a Story Presentation that was ahead of its time.

    Rated on February 13, 2012 by GameReviewGuru

    Games that hold on to their impressiveness and endure the passing of time truthfully deserve more credit than what they've actually gotten. Released about ten years ago, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai was a g...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    One of my first PS2/DBZ games.

    Rated on April 04, 2008 by DBZ180

    The very first DragonBallZ game that came out for the PS2 was DBZ Budokai. It came out in December of 2002. DBZ budokai is a great game, it has an awesome story mode, good and fast paced gameplay, coo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Rated on December 07, 2003 by voytec2k

    Hey, I'm a die hard DragonBall Z fan, and basically every DBZ game that I have played in the past sucked! So, when this game came out, I was like, Yeeeeeeeeah right, another piece of **it. But, I dec...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Very fun game that brings back memories

    Rated on April 13, 2008 by bardock138

    Well this was one of the first DragonBall Z games out there I believe, so when you look at this game you can't be to critical about it. Developers were looking for the DBZ feel which they eventually ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    BUY IF YOU ARE A FAN ( wich i am )

    Rated on July 21, 2006 by Anime-Beast

    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai is a fighting game based on the super popular anime Dragon Ball Z. This game does a good job of recreating the show but Budokai is not without problems. The graphics in this gam...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2

    Dragon Ball Z Budokai Is An Alright Game That Is Let Down By A Energy Blast Of Flaws And More Leaks Than Cell.

    Rated on July 22, 2006 by gta11

    Dragon Ball Z Budokai For PS2. This is the first of the Budokais that came out for the PS2.. It came out in the year 2002 and it had to be right around Christmas time (cause that's when I got the g...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.7

    Interested in a game with clean graphics? A game with really short gameplay? A game that is super easy?Then this's yours

    Rated on November 17, 2004 by jk7070436

    From the beginning. This is an okay game. Has decent graphics, great combos, and follows with the story of DBZ. If you like watching short clips of shows, this is the game for you. Let us start: Gr...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    This game will appeal to Dragonball Z fans, and if you're not a fan, there's always Tekken and Soul Caliber.

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by buccaneers445

    DBZ: Budokai is a home-run for fans, but isn't that good for anyone else. Graphics: The graphics in game are above average, but the cut-scences lower the score. They look blocky and horrible, not a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    If you didn't play this game you didn't play anything

    Rated on July 22, 2006 by latinogamerking

    This game was the first ever game I bought for my PS2. See someone came into my house and stole my ps1. So after that day I had been without a gaming system, but it was totally worth getting the PS2, ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.