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Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2)

Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2)
alaScore 87

88 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews of Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Matt Flanagan (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2


Even though my experience with the original Budokai Tenkaichi is limited, I can tell it was perfect sequel-fodder. It was a game that was fun to play, but needed a little polish. More importantly, it wouldn't have been too hard to make an improved...

Offers a nice break from the standard 2D fighter ; Graphics are nice ; Big environments create a good DBZ-like atmosphere

AI can be too smart at times and too stupid at others ; Not enough work went into the cutscenes ; Buying different games to play through the same events gets old after a while

The game itself isn’t horrible, and if it was anything but a Dragon Ball Z game I’d be a lot less critical of it, but DBZ games have been following the same formula and forcing you to play through the same events over and over again for a long time...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : Mikey Dowling (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2


One wouldn?t be lying to say that Dragon Ball Z is a phenomenon. Running from 1989 to 1995 in Japan (and then having a highly successful, seemingly never ending run in North America), DBZ is a series that will consistently grab new generations. Taking...

When it comes down to it, Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 is a great game for the fans. Bringing in so many playable characters (some even being fusion forms of characters never seen in the show) and offering up a good amount of play modes, DBZBT2 is...

Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Justin Last (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2


Some games - no, most games - are created with a defined audience in mind. Front Mission 4 is for those that like big stompy mechs and slow, tactics-based game play. Final Fantasy XII is for gamers with an insane need to beat a boss with 50,000,000,000...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Kaleb Rutherford (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2


Like a pesky fly that doesn't know when to leave you alone, Atari has ushered in yet another Dragon Ball Z game. This time we find our favorite Japanese Animated heroes on the Nintendo Wii in the port of Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2. While this...

Overall Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 is a good incarnation to the series. Despite this being the same game released on other consoles months and months ago, it can be a fun way to play if you are into swinging your arms around. If you prefer a...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Jim May (

Dragonball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2


Games based on existing intellectual properties have the opportunity to succeed on two distinct levels. By staying true to the source material, they can offer longstanding fans a chance to step into the shoes of their beloved heroes. Additionally, by...

Overall:By taking a comprehensive approach to its source material, Dragonball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 presents a package that true fans will most likely appreciate. Unfortunately, highly repetitive gameplay makes the title unlikely to offer any long-term...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Amanda Bateman (

Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2 Review


'I am stronger than you are!' 'No, I am strogner than you are!' And then the two guys start screaming and powering up, and there's a lot of fighting. Yes folks, that's my summary of the craziness that is Dragon Ball Z. But despite that, it makes a...

great graphics, easy-to-learn battle moves, customization

repeitive in a few areas

Atari, this one's a winner.

Dec, 2006

Expert review by : Chris McCarver (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2) Review


Kaaa-me... HAAA-ME... huh..??

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 has a lot of gameplay potential, tons of unlockable characters, and a variety of play modes. It also is submerged in the sometimes-confusing depths that is the Dragon Ball Z license, which makes the make-or-break...

Dec, 2006

Expert review by : Patrick Joynt (

Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 2


Like the PS2 version, but with a Wii Remote. Should you pick up this Dragon Ball?

Wii controls are authentic; massive amount of DBZ content; the giggle-inducing fun combining the two makes

Still not a very deep fighting system; the Wii controls flail in spots; won't convert DBZ haters

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : TomParker (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 review for the PS2


My game is fight!

Looks good; Awesome moves

Confusing instructions; Characters all play the same; Loading screen of doom

Maybe I'm not the smartest kid on my block, or maybe I just haven't watched enough cartoons. Or, heck, maybe I'm too old. But for whatever reason, I had a really hard time figuring out a lot of Dragon Ball Z : Budokai Tenkaichi 2. To be honest, though,...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Aaron Drewniak (

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2


Your wish for a true DBZ experience is granted.

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Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 takes the acrobatic and intense 3D flying and fighting dynamic made popular in blockbuster and takes it to another level with exciting features sure to please die-hard Dragon Ball fans and those new to the franchise. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 offers the complete DBZ mythology from Dragon Ball to Dragon Ball GT with a staggering roster of over 100 DBZ heroes and villains and an expansive story mode that allows players to recreate some of the storied confrontations from the TV show, or showdowns of their own with characters that never actually fought in the animated series. Lightning-fast fighting, light RPG and action gameplay elements give players the power to engage in titanic battles set in 15 vast and vibrant 3D highly destructible environments. The game also features levels that are twice the size of those in the original, in-game transformations, tag battles, an vanishing attack and complete environmental destruction.


Elements:Action - fighting
ESRB Rating:Rating Pending


Compatibility:Game console
Model:Budokai Tenkaichi 2
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dragon Ball Z


Package Type:Retail


Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation 2
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action