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ROLE PLAYGROUND | Dragon Ball FighterZ is a fun return to Fighting roots!

Love it or hate it, you can't deny that FighterZ is one hell of a fighting game!

Like everyone, I grew up playing a lot of fighting games. In my mind, they were simple. All I needed to do was punch someone and then accidentally do this really cool move that I could never recreate. I booted up my cousin's PSOne and playing Mortal Kombat - and then booted up their SNES to play Street Fighter. However, nothing could hold a candle to Dragon Ball Z.

Say what you will, but I always loved DBZ as a kid - and the chance to play their games was so cool to child me. I played every game for every system - even the two games they had for the GameBoy Advanced! Eventually, though, they became less and less like the traditional fighting game. They took on more of a sandbox kind of feel - shirking the horizontal back and forth action for a truly 3-D fighting experience.

And while this wasn't bad thing - part of me always feels like the series lost itself a little after that. It became less about the fighting and more about recreating the show's experience in video game form. My love for these games diminished over the years.

Until Dragon Ball FighterZ happened.

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