Dragonball: Evolution Ships For PSP

Leading video games developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., announced today that DRAGONBALL: Evolution is now available at retailers throughout North America for the PSP (PlayStationPortable) system. Based on the highly anticipated Twentieth Century Fox feature film of the same name, DRAGONBALL: Evolution extends the theatrical experience outside of the movie theater and successfully recreates it on a handheld device. With a familiar cast of the characters and timeless fast-paced action, DRAGONBALL: Evolution provides an immersive take on the classic martial arts genre.

Ultimate powers collide as players match up against their favorite characters from the movie and battle for control of the seven sacred Dragon Balls. DRAGONBALL: Evolution employs an easy-to-learn yet difficult-to-master fighting system which provides everyone the power to pull off stylish and dynamic attacks. Ki (energy) management will be essential to gain the upper hand and unleash a devastating attack on unsuspecting opponents.

DRAGONBALL: Evolution has been specially crafted for the PSP system with game modes that are ideal for on-the-go play. In Story Mode, follow the path of Goku as he makes his way through an exhilarating story to find Master Roshi. Arcade Mode brings the fight directly to players as they can select their favorite characters and take on numerous challenges. Mission Mode will have players taking on specific tasks and unlocking additional game content. Additionally with Network Battle Mode, players can challenge their friends over an Ad-Hoc wireless connection and recreate all the awesome battles from the movie.

The motion picture DRAGONBALL: EVOLUTION, starring Justin Chatwin (War of the Worlds), Emmy Rossum (The Day After Tomorrow), Jamie Chung (Samurai Girl) and Chow Yun Fat (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End), along with James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Eriko Tamura (NBC's Heroes) and international pop sensation Joon Park, will be released by Twentieth Century Fox April 10, 2009. The film is based on one of the most successful manga series of all-time, which boasts more than 500 animated television episodes, 14 video games, 17 features and over $4 billion in related merchandise sales.

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