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'Dragon Ball Fusions' Release Date: The Role-Playing Game's Western Release Date Confirmed For December This Year; See Announcement Trailer [VIDEO]

Bandai Namco Announces 'Dragon Ball Fusions'
Bandai Namco Announces 'Dragon Ball Fusions'
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Bandai Namco has just announced "Dragon Ball Fusions," a brand new portable Dragon Ball Action-RPG experience for the Nintendo 3DS that is slated to hit the store shelves in the West on December 13 this year.

In the upcoming role-playing game, players can stack up and fuse characters from Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball series. The impending game features a mammoth roster of character appearances from across the whole Dragon Ball series. Moreover, the game adopts a chibi art style, according to reports on GameSpot.

"Dragon Ball Fusions" was launched in Japan for Nintendo 3DS earlier this year

Players will have the opportunity to delve into a brand new original Dragon Ball story in "Dragon Ball Fusions" Adventure mode. Alternatively, they can also show off their fighting prowess in Multiplayer Battle mode.

But that's not all! The game allows players to fuse the powers between characters to spawn umpteen combinations of powerful characters, according to Bandai Namco's official announcement on its website.

Those looking to capture and share their "Dragon Ball Fusions" fun, can use the Nintendo 3DS' camera to take pictures with friends and merge them with Dragon Ball characters or trade special moves with nearby players.

According to Dennis Lee, Director of Brand Marketing at Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., with "Dragon Ball Fusions," the company finally brings a Dragon Ball RPG experience to its huge fanbase on the Nintendo 3DS, which continues to be a fan favorite platform, especially for gamers who are always on the go. ESRB has currently rated the game "T" for Teen.

Watch "Dragon Ball: Fusions" announcement trailer below for more details:

In other news, Bandai Namco is gearing up to launch "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" later this year. Ahead of its scheduled October 25 release, gamers will be able to delve into Conton City - the game's new hub - by taking part in its upcoming open beta.

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