Dragon Ball Z Maker’s other classic manga is finally getting a game

A screenshot from Sand Land shows Beelzebub beating a dinosaur.

screenshot: Bandai Namco / Kotaku

During today’s Summer Game Fest kickoff show, Bandai Namco revealed a trailer for a game based on it Dragon Ball Z The classic manga by creator Akira Toriyama, sand land.

sand land (the manga), which debuted in 2000, is a fantasy action-adventure series set in a desolate world where demons and humans coexist (or at least try to). The series follows a demon named Beelzebub who joins a sheriff to find the mysterious Phantom Lake. Although the series was quite popular in Japan, it was as popular as Toriyama’s wacky gag manga dr slumpare often overshadowed by the Shonen fight series DBZ in the West. At least they were until now. You can check out the gameplay trailer below.

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The announcement trailer, while short, offers a lot of gameplay with characters like Sheriff Rao, Thief (yes, that’s his name), and Beelzebub cruising over giant sand dunes on the backs of dinosaurs and other mechanical contraptions monster hunter-like demons chase them across the arid landscape. Luckily, Beelzebub and his crew are armed with all sorts of explosive artillery DBZ-Similar combat skills to keep the monsters at bay.

Prior to the release of the trailer, moderator Geoff Keighley mentioned that the game to be shown was made in Unreal Engine 5. However, no release date has been confirmed sand landThe announcement trailer revealed that it will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Aside from Toriyama’s lesser-known manga series getting its own video game later this year, sand land According to the information, an anime film adaptation will also be available from the Sunrise studio later this summer Anime News Network.

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