Akira Toyama has left us, but his work lives on through this new video game. You can play it for free now!

Game news Akira Toyama has left us, but his work lives on through this new video game. You can play it for free now!

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Recently, the whole world was shocked after the news of Akira Toriyama's disappearance. Despite his death, the author continues to make the world talk about him through his work that will be eternal. The proof, a new movie, series and above all a new video game are planned in the coming weeks and you can already play it for free.

On March 8, 2024, we learned of the disappearance of Akira Toriyama, who had died a week earlier. Since then, tributes have proliferated around the world to show their grief, but also their admiration for the author of Doctor Slump and especially Dragon Ball who have troubled so many generations. If Akira Toriyama has left us, his work is eternal and will continue to make many future readers dream of his quality. In addition, players will be able to discover a new adventure adapted from a mangaka story and can even play it now.

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Sand Land, a post-Dragon Ball manga by Akira Toriyama

To put things into context, Sand Land is a one volume story written and drawn by Akira Toriyama in 2000, after the end of Dragon Ball.. We follow the adventures of Beelzebub, the Prince of Demons, who lives in a universe where the only river that supplied the entire world with water has dried up. Henceforth, the only source of drinking water is in the hands of a king who charges exorbitant prices. The situation will be reversed when Sheriff Lao informs Beelzebub that there would be a fountain that could meet the needs of humans and demons. So we will follow the young prince and his companions in their quest to find this place capable of bringing peace to the Sand Land.

If it's originally a manga, Sand Land was recently made into a film and was released in Japan in August 2023. If we don't yet know the screening date here in France, An animated series retelling the events of the film in an extended version is planned for Disney+ starting March 20. While that's already two adaptations of a simple little adventure from Akira Toriyama, things don't stop there, because a game is also planned for next month. And the good news is that you can play it for free right now!

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A demo to get your opinion on Sand Land!

Developed by Bandai Namco, Sand Land takes the events of the manga, film, and anime series to adapt them into a video game. So we can expect an adventure in the style of Akira Toriyama, but in graphics for current consoles, but that's not all. As in the original work, vehicles take center stage and will cause clashes against numerous creatures. It will also be possible to go down to see Beelzebub fighting on the ground using his demonic powers. And if you want to form your own opinion before the game launches on April 26th, know that a demo is available now.

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