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First trailer for Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition

3:30 PM on 07.19.2012 // Conrad Zimmerman
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SEGA has made a formal announcement regarding Yakuza 1 & 2 HD, discovered by attentive internet users last week, confirming the upcoming release. They also passed along a first trailer and have opened up a dedicated site for the re-release which shows comparison shots of the original games and their updated versions.

I played the hell out of the first Yakuza and then skipped right ahead to the third, so I'll probably grab this just to give the second a run (despite knowing all the plot details already -- it's just fun to beat on people). I enjoy the series a lot and would highly encourage fans of beat-em-ups to check them out from the beginning if they haven't taken the opportunity yet. I think it's safe to bet that we'll see this release outside of Japan, as the series has always managed to make it stateside despite remaining a bit under the radar. 

Good stuff here.

『龍が如く1&2 HD EDITION』| セガ公式サイト [ryu-ga-gotoku.com via Andriasang]



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