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Review: Yakuza 5


Who says crime doesn't pay?
Dec 17
 
With the chairman of the Omi crime syndicate on his deathbed, an uneasy truce with the Tojo Clan hangs in the balance. Anticipating a conflict, Tojo boss Daigo Dojima travels to Fukuoka in search of allies. But before an agre...




Yakuza 5 comes west next week, Yakuza Zero confirmed for PS4


Yakuza news
Dec 05
 
Yakuza 5 is coming to PS3 December 8 and Yakuza Zero is also coming to the west on PlayStation 4, Sony announced at the PlayStation Experience. SEGA's Yakuza 5 missed its mid-November release date after being announced for a western release at last year's PlayStation Experience. Yakuza Zero is a prequel set in the '80s that came to PS3 and PS4 in Japan earlier this year.




Sega: Yakuza 5 coming west in mid-November


Good lord, finally
Oct 16
 
I've been starting to wonder if Yakuza 5 would actually be releasing in 2015, as Sega and Sony promised at last year's PlayStation Experience and have scarcely mentioned since, but it seems the long wait is nearly over. Accor...




Still excited for Yakuza 5 this fall? Watch this developer interview series


Lots of hostess club talk
Aug 07
 
The PlayStation team visited Tokyo earlier this year to chat with a pair of Yakuza developers (General Director Toshihiro Nagoshi and Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama), in anticipation for Yakuza 5's digital worldwide releas...




Yakuza 5 is finally coming west!


HNNNNNNNNG!
Dec 06
 
Somebody pinch me! Yakuza 5 is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America next year, Sony announced today at the PlayStation Experience. This is definitely better late than never! It sounds like Sony had a big hand in mak...




Sega presently has no plans to localize Yakuza 5


Yakuza Studio focused on next project
Sep 30
 
Yakuza Studio has  no plans to localize Yakuza 5 for western audiences, series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi recently told Edge. Despite demand for an international release, the developer is currently focused on its next pro...




Japanese PSN gets Yakuza 5 demo next week


Leave the bears alone!
Nov 21
 
You know what to do, Yakuza fans. Get that Japanese PSN login fired up for next week, as the first Yakuza 5 demo will launch then. Gematsu says that you'll play as Kazuma Kiryu in some of the game's earlier stages in Nagasuga...




This Yakuza 5 limited edition PS3 is hideous


Oct 10
 
Someone thought it was a good idea to take the already weird looking new PS3 and barf up little gold-colored emblems on it as a special edition release for Yakuza 5. I found this ghoul of a game system on Sega Japan...




TGS: Kickin' it with Kazuma the cabbie in Yakuza 5


Sep 21
 
There's no questioning that Yakuza series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu is a badass of the highest order, but his first appearance in a Tokyo Game Show demo of upcoming PS3 game Yakuza 5 has him in a cab driver's uniform. Yep, the Dragon of Dojima is a taxi driver.  My first thought: Oh no they didn't!




Yakuza 5: Haruka's dance off battle system


Aug 22
 
If you've been following Yakuza 5 you'll know that series character Haruka is all grown up now. And what do grown up girls do as primary characters in a fighting game about Japan's crime underworld? They dance! Sega has revea...




Play Taiko Drum Master in Yakuza 5


Aug 08
 
Weird! You know how you can visit arcades in the Yakuza games to play Sega titles? This week's Famitsu announces a collaboration between Sega and Namco Bandai that puts super-Japanese rhythm game Taiko Drum Master in Yak...




Here's the first peek at Yakuza 5


May 24
 
They...they all look the same, and that's coming from a hardcore series fan. Actually, it seems they've upgraded something under the hood. Recently, Sega's Toshihiro Nagoshi revealed that a new engine has been put in place fo...








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