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Sega announces winner of Yakuza casting competition

[Update: I mistakenly reproduced an image of winner Eri Kamataki which I believed was the official press photo from publisher Sega but was, in fact, a photo by Famitsu. This was a genuine mistake on my part and is on me as author. I apologi...

 
 
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Yakuza producer comments on Yakuza Kenzan Kiwami possibility

At a recent event in Taipei, held to celebrate the Chinese launch of Yakuza 5, Team Yakuza producer Daisuke Sato mused on the possibilities of giving the "Kiwami" remake treatment to the Japan-only Yakuza Kenzan titles.Speaking with Bahamut...

 
 
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New info on the next Yakuza title will be coming July 10

Those of you ready to crack heads in Kamurocho (well, those of you who aren't currently doing it in Judgment), should mark down July 10 in your calendars, as Sega and Team Yakuza has announced that they have new information to reveal on tha...

 
 
 
 
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Judgment is getting an escape room experience in LA

To promote the release of Judgment next month, Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio have teamed up with Escape Room LA to create a limited-time Judgment escape room. Running from June 30 until July 13, "The Detective" room will feature elements fr...

 
 
 
 
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Contest: Defend Mega Tokyo and win Akane for Switch

Enter our contest for your chance to win a Switch copy of Akane! I've said it before, and I'll say it again: If you want me to pay attention to your game, soak that shit in neon! I love colorful games, especially when neons are involved. Th...

 
 
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Judgment's character redesign doesn't look half bad

Out of the blue, Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios have shown off the new look for Judgment character Kyohei Hamura. Originally played by Pierre Taki, Hamura underwent a redesign after the actor was arrested for alleged cocaine use. Sega made ...

 
 
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Yakuza Kiwami 2 PC setting up shop on Steam in May

[Update: It's official: Yakuza Kiwami 2 for PC will release on Steam on May 9, 2019. "Rebuilt from the ground up, Yakuza Kiwami 2 uses the Dragon Engine to update one of the series stand-out titles into a modern classic. The PC version in...

 
 
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Judgment producer considering bringing the game to PC

In a recent interview with IGN Japan (translated by ResetEra), Judgment producer Kazuki Hosokawa hinted at the possibility of Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios' latest game coming to PC. In a question that directly addressed the Yakuza series showing u...

 
 
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Here's a potential look at the new Yakuza game

Whenever something is announced on April 1, you have to take it with a grain of salt. Lots of publishers and developers like to have fun by announcing things that will never see the light of day, regardless of how cool they may be. Others l...

 
 
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Judgment sells incredibly well, shifting around 97% of stock

During a live stream event yesterday, Sega's chief creative officer Toshihiro Nagoshi spoke about Judgment and the recent scandal with Pierre Taki. Starting things off on a positive note, Judgment has sold through 97% of its worldwide stock...

 
 
 
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Yakuza 5 running on PS4 is a clear improvement

After yesterday's announcement of a release date for Yakuza 5 on PS4, it was only a matter of time that we'd see an official trailer. I was very eager to see how this would run on Sony's current-gen system, considering it ran pretty poorly ...

 
 
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New Yakuza title stars wild-haired protagonist Ichiban Kasuga

Some might say that there are already enough Yakuza titles in the world, especially counting spin-offs and re-releases. Fortunately, those people are wrong, and Sega intends to prove so with the continuation of their face-smashing action-RP...

 
 
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Yakuza 5's PS4 port heats up Japan this June

Japan's Weekly Famitsu magazine has revealed that the Yakuza 5 PS4 port will be hitting shelves on June 20, 2019, for 3,990 yen. Being a mere port instead of a remaster, the game will only update the resolution to 1080p and bring the framer...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win Yakuza Kiwami for Steam

Take on gang violence with the power of goofiness in today's contest for a Steam copy of Yakuza Kiwami! I know there are a ton of Yakuza fans here on the site, so I'll make this one brief: We've got some Steam copies for the PC version of Y...

 
 
 
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This Yakuza Kiwami mod reunites Kiryu with an old foe

During the events of Yakuza 0, protagonist Kiryu Kazuma had to continuously deal with Dojima Clan Lieutenant Daisuku Kuze. The point of their various struggles was to show where Kiryu got his unstoppable will from. It also helped that Kuze ...

 
 
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Judgment is poised to be another hit for the Yakuza devs

As most of you readers know, I'm a big fan of the Yakuza series. Ever since my first taste with Yakuza 3, I've been hooked and have eagerly anticipated whatever game Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios teased. Even if a few of the games have disappointed...

 
 
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Review: Yakuza Kiwami

Remakes in the gaming space have kind of gone the way of the dodo. With HD remasters being a lot easier to produce, most publishers don’t feel the need to commission full-on restorations of their back catalogs anymore. The last time w...

 
 
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Yakuza 0 is worth another look on PC with this latest patch

Sega is continuing to tighten up the PC version of Yakuza 0, a wonderfully weird and charming game that'll consume your life. I don't think I'll ever care to revisit Yakuza 0 -- once on PS4 was enough, and I still have multiple sequels to s...

 
 




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