The Yakuza 6 demo has returned to PSN

Sega has fixed the demo for Yakuza 6: The Song of Life and put it back on PlayStation Network. Folks who nabbed the demo originally were able to play far more of Yakuza 6 than the developers ever intended, and once the publisher got wind of...


Yakuza Kiwami 2 finally gets western release date

I'm a relatively new fan to the Yakuza series. My first interaction with it was actually in Project X Zone 2. Kiryu and Majima are my favorite duo in the game, so once the remake of the original Yakuza  released last year, I quick...


Review: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

It isn’t often that you see a comfortable, workmanlike series like Yakuza do a complete overhaul in game mechanics or engine. The last time a dramatic shift like this happened was after Yakuza 2 to the Japan-only Ryu Ga Gotoku: Kenzan...


Takayuki Yamada shapes up for Fist of the North Star in TV ad

PlayStation Japan's spokesdude Takayuki Yamada is back being a loon in another TV commercial. This time, Yamada-san is channeling his inner-Kenshiro in preparation for the release of Team Yakuza's Hokuto Ga Gotoku.I'm not gonna do the tired...


(Update) Yakuza 6's Prologue demo is now available

[Update: Anyone looking for the Yakuza 6 demo and wondering why they can't find it can now rest easy. Sega delivered what they promised, but there was an exploit in that some users were given access to the full game instead of just a trial....

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Japan is getting a Hokuto ga Gotoku demo tomorrow

While we still have no word on whether or not Hokuto ga Gotoku is coming West, we'll soon be able to check out the game thanks to the miracle of the internet. Japan is getting a demo on the PlayStation Network tomorrow, so all you need to d...

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Getting the most out of your PlayStation 3 in 2018

The figures are out, and the PlayStation 4 is already close to catching up with the PlayStation 3 when it comes to lifetimes sales. We're reaching peak PS4 time, with huge releases such as Monster Hunter: World and Wolfenstein II: The ...


Yakuza 6 gets a delay into April

It is with a heavy heart that I have to type this next sentence, but I'm just going to have to bite the bullet. Yakuza 6 has been delayed in the West until April 17, 2018. While no reason was stated for the delay, Sega is assuring fans it w...


Kiryu's clan is best in this new Yakuza 6 video

One of the new mini-games in Yakuza 6 is something called "Clan Creator." If it wasn't evident from the title, you take street punks and make a clan out of them. It looks kind of fun and is pretty reminiscent of a similar feature from Yakuz...

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Yakuza 6 still features the series' zany mini-games

Yakuza 6 is only a few short months away from us, so Sega is ramping up the hype train with some trailers. In this first one, we get a look at some of the various mini-games that will populate Kamurocho and Hiroshima. I'm particularly in lo...


Kevin Mersereau's Top Five Games of 2017

It’s officially the year 2018 and not a whole lot has changed so far. I’m still a bald, broke, and excessively sweaty college student with an unhealthy obsession for video games. Luckily, that means I actually took the time to p...


Mike Sounders's indecisive six best games of 2017

2017 was a great year for video games wasn't it? Yes we've all heard it said dozens of times already, but it's true nevertheless. This has easily been the hardest year in my life where I couldn't decide my absolute favorite game of the year...


Sega's Fist of the North Star game continues to look bonkers

The Yakuza team is taking a crack at Fist of the North Star and I'm mentally preparing myself for the wild ride that awaits us in the hopefully not-too-distant future. It's bonkers in all the ways I'd hope. Punches fly, bodies explode, and ...


There won't be any Yakuza announcements at PSX this year

During the inaugural PlayStation experience in 2014, viewers were graced the amazing gift of the announcement that Yakuza 5 would be localized for the west. The following year, Sony confirmed that Yakuza 0 would grace western consoles and i...


Yakuza Kiwami 2 demo out now on Japanese PlayStation Store

This year, Europe and North America finally got their hands on Yakuza Kiwami, a remake of the first Yakuza game that had been long anticipated by fans. But, as per usual, Japan is one step ahead of us. Not only did Yakuza Kiwami release in ...

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Overstuffed: Conquering Kamurocho

[If there's one thing I constantly hear about the Yakuza series, it's how incredibly stuffed to the brim it is with stuff to do. For some, that much content habitually crammed into a series is great! For others, it can be just a bit much. K...


Why we should celebrate extra options in games

Right – let me start this article by exposing my biases. Namely, one of the first games I played to the point of obsession was The Sims, and as everyone knows, The Sims is a highly modular game. Since the very beginning, the Sims seri...


Get ready for Yakuza 6 with this refresher trailer

If you're not caught up on the Yakuza series, but want to jump straight into 6 (for some reason), Sega has uploaded a "Previously on Yakuza" trailer to bring you up to speed. While this trailer actually ends up talking more about Kiryu's fi...


Sega unveils revamped Sotenbori for Yakuza Kiwami 2

Sega has updated its official site for Yakuza Kiwami 2, with a lovely selection of new screen shots showing off Sotenbori, the second district visited by Kazuma and friends during the events of the sequel's story.The classy, expensive enter...


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