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Yakuza 0 Business Edition pre-order is lackluster

Sega has announced a special pre-order deal for Yakuza 0 for North America. If you pre-order the "Business Edition" you get---business cards. A steel business card case with some business cards for Kiryu, as well as a hostess club card...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 was the best game at TGS 2016

Yes, I can already hear you pounding away at your keyboard in an angry comment about why such and such game is amazing or will clearly be the best. It might very well be. I can't tell you that Yakuza 6 will end up being a better produc...   read

 
 
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Kiryu is the best dad in Yakuza 6

Haruka has had her hands full in the years between Yakuza 5 and 6. According to a leak from Famitsu, it looks like Yakuza 6 will see Kiryu looking after Haruka's son. Before you ask, he is not the father...or maybe that is just what they wa...   read

 
 
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You can chat with cam girls and play Virtua Fighter 5 in Yakuza 6

Chatting with cam girls within a game...where do I even begin? If interacting with video game women wasn't fake enough, now you can indulge yourself in a seemingly complex live chat system as one of the new play spots in Yakuza 6 (side acti...   read

 
 
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Kiryu brings the smackdown in new Yakuza 6 screens

Sega has provided a new look at Yakuza 6 through the official website. Along with a pretty nice gallery comes information about the battle system and some general changes to the gameplay. The Yakuza fan in me is salivating with an...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 gets a whopping nine new characters

The latest issue of Famitsu reveals nine new characters you will encounter in Hiroshima. They will be shown on Sega’s Sega-Nama live stream on August 23. Yakuza 6 is set to release on December 8, 2016 in Japan with no confir...   read

 
 
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Sega considering more Yakuza remakes for PS4

Yakuza: Kiwami, a remake of the first entry in the Yakuza series, has done well for Sega since its debut in Japan earlier this year, and now that success has the company thinking about remaking other titles in the crime drama series for Pla...   read

 
 
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We're getting Yakuza 0 on January 24

Yakuza 0 has been out in Japan since before Donald Trump was even running for president, let alone about to be one of two choices for the office, but the Americas and Europe will not get to play Yakuza 0 until January 24, 2017, a couple day...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6: Poetry of Life is out in Japan in December

Sega has revealed the release date for Yakuza 6: Poetry of Life in Japan -- December 8, 2016. It's being billed as the "final chapter" for Kazuma Kiryu, which of course doesn't preclude the series from continuing with another character...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 0 is coming west in early 2017

Yakuza 0 is coming to western shores in early 2017, Sega announced today. The prequel is set in the 1980s and lets players see what Kiryu and Majima's lives were like as foot soldiers, long before they became the renowned yakuza we've seen ...   read

 
 


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Review in Progress: Project X Zone 2

I just popped an Advil because I'm dealing with some annoying pain right now. It's a pain that starts to sting right in the inside of my elbow as I try to stretch my arm out. I'm not unfamiliar with this pain, in fact we're old friends. We ...   read

 
 
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Review: Yakuza 5

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 agreement can even ...   read

 
 
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Yakuza: Kiwami continues to look great

Every time I see footage for Yakuza: Kiwami, I just want to replay the first game again. It's a shame that we never got the PS3 or Wii U HD remakes, but I'd settle for a worldwide release of this one, as it seems like the best ve...   read

 
 
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First footage of Yakuza 6 looks just wonderful

I may knee-deep in Yakuza 5 at the moment, but it's never too soon to start getting pumped for the next entry in the series. That would be Yakuza 6, which Sega unveiled at Tokyo Game Show this year and plans to release exclusively for ...   read

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

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 releas...   read

 
 
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You can fight Majima anywhere in the world in the Yakuza remake

Yakuza: Kiwami, a remake for the original game, is shaping up to be a pretty awesome re-release. There are a ton of new features packed in, one of which is the ability to fight Majima Goro, a Starscream-esque friend of the main charact...   read

 
 
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Yakuza: Kiwami looks dope as hell, super weird

Sega just dropped a new trailer for Yakuza: Kiwami, and it looks awesome. There's plenty of new features afoot, including new combat abilities and minigames. I love the balance this series always struck with insanity and GTA-style ove...   read

 
 
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Sega: Yakuza 5 coming west in mid-November

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. According to Sega, Y...   read

 
 
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Here's the first glimpse of Yakuza 6

Here's the first look at Yakuza 6, and -- wait -- is that Beat Takeshi? Why yes, yes it is. The famed Japanese entertainer, who you might know the host of cult game show Takeshi's Castle, has a role in Sega's latest gangster drama, which is...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 announced, exclusive to PlayStation 4

Hot on the heels of announcing Yakuza: Kiwami, a remake of the original Yakuza, Sega teased the next numbered entry in the series, Yakuza 6, which is primed for a fall 2016 launch. That window is only for Japan, of course. Sega is...   read

 
 
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Sega is remaking the first Yakuza game

Oh, baby. Sega is remaking the original Yakuza for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, and hot damn does it look good. In addition to the improved visuals, Yakuza Studio is adding new scenarios as well as some alternations to the gam...   read

 
 
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New Yakuza announcement coming September 15

We -- that is, not-Japan -- are behind on the Yakuza series. Patiently we wait for a digital Yakuza 5 release this fall; it came out in 2012 in Japan. Japan has since seen Yakuza Ishin, Yakuza 0, and now another entry in the Yakuza series w...   read

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

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 release later this ye...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 0 tops Japanese charts, spurs PS4 sales

Sega's open-world beat-'em-up Yakuza 0 was the top-selling game in Japan last week, debuting with a combined 236,329 physical sales across both PS3 and PS4, according to Media Create. While the lion's share of purchases came on the older pl...   read

 
 
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Watch a full walkthrough of the Yakuza Zero demo

Yakuza Zero is the next game in the Yakuza franchise coming this year in Japan on PS3 and PS4, but we know so little about it. Until this week that is, when YouTube channel Japanese Entertainment provided a full demo walkthrough of the gam...   read

 
 
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