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Yakuza 0 will be getting some free DLC next month

Yakuza 0 is really great. It may possibly be the best Yakuza game released in the West thus far, but there was one strange omission: unlockable costumes. In some of the previous Yakuza titles, beating the game allowed you to select costumes...   read

 
 
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Like a Dragon: a guide to the Yakuza series

With BlondeBass's recently informative guide to the Kingdom Hearts' series confusing miasma of sequels and prequels chronology. I thought it'd be appropriate for me to step up, and do something similar for the Yakuza series now that 0 is ju...   read

 
 
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It will require a heat action to open the Yakuza 0 Business Edition

I think a little part of me died when I saw John Hardin, Sega's PR manager, smash the box of Yakuza 0 The Business Edition with a hammer. It was hysterical, but all I could think of was how damaged the game would be. You shouldn't damage Ya...   read

 
 
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Review: Yakuza 0

Japan in the '80s was a wonderful time for business owners. The yen was exploding in value and money was flowing like water. If you were involved in any kind of business, legit or not, you were basically so wealthy that you could blow your ...   read

 
 
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How caught up are you on the Yakuza series, and are you ready for Yakuza 0?

You know how those "prequels released years after the original" arcs go. If you've been following along since the start you're bound to pick up on little nuances that newcomers won't, but it is the start of the story after all, so you can b...   read

 
 
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Did you think you were getting Persona 5 on the Switch? 'Cause you're not

With the big Switch event just 10 days away, there are a lot of rumors swirling about what upcoming games might surprisingly land on Nintendo's new platform. Sega and Atlus are going to nip that in the bud right away. Here's Atlus/Sega PR m...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon are still going strong, but are dethroned for now

Pokémon Sun & Moon has been one of the top two selling games every week since it's release nearly five weeks ago. It slid into second place only in weeks where Final Fantasy XV and Yakuza 6 released, but then overt...   read

 
 
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Business meetings are super awkward at Sega Europe

Nothing screams the holidays like trading business cards. Wait, that can't be right... why would Sega PR lie to me? Either way, this new promo trailer for Yakuza 0 is high on the cringe factor and loaded with shots of that lovely business c...   read

 
 
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Watch Kiryu and Majima rough up some thugs in this Yakuza 0 trailer

I'm in love with the Yakuza series; I don't think that can be stated enough. If you'd like to know one of the reasons why, just watch the new trailer for Yakuza 0. Along with being awesome, the trailer showcases the different fighting style...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV sees 88% sales drop in second week, Yakuza 6 takes top spot

After its initial week's lukewarm 670,000, Final Fantasy XV sales are down to 79,792 in Japan for the week of December 5 - December 11, 2016, the game's second week. That 88% decrease drops it to number five on the software sales ranki...   read

 
 


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Yakuza 6 and Kiwami coming west in 2017

Both Yakuza 6 and Yakuza Kiwami, the latter being a full "rebuilt-from-scratch" remake of the original Yakuza game, are coming west. Yakuza Kiwami will release in summer 2017 and 6 drops "early 2018." ...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 0 still has all the zany mini-games

The Yakuza series may not be well known in the West, but any fan can tell you that the best feature is all of the crazy mini-games. Yakuza 0 looks to continue that tradition with a bunch of ridiculous scenarios and returning classics (Karao...   read

 
 
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Looks like I'm importing this Yakuza 6 PS4

For Japanese gamers, Sony loves to brand its little black box with all manner of emblems. The most we get in the US is some lame-ass hard drive cover (though the Destiny console was white). I'm still envious of my friend's Phantom Pain PS4,...   read

 
 
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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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