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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 ...

 
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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...

 
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Sega seems up for Yakuza and Persona on PC

Sega has made a lot of strides with porting over Japanese made games to PC. Just this year we've seen ports of Bayonetta and Vanquish, so it looks like the sky is the limit when it comes to series. In an interview with PC Gamer, John Clark ...

 
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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 ...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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Yakuza 5 is finally coming west!

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 making this a real...

 
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Sega presently has no plans to localize Yakuza 5

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 project, Yakuza Re...

 
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Japanese PSN gets Yakuza 5 demo next week

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 Nagasugai, Fukuoka.&nbs...

 
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This Yakuza 5 limited edition PS3 is hideous

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's front page w...

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

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...

 
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Yakuza 5: Haruka's dance off battle system

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 revealed that Haruka...

 
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Play Taiko Drum Master in Yakuza 5

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 Yakuza 5 as a play...

 
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Here's the first peek at Yakuza 5

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 for this next gam...

 

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