This Man Will Die Working For Sega

Today's Shigeru Miyamoto news shows that not even the biggest names in development are around forever. One man, though, plans on sticking around forever. One very brown man. » 12/08/11 2:00am 12/08/11 2:00am

Sega Forms New Studio Just to Make Gangster Games

Sega's Toshihiro "Brown Man" Nagoshi, the creator of the Monkey Ball series, has revealed today that he's formed a new studio at Sega which will deal exclusively with games for the Ryu ga Gotoku (Yakuza) series. » 8/31/11 2:30am 8/31/11 2:30am

We Might Get Yakuza 4 After All

Having campaigned for months for a localised version of Yakuza 3, many fans of the series feared that releasing the game so close to other big PS3 titles - like Final Fantasy XIII - would hurt its sales. Nope! » 5/20/10 1:30am 5/20/10 1:30am

Sega Still Teasing A Yakuza 3 Release For The West

For the past few months, various comments from Sega have people hoping for a Western release of Yakuza 3 bummed. Today, however, things are sounding a little more optimistic. » 9/18/09 12:30am 9/18/09 12:30am

Yakuza 3 Demo Out On Feb 19

Ryu Ga Gotoku 3 looks great. Blue Sega skies, hostesses, fisticuffs and tanning salons? Yes. Please. Alas, a Western release may never happen, so this demo might be as close as you get. » 2/18/09 9:00am 2/18/09 9:00am

If Eleven Minutes Of Yakuza 3 Can't Get You Excited, Nothing Can


Yeah, this clip runs for eleven minutes. Lots of Japanese talky-talky, so the verbal stuff won't make much sense, but the vibrant colours and smooth gangster stylings? Those are universal. » 12/02/08 8:30am 12/02/08 8:30am

Yakuza 2 Gets American Release Date

Good times! Sega's announced today a release date for Yakuza 2 in the US. Yes, we know, it came out in Japan in 2006, but let's try and look on the bright side for once, eh? It'll be out on September 9 (Europe, you get it on September 28), and instead of trying to get the likes of Michael Madsen back into the… » 7/16/08 8:00am 7/16/08 8:00am

More On Yakuza 3 And Its Idyllic Summer Getaway

A third, proper Yakuza game? For the PS3? Exciting stuff. So let's go over a few of the game's finer details. While we already know the game will be an immediate sequel to the second, featuring the same characters and the same storyline, what we didn't know was that the game's going to be taking a pleasant break from… » 7/03/08 4:30am 7/03/08 4:30am