Yakuza 1 and Yakuza 2 Are Getting HD Versions

This is definitely a thing. More PS2 games—Yakuza 1 and 2—are getting HD versions for the PS3. The single set will be out later this year in Japan with HD graphics and tweaks like shorter load times. [ゲーム情報!ゲームのはなし] » 7/18/12 6:00am 7/18/12 6:00am

Is This The End For Yakuza?

Sega's Yakuza series began in 2005 when the first game was released in Japan on the PlayStation 2. A sequel followed the following year, and to date there have been five games. » 8/25/10 4:00am 8/25/10 4:00am

Next Yakuza Game Is PSP Bound

Project K is the newest entry in SEGA's Japanese crime franchise known as Yakuza. Unlike previous titles, it will not be a home console game. It is also getting a new protagonist. » 4/21/10 7:00am 4/21/10 7:00am

SEGA Explains Yakuza 2's Japanese Voices

Ryu Ga Gotoku » 9/05/08 6:00am 9/05/08 6:00am is a solid game with great voice acting. With the game was localized for the West, SEGA made the mistake of dubbing over the voices in English with folks like Michael Madson and Luke Skywalker. It didn't work. At all. Sure, both of those are talented actors, but the dubbing didn't fit. It was, to put it…

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

Yakuza 2 Will Feature The Japanese Language

Phew! Sure seems like Sega listens to fans. After the first Yakuza game was released with an English language dub, erasing the brilliant original Japanese one, people complained. Why not, you know, release the game with subtitles? It is called Yakuza and English dubbing, no matter how good, kills the mood! Well, that… » 6/18/08 1:00am 6/18/08 1:00am

Yakuza 2 Takes Another Baby Step Towards American Release

While the Japanese continue to enjoy Yakuza 3, Americans are stuck with Yakuza 1. Don't even have Yakuza 2. Which came out in December 2006. But, hey, don't be so slum, chum. The ESRB have gone and classified it, which means it'll at least be out sometime. In the future. Which could be in six months, it could be… » 6/03/08 12:30am 6/03/08 12:30am