If you’re single, Valentine’s Day is a great reminder that you’re alone. If you’re single and prone to bouts of self-hatred, Valentine’s Day is a great reminder that you’re alone and it’s because you’re weird.
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, a game about punching rough dudes and singing karaoke, has been delayed. According to a tweet from the game’s official account, it will now release on April 17th. If you’re eager for Kiryu’s latest misadventure, a demo will be available on February 27th.
Have you ever wanted to see real-life versions of the outfits from Yakuza? Sure you have!
The Yakuza series has a few constants: burly men with tattoos, karaoke and cabaret, dramatic fist fights, and the city of Kamurocho. From Yakuza 0’s 1980s setting to Yakuza 6’s modern day, players have seen the city grow and expand, adding life and character to one of gaming’s greatest locations.
Yo, Kiryu-chan! We’re starting up a playthrough of Yakuza Kiwami live on Twitch. It’s a remake of the PS2 classic and a great way (along with Yakuza 0) to check out the series.
Yakuza 0 is one of 2017’s sleeper hits, a prequel to the popular crime drama that brought it to a wider audience. While most of the game is about criminal intrigue and martial arts brawls, a surprisingly robust club management mini-game is one of its most entertaining activities.
In a surprising announcement, Final Fantasy XV’s Noctis is joining Tekken 7. But fans have their own ideas regarding which characters they’d like to see in the King of Iron Fist Tournament.
In most open world video games, from Grand Theft Auto to Skyrim, we tend to spend our time racing from point to point, rarely slowing down to appreciate the finer details in everything around us.
We’re starting up a playthrough of Binary Domain live now on Twitch. Am I a robot? Are you a robot? Who knows!
Sephiroth, Liquid Snake, Ganondorf; video games have some wonderful villains. But making bad guy who is both frightening and sympathetic is a challenge. Yakuza nails it, creating what might be gaming’s best antagonist. We take a look how they pull it off in this critical video.
The Yakuza series combine deep melodrama with exploration through vibrant city streets. Yakuza Kiwami is a remake that recreates the feeling of the original game, adding new features to streamline the experience. It’s a glorious crime story that benefits from a fresh coat of paint.
During this weekend’s Yakuza press conference, actor Susumu Terajima made remarks that might get Yakuza Kiwami 2 cancelled in South Korea.
Sega also revealed a trailer for the remake of Yakuza 2 earlier today. Like the remake of the first game, Yakuza: Kiwami 2 will see the second game in the series recreated in the Dragon Engine used for Yakuza 6 and features some additional missions and playable characters. It’s out in Japan this December.
Beginning as a manga back in the early 80s, Fist of the North Star is basically Japanese Mad Max. As such it’s a perfect subject for the stylish sensibilities of the developers behind Sega’s Yakuza games.
Yakuza Kiwami, a HD remake of the first game in the series, is out in the West next week. And when you’re done with it you can start getting ready for a HD remake of its sequel, Yakuza 2.
PlayStation 4 exclusive Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will be released in North America on March 20, 2018. Have a look at a newly released localized gameplay trailer.
Yakuza Kiwami’s latest gameplay trailer shows off fighting styles and arcades. A remake of the first game in the series, Kiwami has me excited to finally see where all the weirdness started but with, like, updated graphics and stuff. It’s coming to PS4 on August 29.
The Yakuza series’ merger of story, exploration and bone-breaking combat has made for some of the best games I’ve ever played, including this year’s wonderful Yakuza 0. Last week, at E3, I had hands-on time with Yakuza Kiwami, a remake of the first game, and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. It was awesome.
Wonder what action-adventure games are most popular in Japan? Let’s find out! There might be some surprises... Then again, there might not.
In the Yakuza games, psychotic Goro Majima is known as “Mad Dog of Shimano” for good reason: He’s violent and bonkers. He’s also a fan favorite, which might explain the adorable birthday messages for the character.