Here’s our first peek at the upcoming Yakuza 3 full-HD remaster, running at a smooth 60 frames-per-second. What do you think? Looks good! Like Yakuza 3 for the PS4.
It’s not easy cosplaying as Goro Majima, the spicy meatballs on the side of the Yakuza universe. For one, you need to be able to pull off some very tight pants. And then you need to nail his essence, which is so much arrogance and menace that the average actual human being just couldn’t do it.
Now considered PlayStation 3 classics, Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 are getting remastered for the PlayStation 4 in full HD.
This is Ebb & Flow, a 40-minute documentary about the resurgence of Japanese video games that features interviews with people like Katsura Hashino (Persona), Yoko Taro (Nier) and Toshihiro Nagoshi (Yakuza).
I spent a lot of time punching dudes into walls in Yakuza 6, but I also spent a lot of time wandering the streets of Tokyo (and the sleepy seaside town of Onomichi) with my phone out, taking snaps to remind me of my good times doing good deeds.
Yakuza 6 is a game of firsts. It’s also a game of lasts.
Persona 5: Dancing Star Night is getting some Yakuza and Sonic crossover costumes. Announced at Sega’s FES 2018 event, the Persona 3 dancing spinoff will also have its own set of costumes from another Sega series, Virtua Fighter.
Yakuza 6 may look like a game about punching faces and throwing bikes and eating pudding and Beat Takeshi, but it’s actually a game about Haruto, a very good little baby.
Recently, Japanese job site CareerIndex posted that game developer Cave was looking for staff for a Yakuza game. The listing was, apparently, a mistake.
Now that the West is getting new Yakuza games every six months, there’s never been a better to check out the series. But with over seven games and numerous spin offs, it can be hard to know where to start. Well, today’s your lucky day! Let me help you take your first step into one of gaming’s best series.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 is headed to PS4 on August 28, 2018 for $49.99. A recreation of 2008's Yakuza 2, it will also feature new minigames and an additional campaign in which you play as Majima. Check out the trailer.
Yakuza protagonist Kiryu Kazuma has traveled all around Japan throughout the series. From Tokyo to Osaka to Okinawa, the series has featured gorgeous cities full of lights and bustle. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life sends Kiryu on a new quest that brings him to the quiet Hiroshima town of Onomichi. It’s a wonderful place…
Sega have said that anybody who managed to start playing the full version of Yakuza 6 six weeks early won’t have their accounts banned, and will be able to transfer their “demo” progress to the full game regardless of how far they got.
Yakuza 6's demo, made available on the PlayStation Store earlier today, clocked in at over 30GB. There was a good reason for that: the download actually contains the full game, with only the opening stages made playable. The idea was that if you later decide to buy it, you’d be purchasing an unlock code. That was the …
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.