I alluded to this in my review of the game, but I think it’s had enough time to sit that I’m ready to talk about it more: Yakuza 6 completely blew its ending, which considering the importance it had for the entire series is a damn shame.
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: The Song of Life is the final chapter of Kazuma Kiryu’s story, a deeply personal tale of family and fatherhood. He’s a quiet ex-yakuza who reminds people not to kinkshame and helps manage cat cafes. Which is why it’s so strange to watch him stab and shoot dudes in random fights.
Yakuza 6 is a game of firsts. It’s also a game of lasts.
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.
Paul and Heather are streaming Yakuza 6: The Song of Life right now on YouTube. Join the stream while we explore the amazing seaside town of Onomichi, punch people, and sing the sweetest karaoke.
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 …
Last year, Yakuza 0 brought gaming’s best crime thriller and cabaret management series to a new group of fans. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life wants to be accessible to veterans and newbies alike. We took a closer look at the game alongside senior localization producer Sam Mullen to get a sense of what’s next for…
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.
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.
Not only is Yakuza a good time, but it’s glitches and bugs can be, too. And here are the best ones of all.
The day before Yakuza 6 comes out in Japan, its release in South Korea has been cancelled. It was supposed to come out in 2017. In an official release (via tipster Sang), PlayStation Korea said the decision was “due to the nature of the content.” Hrm...
Never! Because in the Yakuza 6 demo, you don’t even need punches and kicks to wreak havoc on in-game convenience stores. You can just run up to them and watch stuff start flying.
Previous Yakuza games let players talk with virtual hostesses in bars and clubs. As a sign of the times, the upcoming entry in the long-running series features cam girls. Yep.
Check out the latest trailer for PS4 exclusive Yakuza 6, which will be out in Japan on December 8. It’s slated to be the last entry in the Kazuma Kiryu saga. No word yet on a Western release.
Yakuza 6 isn’t out yet, but holy crap, it already looks incredible.