Judgment

A new legal thriller from Sega’s Ryū ga Gotoku Studio (Yakuza) set in Yakuza’s world. Known as Judge Eyes in Japan and Judgment in the west.

Releases
Date:
Region:Platform:Publisher:Developer:
12/13/2018
PS4
Sega
Sega
Ryū ga Gotoku Studio
06/25/2019
PS4
Sega
Sega
Ryū ga Gotoku Studio
Reviews

Judgment Review

While Kiryu may no longer be roaming the seedy streets of Kamurocho, that doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop. Judgment explores the familiar red-light district through a detective’s eyes, but do the new mechanics merge well with the familiar brawler gameplay?

Game Content
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Sega’s Judgment Out Now

After digital pre-orders were given a few days’ early access, Judgment is now out in North America and Europe. The new title from Yakuza series developer Ryū ga Gotoku Studio puts players in the role of private detective Takayuki Yagami as he becomes involved in a serial murder case.

Judgment E3 Impression

With Judgment’s release less than two weeks away, it was only natural that Sega would have a playable demo in its booth. Pascal Tekaia managed to spend some time with it, starting an investigation before naturally getting sidetracked with some of Kamurocho’s many distractions.

Sega Shows Some Judgmental Combat

Sega has released a new combat-focused trailer for Yakuza developer Ryū ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment. Even the lawyers are badasses in Kamurocho.

Judgment Sales to Resume in Japan in July

Sales for Judgment in Japan will be resuming in a couple of months. The game will be re-released as a “New Price Version” in July, with the Japanese version featuring the same new character voice and model as next month’s western release.

New Video Features Voice of Judgment

A behind-the-scenes video lets players visit the English actor who will be bringing Judgment’s protagonist to life. Takayuki Yagami will be on the case in Kamurocho this June.

Sega Reaffirms Judgment’s Western Release Date

Sega has allayed fears that the recent suspension of sales of Judgment will affect the game’s western release. The game is still planned to release on its original June date, though a character is being altered.

Judgment Gets New Trailer

Sega followed up its release date announcement with a new trailer for Ryu ga Gotoku Studio’s newest title. Though players won’t be playing as a Yakuza, it doesn’t mean that they won’t be able to kick many faces.

Sega’s Judgment Set for June

Sega has announced the date for Judgment’s western release. Those who pre-order will be granted full access to the game a few days beforehand.

Sega Details Judgment’s Localisation Options

Sega has provided more information on Judgment’s language options in the west. The game will be available with English and Japanese voice overs as well as with English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish subtitles.

Japan Receives New Judge Eyes Demo

A second demo for Judge Eyes is now available for PS Plus members in Japan ahead of the game’s launch next month. Non-members can pick it up next week and gain access to the game’s first chapter.

Sega Reveals Some Judge Eyes Details

Yakuza spin-off Judge Eyes, aka Project Judge, releases in Japan next month. Sega revealed some extra information about the game, including on how protagonist Takayuki Yagami benefit’s from befriending Kamurocho’s residents.