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?
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.
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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.
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Sega has released a new combat-focused trailer for Yakuza developer Ryū ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment. Even the lawyers are badasses in Kamurocho.
Three more behind-the-scenes video focus on the English dub for Sega and Ryū ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment. Actors Matt Yang King, Cripsin Freeman, and Matthew Mercer all talk about the characters they play the game.
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.
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 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.
The drug-related arrest of actor Pierre Taki has caused Sega to suspend sales of Judgement, aka Judge Eyes, in Japan. It is unclear at this stage whether it will also affect the game’s planned western release in June.
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 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 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.
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Judge Eyes’ western title has been officially unveiled as Judgment. The game’s appearance during the Kinda Funny Games showcase also reveals that the game will include English voice acting.
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.