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?
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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.
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 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.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 has joined predecessors Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami on Steam. There’s a new PC launch trailer, but we are also happy to find any excuse to repost the Majima Construction Anthem.
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 is releasing Yakuza Kiwami 2 on PC next month. The game will join Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami on Steam’s storefront.
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.
Sega and Ryu ga Gotoku Studio have confirmed that a new Yakuza title is in the works. The game will star Yakuza Online’s Ichiban Kasuga, with the developer currently auditioning for his partner.
The Japanese PS4 release date for Yakuza 5 has been revealed. The entire series will available on the console as of June.
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.
PC RPGamers can are now to check out the remake of the first Yakuza game. Yakuza Kiwami joins previously-released prequel Yakuza 0 on Steam.
PC RPGamers will be able check out the beginnings of Kiryu’s story soon in Yakuza Kiwami. Sega announced that the Steam version will be releasing next month.
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.