Yakuza: Like a Dragon now has a demo available in Japan, which brought with it a new ten-minute story trailer. The video shows all the game’s important characters, plus one very familiar face.
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Yazuka 4’s PlayStation 4 remaster is now available in North America and Europe. This leaves Yakuza 5 as the only mainline game in the series yet to make it west on the system, which it is set to do in February.
Sega held a Japanese livestream today for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The hour-long presentation includes some gameplay footage showing the game’s new combat, job system, and play spots.
After detailing the new job and attribute systems in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Sega unveiled the game’s new bond system. Ichiban Kasuga can build his relationships by spending time with his allies, gaining bonuses along the way.
Sega has followed up last week’s job reveal with some more details about gaining more Life Experience to unlock more jobs. Taking tests is just one of the many exciting ways that Kasuga can improve his attributes.
Sega provided some details on the new job system in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The company revealed four of the jobs that will be available to players: Dancer, Fortuneteller, Riot Officer, and Idol.
Yakuza 7’s western release has been officially confirmed under the title Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Meanwhile, Sega showed some new features and mini-games including a class system and karting.
Sega has officially announced its new Yakuza game, starring new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga, as Yakuza 7. It turns out the April Fools’ footage was less of a joke than initially thought.
Sega has revealed that the PlayStation 4 remasters of Yazuka 3, Yakuza 4, and Yakuza 5 are coming to North America and Europe. The first of them, Yakuza 3, is actually out right now.
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?
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.